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Elderly victim identified in ‘complex, violent death’ in Rock Co.

MADISON, Wis. — Authorities in Rock County say they are continuing to investigate a death they described as “complex” and “violent” earlier this week. Rock County Sheriff’s Office deputies first responded to a home on W. Mineral Point Road in the Town of Center west of Janesville early Monday morning. An elderly woman was found dead in the home’s garage and another person in the home was taken into custody.
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Janesville, WImadison

Janesville man dies at hospital from injuries sustained in crash 3 days earlier, authorities say

A Janesville man died at a hospital on Monday from injuries sustained in a crash three days earlier, authorities reported. The Rock County Medical Examiner’s Department said Friday that Elliot R. Jaime Jaramillo, 24, died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash June 11 in Janesville, based on preliminary results of a forensic examination at the Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office on Tuesday.
Rock County, WIJanesville Gazette

Jeremey Duncan recites winning poem

Jeremey Duncan recites his poem "The Door" after his submission was recently picked as the winner in a creative writing program at the Rock County Jail. The program was recently expanded to include the broader jail population.
Beloit, WIBeloit Daily News

Juneteenth event celebrated days after presidential proclamation

BELOIT—President Joe Biden signed legislation Thursday proclaiming Juneteenth a national holiday. On Saturday, organizers of the Juneteenth celebration at Riverside Park in Beloit said they were happy to be part of the first Juneteenth celebration since that historic event. “It was a very important day,” said Genia Stevens about the...
Beloit, WIBeloit Daily News

High cash bond set for June 7 homicide suspects

JANESVILLE—All three suspects in the June 7 homicide in Beloit remain in custody after having bond set earlier this week in Rock County Circuit Court as the case continues to unfold. Court records indicate that Journee R. Weathers Jr., 19, Elontae M. Phiffer, 18, and Damon E. Allen, 19, all...

Registration Open for Boater Safety Education Course

Sheriff Knudson is pleased to announce that the Rock County Sheriff’s Office is offering a. Boater Safety Education Course on July 18, 2021, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the. Edgerton Conservation Club located in the back of Race Track Park, 900 Stoughton Road,. Edgerton, WI 53534. The Rock...
Janesville, WIJanesville Gazette

Donna Jean (Kauffman) Torine

May 24, 1941 - June 12, 2021. Janesville, WI - Donna Jean (Kauffman) Torine, a former Administrative Assistant of Rock County Courthouse, resident of Janesville, WI, died unexpectedly on June 12, 2021, at SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital Janesville at the age of 80 years old. Donna was born in...
Rock County, WIBeloit Daily News

Woman identified in death investigation

TOWN OF CENTER - The woman whose body was found in the garage at a home in the Town of Center on June 14 has been identified. The body of Kathleen N. Beggs, 97, was found in the garage at a home in the 1100 block of West Mineral Point Road, according to a news release from the Rock County Medical Examiner's Office.