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Rock County sees spike in heroin overdoses

A recent spike in heroin overdoses in Rock County is pointing local law enforcement to overdoses in Chicago and Rockford, where the drug was laced with the painkiller Fentanyl.

Officials investigate claims in body-burning letter

Man convicted of mutilating teen's corpse says another man killed her

It's been almost a year since the death of Aprina Paul. As her family plans an anniversary to celebrate her life, the man convicted of burning her body wrote to the family to claim he is innocent.

Police hold 5 in jail after alcohol compliance check

Of 25 people visited by law enforcement for probation check, 5 suspected of drinking

Police said five people were held on suspected probation violations after law enforcement conducted a round of alcohol compliance checks in Janesville Friday.

Rock county not releasing names of multiple time drunk drivers

The Rock County Sheriff says a federal law means they may no longer release the names of drunk drivers

The Rock County Sheriff says a federal law means they may no longer release the names of drunk drivers, but the new policy at the department may be revisited as soon as Monday.

Renovations nearly complete on 3 Beloit schools

Pending land agreement delays unnamed intermediate school's finish

The Beloit School District is preparing to celebrate the reopening of three newly renovated schools. The renovations were a part of a $70 million referendum.