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1 Accidents (Janesville) Crash leads to intoxicated driving arrest (photo of Jad P. Fry, 46) 14 Feb 2013, 8A
2 Accidents (Janesville) Janesville youth dies when auto goes off bridge (Leslie W. Hanson, victim)(John C. Lumsden, Jr.)(Monterey Bridge) WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, 30 Dec 1971, p.4
3 Accidents (Janesville) Police confirm one person killed in Sunday crash (Afton Rd. overpass that spans Highway 11) 04 Mar 2013, 6A
4 Accidents (Janesville) Pedestrian Killed by Car (Stanley Laabs) (Bryce E. King Jr.) Stanley died after being struck by a car near Ace High Roller Rink on W. Court St. 31 Jan 1970
5 Accidents (Janesville) Driver in Traffic Fatality Will Not Be Charged (Bryce E. King Jr.) (Stanley Laabs) 02 Feb 1970, p.2
6 Accidents (Janesville) Four transported for treatment after two-car accident (photo Court and Arch streets) 09 Mar 2013, 10A
7 Accidents (Janesville) Swanson disabled, witnesses claim in insurance suit (Henry Swanson, former food merchant) 12 May 1953, p.11
8 Accidents (Janesville) Low Seat Didn't Impair Driver's Vision, Say Police (Chief of Police Murray Cochran)(Stanley Laabs)(Bruce E. King Jr.) 03 Feb 1970, p. 2
9 Accidents (Janesville) Driver ignores sign, gets stuck in water (Kevin L. Gerard) 19 Apr 2013, 8A
10 Accidents (Janesville) Illinois crash kills Janesville woman (Jeannie Carlon) 24 Apr 2013, 10A

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  • 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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