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Racine County Unemployment Rate Remains High, Despite Overall State Progress

Racine County’s unemployment rate increased slightly to 8.7 percent in March, a .3 percent increase over February, according to the Department of Workforce Development. Meanwhile, Wisconsin fared better after it added thousands of jobs and the unemployment rate is at a five-year low at 5.9 percent in March 2014, down .2 percent from February. Still, […]

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Update: Cause Of Caledonia Apartment Fire Still Under Investigation

Update: Matt McGuire, fire investigator for the Caledonia Fire Department, said the cause of the fire is still under investigation. However, they do know the fire was not intentionally set or criminal in nature. The investigation is centered around identifying the exact cause of the fire, McGuire said. “We do know that the fire most […]

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Family Raising Money for Homicide Victim Funeral

  The family of weekend homicide victim Dulondon Ratliff has established a fundraising campaign to help pay for Ratliff’s funeral services. Ratliff was killed early Saturday morning by a single gunshot wound in the 300 block of Main Street. On the fundraising site, Oksana Pohlson posted a description of Ratliff that depicts him as a […]

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Decapitated Clifford Culprits Still at Large

Caledonia police continue to search for the culprits who decapitated Clifford, the Gifford Elementary School mascot. The vandalism is believed to have happened between 5 p.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. Wednesday when faculty and staff began arriving to begin the school day. School principal Gayle Titus told reporters at WISN 12 News that students were […]

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Teen Boy Leads Police to Alleged Grow Operation

Racine police say a 15-year-old boy led them to a sophisticated grow operation at his home. Now, four adults face serious drug charges. Nancy Ann Ezell, 58; Rebecca A. Teschler, 35; Charity A. Willenburg, 39; and Brian M. Wilson, 36, all of Racine, are facing multiple counts of second degree recklessly endangering safety, maintain drug trafficking place, manufacture/deliver THC, […]

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