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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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Powers Lake: 8-year-old girl drowns after swimming in roped-off area

POWERS LAKE – The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the drowning death of an 8-year-old girl here on Tuesday afternoon. Deputies responded to a call to Lakeside Park on Powers Lake at 5:47 p.m. Tuesday. Dispatch advised that rescue personnel were already on the scene performing CPR on the girl. Initial reports indicated that […]

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Kenosha County Sheriff investigating suspicious vehicle driver

KENOSHA COUNTY – The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a report of a vehicle driver that approached children in the Camp Lake neighborhood on Monday. Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 26600 block of 106th Street at about 2:45 p.m. Monday. The caller told deputies that her daughters were playing in a park when […]

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3-vehicle crash closes southbound I-94/41; Kenosha man arrested

RAYMOND – A Kenosha man faces a variety of charges after a three-vehicle collision injured two drivers and temporarily closed part of Interstate 94/41 here early Thursday. Racine County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the southbound lanes of the freeway just south of Highway K at about 2:35 a.m. where they found a Honda Accord in […]

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Silver Lake drowning victim identified by Kenosha Sheriff’s Department

KENOSHA COUNTY – Kenosha County Deputies responded on June 16 at 12:37 p.m. to the report of a missing swimmer at Silver Lake, in the Village of Salem Lakes. One day later, the Kenosha Sheriff’s Department reported that 22-year-old Philip Shwaiko was pulled from the water. Salem Lakes Fire and Rescue responded to the scene […]

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19-year-old Kenosha man held after making convenience store threat

SOMERS – A 19-year-old Kenosha man was jailed after threatening a woman at a convenience store here Monday afternoon. Convenience store encounter The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday reported that James Petersen was apprehended at Kwik Trip, 5800 31st St., after entering the store with a rifle and confronting a female employee with whom […]

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Kenosha PD investigating more anti-semitic fliers left in yards

by Henry Redman, Wisconsin ExaminerMay 23, 2022 Anti-semitic fliers have been left in the yards of Kenosha residents across the city a dozen times, according to Kenosha Police Lieutenant Joseph Nosalik.  This weekend, another round of the fliers — which contain the anti-semitic trope that the media is controlled by Jews and include a link […]

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White Castle structure fire discovered early Friday morning

An early morning fire inside the White Castle, located at 11730 75th St. was reported to emergency services Friday. White Castle Fire Reports The first report from the Kenosha Fire/Police Reports on Facebook stated: “flames and smoke coming from the roof of the building” at 12:34 a.m. An “active fire in the cooking area” was […]

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Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department Investigating Fatal Accident

BRISTOL – The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a single-vehicle accident that killed a driver here Sunday afternoon. Kenosha County deputies and fire/rescue personnel from the Village of Bristol and the City of Kenosha responded to the reported crash in the 7700 block of the I-94 West Frontage Road about 5:30 p.m. Sunday. According […]

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Bomb Threat Investigated at Bradford High School

Bradford High School was placed on a “hold” due to a bomb threat that was called into 911 this morning. According to a Kenosha Police Department tweet, the threat was believed to be unsubstantiated, however, police and fire departments were there, actively investigating. Police did not recommend students be picked up at this time, and […]

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Kenosha County Custody Death Identified

KENOSHA –  A Kenosha County Jail inmate, who was pronounced dead early Saturday, has been identified as Reighnn T. Post-McNab, 25, of Kenosha. According to a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department news release, Post-McNab was found unresponsive in his jail cell at the Kenosha County Jail Pre-Trial Facility at 1:04 a.m. Saturday by a correctional officer […]