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Man Accused of Threatening Spouse With Large ‘Field Knife’

CALEDONIA –  The Racine County District Attorney’s Office charged a Milwaukee man with disorderly conduct-use of a dangerous weapon after allegedly threatening his wife with a 2-foot knife used for harvesting crops here Wednesday morning. Benson Wong, 58, was being held in the Racine County Jail as of Thursday afternoon. If convicted of a Class […]

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UPDATE: Police arrest homicide suspect in Rebecca Rannow murder

Montreal D. Greer UPDATE: Officials with the Racine Police Department arrested a man in the murder of Rebecca Rannow, who was found dead in her home in August. Montreal D. Greer, 40, of Racine, faces a first-degree intentional homicide charge. The Racine County District Attorney’s Office has not officially charged Greer. He has been in […]

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Burlington Municipal Airport Serves as New Base for Flight For Life

The Burlington Municipal Airport will serve as a new base for Flight for Life. The expansion will advance Flight For Life’s mission to aid Wisconsin with effective critical care transport services. This addition will decrease response times to emergencies and injuries in Southern Wisconsin. Racine, Walworth, and Kenosha Counties will benefit from the new base location. Overall, patient […]

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‘Passed Out’ Driver at Drive-Through Becomes OWI Arrest

WATERFORD – A driver, reported to be “passed out” at a fast-food restaurant drive-through here late Tuesday, was arrested for Operating While Impaired (4th offense). The Racine County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call to the McDonald’s drive-through, 815 Fox Lane, shortly before midnight Tuesday. Deputies found a man sleeping in the driver’s seat of […]

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UPDATE: Multiple people shot on Racine Street, police say

UPDATE: Officials with the Racine Police Department say three people — a 21-year-old, 18-year-old, and 17-year-old –were shot early Monday morning. Two of the people shot are in stable condition. ORIGINAL STORY – Multiple people suffered gunshot wounds in a shooting that happened at 12:13 a.m. Monday morning in the 1200 Block of Racine Street. […]

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Eau Claire man arrested for driving drunk, admits to drinking two bottles of vodka

Deputies with the Racine County Sheriff’s Department arrested an Eau Claire man at 11 a.m. Sunday on Interstate 41 for suspicion of driving drunk with the children and his wife in the car. Max Hagen, 35, is facing: Two counts reckless of endangering safetySix counts felony bail jumpingTwo counts operating under the influence with passengers […]

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Shots Fired Report Brings Multiple Charges

STURTEVANT – A Sturtevant man faces numerous misdemeanor charges following a police response to a report of a shot fired here on Sunday. The Racine County District Attorney’s Office charged Justine O. Brown, 34, of 3433 Kennedy Drive, Sturtevant, with negligent handling of a weapon, disorderly conduct-use of a dangerous weapon, carrying a concealed weapon, […]