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Kenosha man stopped for speeding, arrested on 17th traffic-related offense

MOUNT PLEASANT — A 35-year-old Kenosha man with a long history of driving after revocation – 16 previous times – added a 17th to his traffic record after his arrest for speeding on Friday in the Village of Mount Pleasant. Dean W. Burns remained in custody in the Racine County Jail on Monday on a […]

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School bus-involved accident in Salem Lakes; 4 students sent to hospital as precautionary measure

KENOSHA COUNTY — An accident involving a school bus and a pickup truck occurred early Monday morning at the intersection of State Highway 50 and State Highway 83 (Antioch Road) in Kenosha County. At 8:10 a.m. Kenosha County Sheriff’s deputies, and Fire/Rescue personnel from the Village of Salem Lakes responded to the incident. According to […]

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Nearly 10K with power outages in Racine, Kenosha Counties on March 9-10

UPDATE: As of 8:35 a.m., on March 10, there are 6,518 WE Energies customers in Racine who are without power. Customers without service total 4,802 in Kenosha County. 91,264 customers in Milwaukee are without power. RACINE, KENOSHA COUNTIES — Due to the snowfall impacting Southeastern Wisconsin, residents in Racine and Kenosha Counties are experiencing power […]

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Overnight Warming Center available for Kenosha County residents without power on Feb. 23

KENOSHA — Residents without power are welcome to come to stay at an overnight warming center tonight, Feb 23. The temporary shelter is available due to the power outages caused by the ice storm, which took place on Feb. 22, according to Sheriff David Zoerner, in cooperation with County Executive Samantha Kerkman and other partners. […]

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Kenosha County receives close to 50 weather, traffic-related calls due to storm

KENOSHA COUNTY — The Kenosha Sheriff’s Department (KSD) reports on Feb. 16, starting at noon, through 5 a.m. on Feb. 17, the Sheriff’s Department responded to the following weather and traffic-related calls: Kenosha County calls 3 crashes with injuries 22 property-damage crashes 23 assist motorists Additionally, around 9:50 p.m., KSD and the Wisconsin State Patrol […]

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After alleged kidnapping on Dec. 22 and high-speed chase, Bollinger of Twin Lakes in custody

A Twin Lakes man is facing the next several years in prison after he allegedly kidnapped his girlfriend before Christmas and led U.S. Marshals on a high-speed chase. Justin Bollinger was arrested on Thurs., Jan. 5, and is expected to be charged on Friday, Jan. 6, in Kenosha County Circuit Court with a host of […]

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UPDATE: Found: Kenosha Police end search for 15-year-old Jada Wilson

UPDATE (Jan. 4, 2023): The Kenosha Police Department reports that Jada Brown has been located and is safe. ORIGINAL STORY: KENOSHA — The Kenosha Police Department (KPD) is seeking help from the public in locating Jada Wilson, a missing 15-year-old. Missing person: Jada Wilson Jada Wilson of Kenosha went missing Monday evening (Jan. 2, 2023). […]

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Kenosha County launches vehicle crash investigation team for 2023

KENOSHA COUNTY — The Kenosha County Major Crash Assistance Team (MCAT), a multi-jurisdictional team specializing in the investigation of serious motor vehicle accidents, has been launched here. Nearly a year of planning and training has gone into creating the county-wide team. Its members have received advanced training in crash analysis reconstruction, as well as evidence […]

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Man suffers self-inflicted gunshot wound following high-speed chase

UPDATE 7:17 a.m. Dec. 23: The suspect was pronounced deceased at an area hospital.  The name of the deceased is being withheld pending proper notification. KENOSHA — What started as a traffic stop for a wanted felon Thursday afternoon quickly turned into a high-speed chase and, finally, hospitalization of the felon due to a self-inflicted […]

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Shooter still at large after possible road rage incident at Kwik Trip

MOUNT PLEASANT — After a possible road rage incident, the Mount Pleasant Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding the man who fired at least 10 shots at another man, hitting him in the legs, at Kwik Trip, 943 Southeast Frontage Road. The victim, a 28-year-old man from Kenosha, is in stable […]

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Several area high schools put on lockdown; situation deemed hoax

KENOSHA, MILWAUKEE and RACINE — Numerous high schools went on lockdown Thursday morning after a person claiming to be a teacher called the schools saying that students had been shot. Law enforcement officials say the calls were a hoax. When they arrived on the scene, officers cleared the building and found no active shooters or […]

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Motorcyclist dead after collision with car

KENOSHA COUNTY – A motorcyclist has died in Kenosha after they struck a vehicle at the intersection of Highways S and H in Somers. Collision at Highways S and H According to a press release from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, at 6:45 p.m. on Aug. 30, the driver of a Honda Accord was heading […]

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Race car driver killed at Great Lakes Dragaway

PARIS – A race car driver at Great Lakes Dragaway, 81411 1st St., was killed in a single-vehicle crash during a race Saturday afternoon. Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department deputies and fire/rescue personnel from Paris and Somers responded to the drag strip shortly before 4:30 p.m. Initial reports indicated that the driver of a custom, late-model […]

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14-year-old boy drowns in Bristol campground pond

BRISTOL – Kenosha County authorities recovered the body of 14-year-old Aiden F. Braim, who drowned at a private campground pond here on Saturday. Using sonar technologies, personnel from Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department located Braim’s body about 6 to 9 feet below the surface of a pond at Happy Acres Kampground, […]

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