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Former U-W-Madison Student Alec Cook Gets 3 Years For Sexual Assault

Former University of Wisconsin-Madison student 22-year-old Alec Cook was sentenced yesterday to three years in prison for sexual assault. Prosecutors say he also must serve eight years of extended supervision after his prison term. In February, Cook pleaded to five of the 23 charges against him, including three counts of third-degree sexual assault, one count…read more »

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Janesville Fire Department Rolls Out New Lifesaving Bikes

The Janesville Fire Department has two new sets of wheels to help keep the community safe. Rachel’s Long QT Foundation donated two bicycles to the Fire Department. The foundation was formed in honor of Rachel Lancour, who died in her sleep from Long QT syndrome in 2015. LQTS is a heart rhythm disorder and often…read more »

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K9 Apprehends Driver After Vehicle Pursuit

On 06-21-18 at about 8:15pm Officer Wiley initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 1200 Block of Menard St. While Officer Wiley was approaching the vehicle, the driver accelerated at a high rate of speed. Officer Wiley initiated a vehicle pursuit in which the driver of the vehicle later fled on foot in…read more »

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UPDATE: Tomah Man Found

Michael Bates from Tomah has been located after he went missing Tuesday morning. He was found to be safe by authorities a 3pm today. It is believed that he took a cab from the Tomah VA Campus to the Tomah Amtrak station when he went missing from the campus on Tuesday.read more »

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Democrat Andy Gronik Drops Out Of Race For Governor

Democratic Milwaukee businessman Andy Gronik is ending his campaign for governor. Gronik announced Thursday he was dropping out of the race. That leaves nine Democrats in the field looking to take on Republican Gov. Scott Walker. Gronik got into the race nearly a year ago, in July 2017. A political newcomer, he was not able…read more »

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Janesville Police Seek Assistance in Identifying Theft Suspect

The Janesville Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect involved in a recent felony retail theft from Walmart in the city of Janesville. The theft occurred on 5/29/18 at approximately 10:40 PM. Anyone having information about this crime or any other crime is encouraged to contact: -Janesville Police Department at 755-3100,…read more »