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Silver Lake drowning victim identified by Kenosha Sheriff’s Department

KENOSHA COUNTY – Kenosha County Deputies responded on June 16 at 12:37 p.m. to the report of a missing swimmer at Silver Lake, in the Village of Salem Lakes. One day later, the Kenosha Sheriff’s Department reported that 22-year-old Philip Shwaiko was pulled from the water. Salem Lakes Fire and Rescue responded to the scene […]

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19-year-old Kenosha man held after making convenience store threat

SOMERS – A 19-year-old Kenosha man was jailed after threatening a woman at a convenience store here Monday afternoon. Convenience store encounter The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday reported that James Petersen was apprehended at Kwik Trip, 5800 31st St., after entering the store with a rifle and confronting a female employee with whom […]

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Kenosha PD investigating more anti-semitic fliers left in yards

by Henry Redman, Wisconsin ExaminerMay 23, 2022 Anti-semitic fliers have been left in the yards of Kenosha residents across the city a dozen times, according to Kenosha Police Lieutenant Joseph Nosalik.  This weekend, another round of the fliers — which contain the anti-semitic trope that the media is controlled by Jews and include a link […]

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White Castle structure fire discovered early Friday morning

An early morning fire inside the White Castle, located at 11730 75th St. was reported to emergency services Friday. White Castle Fire Reports The first report from the Kenosha Fire/Police Reports on Facebook stated: “flames and smoke coming from the roof of the building” at 12:34 a.m. An “active fire in the cooking area” was […]

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Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department Investigating Fatal Accident

BRISTOL – The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a single-vehicle accident that killed a driver here Sunday afternoon. Kenosha County deputies and fire/rescue personnel from the Village of Bristol and the City of Kenosha responded to the reported crash in the 7700 block of the I-94 West Frontage Road about 5:30 p.m. Sunday. According […]

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Bomb Threat Investigated at Bradford High School

Bradford High School was placed on a “hold” due to a bomb threat that was called into 911 this morning. According to a Kenosha Police Department tweet, the threat was believed to be unsubstantiated, however, police and fire departments were there, actively investigating. Police did not recommend students be picked up at this time, and […]

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Kenosha County Custody Death Identified

KENOSHA –  A Kenosha County Jail inmate, who was pronounced dead early Saturday, has been identified as Reighnn T. Post-McNab, 25, of Kenosha. According to a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department news release, Post-McNab was found unresponsive in his jail cell at the Kenosha County Jail Pre-Trial Facility at 1:04 a.m. Saturday by a correctional officer […]

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Deadly Fentanyl Overdoses on the Rise in Kenosha County

The Opioid Task Force received a report from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department’s Kenosha Drug Operations Group (KDOG) stating that fentanyl has been detected in all types of counterfeit pills, marijuana, cocaine and methamphetamine. Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid, is approved for treating patients with chronic severe pain from illnesses such as advanced cancer, or severe […]

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Sheriff Beth David Announces 2021 Sheriff’s Citizens’ Academy

Sheriff Beth David from the Kenosha Sheriff’s Department announces the 2021 Sheriff’s Citizens’ Academy. The Citizens’ Academy is a six-week overview of all aspects of the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department followed by a graduation ceremony. The class will begin on Tuesday, October 26th, and end on November 30th, 2021.  The academy highlights tours of the Kenosha […]

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Kenosha County Officials Investigating Fatal House Fire

TOWN OF BRIGHTON – Kenosha County officials are seeking the public’s help in investigating a farmhouse fire that killed a person here Monday afternoon. House Fire Details Personnel from Kansasville Fire and Rescue, Union Grove-Yorkville Fire Department and Salem Lakes Fire and Rescue responded to a reported structure fire at in the 21700 block of […]

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Three Arrested Sunday in Kenosha Protests

KENOSHA – Three protesters, including the uncle of police shooting victim Jacob Blake, were arrested about 10 p.m. Sunday for blocking access to the Kenosha County Public Safety Building’s public entrance. Arrested by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department were: Justin S. Blake (Jacob Blake’s uncle), Jonathan W. Barker, and Joseph M. Cardinali. All were charged […]