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3 brothers charged with gun manufacturing after shooting at another driver

Three brothers are accused of gun manufacturing in their apartment after they allegedly fired shots at a man who dated the girlfriend of one of the brothers while that man was incarcerated. Willie Gibson, 70; Raymond Gibson, 64; Calvin Gibson, 52, were charged Monday in Racine County Circuit Court with a variety of felony charges […]

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Teenager charged with cemetery shooting, police say it was gang-related

The 19-year-old charged with 49 felonies related to the June 2 shooting at Graceland Cemetery during the funeral for Da’Shontay King is allegedly affiliated with a rival gang of the one King reportedly belonged to. Lamarion Blair was charged Monday in Racine County Circuit Court with 23 felony counts of first-degree recklessly endangering safety as […]

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Caledonia Police Department Weekly Police Reports July 27- Aug. 2

Recently, Caledonia Police Department shared its weekly police reports. Between July 27 and Aug 2, there were 357 calls for service in the Village of Caledonia. According to the department, the calls included 104 traffic stops, 11 accidents, and five OWI arrests. Caledonia Police Department weekly roundup The following four incidents were examples of incidents […]

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Governor Evers orders flags at half-staff as Oak Creek Sikh temple shooting 10th-anniversary commemoration

Governor Tony Evers signed Executive Order #173 today, ordering the flags of the United States and the state of Wisconsin, to be flown at half-staff, today, marking the 10th anniversary of the Oak Creek Sikh temple shooting, that occurred just north of Racine County. Remember Oak Creek, a project sponsored by the Sikh Coalition, the […]

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2 in custody for shooting during King funeral at Graceland Cemetery

Two people are in custody and facing nearly 30 charges each for their alleged roles in the June 2 shooting at Graceland Cemetery during the funeral for Da’Shontay King. Lamarion Blair, 19, and a 16-year-old boy were apprehended Thursday, according to a press release from the Racine Police Department. Both were booked into the Racine […]

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Man charged with firing shots at Lockwood Park using fully automatic gun

RACINE – A 23-year-old Racine man is facing nearly three decades in prison after he allegedly fired several rounds at a group of people at Lockwood Park. Malik Kentle was charged Tuesday in Racine County Circuit Court with one felony count each of first degree recklessly endangering safety with use of a dangerous weapon, possession […]

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National Night Out: a neighbors-to-neighbors evening

RACINE – Racine’s 31st National Night Out (NNO) brought neighbors together at 28 locations throughout the city on Tuesday. Organized locally by the nonprofit Racine Neighborhood Watch organization, NNO is a nationwide, annual community-building campaign – held on the first Tuesday of August – that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to help make neighborhoods […]

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10 new officers welcomed to local police departments

The Racine Police Department officially welcomed eight new officers to the police force with an official swearing-in ceremony on Aug. 1. On the same day, the Caledonia Police Department welcomed two officers to their force. Racine Police Department’s new officers Per the City of Racine Police Department’s Facebook post, Brady Brenner, Khadeja Dismuke, Gabrielle Hood, […]

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Car crash with criticial injuries reported in Town of Burlington, road closed

TOWN OF BURLINGTON, WI — Officials with the Racine County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a car crash with critical injuries that happened Tuesday morning. The crash happened in the 8600 Block of Schaal Road. Deputies closed Schaal Road between Pine Street and Karcher Road. The roadway is expected to be closed for several hours. The […]

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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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National Night Out is back on Aug. 2 – and bigger

RACINE – National Night Out (NNO), an annual event designed to bring neighbors and neighborhoods together, is back and growing. This year’s NNO – the 31st for Racine – is Tuesday, Aug. 2. Racine Neighborhood Watch, a local nonprofit that coordinates National Night Out with the Racine Police Department and the Racine Fire Department, saw […]