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Woman Rescued From Burning Vehicle; Charged With Drug Possession

CALEDONIA – A Greenfield woman, rescued from a burning vehicle on Interstate 94 here Sunday, was charged with drug possession. The Racine County District Attorney’s Office charged Christine Marie Pape, 29, with two counts of possession of narcotic drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of illegally obtained prescription and four counts of misdemeanor bail jumping. […]

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Maurice Robinson sworn in as Racine Police Chief

https://www.facebook.com/CityOfRacineWI/videos/909717259585364 RACINE – Maurice Robinson officially started his job as the City of Racine’s new Police Chief today. He succeeded Art Howell. The event started at 1 p.m. Monday at Racine City Hall. Robinson comes to Racine from the Cincinnati Police Department, where he is the leader of criminal investigations. He was hired by the Fire and Police […]

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Part of deployed Wisconsin National Guard aviation unit returns to US soil from Middle East

By Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office Approximately half of a Wisconsin Army National Guard aviation detachment returned safely to U.S. soil late last week after a nearly 11-month mobilization to the Middle East. The West Bend, Wisconsin-based Detachment 1, Company G, 2nd Battalion, 104th Aviation returned to Fort Hood, Texas, where the unit will […]

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Underutilized Spaces in Your Home

Many homeowners feel that their houses are cluttered or that they don’t have enough space. However, this doesn’t necessarily mean that the square footage isn’t sufficient. In fact, you may be overlooking some underutilized spaces in your home. With some renovations or simple modifications, you can turn them into useful areas. Ahead, we point out […]

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Chauvin, former police officer, found guilty of murdering George Floyd

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Derek Chauvin, a former police officer with the Minneapolis Police Department, was found guilty Tuesday on all three counts: second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Floyd died last May after Chauvin, a white officer, knelt on the 46-year-old Black man’s neck for […]

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UPDATE: 3 dead, 3 injured in shoot-out at Somers House Tavern

UPDATE 3:35 p.m. April 19: The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department released three of the six names of the shooting victims. Cedric D. Gaston, (24-year-old) resident of Kenosha (deceased)Atkeem D. Stevenson, (26-year-old) resident of Kenosha (deceased)Kevin T. Donaldson, (22-year-old) resident of Kenosha (deceased)A 26-year-old male, resident of KenoshaA 22-year-old male, resident of Wonder Lake, ILA 23-year-old […]

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Johnson & Johnson vaccine paused; County’s COVID case rate still high

RACINE COUNTY – Racine County’s rate of COVID-19 virus transmission remained in the “high” category; county officials reported this week. Meanwhile, the CDC has paused the use of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Also, Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are still available this week at many public clinics. In its weekly update, county officials […]

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Racine County Property Transfers March 29 through April 1

Racine County had 59 properties transferred to new owners between March 29th and April 1st, according to the Racine County Register of Deeds Office property transfer record.  The properties acquired had a cash value of just over $11 million. That’s half of what was sold the week prior. Further, the average cost of properties this […]

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State Supreme Court Overturns Mask Mandate

MADISON – The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that Gov. Tony Evers exceeded his authority to issue multiple health emergencies, including a statewide mask mandate, related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 4-3 ruling overturns Gov. Tony Evers’ latest 60-day public health declaration, issued in February. It was set to expire next Monday (April 5).  […]