Fannie Hicklin, UW-Whitewater’s first African American faculty member, died Friday at the age of 101.
Whitewater police on Monday morning identified the woman who died from a crash in the 1300 block of West Main Street on Sunday.
UW-Whitewater is exploring the idea of adding a daily commuter bus to and from the Milwaukee metro area, but the campus police chief said they are only gauging interest at this point.
Loved ones of Joshua Syck, who died of an overdose, wanted Kori Kincaid, one of the people responsible for delivering him drugs, to turn her life around. And Kincaid’s lawyer said to do that, her client needed prison and the addiction treatment coming with it.
Poverty continues to dog Wisconsin despite a lower unemployment rate since the Great Recession. A UW-Madison professor says he is working to educate people and help those still struggling.
A Madison man appeared in Walworth County Court on Monday on a charge that he sent threatening messages from the movie “Pulp Fiction” to an officer who arrested him in 2013 in Whitewater.
An Elkhorn man has been sentenced to a month in jail and three years of probation after an incident with his shotgun and a motorist who stopped on County A in the town of Richmond, court records show.
“Ever since I was a kid, I have had a weird thing where I like to see people that I know in those type of vulnerable positions,” he told police, according to the complaint.
A psychologist questioned the competency of a town of Delavan man accused of murdering his wife, but a Walworth County judge confirmed Friday that the man was competent to proceed with court matters.
Local legislators recognized a Walworth County sheriff’s deputy and the town of Linn police chief as their respective district’s first responders of the year.
The Whitewater School Board aims to find an interim replacement for Superintendent Mark Elworthy by the time he leaves in about two weeks, the board’s president said Thursday.
More UW-Whitewater students are going to crisis counseling appointments in the last six school years, and more are sharing suicidal thoughts and urges. An exhibit Tuesday tried to draw attention to suicide on campus.
Whitewater School District Superintendent Mark Elworthy was named the interim superintendent for the St. Francis School District, according to a press release Tuesday from the district south of Milwaukee.
A Genoa City man was charged with using a GoPro camera to film a woman he knows in the bathroom, according to a criminal complaint filed Monday in Walworth County Court.
A Darien man charged with fifth-offense intoxicated driving admitted drinking a six-pack of beer before driving, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
A Genoa City man has pleaded guilty to a methamphetamine charge after police reported finding 4 ounces of meth at his home in February, court records show.
A Whitewater woman convicted in 2017 of stealing nearly $50,000 from her employer has been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to taking more than $16,000 from another employer, court records show.
A Walworth County jury Wednesday convicted a West Bend man of all charges he faced for raping a woman he knows at gunpoint in the town of East Troy in May 2018.
Christian Valdez really wanted a confetti party for his seventh birthday. His family, who said they will remember his smile and his love for superheroes, gave him his wish. He died Sunday after an ATV accident.
Three people have pleaded guilty to methamphetamine charges after Walworth County prosecutors said a one-pot lab found in May in a Delavan apartment led to displaced residents and hospital visits.
State DOT officials Monday updated Whitewater residents on the work that has been done to make a dangerous Highway 12 intersection safer. But residents argued that more must be done to save lives.
A Walworth County horse has tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis, and the county’s division of public health is warning residents to watch out for mosquitoes that could be carrying the virus.
UW-Whitewater said 73 students live in dorms on the Whitewater campus and attend classes on the Rock County campus. Students said the free shuttle service saves them money and lets them be with friends.
A Twin Lakes man charged with fifth-offense intoxicated driving admitted to having six-eight beers about nine hours before driving, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
Walworth County prosecutors charged an Illinois man with fourth-offense intoxicated driving for an incident from February 2018.
The Walworth County Department of Health and Human Services will move to its newly constructed building Dec. 7, county officials announced Friday.
A judge on Friday dismissed charges against a homeless man who refused to leave the Monterey Bridge and then Monterey Park for weeks as the man continues to receive mental health treatment.
A Victorian home on East Milwaukee Street that owners said was hit by lightning in the 1970s experienced a similar incident Friday morning, Janesville fire officials said.
A Lake Geneva man charged with disorderly conduct in a suspected domestic abuse incident in June now faces charges in a 2014 incident involving the same woman.
A Milwaukee woman died after a car struck her and another woman on Interstate 43 near Highway 11 as they exited their car to check out an abandoned vehicle early Wednesday, the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office reported.
A town of Delavan man who faces several arson charges is competent to assist with his own defense, a Walworth County judge ruled Wednesday.
A Delavan man charged with fourth-offense intoxicated driving was driving 11 miles over the speed limit when police stopped him, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
State legislators and Department of Transportation officials will attend a public meeting in Whitewater on Monday to discuss a Highway 12 intersection that has worried residents.
A Walworth County jury convicted a man Tuesday of most of the charges he faced after an incident with his shotgun and a motorist who stopped on a country road, court records show.
One administrator said supporting teachers, who are taking on more and more to care for their students, is “a real critical mission” for the Whitewater School District. Still, teachers say burnout is real.
Reminders of the man Joshua Syck was filled the courtroom Friday, but discussion of the prison sentence for the man who gave Syck drugs sparked broader critiques of harsh sentences.
A Delavan woman died Wednesday at the scene of another fatal crash on Highway 11/14 in the town of Darien near the Rock and Walworth County border—an area that has worried local residents.
The Whitewater School Board filled a vacancy Monday night with a man who grew up in the city, now works at UW-Whitewater and said he can serve as a liaison for the Latino community.
A Whitewater man suspected of driving while intoxicated fled from police, drove through yards and hit a mailbox, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
A Milwaukee man charged with fourth-offense intoxicated driving was speeding on Interstate 43, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
A Janesville man was charged with fifth-offense intoxicated driving in Walworth County Court.
David Bretl said he has tried to effect change during his 18 years as the top administrator in Walworth County government. Now, change is coming for him.
This year, the Whitewater School District has added a handful of mental health professionals. Here are what those positions do and how they will have a “very large" mental health impact, as one administrator said.
Police nationwide are changing how they report crime data, and UW-Whitewater’s police chief is leading a task force through the FBI that has a hand in what those changes will look like.
The incident, which police believe resulted in minor injuries, recalls the city’s 2015 Fourth of July celebration, when seven people reported being injured by two men who shot BB guns from a tavern rooftop.