Posted inLocal news, Police and fire

17-year-old charged in Dec. 8 north side shots fired incident

RACINE ⏤ The Racine County District Attorney’s office has leveled multiple charges against a teenager in connection with a Dec. 8 shots fired call on the city’s north side. Daquan T. McCray, 17, of Racine, faces counts of: Possession of a firearm by a felon;  First-degree recklessly endangering safety;  And possession of a dangerous weapon […]

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Mount Pleasant man charged with sexual assault; held on prior charges

RACINE ⏤ The Racine County District Attorney’s office has charged a 20-year-old Mount Pleasant man with second-degree sexual assault. Adrian X. Ager faces charges of second-degree sexual assault of a child under age 16, possession of an illegal article by an inmate and disorderly conduct. In addition, Ager was charged with numerous other offenses based […]

Posted inKenosha Lens, Uptown Observer

Attorneys hold out for resolution without trial in Blake criminal case

KENOSHA ⏤ The prosecution and defense are holding out for a resolution to the criminal case against Jacob Blake without a trial. Blake faces charges of criminal trespass to dwelling, a misdemeanor; third-degree sexual assault, a felony; and disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor.  According to a criminal complaint filed in the case in July, Blake allegedly […]

Posted inPolitics

In wake of Wisconsin’s racial justice protests, curfew tickets raise equity and speech questions

By Clara Neupert and Jim Malewitz Wisconsin Watch The envelope looked like any other — slightly wrinkled, a handwritten address scrawled across the front. This story also appeared in But Jared Cain said he felt violated after looking inside. He saw a ticket for breaking the curfew Milwaukee adopted to regulate protests after a […]


‘I just kind of panicked’: Patients confused as hospitals file liens to recoup costs of treating injured uninsured

By Bram Sable-SmithWisconsin Watch/WPR Maneisha Gaston was driving west on Milwaukee’s Brown Street with her 15-year-old son when another driver blew through a stop sign, crashed into the passenger side of her car and fled the scene. “The whole door was crushed like a piece of paper,” Gaston recalled of the October incident. Gaston, 43, […]

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$100,000 bond set for man charged with attempted homicide

A Racine man was charged with attempted homicide after he tried to run over a Racine Police officer in December. Hunter Hanson, 20, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with attempted first-degree intentional homicide, possession of a firearm as a convicted felon, two counts of disorderly conduct, and fleeing/eluding a police officer. […]