Police are warning about a new IRS phone scam in the Janesville area, sometimes involving recent immigrants, and another scam involving a fake inheritance.
I-90/39 between Beloit and Janesville has long been known for bottlenecks during crashes or roadside emergencies that can back up traffic for miles. Backups resulting from rubbernecking also are typical.
Quarterly water rates for typical residential customers of the Walworth Municipal Water Utility will rise 18.2 percent or $8.46 in a two-step increase, under action Monday by the Wisconsin Public Service Commission. The increase is the first comprehensive rate hike since 2006.
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.
Democratic congressional candidate Randy Bryce released a poll Friday that shows he would run well against Republicans in the 1st Congressional District.
In the wake of Rep. Paul Ryan's announcement that he won't run again for U.S. Congress, citing his desire for more family time, The Gazette asks local leaders about Ryan the man.
After Rep. Paul Ryan's announcement Wednesday that he will not seek re-election, it didn't take long for speculation to begin over which Republicans might run for the 1st Congressional District seat.
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.
After the Janesville City Council’s vote Monday, the Rock County Historical Society’s members will have to decide if its executive director will become a city employee before the council makes the final say.
The city of Janesville wants permission from the city council to apply for a $500,000 state grant to help the former General Motors plant site's owner clear and ready the property for redevelopment.
The Janesville City Council on Monday will consider a grievance policy that would reimburse property owners for sidewalk repair costs if they occurred within five years of sidewalks being replaced.
The training the Janesville Fire Department’s seven new firefighting recruits underwent Thursday is only a small portion of the six-week training they endure before becoming probationary employees.
A letter summarizing the Janesville City Council's evaluation of City Manager Mark Freitag is nothing but positive and grants him a 2.5 percent raise.
For at least another year, the makeup of the Janesville City Council will remain the same. The three incumbents running for council—Rich Gruber, Paul Williams and Jens Jorgensen—each won their own seat.
With the Janesville Plan Commission’s approval Monday, the city has moved one step closer to seeing apartments built on the city's south side.