Janesville police say the best way to prevent theft is by not giving thieves an opportunity to steal.
A high-speed chase ended in a rural Fort Atkinson man’s first intoxicated-driving arrest Thursday night, the Rock County Sheriff’s Office said.
A Whitewater man was sentenced Wednesday in Rock County Court after a Janesville arrest one year ago.
A Rock County judge sentenced former deputy Keegan Kelly to two years probation to run concurrently with probation he received in Sauk County Court in a separate domestic violence case.
A Lake Geneva man already convicted of a federal child sex crime pleaded guilty Monday in Walworth County Court to two counts of possessing child pornography, court records show.
A Mukwonago man has pleaded guilty to aggravated battery after prosecutors charged him with beating another man in the head with a baseball bat, court records show.
A Rock County jury found Aaron M. Oleston guilty of five counts of disorderly conduct on Monday but not guilty of obstructing an officer.
Elkhorn police are trying to identify a woman who they say tried to pass fraudulent checks at a credit union in the city on Nov. 5.
After an Elkhorn man pleaded guilty to reduced charges last week, the long-running criminal case stemming from a fatal crash could end with a sentencing hearing nearly five years after the incident.
A Janesville man was arrested Sunday evening on a charge of suspected fourth offense OWI.
A Janesville child was molested after a homeless man was invited to share residence, a criminal complaint alleges.
A Walworth man was sentenced Friday on child sexual assault and enticement charges to a prison term for almost as long as he has been alive.
The organizer of the 2018 Warriors & Wizards Festival was sentenced to probation and jail time Thursday for defrauding festival sponsors out of tens of thousands of dollars.
Jason E. Harrison was sentenced Wednesday in Rock County Court.
Deantionio M. Biffle, 28, shot two people in an August 2018 drug deal-turned-shootings in Beloit before leading police on a vehicle chase on Janesville's south side days after the shootings.
Delavan police say a Janesville man had 20 pounds of marijuana and nearly $5,000 in cash on him when they stopped his car in the city, according to a criminal complaint filed Tuesday in Walworth County Court.
A Fontana man charged with fourth-offense intoxicated driving admitted to police that he drank two vodka sodas before driving, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
A woman has accused a Janesville man of sexually assaulting her when she was so drunk she could not move.
A Madison woman accused of showing up at the wrong address in Genoa City to perform a sex act has been sentenced to jail and probation on a methamphetamine charge, court records show.
A Delavan man has pleaded guilty to delivering pills to an uncle who later died of a suspected overdose, court records show.
The Janesville Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit cited four local businesses for selling tobacco to minors.
Larry J. Woods of Beloit was sentenced in federal court on Wednesday for taking a minor across state lines to sexually assault her.
A former Janesville man was shot in the head Oct. 25, and an Illinois man is charged with attempted murder.
Whitewater police do not believe a late October fight was a hate crime—contrary to some social media posts and comments, the city’s police chief said Monday.
A man accused of five robberies in Rock County in recent weeks made his initial court appearance Monday at the county courthouse in Janesville.
The Janesville Police Department said a set of Halloween home visits to local registered sex offenders yielded no arrests Thursday but netted a handful of "violations."
A man said the incident where he falsely reported his own kidnapping was “blurry.” Police said it was a “bad reaction to meth.” But a former inmate and the man’s lawyer said he is taking positive steps in life.
The group trying to bring a domestic violence shelter to Elkhorn is asking a judge to overturn the Elkhorn City Council’s “arbitrary and unreasonable” decision to deny the shelter’s conditional use permit.
A man who tried to take photos of a girl in a mall restroom last June, and did the same in a park in 2014, pleaded guilty in Rock County Court on Tuesday.
An unoccupied house caught fire Sunday afternoon on the near west side of Janesville.
Rock County judges signed an order that should substantially cut down on how many people are put in jail because they can’t pay court costs and fines, a practice one public defender called “a debtor’s prison.”
Janesville police arrested a teenager Friday after a threat was made on social media.
An early-morning gas station robbery was reported by Janesville police.
A fourth competency evaluation was ordered Thursday for a Janesville man accused of the bloody assaults of three people in 2018.
An East Troy man charged with his fifth intoxicated-driving violation was traveling 57 mph in a 45-mph zone when an officer stopped his vehicle, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
A Rock County Judge Barbara McCrory on Thursday afternoon declared a mistrial in the murder case against Julian Collazo.