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Caledonia Firefighter’s son among injured after SUV plows through Waukesha Holiday Parade

https://youtu.be/trwi1VD3IBI WAUKESHA – The son of a Caledonia Firefighter is among those injured after a person drove their SUV into a crowd of people Sunday night at the Waukesha Holiday Parade. There were fatalities, but officials have released limited information because they still need to notify the family members. Don Tiegs, a member of the Caledonia Fire Department, […]

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BREAKING: Rittenhouse found not guilty on all charges

https://www.facebook.com/tmj4/videos/3918254571610322 KENOSHA – A jury found Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty on all counts. Rittenhouse, 18, was accused of shooting and killing two men and injuring a third during a riot in downtown Kenosha last year. The officer-involved shooting of Jacob Blake, a man who had a knife and a felony warrant out for his arrest, sparked […]

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16-year-old boy charged with homicide following shooting on LaSalle Street

RACINE – A 16-year-old boy was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with homicide after he shot and killed a man in August following a confrontation. Anthony E. Smith Jr., of Racine, was charged with first-degree intentional homicide (party to a crime, use of a dangerous weapon), endangering safety by reckless use of […]

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Kyle Rittenhouse trial: Jury to continue deliberation Wednesday

KENOSHA – The jury in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial started deliberation Tuesday in Kenosha County. Rittenhouse, 18, stands accused of shooting and killing two men and injuring a third during a riot in downtown Kenosha last year. The officer-involved shooting of Jacob Blake, a man who had a knife and a felony warrant out for […]

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DA: Union Grove man struck deputy in the hospital following fire

UNION GROVE – A 38-year-old Union Grove man is in custody after he struck a deputy with the Racine County Sheriff’s Office, according to reports. Steven E. Woolf Jr. was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with battery to a law enforcement officer and disorderly conduct. If convicted of both charges, Woolf faces […]

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133 Sex Offender Compliance Checks Made this Halloween

The Racine County Sheriff’s Office and state Division of Community Corrections completed 133 supervised compliance checks on registered sex offenders throughout the county during Halloween trick-or-treat hours on Sunday. The sex offenders, who are under the supervision of the Wisconsin Department of Corrections (DOC), each signed an agreement requiring them to remain indoors, at home […]

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Union Grove mobile home fire may have been intentionally set, fire officials say

UNION GROVE – No one was injured in a mobile home fire on Sunday night in the 1400 block of 11th Avenue. Firefighters with the Union Grove-Yorkville Fire Department called in the Racine County Arson Task Force because they treated it as a crime scene. When deputies with the Racine County Sheriff’s Office arrived at […]

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Racine County Sheriff alleges voting issues during 2020 presidential election

RACINE COUNTY – Officials with the Racine County Sheriff’s Office sounded an alarm around alleged voting issues, specifically how one long-term care facility collected ballots for the fall 2020 presidential election. During a press conference held Thursday morning, Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling released findings of a 10-month-long investigation into the role staff at the […]