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Driver Suffers Injuries in Mount Pleasant Rollover

MOUNT PLEASANT- A driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a rollover vehicle crash Friday afternoon in Mount Pleasant, authorities said. Police responded to a reported crash about 4:55 p.m. Friday near the intersection of Washington Avenue and Oakes Road, according to a Mount Pleasant Police Department press release issued Saturday. Officers encountered a red 2015 Chevrolet […]

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Racine Fire Department Investigates Structure Fire

RACINE- A structure fire in a vacant building injured one and caused about $46,000 worth of damage, authorities said. Racine Fire Department firefighters responded to a reported fire in the 1300 block of South Memorial Drive early Saturday morning to find a house engulfed in flames, according to a press release. On arrival, firefighters met a man […]

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Twin Shootings, Victims at Caledonia Gas Stations

Gunfire at two gas stations in the Village of Caledonia left two people dead Tuesday, including a man authorities described as instigating the shootings, authorities said. A third man, described as an undercover Racine County Sheriff investigator, suffered gunshot wounds and underwent emergency medical procedures, Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling told members of the media […]

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Multiple retail theft cases draw bail-jumping charge

A man initially charged with misdemeanor theft now also faces a misdemeanor bail-jumping charge, according to court documents. Matthew William Cruz, 40, of Milwaukee originally faced one count of misdemeanor retail theft in a complaint filed in January in connection with the removal of two cell phones from the Durand Avenue Target, according to court […]

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High-speed chases result in house arrest

A Sturtevant man faces multiple charges after a series of high-speed chases through Racine County in an SUV, court documents show. Marquis Thomas, 21, faces one count of disorderly conduct, two counts of attempting to flee or elude an officer, three counts of obstructing an officer, and two counts of second degree recklessly endangering safety […]

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Man Points Gun At Another In Dispute

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 Racine […]

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Union Grove Man Accused in High-Speed Chase

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 ending […]

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Woman charged after she beat elderly woman

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 disorderly […]

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Man Coughs on Walmart Customers, Screams “I am COVID,” DA says

A man waved a reflective metal pole at customers in a Walmart parking lot, coughed at them, and screamed “I am COVID!” authorities said. Mount Pleasant Police responded on Thursday to the Sturtevant Walmart location at 3049 Oakes Road for a report of a man swinging a stick and cursing at customers, according to a […]

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

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. “I […]

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Madison teen airlifted to hospital following weekend crash

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 Sunday […]

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