local • 3A

Man’s body found at fire scene

One death was reported at a house fire Friday morning in the town of Lyons, according to a fire official who was at the scene. After a call at 8:39 a.m. Friday, firefighters made an “aggressive attempt” to search the home and knock the fire down after reports of someone trapped inside. Firefighters responded to N5465 Highway 120 in the town of Lyons, the official said. They recovered a man’s body.

City house fire brings arrest

Police have arrested a Janesville man suspected of setting a fire that damaged a south-side house Thursday night and displaced seven people. Janesville police Detective Erik Goth said police arrested Elijah J. Dvorak, 18, on suspicion of felony arson and first-degree recklessly endangering safety Friday morning.

nation/world • 6B-7B

Gates enters guilty plea

A former senior adviser to President Donald Trump’s election campaign pleaded guilty Friday to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges, switching from defendant to cooperating witness in the special counsel’s probe of Trump’s campaign and Russia’s election interference. The plea by Rick Gates revealed that he will help special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation in “any and all matters.”.

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