Beloit NewsPowered stretchers 'back-saver' for paramedics lifting obese patients
JANESVILLE, Wis. - Fire department employees say they're responding more often to calls involving obese patients, and while they have the equipment that helps, it's not always enough.Dorothy F. Brown, Beloit, WI
Dorothy F. Brown, 90, of Beloit, WI, died Saturday, April 22, 2017 in Azura Memory Care, Clinton, WI. She was born August 3, 1926 in Poplar Grove, IL, the daughter of Earl and Freda Langrehr.More
A heroin overdose victim, found with a needle still in his arm, is lucky to be alive after a harrowing rescue on I-39/90 in Rock County. Wisconsin State Patrol Trooper Kevin Kinderman says the man, in his 20's, had bought heroin with a friend in Beloit.Mother charged in death of Beloit baby
A Beloit mother should not have left her baby in the care of the baby's father, a decision that resulted in the child's death, according to a criminal complaint filed in Rock County Court on Thursday. The 7-week-old boy, identified in court documents as A.C.H., was pronounced dead six days after a March 20 incident at the home where he lived with his mother, father and other children.Dane County Regional Airport eyed for new solar development
Dane County has begun exploring the development of what would be the second biggest solar project in the state of Wisconsin. County Executive Joe Parisi announced Thursday he has requested the Dane County Regional Airport enter into an agreement with a firm to seek partners and evaluate developing 30 acres of airport owned land into a large scale solar field.Stanley A. Hullah Sr.
Stanley Arthur Hullah Sr., 89, of Poplar Grove, died Sunday, April 16, 2017, at Mercy Harvard Care Center in Harvard. He was born July 18, 1927, in Franklin Grove, the son of Arthur and Florence Hullah.L. David Griffin, Shopiere, WI
L. David Griffin, 69, of Shopiere, WI, died Saturday, April 15, 2017 in Meriter Hospital, Madison, WI. He was born August 9, 1947, in Beloit, WI, the son of Lawrence E. and Marian L. Griffin.Public Record for April 18, 2017
ALEX R. SCOTT, 31, of 606 N. Wuthering Hills Drive, Janesville, at 11:10 a.m. Monday at the Janesville Police Department, on a warrant charging operating a motor vehicle without owner consent. --BRADLEY C. PASSON, 29, and NICHOLAS E. REESE, 27, at 8:04 p.m. Friday at Highway 11 and County G, town of La Prairie, after a traffic stop and drug-dog sniff, both on charges of possession with intent to deliver cocaine.Carol A. Mork, Janesville/Beloit, WI
Janesville/ Beloit - Carol A. Mork, age 82, of Janesville, formerly of Beloit, died Friday, April 14, 2017, at Rock Haven Nursing Home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Janesville on November 12, 1934, the only daughter of Floyd W. and Isabel R. Mork.Beloit man jailed after nearly crashing into Rock County deputy
A statement from the sheriff's office says 36-year-old Nicholas L Daniel was driving northbound in the middle of County Highway D north of Beloit when he nearly struck a deputy who was driving south. The statement says the deputy then stopped the suspect, who reportedly failed field sobriety tests, and arrested him for a fourth-offense OWI.Beloit man arrested on charge of fourth-offense OWI
A Rock County Sheriff's deputy avoided a head-on early Sunday morning and later arrested the offending driver, according to sheriff's office news release. Daniel was driving north on County D - also known as Afton Road - when the incident occurred near Finley Road, according to the release.Anti-Government Fugitive CapturedWisconsin man mailed threatening manifesto to Trump.
A Wisconsin man who allegedly broke into a gun store, stole weapons, and left an anti-government manifesto threatening to attack public officials or a school, has been captured. Joseph Jakubowski was taken into custody early Friday morning near Beloit, Wisconsin, police said.Ralph L. Isackson, King, WI/formerly Merrill, WI
King, WI/formerly Merrill, WI - Ralph L. Isackson, 71, of Wisconsin Veteran's Home at King passed away Sunday, April 2, 2017. He was born on January 30, 1946, the first born child of Rolf and Ruth Isackson.Public Record for April 11, 2017
TYLER J. DUTCHER, 20, of 339 N. Chatham St., Janesville, was charged with one count of substantial battery. He also is charged with disorderly conduct.Judge: Beloit woman can argue self-defense in shooting of Janesville woman
A Beloit woman can argue self-defense after she was charged with shooting a Janesville woman who she said threatened and confronted her, a Rock County judge ruled Monday. Keprecious S. Richardson, 30, is charged with attempted first-degree intentional homicide after the Nov. 6 shooting of a woman in a Beloit parking lot.Roger Paul Okas, Verona/Janesville/Beloit, WI
Roger Paul Okas, the best husband, father and grandpa we could have ever asked for passed away unexpectedly on Friday, April 7, 2017, after recently being diagnosed with melanoma. Roger was born on December 17, 1950, in Beloit, WI to Ruby B. Okas and John T. Okas.Manhunt, Day 5: Extra security around churches after possible sighting
Sun Prairie Police say last Thursday, a man matching Joseph Jakubowski's description came to Bethlehem Lutheran Church asking strange questions, specifically about turning away parishioners. Bethlehem Lutheran's services are canceled Sunday, and Sun Prairie police will have more officers on patrol than usual.