The Gazette follows a Janesville police officer and a local nonprofit caseworker on a new outreach program to find homeless people throughout the city and connect them to resources that might help them.
The University of Chicago and the Yerkes Future Foundation have been moving closer to a deal for the Yerkes Observatory, the local group’s chairwoman said last week.
A Walworth County judge authorized an arrest warrant for an Illinois man charged with getting into an accident after drinking alcohol in the village of Fontana, court records show.
A Delavan man charged with fourth-offense intoxicated driving admitted to drinking “a lot” of beer, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
Police arrested a Janesville man in connection with a burglary early Sunday morning at the gas station where the man works, according to a news release.
Juniors in Craig and Parker high schools' internship classes get a closer look at potential careers.
Before receiving money from the Volkswagen settlement to buy three vehicles, Janesville had already secured money to pay for 11 other buses, meaning the city is now able to replace 14 of 17 buses in its aging fleet.
A man from Eagle waived his preliminary hearing Friday in Walworth County Court on a charge of sixth-offense intoxicated driving, court records show.
A Whitewater woman is scheduled for a plea and sentencing hearing on Friday, Dec. 21, on charges she stole Christmas presents for drug money and drove with a cocaine in her system.
"The whole idea of foster care and adoption it is not anything that could be made into a Hallmark movie," Kent said. "You don’t adopt and put a bow on it and everything is happily ever after. Adopting is not the hardest part, it (the hardest part) is moving forward."
The Janesville School District raised $40,000 in hopes of getting groceries to hundreds of families and senior citizens for winter break. Saturday’s distribution event ran like a “well-oiled machine.”
With more than 60 members, the Diversity Action Team of Rock County keeps issues of diversity and racial justice in the forefront and creates awareness that diversity is good.
A Lake Geneva woman pleaded guilty Thursday in a case where she used money from a school parent group to buy thousands of dollars’ worth of items on Amazon, court records show.
A teenager charged with stealing items from the Elkhorn Lions Club is not competent to proceed with court matters right now, but he could be later, a Walworth County judge ruled Friday.
The Edgerton Police Commission has identified four finalists under consideration to be the city's new police chief.
If cold weather ever sticks around in Janesville, the city might have a public outdoor ice rink at Traxler Park for the first time in several years.
A generator was stolen from a Janesville porch early Friday morning, and police are looking for help in solving the crime.
Korey Statton heard his neighbor’s cries for help Thursday night before he rushed to save her from her burning home in Hanover, where she sat stuck in the doorway in her wheelchair.
The Rock County Jail, Blackhawk Technical College and the Southeastern Wisconsin Workforce Development Board worked together to help qualified jail inmates get CNC certificates.
Wisconsin has 1,400 elementary schools, and the Milton School District's Consolidated Elementary is ranked No. 1 for the second consecutive year based on its performance on the state school report cards.
A woman who underwent bowel surgery is suing the surgeon, saying he neglected to tell her that the procedure could include removal of her ovaries.
The monthly Courageous Conversations discussion of racial issues is set for Monday, Dec. 17.
Rock County officials Thursday tried to put to rest speculation about moving the Rock County 4-H Fairgrounds, saying they are moving ahead with fixing the existing fairgrounds.
Members of the state Incorporation Review Board said the town of Beloit's petition to incorporate into the village of Riverside likely will be denied next week.
Town of Delavan police have arrested a 29-year-old Delavan man in connection with two house fires that occurred Monday and Wednesday in the Del Mar subdivision.
Walmart paid for 12 Milton School District students to spend $227 each on gifts. The focus is on Christmas and kids are advised not to spend money on needs like groceries or toilet paper.
The widow of a man who died after falling out of his wheelchair in a Rock County Transit van is suing the county, saying the death was caused by the driver’s negligence.
The UW System Board of Regents decided last week to not give UW-Whitewater's chancellor a raise months after her husband was banned from campus for repeated claims of sexual harassment.
Even if a new state loosens oversight for companies who get state tax-incentive packages tied to job creation, one city of Janesville official said local oversight of city tax-incentive deals won't change.
David Hataj was named Blackhawk Technical College's 2018 distinguished alumni.
The city has until Monday to submit necessary paperwork in a lawsuit filed by a Janesville woman against the Janesville Community Development Authority.
Two Milwaukee men are in the Walworth County Jail in connection with an armed robbery in Whitewater on Monday afternoon.
The Janesville School Board heard an update Tuesday on student and school success goals.
A spate of local leaders and residents expressed support for a proposed $405 million casino and resort in Beloit on Tuesday, calling the development a boon for the local economy.
Members of public-private downtown revitalization group ARISEnow showed off designs for a pedestrian bridge that will span the Rock River as part of a presentation to show how revival has begun to take root in downtown Janesville.
It is the second time the district has received the national recognition since the list began in 2011, according to AP District Honor Roll documents.
The Gazette is looking for readers' favorite decorated houses.