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Officials: 2 kids in car at OWI arrest

Caller reported vehicle on I-90 driving erratically

A Janesville man was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving with two children in the vehicle Friday night, officials said.

Beloit man faces 5th OWI charge

Trooper observes driver weaving from lane to lane, makes traffic stop

A Beloit man was arrested on a tentative drunken driving charge after a state trooper initiated a traffic stop Saturday afternoon, officials said.

Interstate murder suspect in custody, police say

Driver allegedly leads police on high-speed pursuit in Illinois, Wisconsin

The Beloit Police Department confirmed Terence Doddy, a suspect in two murder cases, was taken into custody after a high-speed chase Friday morning.

Legislators: State Patrol policy lists quota, is ‘against the law'

Employee evaluation form says troopers need to make 1 traffic stop per hour

The authors of the Wisconsin law banning police agencies from requiring their officers to write a certain number of tickets and warnings said a State Patrol pilot program violates their 1999 anti-quota legislation.

Car stuck in median leads to suspected OWI arrest

Wisconsin State Patrol responds to crash near Beloit

A man was arrested on suspicion of sixth-offense operating while intoxicated after his car was found stuck in a median near Beloit, according to a release from the Wisconsin State Patrol.

Records: Few tickets written for 1-10 mph over the limit

Officer cites work associated with writing citations

The Wisconsin State Patrol issued only 1 percent of its speeding citations to drivers going one to 10 mph over the speed limit, according to 2013 traffic data analyzed by News 3.

State Patrol warns of fake-sergeant phone scam

Caller asks for money to settle relative's car crash debt, officials say

Wisconsin State Patrol officials are warning residents about a phone scam where the caller asks for money to pay for repairs after a traffic crash, according to a release.