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UPDATE: Multiple People Shot at Graceland Cemetery during funeral

UPDATE 4:50 p.m. RACINE, Wis. – Several people were shot at Graceland Cemetary Thursday afternoon during a funeral procession for a man shot by Racine Police last Friday. Police working the scene at Graceland Cemetery after shots were fired Thursday afternoon during the funeral for Da’Shontay King. – Final goodbyes interrupted Da’Shontay L. King’s family […]

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UPDATED: 3 injured in hot air balloon vs. train accident in Burlington

The following story has been updated. The updated information has been incorporated into the original story. Three people sustained life-threatening injuries Wednesday night in Burlington after a hot air balloon was involved in a crash with a train. Hot air balloon strikes train A press release from the Burlington Police Department confirmed at 8:15 p.m. […]

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UPDATE: FOUND Missing disabled veteran never made it to Milwaukee VA appointment

UPDATE: The missing disabled veteran, John Ruble, of Racine, has been found. According to Beth Neptune, Ruble’s sister, he had been spotted in Chicago on a Greyhound bus heading for Savannah, Georgia. Neptune shared her personal and family’s appreciation to all who helped spread the word, which helped them find him so quickly. Original article […]

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Breaking: Heavy Police Presence at 11th and Center in Racine

An incident that occurred Friday afternoon, near 11th, 12th and Center Streets, has attracted a large police presence. This is an ongoing situation. Officials with the Racine Police Department have not issued a statement, but unconfirmed sources have reported that a person was shot. We have no official information about who shot the person. We’ll […]

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UPDATE: FOUND: Police ask for public’s help finding man who pushed pregnant woman on April 11

UPDATE: Joshua Lewis is in custody, as reported by Sgt. Kristi Wilcox of the Racine Police Department. Original story: Racine police are asking for the community’s help locating and apprehending a man who pushed a pregnant woman last month. In a video distributed Thursday by RPD Sgt. Kristi Wilcox: Joshua Lewis, 30, is seen walking […]

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City of Racine officials discuss ongoing and increased gun violence

RACINE – On Monday, officials from the City of Racine gathered at Racine City Hall to discuss recent tragedies, namely the ongoing and increased gun violence that has been taking place in Racine. Participants included Mayor Cory Mason, Police Chief Maurice Robinson, Assistant Police Chief Alexander Ramirez, Common Council President John Tate II, Alderman Maurice […]

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Community leader’s husband dies following shooting outside bar after 2 a.m.

RACINE, WI – A 42-year-old man died and a 28-year-old woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries following a shooting that happened at 2:40 a.m. Sunday morning. The incident happened in a parking lot near Mr. Kool Sports Bar in the 1300 block of Washington Avenue. The bar had only been open for two days. Officials with the […]

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Man barricaded inside house taken into police custody without incident

A man wanted in Indiana and Wisconsin was taken into custody Friday afternoon after a stand-off with police. Racine County Sheriff Chris Schmaling sent a notice at 11:28 a.m. Friday asking the public to steer clear of the area of Echo Lane and Bryd Avenue because of an “ongoing critical incident.” School leadership told Racine […]