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Man claims restraining order against police: flees traffic stop, jumps out windows to evade capture

RACINE – A Racine man with a warrant for his arrest was taken into custody Tuesday after he tried to flee a traffic stop during which he told officers he has a restraining order against the Caledonia Police Department. David Juarez was scheduled to be charged Tuesday in Racine County Circuit Court with one felony […]

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Racine Police issue wanted person bulletin for shooting suspect

RACINE, Wis. – Racine Police are asking the public for help searching for Michael Boyd, a suspect in a shooting incident that happened on May 15. Boyd, 27, has an active felony warrant through the Wisconsin Department of Corrections and the Racine Police Department for a shooting incident that happened in Racine, according to a press […]

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Gateway earns 2022-23 Military Spouse Friendly School designation

RACINE and KENOSHA – Gateway Technical College (GTC) has been designated a 2022-23 Military Spouse Friendly School by Victory Media. The list will be published in the June issue of Military Spouse magazine. The recognition marks the second time this year that GTC has been cited for its work with student-veterans and their families. The […]

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Drop-in Playground programs at 7 Racine locations for summer

It’s summer and it’s time that children in Racine to get outside. The City of Racine Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services (PRCS) invites community members to attend their Drop-in Playground programs. This program which does not require a sign up allows children to attend a nine-week theme-oriented summer program. Solbraa Park – The free program […]

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Senator Bernie Sanders takes CNH Industrial to task over UAW strike during rally

MT. PLEASANT, Wis. — U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders critisized Case-New Holland (CNH) Industrial management for not resolving a contract with the United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 180, which resulted in a strike that has lasted more than seven weeks. The former presidential candidate spoke to union workers at CNH Industrial, 3323 Kearney Ave. in Mount […]

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Governor signs emergency order against fuel price gouging; urges temporary suspensions of federal fuel tax, formulation requirements

MADISON – Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday signed an emergency order that prohibits gasoline and diesel fuel price gouging and announced other actions aimed at combating high prices at the pump. Emergency Order #170 declares that a period of abnormal economic disruption exists in the state of Wisconsin and prohibits price gouging of gasoline and […]

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Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, Park High School to host Mobile Food Pantry every 4th Wednesday

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin and Washington Park High School will host a Mobile Food Pantry on every 4th Wednesday of the month. The food pantry is bringing healthy food directly to areas that are in need. Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin has refrigerated trucks to transport food in pre-packaged boxes. The boxes of food will b […]

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City of Racine awarded federal public safety dollars

RACINE – The City of Racine has been awarded nearly $800,000 in federal funding for community safety initiatives. The allocation, announced Monday by Gov. Tony Evers’ office, was described as “focusing on a public health approach to violence prevention.” The City of Racine federal funding allocation breakdown: About $225,000 to establish a “Safe and Sound” […]

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Skydiving crash: 2 sustain life-threatening injuries

YORKVILLE, Wis. – Two people were hospitalized with life-threatening injuries following a tandem skydiving crash Sunday afternoon. A 28-year-old Racine woman and 49-year-old Chicago woman lost control at about 1:43 p.m. at Skydive Midwest Skydiving Center, 13851 56th Road in Sturtevant. Skydiving crash leads to life-threatening injuries The parachute deployed, but the two lost control about 20 […]

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Racine Police Officer Gordon prepares for 20th annual Lake F/X Games

RACINE – The Racine Police Department revealed one of its officer’s hidden talents on Thursday through its Facebook page. Officer Michael “Gordo” Gordon is seen riding a BMX bike at the Pershing Skate Park, 800 Pershing Park. The officer was at the local skate park to take photos for an upcoming event. Officer Michael Gordon, […]