Follow Us

UPDATE: Racine Police have named the shooting victim who died Saturday night as that of Marcus D. Caldwell Jr., 20, of Racine.

After the call came in at 7:51 p.m. Saturday, they found Caldwell Jr. dead from an apparent gunshot wound in the 1200 block of Yout Street. Officials have ruled the incident a homicide.

This is an active and ongoing investigation.

Racine Police investigators are interested in any additional information that anyone may have about this crime. Any witnesses, or citizens with information, are urged to call the Racine Police Department Investigations Unit at (262) 635-7756.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers by phone at (262) 636-9330, or through the Crime Stoppers app by using the p3 app.

4

Candidate Mandela Barnes: ‘It’s been wild in a good way’

RACINE – Two days after securing a primary election victory to become the Democratic Party’s candidate for U.S. Senator, Mandela Barnes brought his campaign to Downtown Racine on Thursday morning with stops at a pair of Black-owned small businesses. “It’s been wild in a good way,” Barnes said in a conversation with Tywon Davidson, owner…

Racine Roundup on TMJ4: RUSD receives model certification, Snapshots of Safety series, and M Force

The Racine Roundup aired on TMJ4 during the 4 p.m. news on Thursday, Aug. 11. Loren Lamoreaux, Web Editor at the Racine County Eye, discussed various stories with TMJ4 anchor Symone Woolridge on the newscast.  During the segment, Lamoreaux announced that Racine Unified School District has recently received 6 model certifications from the National Career…

Local diaper drive raises nearly 10,000 diapers for Racine Diaper Ministry

Local businesses, Sporty Girl Accessories and Sew ‘n Save of Racine hosted a diaper drive on Aug. 6. The three-hour event raised 9,719 diapers for the Racine Diaper Ministry. The ministry helps to provide children in low-income families with access to diapers, free of charge. Maggie Eastman, the owner of Sporty Girl Accessories, created the event in collaboration with…

Black Humanity Now street mural needs maintenance; City Attorney recommends denial

Two years after the Black Humanity Now street mural was painted, organizer Scott Terry is seeking approval, once again, from the City of Racine and its Public Works and Service Committee, as well as the Common Council to repaint the historical street mural. Today, on Aug. 10, the committee will discuss the matter. Tonight’s meeting…

August primary election results: Vos declares victory over Steen, city voters say no to tax increase for police

After early returns in the primary election showed him trailing opponent Adam Steen, Robin Vos, (R-Rochester) at the end of the night declared victory for the 63rd Assembly District seat despite a 260 vote difference between him Steen. Vos is the longest-serving speaker—since 2013—and has been in Madison since 2004. City rejects tax increase for…

Annual registration for RUSD open until Aug. 31

All students who will be attending Racine Unified School District must complete the annual registration. The district is implementing new registration this year for returning and new students. Registration is open now until Aug. 31. It includes and verifies contact information, student health information and fees. How to register Annual registration can be completed by…

6 Academies of Racine receive model certification from the National Career Academy Coalition

Six high schools within Racine Unified School District’s Academies of Racine have received model certification from the National Career Academy Coalition (NCAC). This organization is the certifying body for Career Academies and the founders of the method. RUSD’s academies are the first in Racine County and in Wisconsin to receive the certification. They are also…

3 brothers charged with gun manufacturing after shooting at another driver

Three brothers are accused of gun manufacturing in their apartment after they allegedly fired shots at a man who dated the girlfriend of one of the brothers while that man was incarcerated. Willie Gibson, 70; Raymond Gibson, 64; Calvin Gibson, 52, were charged Monday in Racine County Circuit Court with a variety of felony charges…

Dangerous levels of E. coli found in Quarry Lake Park; swimming area closed

High levels of E. coli have caused the Racine County Parks department to announce the temporary closure of the swimming area at Quarry Lake Park on Facebook. The former limestone quarry, which is now a spring-fed lake, is off limits for swimmers until further notice. The park is located at 3533 Northwestern Ave. in Racine. The picnic areas…

Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson votes to block bipartisan cap on insulin prices

by The Badger Project, The Badger ProjectAugust 8, 2022 By Peter Cameron, THE BADGER PROJECT As Senate Democrats were busy squeaking through a large bill on Sunday they say will reduce inflation, fight climate change and reduce drug prices, among other things, Sen. Ron Johnson joined 42 other Republican senators to block an amendment to…

Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for Patch.com, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.

One reply on “UPDATE: Police investigate homicide case on Yout Street”

Comments are closed.