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Teen arrested in connection with 61st Street shooting in Kenosha

KENOSHA ⏤ Kenosha Police Department officers have arrested a juvenile in connection with a shooting last week on 61st Street.  According to a department release, the teen was booked into jail pending charges of : Second-degree recklessly endangering safety; Injury by negligent use of a dangerous weapon; And minor in possession of a firearm. The […]

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Youth Development and Care Center FAQ’s

RACINE- Racine County has proposed building a new, state-of-the-art Youth Development and Care Center along 3 Mile Road in the Village of Caledonia. The YDCC will provide safe, evidence-based care, incorporating a trauma-informed approach, offering rehabilitative programs including mental health and substance abuse treatment, youth development/ prevention/intervention services, and gang diversion. The YDCC will reduce […]

Second Annual Charity Golf Outing

County Executive Jonathan Delagrave is hosting Racine County’s second annual charity golf outing on Friday, August 27 with a shotgun scramble starting at 9:30 a.m. at Ives Grove Golf Course, 14101 Washington Ave, Sturtevant. This year, proceeds from the event will go to supporting a tremendous Racine County non-profit– Sophia’s Promise. Sophia’s Promise in partnership […]

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Youth Detention Center’s Future Face-Off With Racine: Here’s What You Should Know

By Cindy Cummings A 45-million dollar juvenile facility to be constructed at Taylor Avenue is expected to hold about 48 youths, according to the Racine County Eye. Plans to replace the outdated and almost windowless Racine County Juvenile Detention Center at 1717 Taylor Avenue are still in progress. The county has already purchased a lumberyard across […]

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Kenosha County’s Summer Youth Employment Program Celebrates Another Successful Season

KENOSHA — Kenosha County’s Summer Youth Employment Program marked another successful year in 2020, providing work skills and life lessons to nearly 90 at-risk youth in the community. The program, which recently wrapped up its 12th season, aims to teach these skills while also decreasing juvenile crime and gang involvement in Kenosha County. “The Summer […]

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Teen Held in Shooting Incident

RACINE – A 16-year-old male remained in custody Thursday on a charge of first-degree intentional homicide after allegedly shooting at another individual he accused of being “a snitch.” The Racine County District Attorney’s office charged Marcus Ward, 16, with attempted first-degree intentional homicide, five counts of recklessly endangering safety-use of a dangerous weapon, carrying a […]

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Nueva Administración No Incluye Centros De Detención De Inmigrantes En Directiva Para No Renovar Contratos Con Prisiones Privadas

Wisconsin (RCE Noticias) – El Presidente Joe Biden excluyó a los centros de detención de inmigrantes utilizados por ICE de una orden ejecutiva que termina los contratos entre el gobierno federal y prisiones privadas.  El Departamento de Justicia recibió instrucciones para no renovar contratos con operadores de prisiones privadas, pero la orden no aplica a […]