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Mount Pleasant hair salon shooting: 1 person dead, suspect in custody

MOUNT PLEASANT – Officers with the Mount Pleasant Police Department arrested a person suspected of shooting a man outside a Mount Pleasant hair salon Saturday afternoon. The shooting took place at 2:34 p.m. in the 2200 Block of Durand Avenue. Witnesses said the person shot was lying on the ground, according to a press release by the […]

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Burlington Teen Apprehended on Child Porn Possession

BURLINGTON –  A Town of Burlington teen was apprehended Thursday on possession of child pornography after being served with a search warrant by the Racine County Criminal Investigations Bureau and the Racine County Internet Crimes Against Children Unit. According to a news release, the unidentified teen admitted to downloading and sharing child pornography with others. […]

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Gateway Technical College Fire Students Train with Kansasville Fire Department

Students from Gateway Technical College’s Fire School were in Kansasville for training. The 17 students in attendance were practicing fire and rescue training modules. Rob Knight captured the event and those participating in Firefighter I & Firefighter II classes. The Kansasville Fire Department assisted the Gateway students. Gateway Technical College Fire Students train with Kansasville […]

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Racine Man Charged In Drug Investigation

RACINE – A Racine man was charged with multiple drug-related offenses, including cocaine and marijuana manufacture/delivery, last week following a lengthy investigation by the Racine County Metro Drug Unit. The Racine County District Attorney’s Office charged Ricardo Westman-Patricio, 29, of 2922 Douglas Ave., with three counts of maintaining a drug trafficking place, two counts of […]

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Milwaukee man arrested for 5th drunk driving incident

YORKVILLE – A Milwaukee man was arrested here early Wednesday on a 5th offense of drunk driving, the Racine County Sheriff’s Office reported. According to a news release, a sheriff’s deputy found a vehicle parked on the shoulder of South Sylvania Avenue near Grandview Parkway with its headlights on and engine running shortly after midnight on Wednesday. […]

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Man Tasered, Arrested After Domestic Abuse Incident Near County Jail

RACINE – A Racine man was tasered, arrested, and charged with three misdemeanors following an alleged domestic abuse incident near the Racine County Jail on Monday afternoon. The Racine County District Attorney’s office charged Tavarez D. Williams, 40, of 1823 W. Sixth St., with misdemeanor battery, disorderly conduct, and obstructing an officer. The battery and […]