The last time Judge David Reddy oversaw a drug court hearing in July 2018, Hailey Beles made him a promise. On Thursday, she said, “I told you I’d be good,” as she graduated from the program.
Following messages of urgency from Whitewater officials and community members, the state Department of Transportation has started work on a Highway 12 intersection that has seen two serious accidents this month.
The Elkhorn City Council denied a request to establish a domestic violence shelter in the city’s downtown over measurement and zoning details during a standing-room-only meeting Monday.
A longtime employee, Shannon Dozoryst, will be at the helm of UW-Whitewater's Young Auditorium as it opens its 2019-20 season Sept. 20.
Newly released police reports provide more details about a murder-suicide in Darien, which was the third Walworth County domestic violence killing in seven months.
After two serious crashes this month, Whitewater officials want the state to add turn signals at Highway 12 and Walworth Avenue sooner than June 2020. They plan to share their urgency in a meeting Tuesday.
A Lake Geneva woman is charged with driving while intoxicated and hitting a motorcycle driver who landed in her convertible.
A former Delavan man pleaded guilty to cocaine charges in an agreement he reached in Walworth County Court on Thursday.
An Elkhorn man charged with seventh-offense intoxicated driving admitted he had too much to drink before driving in the Kettle Moraine State Forest, according to a criminal complaint.
A Rockford, Illinois, man drunkenly sped away from police while he had a loaded gun on Sunday, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court on Tuesday.
A Whitewater woman officially pleaded guilty Monday to less-serious drug charges, avoiding a reckless homicide charge in connection with a Whitewater man’s 2017 drug overdose death.
Two people were taken to a hospital after a crash on Highway 12 in Whitewater that occurred about a week after a different crash near the same intersection killed two young girls.
Prosecutors say the man told police he was homeless but had been staying with a friend at a home on Country Club Drive for the previous two weeks. He is accused of assaulting the teen there and in a public area.
Whitewater High School’s former athletics director claims he was forced out of his job in May in retaliation for a dispute over funding repairs for the gymnastics team’s floor. The school district disputes his claims.
An Elkhorn contractor denies diverting to personal purchases more than $360,000 meant for a town of La Grange couple’s construction project.
Lake Geneva’s newest police officer volunteered to speak with a man in the lobby Sunday. That man implicated himself in a 2006 murder.
The Whitewater City Council on Tuesday selected its newest member, a UW-Whitewater student who is filling the open seat left vacant after his brother’s graduation.
The Elkhorn Area School District introduced a program that will have high schoolers statewide work online toward various certifications, including associate degrees.
At Camp Timber-lee near East Troy, Emma Kroll and dozens of kids with life-changing burn injuries connect with others facing similar challenges. The camp marks its 25th anniversary in August.
A 7-year-old girl and a 14-year-old girl died in a crash on Highway 12 in Whitewater on Thursday night, the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release Friday.
When police on July 20 told Ramiro E. Soto he was under arrest, he asked to hug his mom first, according to a criminal complaint. As Soto hugged her, police said he “shoved” her and ran away into the lake.
After flying in national drug court experts to give a training and mediate a discussion, some Walworth County officials wanted to leave Wednesday knowing if drug treatment court will continue or not. There was no such resolution.
A Lake Geneva man with a federal child sex crime conviction has been charged in Walworth County Court with possessing child porn in May, according to a criminal complaint filed July 15.
An East Troy man charged with fourth-offense intoxicated driving was involved in an accident, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
A Milwaukee woman charged with fourth-offense intoxicated driving went 10 mph over the speed limit on Interstate 43, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
A Whitewater woman is expected to plead guilty to drug charges and avoid a count of reckless homicide in connection to a Whitewater man’s 2017 drug overdose death.
State and local officials in the past few years have unequivocally stated: Human trafficking is happening here. But it’s not something easily understood or prosecuted, experts say.
A Lyons teen was charged Thursday after pointing a fake gun at police July 17, when his mom struggled with him to get the weapon away, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
During a two-year fundraising campaign around its 150th anniversary, UW-Whitewater is expecting to bring in more than $17 million, the university announced Tuesday.
A Walworth County Fair demolition derby driver was sentenced Monday to three years of probation for a scuffle that started when he was disqualified during the 2017 derby, court records show.
An 81-year-old Illinois man died Monday after his convertible rolled over in Walworth County.
There was “no evidence” that the zoning citations Walworth County gave an African American business owner last year were motivated by race, a judge ruled Monday.
A Palmyra man jumped into Cravath Lake on Saturday night to evade police, according to a Whitewater Police Department news release sent Monday.
Administrators in both counties agree an increasingly tight labor market partly is helping fuel the increase.
UW-Whitewater is saying it offers the “best value” in the UW System after recently approved tuition and student cost figures show it as the cheapest among four-year universities in the state.
Bob Gillman, an EMT in Delavan, was in shock after his cancer diagnosis, unsure how he could afford treatment. That’s when his partner with Medix and the community around him stepped in to raise money.
A Whitewater man is not guilty of reckless homicide following another man’s drug overdose death in 2017, a Walworth County jury decided Thursday.
A Kenosha County man pleaded guilty Tuesday to one of two charges he faced after a police sting operation caught him trying to meet with who he thought were two 15-year-old girls.
The jury trial to decide if a Whitewater man should be convicted of reckless homicide over another man’s 2017 drug overdose death started Monday in Walworth County Court.
Village of Fontana board members could limit the sale of CBD products in a move championed by the village's police chief.
The lakes project is estimated to cost nearly $1.3 million. The city expects about 81,000 cubic yards of material to be removed—44,000 from Trippe Lake and 37,000 from Cravath Lake.
Walworth County prosecutors have charged an Appleton man with fourth-offense intoxicated driving in Williams Bay near the Geneva Lake Law Enforcement Center.
Neither positively nor negatively, the Elkhorn Plan Commission advanced a proposal to bring a domestic violence shelter to downtown Elkhorn during a standing-room-only meeting Thursday.
“We provide no cost consulting, and these are your federal tax dollars at work," the director of UW-Whitewater’s Small Business Development Center says. He and others presented to the UW System Board of Regents on Thursday.
A shirtless, “highly intoxicated” man stole a Whitewater Rescue ambulance parked at the fire department and knocked over a sign, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
A Janesville man charged with fourth-offense intoxicated driving admitted he drank at a Whitewater bar before driving, according to a criminal complaint filed Monday.
An Elkhorn man charged with his fourth intoxicated driving offense admitted drinking two shots of tequila before driving through a stop sign, according to a criminal complaint filed Monday.
Maximum out-of-pocket expenses will increase for some Walworth County employees in 2020 after the county board modified its health insurance plan Tuesday amid rising health care costs.
Whitewater High School has selected its new athletic director, who starts Monday, July 15. The previous athletic director resigned May 28.
A Vegas Gentleman’s Club manager and his half-brother have been charged with breaking into and attempting to steal money from the strip club in January 2017.