Police unsuccessfully shot a combative Darien man twice with a Taser after he crashed his car, injuring his passenger and causing his dog to be ejected, according to a criminal complaint filed Wednesday in Walworth County Court.
Walworth County Judge Kristine Drettwan on Wednesday sentenced Krista L. Stoll Wobig, 32, to four years in prison for her repeated involvement in the manufacturing of meth.
Construction on a new UW-Whitewater dorm will require people to move their cars from parts of some campus lots by midnight Friday, according to University Housing.
The Walworth County Zoning Agency sent proposed short-term rental ordinances to the county board Thursday night despite a warning from a local attorney and landlord that he would likely take the county to court over the regulations if they pass.
At the final school board meeting before Delavan-Darien School District residents will vote April 3 on an operational referendum, a heated discussion broke out between one resident and several school board members.
A Beloit woman is charged with giving police the name of someone else—one police included earlier in a news release about a sweep of drug arrests.
State Attorney General Brad Schimel stopped at the Walworth County Courthouse in Elkhorn on Wednesday for a discussion that largely centered around social services.
Walworth County sheriff’s detectives on Tuesday arrested a registered sex offender in Elkhorn who tried to meet up with a juvenile, according to a news release.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled a landscaping company is not immune from liability in the 2012 death of a woman who was struck and killed by a falling tree branch while walking around Geneva Lake.
After a day full of interviews, tours and new faces, the two finalists to be Whitewater’s next police chief kept their smiles on a little longer during a meet-and-greet session Thursday evening.
Information from a wiretap led Walworth County prosecutors to charge a Janesville man with providing cocaine to a Delavan man, according to a criminal complaint filed Wednesday.
A Lake Geneva woman pleaded guilty Monday to manufacturing methamphetamine that caused an explosion in a Lake Geneva hotel last year and sent her to the hospital.
Police on Monday identified the man whose body was found at the scene of a Friday house fire in the town of Spring Prairie. He is Charles E. Ayers, 84.
The case against an alleged getaway driver charged with recklessly causing the death of a passenger, who was shot by a Walworth County sheriff’s deputy in 2016, will move forward with the new homicide charge, a Walworth County Court official ruled Friday.
One death was reported at a "well-involved house fire" Friday morning in the town of Lyons, according to a fire official who was at the scene.
In an effort to address the “crisis” of short-staffed district attorney’s offices, the state Assembly on Thursday approved a bill that would add a prosecutor to Walworth County but not Rock County.
A Lake Geneva man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he fought with his elderly landlord, who grabbed a gun and fired a warning shot, Walworth County Court records show.
Elkhorn Area High School was the first school in Walworth County to promote P3 Tips, which allows people to report issues to police anonymously. Days after a school shooting rampage in Parkland, Florida, law enforcement officials are encouraging students to use the app.
A tenured UW-Whitewater professor who was dismissed last week by the UW System Board of Regents says he plans to seek a judicial review of the decision in Walworth County Court.
A Walworth County jury deliberated for eight hours—going late into Wednesday night—before acquitting a Delavan man of charges he intimidated a witness and broke into an old building last spring.
Lake Geneva police used a drone to find and arrest a suspect in a fight at the Sugar Shack in the town of Geneva early Thursday morning, according to a news release.
A Walworth County judge will decide next month if institutional care is required and for how long after the court accepted a town of Bloomfield man’s mental illness pleas last week in an explosives case, court records show.
A Lake Geneva man sentenced to prison after a methamphetamine lab exploded in a Lake Geneva hotel last year agreed Friday to pay more than $10,000 in restitution, although more than $125,000 had been requested.
The man who drove a getaway car shot into by a Walworth County sheriff’s deputy, killing a passenger, is now charged with recklessly causing the passenger's death.
Leaders at the public health departments for Walworth and Rock counties are hoping new full-time staffers solely dedicated to the opioid crisis can align efforts to combat the drug’s impact.
Wauwatosa man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he sexually assaulted an Elkhorn woman he met online, court records show.
Most law enforcement agencies in Rock and Walworth counties have body cameras, squad-car cameras or both. All but four of the 28 departments surveyed by The Gazette equip officers with some form of cameras.
A former town of Delavan teen pleaded guilty and was sentenced to three years probation in October for attempting to possess improvised explosive, court records show.
A Lake Geneva man made his initial appearance in Walworth County Court on Friday on charges he fought with his elderly landlord last week, leading the landlord to fire a gun as a warning shot, according to a criminal complaint.
Armed with shovels, picks, metal shavers and horse combs, groups of about five fifth- through eighth-graders chipped away at several large, rectangular blocks of snow Thursday at Flat Iron Park in Lake Geneva.
A Walworth County judge ruled Wednesday that other allegations of inappropriate touching will be allowed in a child sexual assault case sparked by a thank-you letter at a school presentation, court records show.
A Walworth County jury on Tuesday convicted a man of crashing his friend’s car into a tree, running naked near the UW-Whitewater campus and trying to sexually assault a woman who gave him clothes—all while high on acid.
Plans for two 1,400-acre solar arrays in Walworth County have not been slowed by President Donald Trump’s recent decision to impose a 30 percent tariff on solar equipment made outside the United States, a spokesman for the company working on the Walworth County projects said.
A Walworth County jury Wednesday convicted two Lake Geneva brothers of multiple counts of sexually assaulting a young boy they knew.
A man pleaded not guilty Monday to charges he sexually assaulted a young girl he knows and filmed her during a separate sex act, court records show.
The woman who Walworth County judges on Monday appointed to be the interim clerk of circuit court announced Tuesday her intention to run for the position in November.
Police believe a woman they say fraudulently withdrew $7,500 from a Portage bank Tuesday might also be involved with a theft from a Delavan bank, according to a Wisconsin Crime Alert Network release.
Kristina Secord will serve as the interim Walworth County clerk of court after Sheila Reiff announced last week that she had accepted a similar position with the state Supreme Court, Walworth County Judge David Reddy said Monday.