A Fort Atkinson man suspected of starting a Janesville house on fire early Thursday morning with a Molotov cocktail has been arrested on a charge of arson and five counts of attempted first-degree intentional homicide.
A Burlington man pleaded guilty to some charges after detectives said they found inappropriate pictures of an underage girl on his phone and videos of him engaging in sex acts with a dog.
An appeals court on Wednesday denied an Elkhorn business owner’s claim that the $4,000 in zoning citations that Walworth County gave him were an instance of racism.
The trial of Julian D. Collazo has been moved to September, with attorneys suggesting virus-safety precautions could lead to legal problems.
A Footville man is accused of a series of burglaries in Rock and Dane counties.
Jose L. Zuniga, 24, admitted to police he was driving a Cadillac Escalade involved in the crash, according to the criminal complaint.
A Beloit man was charged with not completing a job to fix a hail-damaged Genoa City business that his company was paid nearly $140,000 to do, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County.
Janesville police are looking for a man who stabbed and tried to rob another man on the near west side early Wednesday morning.
A Janesville man was arrested on suspicion of intoxicated driving last week, late Monday night and again Tuesday afternoon, but he wasn't jailed until Tuesday.
Two 14-year-old boys were arrested early Tuesday morning after a police chase through the north side of Janesville.
Thieves wearing masks took wallets from two Janesville shoppers Sunday.
A Lake Geneva woman convicted last year of using a debit card in someone else’s name has been charged again in Walworth County Court with spending more than $20,000 in other fraudulent transactions.
A former Janesville man was sentenced May 5 in Iowa.
A Beloit woman is accused of assaulting two men she knows early Sunday morning along a rural highway.
The Elkhorn City Council must reconsider a proposed domestic violence shelter it rejected last summer after a Walworth County judge on Wednesday criticized how the council gathered and used evidence.
The stolen semitruck and a trailer hauling 20 white Club Car golf carts was last seen at the Pilot Travel Center in Beloit. The truck was seen in Chicago on April 25 without the carts.
Marshawn Giles was resentenced Wednesday in Rock County Court.
A Waterford man faces a charge of fourth-offense intoxicated driving on Interstate 43 in the town of Lafayette, according to a criminal complaint filed Tuesday in Walworth County Court.
A Whitewater man charged with fifth-offense intoxicated driving smelled of marijuana and was driving without his lights on, according to a criminal complaint filed last week in Walworth County Court.
Local law enforcement officials discuss how things have changed since the COVID-19 threat entered their lives.
An Orfordville man faces a felony intoxicated-driving charge after his arrest April 12 in Janesville.
Rock County District Attorney David O'Leary released his opinion Monday on the March 26 incident in Janesville in which a man was shot by a police officer.
Rock County prosecutors charged a Janesville woman with stabbing a man she knows late Monday on the city’s west side, according to a criminal complaint filed Tuesday.
Corvasie S. Weaver, suspected in a Jan. 5 Janesville homicide, was returned to Rock County this week.
The state Supreme Court on Thursday again suspended the law license of an East Troy attorney for 60 days, this time for mismanaging a trust account and missing deadlines set by the investigating agency.
A death of a Janesville teen whose body was found Tuesday evening in Beloit is now being investigated as a homicide.
Marshawn Giles seemed unsure of his plea agreement after being sentenced in Rock County Court on Thursday, saying he'd been misled about whether his time in jail would count toward his sentence for a 2019 shooting.
Police responded to a report of a robbery at a CVS Pharmacy and are asking for the public's help to identify two suspects seen on store surveillance footage, according to a police news release.
The Janesville Police Department is asking the public for help identifying a dog that reportedly bit a person and another dog Monday.
A Janesville woman has been arrested in the stabbing of a man late Monday night on the city’s west side, Janesville police said.
An Elkhorn woman who threatened a veterinarian was charged with a felony after a doctor decided to euthanize an underfed horse that was in the woman’s care, according to a criminal complaint.
Authorities in Rock County received reports Friday of someone posing as a sheriff's sergeant and trying to extort money.
Walworth County judges signed an order, shared Thursday, that allows family court mediation and custody study appointments to go on electronically.
A 19-year-old man was hit by a pickup truck as he worked at the end of his driveway Sunday, town of Fulton police said.
An Orfordville man convicted of trying to pay for sex with a teenager in what was actually a police sting will report to jail later than planned because of COVID-19, a Walworth County judge decided Tuesday.
Police are investigating a report of an officer impersonator after a resident reported by pulled over Wednesday afternoon near the Milton House.
The name of the Janesville police officer who shot a man during an incident March 26 was released Thursday.
An Orfordville Parkview School Board member who had bowed out of Tuesday's school board election says he's back in it, citing the coronavirus pandemic.