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Police: man shot teen at house party

Advertisements A man accused of fatally shooting a 17-year-old at a house party at a residence on the 3000 block of Clairmont Street Friday told police he thought the victim was reaching for a weapon. However, witnesses told police Joshua Daniel Jr., 18, shot the as-yet-unidentified victim without provocation, according to a criminal complaint filed […]

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Man Points Gun At Another In Dispute

Advertisements RACINE – A 19-year-old Racine man was held in the Racine County Jail after he allegedly pointed a gun at another man last Thursday, according to court documents. Brandon Oates-Carson faces charges of first-degree recklessly endangering safety, pointing a firearm at another, and two counts of misdemeanor bail jumping following an incident in a […]

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Union Grove Man Accused in High-Speed Chase

Advertisements TOWN OF BURLINGTON – A 26-year-old Union Grove man is out of custody following a high-speed chase involving Racine County Sheriff deputies here last Friday, according to online court documents. Saxon A. Schattner faces one count of attempting to flee or elude an officer, following a police chase that reached into triple digits before […]

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Woman arrested with weed, booze, oxy in car

Advertisements An Indiana woman who told police she was driving from Ohio to Indiana was arrested in Sturtevant after a traffic stop, according to police. Nicole C. Henderson, 42, of East Chicago, Ind., was arrested Friday and faces charges of THC possession, narcotics possession, and drug paraphernalia possession, according to a criminal complaint filed Monday […]

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Woman charged after she beat elderly woman

Advertisements RACINE – A Mount Pleasant woman is in jail after she beat a 72-year-old woman and the elderly woman struck her in the head with an iron, police said. Victoria Elizabeth Diaz, 31, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with aggravated battery against an elderly person, misdemeanor battery, criminal trespass and […]

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3-on-3 basketball tournament coming to Pleasant Prairie in August

Advertisements Wisconsin-Dells-based company Top3 Promotions will include the Racine-Kenosha area, among ten cities, in the first round of a planned regional 3-on-3 basketball tournament, according to promotions founder – and former J. I. Case High School student – John Atkinson. Atkinson said he’s long promoted 3-on-3 basketball in one-off charity tournaments and other community-related events. […]

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Madison teen airlifted to hospital following weekend crash

Advertisements A 17-year-old driver was airlifted to a Milwaukee hospital following a fiery crash Saturday evening, authorities said. The driver, a female Madison resident, sustained non-life-threatening injuries in a collision at the intersection of Highway 20 and Oakes Road at about 9:18 p.m., according to a press release by the Mount Pleasant Police Department issued […]

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Racine County Jail reports no new COVID-19 cases for 18 days

Advertisements The Racine County Sheriff’s Office has been COVID-19-free for 18 days, officials said in a press release issued Friday. That includes jail staff, contractors, volunteers, and inmates, according to the release. Public-facing sheriff’s office staff have been COVID-free for 42 days, according to the release. Jails and prisons report a higher infection rate for […]

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Three arrested in Mount Pleasant following fiery three-vehicle crash

Advertisements MOUNT PLEASANT – Police arrested all three drivers following a fiery three-vehicle wreck near the intersection of Durand Avenue and Sheridan Road early Sunday morning, authorities said. Christopher Sanchez, 33, Kraig Herbrechtsmeir, 56, and Herbert Aguirre-Lopez, 45, all face operating while intoxicated charges connected to the wreck. The crash happened about 2:47 a.m., according […]