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Junior Achievement to Celebrate Centennial with Free Movie Screening

RACINE, Wis. – Come join Junior Achievement (JA) on October 16 as the organization celebrates its 100- year anniversary with a free movie screening and other festivities. For the past century, JA programs have touched lives in every U.S. state and more than 100 countries internationally, impacting young people through lessons of financial literacy, workplace […]

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City of Racine to Provide Free Financial Counseling to Low-Income Residents

RACINE, Wis. – Racine was selected yesterday by the national Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) to receive funding and technical support to extend financial empowerment programming to low-income residents for free. The city is one of six chosen nationwide to receive professional, one-on-one financial counseling as a public service. Cities for Financial Empowerment […]

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Search of drug offender’s residence yields marijuana plants, leads to arrest

Photo submitted by the Racine County Sheriff’s Department. CALEDONIA, Wis. – Agents with the Racine County Metro Drug Unit and Racine County Sheriff K-9 Unit executed a search warrant Tuesday, arresting a 50-year-old man and seizing 23 potted marijuana plants among other contraband. Gregg R. Guldbrandson, of Racine, was arrested for being involved with a […]

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Racine Honda to host first annual “10-4 GOOD BUDDY” concert on Friday

Come check out Racine Honda’s very first “10-4 GOOD BUDDY” concert Friday, October 4th beginning at 7 p.m. The concert will occur at 14001 Washington Avenue in Sturtevant and proceeds will benefit the United Way of Racine. Racine Honda has announced Chicagoland legends Jack D’Amico and Christina Grace Amato will open for “10-4 GOOD BUDDY.” […]

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Woman charged with child neglect following overdose

Jessica Babington CALEDONIA, Wis. – A 32-year-old woman was revived on her bedroom floor by police after overdosing on Sunday, having left a purse full of narcotics and paraphernalia within reach of her minor child. Jessica R. Babington is charged by the Racine County Circuit Court with possession of narcotic drugs and drug paraphernalia, first degree recklessly […]

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Unconscious driver charged with operating vehicle while intoxicated, possession

MOUNT PLEASANT, WI – A 32-year-old man faces misdemeanor charges after he was discovered passed out in his vehicle in the opposite lane of traffic. Kyle Nicolazzi, of Mount Pleasant, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office Monday with possessing a controlled substance and operating a vehicle while intoxicated (2nd offense). He has three previous […]

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Recall petition circulated to oust DA following officer-involved shooting decision

By Mark Lisowski RACINE, WI – Racine County District Attorney Patricia Hanson is facing accusations of selective justice and impropriety as activists rally to strip her of her position. Michael Burmeister, a community organizer, has begun a petition to remove Hanson from her office. The call for Hanson’s removal comes in the wake of her […]

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Former cell phone store employee charged with stealing 30 phones

MOUNT PLEASANT, WI – A 23-year-old man was summoned to the Racine County Circuit Court Thursday after being charged with stealing cell phones from Cellular Sales and other mobile phone stores in and around Mt. Pleasant. Lucus Vernon faces class I felony charges by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office for stealing movable property from his […]

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DA: Man stole cars from dealership using fake driver’s license

BURLINGTON, WI – A 27-year-old man was summoned to the Racine County Circuit Court Thursday after being charged with defrauding an individual to steal a vehicle. Jordan M. Hardy, of South Beloit, Ill., faces felony charges by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office for impersonating a man by the name “Shomari Wright.” He used documents to […]