A man has pleaded guilty in Walworth County Court to sexually assaulting a teenage girl in Lake Geneva in August, court records show.
A passenger accused of yanking a convertible’s steering wheel before it crashed into a motorcycle, launching the injured motorcyclist into the car’s back seat, has pleaded guilty to one of the charges against him, court records show.
A former Janesville man pleaded guilty to causing more than $10,000 in damage to Delavan police cars after saying the “white man’s law” hurt his sister financially, court records show.
A 26-year-old Janesville woman was arrested after authorities say she sold cocaine to officers during a series of drug buys police had set up.
Dakota R. Potts pleaded guilty Tuesday in Rock County Court in a 2018 case.
The measure the town board is considering shares similarities with a similar draft ordinance the Harmony Town Board is weighing.
Christopher Tolin, 54, of Milton, was arrested on a charge of fourth-offense OWI around 10:30 p.m. Friday in Edgerton after his vehicle left the roadway.
A Walworth County judge agreed Friday to make a UW-Whitewater student eligible for expungement after the student argued that his conviction would negatively affect his future, particularly as a person of color.
Marcus Sevilla beat a man—nearly to death—with a baseball bat, but at his sentencing Friday both sides disagreed about how the incident and Sevilla were characterized. A judge still ordered him to prison.
Glen K. Szerkins was very sick before he died in 2018 when his nephew Michael delivered alprazolam to him. Given Michael’s favorable reviews as a worker, a judge sentenced him to probation for the delivery.
A Lake Geneva man was charged Wednesday with driving under the influence and dragging for 20 to 30 feet a police sergeant who tried to stop his car, according to a criminal complaint.
A Walworth County judge did not believe a woman was truthful about the meth cook found in her Delavan apartment that led to the building being condemned, so he sent her to prison.
A woman who committed a series of violent crimes after her mother died was sentenced Wednesday in Rock County Court.
A Milton High School teacher who is retiring after being convicted of defecating in a public park has been on paid leave since Nov. 25, according to school district documents.
A sex offender will be living on Beloit's west side.
Janesville's police chief is calling for a local music venue to lose its liquor license after a shots-fired incident in November.
The former general manager of two newspaper publishing companies based in Delavan pleaded guilty to a felony charge Friday and paid $250,000 in restitution for her embezzlement case.
An Elkhorn woman charged with her fourth intoxicated-driving offense was also driving with a revoked license, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
A Janesville man charged with his fourth intoxicated-driving offense was stopped by law enforcement after driving 81 mph in a 55-mph zone, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
Deputies looked for a suspect in the area surrounding Blackhawk Technical College on Friday afternoon.
A Burlington man faces criminal charges after Walworth County sheriff’s detectives reported finding inappropriate pictures of an underage girl on his phone as well as videos of him engaging in sex acts with a dog, prosecutors say.
A man shot and killed by Beloit police Dec. 10 was at the scene of a Dec. 7 shooting in Janesville, the Rock County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Thursday.
A Janesville man who fired three shots into the air as police chased him the night of July 4 was sentenced Thursday in federal court to nearly four years in prison.
A Footville man was charged in Rock County Court on Thursday.
A Darien woman pleaded guilty Thursday to recklessly endangering safety in connection with a high-speed chase in Beloit in March.
A Walworth man already sentenced to prison for repeatedly sexually assaulting a girl pleaded no contest Tuesday in a case involving another girl, and a judge convicted him, court records show.
A town of Avon man told a Rock County judge on Wednesday that he grew and used marijuana to avoid using painkilling opiate drugs.
One witness told Janesville police that the argument preceding a fatal shooting Sunday started because a birthday party had run out of alcohol, according to a criminal complaint filed Wednesday.
A former Evansville High School student was sentenced in Rock County Court on Tuesday.
The two Illinois men involved in a fatal shooting on Janesville’s west side Sunday were at an all-night party where revelers drank alcohol, Janesville police said Monday.
Police are investigating as a homicide the death of a man who was shot outside a Janesville home shortly after 5 p.m. Sunday.
Walworth County Undersheriff Kevin Williams said the flashier moments of his career came before he joined the administrative ranks. After nearly 30 years with the sheriff’s office, Williams is retiring.
A court case against Aaron Gillett dragged on for nearly five years after the fatal crash that propagated it, in part because of appeals the Navy veteran made arguing an anxiety attack stemming from his PTSD caused the crash. On Friday, he was able to apologize for what happened.
A Walworth County judge convicted a Lake Geneva man of filming a co-worker in the bathroom without that employee’s knowledge, court records show.
Birdia McAlister, 63, failed to attend her final pretrial hearing in Rock County Court on Thursday.
A former Genoa City man pleaded guilty Monday to charges that he was intoxicated when he crashed his car into a parked vehicle, injuring his passengers, court records show.
A Milton School District English teacher retiring later this month will pay $6,070 for defecating on buildings in a public park for more than two years.
Police arrested a man on charges of endangering safety with a dangerous weapon after he used a handgun to celebrate New Year's Day.
anesville police are looking for a vandal who wrote graffiti on the front door of The Gazette's downtown offices.
A town of Delavan man is looking at spending the rest of his life in prison after pleading guilty Monday to murdering his wife in January—less than three weeks after she had filed for divorce.