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Oshkosh man arrested for seeking sex with ’15-year-old girl’

A 32-year-old Oshkosh man is under arrest for communicating with what he thought was a 15-year-old girl for the purposes of sex. Investigators from the Racine County Sheriff’s Office arrested Daryl A. Prater after the department’s Internet Crimes Against Children Unit developed a case where Prater thought he was communicating with 15-year-old. and ultimately arranged […]

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Suspected Shoplifting in Franklin Leads to High Speed Chase through Racine County

FRANKLIN – A possible retail theft in Franklin on Friday night ended in a high-speed chase through Racine and Sturtevant – and numerous criminal charges pending against the 30-year-old driver. According to a press release issued by the Racine County Sheriff’s Department: Police in Franklin advised officers in Racine County they needed assistance stopping a vehicle that had fled […]

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17-year-old charged as adult following shots fired incident

A report of several shots being fired Thursday night led to a number of criminal charges filed Friday in Racine County Circuit Court against a 17-year-old Racine man. Christopher L. Anderson faces two felony charges of endangering safety with the reckless use of a firearm, a felony charge of first-degree recklessly endangering safety with the use of a […]

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BREAKING: Donte Shannon Shooting Report Expected Monday

The Wisconsin Department of Justice Monday is expected to forward its investigative report about the Donte Shannon shooting to Racine County District Attorney Tricia Hanson. The Journal Times is reporting that the DOJ’s investigation into the police shooting of Shannon last month has concluded, and officials there expect to forward their report to Hanson on […]

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UPDATE: 2 injured after being struck by car during traffic stop

UPDATE: Officials with the Racine County Sheriff’s Department released the names of the people injured in the crash and their conditions. Racine County residents Cheryl L. Coopman, 47, and Jeffery J. Coopman, 53, remain in critical, but stable condition at Froedtert Memorial Hospital. Mount Pleasant Police arrested18-year-old Racine resident Isiah DeGroot, the driver in the […]