A Fontana man charged with fifth-offense intoxicated driving is accused of being drunk at a Burger King drive-thru in the village of Walworth, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
A drug-fueled prostitution business employing as many as 20 women was using hotels in Janesville and Beloit last year, according to court documents.
The Walworth County Sheriff’s Office is offering three locations for people to drop off prescription drugs during the statewide Drug Take Back Day later this month.
Police are warning about a new IRS phone scam in the Janesville area, sometimes involving recent immigrants, and another scam involving a fake inheritance.
A Walworth County judge sentenced a town of Richmond woman who had been connected with a convicted methamphetamine manufacturer to three years of probation for possessing a controlled substance, court documents show.
Experts say locking up guns at home and in vehicles and increasing security at gun shops would go a long way in keeping local guns from falling into the wrong hands.
The Janesville Police Department is asking for the public's help to find the the person or persons responsible for damaging the monument at the Walk of Honor on the north side of Traxler Park.
The man who pulled the trigger and killed his best friend during a game of drunken Russian roulette is in prison, but the man accused of bringing out the gun is scheduled for a jury trial later this month.
A suicidal heroin addict raped a woman he knows as he held a gun to her head in a Whitewater home last month, according to a criminal complaint filed Wednesday in Walworth County Court.
Janesville police said Wednesday they arrested a father and son after a report of a domestic disturbance Tuesday evening, during which police say the son was armed with a long gun.
Janesville police arrested two people on charges of disorderly conduct after an incident at the corner of Walker Street and Yuba Street in Janesville on Tuesday.
A threat to a "CHS" that has been making the rounds on social media refers to a high school in New Mexico, not Janesville, authorities said.
A Milwaukee teen charged with starting a fire in the basement of a Delavan apartment building told police he built the fire to stay warm but lost control of it, according to a criminal complaint.
The amount of sexual assaults reported to the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office in 2017 shot up almost 70 percent from the previous year.
A Delavan woman already facing a fourth-offense intoxicated driving charge was stopped Monday by sheriff's deputies, who suspected her of driving after smoking marijuana while her license was revoked, according to a criminal complaint.
Dennis McNeal, the man suspected of shooting his live-in girlfriend and injuring two others, will be held on $60,000 cash bond at the Rock County Jail.
A man who used his position as teacher at Janesville’s Edison Middle School to coerce a student to have sex with him was sentenced Wednesday in Rock County Court.
A Walworth County judge sentenced a 22-year-old Delavan man to seven years in prison Wednesday after he pleaded guilty in December to benefiting from child trafficking and repeated sexual assault charges, all involving a 15-year-old girl.
A Walworth County judge Wednesday ordered a town of Bloomfield man to effectively spend the rest of his life in a mental health institution for throwing explosives out of his car in November.
A Walworth County judge sentenced a man to jail and five years of probation for stealing a car, roaming naked and attempting to sexually assault a woman while high on acid.
A 57-year-old Janesville man suspected of shooting one woman and inflicting serious head injuries Tuesday on two others is in custody at the Rock County Jail.
Four people were taken to a hospital, one a woman suffering multiple gunshot wounds to her leg, after authorities responded to a report of shots fired at 4:37 p.m. Tuesday, police said.
Convicted sex offender Terry A. Ruben will move to 1821 Myra Ave. on April 27, but he will have access to the residence starting this Saturday, according to a Janesville police news release, which cites the state Department of Community Corrections as its source.