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Janesville police go high tech to lower crime
Janesville police go high tech to lower crime

JANESVILLE -- Social media is becoming an important tool for police to communicate with the community and to help solve crimes.

The Janesville Police Department uses a variety of social media outlets, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube...

Town square project likely to be completed in phases; Forward Janesville president concerned
Town square project likely to be completed in phases; Forward Janesville president concerned
One of Janesville's business leaders is concerned construction for a proposed town square along the Rock River would be done in phases, rather than all at once.
UW-Rock County, UW-Whitewater face state aid cuts
UW-Rock County and UW-Whitewater face substantial state aid cuts in the proposed budget being considered by the state Legislature, according to figures released Monday.
Hunting for 'Super Worm' in your backyard
Hunting for 'Super Worm' in your backyard
Are invasive jumping worms in local soil? The state Department of Natural Resources wants to know.
What you need to know about the Rock County Beef Producers Steak Cookout
What you need to know about the Rock County Beef Producers Steak Cookout
The Rock County Beef Producers expect about 2,500 people to attend the annual steak cookout Friday at the Rock County 4-H Fairgrounds in Janesville.
Stand Alone Photos for July 2015
Newspaper workers use the term "stand-alone photos" to describe photographs that are displayed on their own and aren't necessarily associated with any stories. These photos add color to newspaper pages. More important, they document candid slices of life from the community that might otherwise go unrecorded.
Smoke from Canadian wildfires causes air quality issues
Smoke from Canadian wildfires causes air quality issues
Wildfires burning north of the border have sent smoke lingering over Wisconsin, but Tuesday a cold front brought the smoke to ground level, creating unhealthy air quality for some people.
'Not guilty' plea entered in death of unborn child
Brandon Russell of Janesville stood mute to homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle and related charges Tuesday in Rock County Court.
Edgerton man charged with drunken driving
An Edgerton man was arrested on a drunken-driving charge Thursday, July 2, in Edgerton.
Janesville police investigating restaurant burglary
Janesville police investigating restaurant burglary
Janesville police continue to investigate the theft of a cash register early Tuesday morning from El Jardin Mexican restaurant, 2533 Center Ave.