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1 Accidents (Janesville) Tearful testimony fills crash hearing (photo) I-90 crash driver to stand trial: victim's mother tells of accident (Maribel Sotelo-Solis) 26 Aug 2003, 1A
2 Accidents (Janesville) Car crashes down: accidents in city decrease despite increase in traffic (graph) 29 Mar 2004, 1A
3 Accidents (Janesville) Accident claims life of local handyman: if you names it, Stuckey could fix it (Marvin Stuckey) 25 Mar 2004, 1A
4 Accidents (Janesville) 4-year-old Janesville girl drowns in swimming pool: police investigating death on city's west side (Lydia Sears) 05 Jul 2004, 1A
5 Accidents (Janesville) Pool's owner warned mother: police investigation of drowning goes on (Lydia Sears)(Danny Nicoson) 06 Jul 2004, 1A
6 Accidents (Janesville) Victim's mother: 'She was the most easygoing child': despite rescue efforts, 4-year-old drowned in pool (Lydia Sears) (Elizabeth Sears) 09 Jul 2004, 1A
7 Accidents (Janesville) Charges unlikely in death: 4-year-old drowned in neighbor's pool (Lydia Sears) (Elizabeth Sears) 08 Jul 2004, 1A
8 Accidents (Janesville) Driver sentenced in Aug. 2003 incident (photo) Sad day in court caps tragic case: friend pleads for mercy for driver convicted in deaths (Maribel C. Sotelo-Solis) 27 Jul 2004, 1A
9 Accidents (Janesville) Officer describes bloody accident scene: woman standing trial for two traffic fatalities 21 Apr 2004, 1A
10 Accidents (Janesville) Woman guilty of homicide charges: she faces up to 16 years in prison (Maribel Sotelo-Solis) 24 Apr 2004, 1A

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    *If you find only a date in this field (for example, 08 Sep 2006, 1B), it's a reference to an article in the Janesville Gazette for that date.?
  • Abbreviations used in the Headlines field are: St., Ave., E., W., N., S., Co.
    We use these abbreviations consistently.? If you are searching for info on 303 E. Court St., be sure to use the abbreviations; otherwise, you will not find it.?

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