On Tuesday night, voters approved two referendums that could chart a new future for the Delavan-Darien School District.
A Walworth County jury on Friday acquitted a man of child sexual assault in a case that sprang from a thank-you letter a girl wrote after a school presentation on sexual assault and safe dating.
Police say a man went into a Lake Geneva gas station and said he had been kidnapped. His girlfriend, who knew nothing of the kidnapping, alleged they had just used meth.
Walworth County prosecutors charged a Milton man Thursday with trying to pay for sex with what he thought was a 14- or 15-year-old girl but was actually a police sting operation in Whitewater.
A Lake Geneva man who is a registered sex offender has been charged with soliciting nude photos from young girls in Maryland through Snapchat, according to a criminal complaint.
Walworth County has positioned itself as perhaps the only debt-free county in Wisconsin.
After checking on 123 registered sex offenders in Walworth County, police agencies reported finding no violations during Halloween compliance checks.
Two men already serving prison time for Rock County burglary cases reached plea agreements in more 2013 burglaries in Walworth County.
For “inspiring the next generation of innovators,” Elkhorn Area Middle School teacher Eryca Card was one of six national 2018-19 Project Lead The Way Outstanding Educational Leaders.
Brent Bilodeau recalls a time in the 1970s when he felt isolated, alone and scared as a gay college student. Today, the 56-year-old is a driving force on the UW-Whitewater campus to make all students feel welcome.
A Janesville man was charged with sixth-offense intoxicated driving after police stopped his car in the village of East Troy last month, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
This month, a group will assess the Whitewater Police Department’s status as an accredited police agency in Wisconsin.
A Beloit-area man announced a week before Tuesday's election that he will challenge state Sen. Steve Nass as a write-in candidate.
A Delavan man charged with delivering pills to an uncle who died of an overdose was arrested last week, according to documents filed in Walworth County Court.
A former town of Whitewater woman has been charged with child neglect after prosecutors say she had an underweight child in an environment near bags of fecal matter, medication and cigarette butts.
An Elkhorn man pleaded not guilty Friday to charges he stole a city credit card and made hundreds of dollars in charges in August, court records show.
Less than a month before her retirement, a Walworth County dispatcher said the communications center was understaffed. Officials said a 2019 study will determine if that’s true.
To his family, Anthony Tre’Shaun Payton was gentle, funny, loving and terrified of bugs. Payton died in a car accident, but his family is holding onto their "bright light."
Walworth County is forming a new committee that will be responsible for identifying local housing options for recently released violent sexual offenders—but the task could prove difficult.
The Wisconsin Troopers’ Association on Thursday released its list of endorsed state Assembly and Senate candidates, which includes several local incumbent lawmakers.
Police in Lake Geneva on Thursday arrested a registered sex offender for making multiple attempts to get three Maryland juveniles to send him naked photos, according to a news release.
A Whitewater woman charged with seventh-offense intoxicated driving told police she had been taking prescription medications, according to a criminal complaint.
Witnesses told police an East Troy man now charged with fourth-offense intoxicated driving drove through a yard and almost struck a tree, according to a criminal complaint.
Walworth County’s spending could shrink by almost a quarter next year under the administrator’s preliminary 2019 budget.
A state appeals court has denied the first of two appeals filed by a Genoa City couple who were sentenced to prison in 2016 for abusing a boy who came to their home after he was abused elsewhere.
A Milton woman faces a negligent homicide charge after her car hit a van that rolled over and ejected its driver—a Janesville man who died, according to a criminal complaint.
The Democrat challenger in the 32nd Assembly District race is attacking the Republican incumbent for not agreeing to a debate, which the incumbent's campaign said was because of scheduling.
A Whitewater man faces criminal charges after firing two gunshots into a man’s truck and threatening to kill him if he told anyone, according to a criminal complaint filed Friday.
A Darien man pleaded guilty Wednesday to three felonies stemming from a car crash that prosecutors said injured his passenger and caused his dog to be ejected before police tried to shoot him with a Taser twice.
The former general manager of two newspaper publishing companies based in Delavan will make her initial appearance in Walworth County Court next week on charges that she embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Prosecutors say an Elkhorn man was intoxicated when he drove into a tree and injured a male passenger, who claimed he could not feel anything below his waist, according to a criminal complaint.
Body camera footage captured by Walworth County sheriff’s officials will be kept between seven days and seven years under new ordinances the Walworth County Board passed Tuesday.
A Whitewater man charged with fourth-offense intoxicated driving drove through several stop signs and hit curbs on his way through Delavan, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
A woman has been sentenced to two years’ probation in a case in which prosecutors said she delivered marijuana to an ill tenant of a town of Sugar Creek assisted living facility, court records show.
Enrollment at UW-Whitewater’s main campus dropped for a second consecutive year this fall, but the university also reported a record number of freshmen returning for their sophomore years.
They hope for a “blue wave” in November, but Democrats in deeply red Walworth County know they're swimming upstream.
A Lake Geneva woman charged with fourth-offense intoxicated driving later registered a 0.234 blood-alcohol concentration, according to a criminal complaint.
An Elkhorn man charged with fourth-offense OWI drove last month in Lake Geneva, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
An Elkhorn man charged with fifth-offense intoxicated driving admitted to drinking four beers before driving, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
A rubber and plastics manufacturer is adding 70 jobs in Whitewater and Burlington as part of its expansion.
A Lake Mills man was charged in Walworth County Court with sixth-offense intoxicated driving.
A Walworth County jury acquitted a Whitewater woman of a felony charge but convicted her of misdemeanors during an incident where she claimed the police used ‘unreasonable force.’
The Walworth County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public about a telephone scam that involves a caller posing as a sheriff’s deputy and demanding gift cards.
A man was sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to a charge of armed robbery during a January drug deal gone bad, court records show.
A former Lake Geneva Burger King manager was sentenced to probation with some jail time after he pleaded guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from the restaurant.
The state Department of Transportation has announced closures of Highway 12 and other county roads in Walworth County this week and next for bridge maintenance.