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Milwaukee woman accused of stealing almost $30K from at least 2 Ulta stores

RACINE COUNTY — A 20-year-old Milwaukee woman is suspected of stealing almost $30,000 in perfume, makeup, and other items from two Ulta stores in Wisconsin and Illinois. Shavona Williams was charged Friday, June 2, in Racine County Circuit Court with one felony charge each of retail theft of an amount greater than $10,000 and bail […]

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Man facing firearms charges after 8-year-old brother shot himself in the foot

RACINE — A 21-year-old Racine man is facing firearms charges after his 8-year-old brother shot himself in the foot allegedly using the man’s gun. Alejandro Jaramillo was charged Friday, June 2, in Racine County Circuit Court with a single felony charge of possession of a firearm by an adjudicated delinquent and four misdemeanor charges of […]

Posted inLocal news, Police and fire, Union Grove

Fire damages several garages at Union Grove apartment complex on June 2, cause under investigation

UNION GROVE — Several garage units at a Union Grove apartment complex were damaged on Friday, June 2, in a fire that is under investigation. According to a press release from the Racine County Sheriff’s Office, crews from the Union Grove-Yorkville Fire Department were called at 5:47 p.m. on Friday to an apartment complex in […]

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3 shot in Mount Pleasant, 2 transported to Froedtert

MOUNT PLEASANT — Three people were shot late Saturday night in Mount Pleasant. Two of those injured were considered in serious enough condition to be airlifted to Froedtert Hospital for treatment. According to a press release from Mount Pleasant Police Sgt. Dale Swart, officers were dispatched at 11:23 p.m. on Saturday, June 3, to the […]

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Racine police investigating overnight homicide, 1 dead and suspect still at large

RACINE — City of Racine police are investigating a homicide that occurred either late Thursday evening or in the early morning hours of Friday, June 2. The suspect has been identified, but they are still at large. Racine County Eye received a tip at 6:40 a.m. Friday that there was a large police presence in […]

Posted inLocal news, Weather

Beach hazard declared until 7 a.m. Thursday includes Racine, Kenosha beaches

RACINE — Visitors to the shores of Lake Michigan today should beware. The National Weather Service issued a beach hazard that began at 9:31 a.m. CST Wednesday and expires at 7 a.m. CST Thursday. Beach hazard predicts 7-foot waves A beach hazard was declared due to windy conditions that set in overnight, clocking in at […]

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DEVELOPING: Suspect shot and killed by police at Clayton Park early Monday morning, state DOJ investigating

DEVELOPING: This article has been updated with more detailed information following the media briefing from the Racine Police Department and other officials involved with the case. RACINE — A man who allegedly fired first at police at Clayton Park died after officers returned fire in the City of Racine early Monday morning around the 200 […]

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No injuries after possible explosion caused house fire in Union Grove

UNION GROVE — The lone resident and their pets escaped a Monday morning fire unscathed in Union Grove that may have been caused by an explosion in the garage. According to a press release from the Racine County Sheriff’s Office, firefighters from several jurisdictions responded at 11 a.m. Monday, May 15, to a home in […]

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Suspect still at large after throwing $370,000 in fentanyl pills out of his car

RACINE — The Racine County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in apprehending Kevin Lynch, a suspect who is currently at large after eluding police in a high-speed chase. Lynch is wanted for allegedly receiving a package from Phoenix, Ariz., containing more than 20,000 pressed fentanyl pills with a street value of almost […]

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Milwaukee man accused of sexually assaulting female relative under 13, facing life in prison

RACINE — A 22-year-old Milwaukee man is facing the rest of his life in prison for the alleged sexual assault of a young female relative on multiple occasions. Derek Roig was charged Friday, April 28, in Racine County Circuit Court with one felony count each of repeated sexual assault of a child and forcing a […]

Posted inBreaking, Government, Local news

State lawmakers near deal to increase state shared revenue to Racine County communities

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) and Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave were part of a press conference on Thursday, April 27, to announce that state lawmakers are close to a deal that would return millions of dollars to Racine County communities through a 10% increase in state shared revenue. “We will have a greater ability to fund services that […]

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Driver charged in hit-and-run that killed Anthony Morales on December 22

RACINE — The man accused of striking and killing Anthony Morales in a hit-and-run accident last December has been charged. Shawn Shelton, 42, of Racine, was charged Friday, April 28, in Racine County Circuit Court with a single felony count of hit-and-run resulting in death. If convicted, he faces up to 25 years in prison, […]

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