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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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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, […]