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Bills Aim To Combat Wisconsin’s Growing Heroin Problem

Heroin use in eastern Racine County, and in Wisconsin, has been on the rise, but several bills introduced into the state Legislature aim to fight the problem.. Another big concern the bills are attempting to confront is opiate-based prescription medication abuse. One proposal would mandate that anyone picking up opiate prescriptions show their identification when […]

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He’s 17, She’s 14 And In Love…

A 17 year-old boy is facing felony charges after police stopped him riding a bicycle at 3 a.m. Tuesday morning with a bag of cash he planned to use to runaway with his 14-year-old girlfriend, according to a criminal complaint by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office. Darren Taylor, 17, of Racine, was charged by […]