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Racine Police Offering Free Firearm Safety Kits; High Counts of Illegal Weapons Seen

RACINE – The Racine Police Department, in partnership with Project ChildSafe, is offering free firearm safety kits starting this week. All safety kits include a cable-style gun lock and safety instruction brochure. The kits will be available starting Wednesday (Oct. 7), while supplies last, at the Ernest and Bernice Styberg COP House, 2347 Anthony Lane. […]

Posted inPolice and Fire

Man charged after setting clothes on fire, threatening officers and woman

A Racine man is accused of threatening police officers and intimidating a victim on Monday after an argument turned physical. Jermain Winters, 29, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with making threats to law enforcement officers, battery to a law enforcement officer, felony intimidation of a victim, criminal damage to property, resisting […]

Posted inCommunity

Letter to the Editor: Religious Leaders Call for Respect of Democratic Norms

The Racine and Kenosha Quaker Fellowship, a religious organization long associated with peace and community, unequivocally supports the right of the people to freely and fairly choose the leadership of our beloved country.  We consider Trump’s refusal to accept election loss or to commit to a peaceful transfer of power to be a direct threat […]

Posted inPolice and Fire

Man threatens deputy, brags about criminal record while being arrested for 3rd drunken driving offense

NORWAY ⏤ A 39-year-old Burlington man allegedly threatened a deputy and bragged about his criminal record during an arrest for his third drunken driving offense Monday.  The Racine County District Attorney’s office has charged Jeffrey Willis with: Threat to a law enforcement officer, a felony; Resisting an officer, a misdemeanor; And operating a motor vehicle […]

Posted inKenosha Lens

Militia member says Kenosha police sought to push protesters toward them on night of deadly shootings

A militia member patrolling the streets of Kenosha, Wisconsin on Aug. 25 claimed that police on the scene told him they planned to herd demonstrators toward the armed men — and then leave. This story also appeared in WisconsinWatch.org In a widely shared video from that fateful evening when two people were killed, Ryan Balch, […]