Joe Bruscato

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Alleged scary clown sightings keep happening across the country, which led to a widespread concern – so much so that Target pulled clown masks off its shelves two weeks before Halloween.

But what kinds of people find it appealing to dress up as a scary clown to terrorize people, or what kind of personality traits can indicate that kind of behavior?

DUI Enforcement Will Intensify This Weekend

Jun 29, 2016
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Fourth of July weekend will be a “No Refusal” weekend in Winnebago County for drivers who are stopped on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Winnebago County State’s Attorney Joe Bruscato is moving ahead with an idea from South Beloit Police Chief Dean Stiegemeier, to intensify DUI enforcement.

Stiegemeier had success with a similar program while he was deputy police chief in Carpentersville in Kane County.

Susan Stephens / WNIJ

Two contentious races for State’s Attorney were decided Tuesday in Winnebago and DeKalb Counties.

Winnebago County State's Attorney Joe Bruscato is seeking a second term. The Democrat is being challenged by Republican Glen Weber. Listen to our full interviews with both of the candidates, as they answer questions put to them by WNIJ's Susan Stephens.