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Friday Jul 25 | CSI Media

Saving downtown: Delavan business owners focus on diversifying services

Editor's note : Saving Downtown is the first in an occasional series by freelance writer Lisa Schmelz exploring how Walworth County communities are breathing new life into their historic down town districts.

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Related Topix: Delavan, WI, Lake Geneva, WI

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WISN-TV

West Allis Police Dept. releases of audio tapes of Steven Zelich from 2001

Never before heard audio recordings have been released from by the West Allis Police Department of a former officer accused of hiding the bodies of two women -- Laura Simonson and Jennie Gamez -- and dumping them in suitcases along a rural road in Walworth County last month.

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Related Topix: West Allis, WI

The Janesville Gazette

Madison man convicted of fourth OWI

A Madison man was found guilty of his fourth drunken driving offense after driving to the Walworth County Judicial Center in March.

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Related Topix: Delavan, WI

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Four suspected in Whitewater shots fired

Authorities say four people are in custody after a shooting incident reported early Friday at apartments near the UW-Whitewater campus.

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Related Topix: Whitewater, WI, University of Wisconsin Whitewater

The Janesville Gazette

Ex-city employee charged with theft

A special prosecutor on Tuesday charged a former employee of the Lake Geneva Utility Commission with the theft of a trailer kept in an enclosed city lot.

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Related Topix: Genoa City, WI, Lake Geneva, WI

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Good weekend for walkers, rummage addicts and Beatles fans

Luminaries honoring loved ones light the way for walkers during the Walworth County Relay for Life, held Saturday, July 18-19, from 6 p.m. to 8 a.m. at the Walworth County Fairgrounds in Elkhorn.

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Related Topix: Elkhorn, WI, Waterford, WI, Williams Bay, WI, Mukwonago, WI, Painting, Arts

Channel3000

Man pleads not guilty in bodies-in-suitcases case

A former police officer suspected in the deaths of two women has pleaded not guilty to charges that he tried to hide their bodies in suitcases dumped along a rural Wisconsin road.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, West Allis, WI

WDJT

Mother discusses details of accidental shooting that killed her son

Eric was shot in a wooded area in Walworth County back on July 9th while playing with a friend not too far from his home.

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Related Topix: Sharon, WI

WISN-TV

Man accused in suitcase killings to appear in court

The West Allis man accused of killing two women and leaving their bodies in suitcases in Walworth County will appear in court Thursday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, West Allis, WI

The Janesville Gazette

Zelich enters not guilty pleas

Steven M. Zelich, charged with hiding two corpses with the intent to conceal a crime, plead not guilty to both counts Thursday, July 17, in a Walworth County courtroom via video camera.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, West Allis, WI, Elkhorn, WI

WISN-TV

Man accused in suitcase killings to appear in court

The West Allis man accused of killing two women and leaving their bodies in suitcases in Walworth County will appear in court Thursday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, West Allis, WI

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Wisconsin man accused of hiding bodies in suitcase...

A Wisconsin man accused of stuffing the bodies of two women in separate suitcases and dumping the luggage in a roadside ditch is expected to enter a plea in court on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI

WDJT

Mother discusses details of accidental shooting that killed her son

Eric was shot in a wooded area in Walworth County back on July 9th while playing with a friend not too far from his home.

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Related Topix: Sharon, WI

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WDJT

What parents should know about Oppositional Defiant Disorder

No indication it had anything to do with his death, but the mother of 11-year old Eric Gutierrez, a boy shot and killed in Walworth County, says he was diagnosed with Oppositional Defiant Disorder shortly before his passing.

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Examiner.com

Equestrians prance off to horse shows and clinics for July's third weekend

The Midwestern horse show season heats up with midsummer equestrian events. From fun and open shows to training clinics, highlights abound.

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Related Topix: Horse, Pets, Monroe, WI, Green County, WI, Elkhorn, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Steven Zelich, suspect in suitcase bodies case, has checkered past

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WDJT

Mother remembers son, defends his best friend

SHARON On the eve of the memorial for 11 year old Eric Guitierrez, his mother is speaking out and only to CBS 58. She's coming to the defense of her son's 13 year old friend who was playing with Eric that tragic day when he was shot in the head.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

WDJT

West Allis Police Chief speaks out about Steven Zelich

West Allis Police Chief Charles Padgett is now speaking out about the former officer he once served with, now charged with stuffing two women into suitcases and dumping them along a road in Walworth County.

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Related Topix: West Allis, WI

Thu Jul 10, 2014

CSI Media

She's a fighter: Two-time survivor leads cancer relay

This year's Relay For Life honorary survivor, Becky Greco, is still thinking about exactly how she wants to phrase her speech to attendees.

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Related Topix: Walworth, WI, Elkhorn, WI, Lymphoma, Health

WMTV Madison

Walworth Co. boy shot in head identified, fund established

Walworth County authorities have identified the 11-year-old Town of Sharon boy who was shot in the head on Wednesday, July 9th.

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Related Topix: Sharon, WI, Walworth, WI

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