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Hometown Hero: Melissa Delaney

Long hours spent working and staying up until dawn is nothing new for Melissa Delaney and that makes her the Racine County Eye Hometown Hero. She serves the Racine area as an emergency room technician. When emergencies present themselves at Ascension All Saints Hospital, she’s there to help patients and families. Working one essential job […]

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Ascension Wisconsin Expands COVID-19 Testing in Racine

COVID-19 testing expands in Racine, as the Ascension Medical Group, will now be open 5 days a week. Starting on Monday July 13th at Ascension All Saints Hospital Wisconsin Avenue Campus, 1320 Wisconsin Ave, testing will take place. “Testing is essential to reducing the spread of of COVID-19,” says Vice President of Ascension Medical Group, […]

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Emergency Rooms Prepared to Safely Treat Patients

For people experiencing symptoms of a heart attack, stroke, mental health, or other acute illness or injury, a hospital emergency room is still the safest, most appropriate place to get care. If someone is experiencing a life-threatening emergency, difficulty breathing, or warning signs of a heart attack or stroke, they should not delay, but go […]

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Man threatened to pull a gun on nurse

A man who threatened to pull a gun on a nurse at Ascension-All Saints Hospital early Monday morning is in custody at the Racine County Jail. David Matavka, 61, of Racine, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office Monday with disorderly conduct and making terrorist threats. If convicted, Matavka faces up to nine years, nine […]

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Woman sought on felony after charging thousands on stolen credit card

RACINE, WI – A $10,000 warrant has been issued for a woman charged with identity theft after she charged thousands of dollars on a credit card she took from an employee at Ascension-All Saints Hospital. Diamond Little, 29, of Milwaukee, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with felony personal ID theft – […]

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UPDATE: Man dies in hospital after being stabbed

RACINE – The Racine Police Department is conducting a death investigation Tuesday after a man died in the hospital after being stabbed during a fight. A 36-year-old man was brought to the emergency room Ascension-All Saints Hospital at 3:51 p.m. after being stabbed in the 1100 block of Grand Avenue. He died in the emergency room department, according to […]

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Racine County Sheriff’s Department responds to crashes

Deputies with the Racine County Sheriff’s Department had a busy Thursday evening and Friday morning after they responded to two crashes. One resulted in a man being seriously injured. The other person suffered non-life threatening injuries. Motorcyclist hospitalized after crashing into ditch RAYMOND – A motorcyclist suffered severe injuries in a single-vehicle crash Thursday night […]

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DA: Burlington woman stabbed husband with butcher knife

Burlington –  A 46-year-old woman was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with attempted homicide after she stabbed her husband with a butcher knife. Star Lynn Lee, of Burlington, was charged with attempted first-degree intentional homicide with the use of a dangerous weapon and substantial battery, along with three misdemeanor bail-jumping charges and a […]

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Caledonia man charged with attempted homicide of elderly mother

A 32-year-old Franksville man was charged with attempted homicide after he allegedly physically assaulted his mother Friday in the Village of Caledonia. Richard P. Ehmcke is charged with felony counts of strangulation, mayhem, aggravated battery against an elderly person and attempted first-degree intentional homicide. The charges carry a maximum fine of $120,000 and 112 years in prison. […]

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Rosemary Zalewski Had A Joyful Life

Rosemary Zalewski passed away on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at Ascension All Saints Hospital following a brief illness.  She was born in Sterling, Illinois on October 5, 1920, the daughter of the late William and Margaret (Nee: Woods) Conlon. Rosemary graduated from Community (Newman) High School in Sterling, Illinois. On June 22, 1946, she was […]

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Police: Suicidal man jailed after kicking rescue worker

A man who had mental health issues was arrested after he became suicidal, threatened to harm the police, and kicked a firefighter. The 22-year-old Mount Pleasant man was arrested for battery to a firefighter, resisting/obstructing an officer, and two counts of disorderly conduct. According to a press release by the Mount Pleasant Police Department, the […]

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Man In Critical Condition After Swimming Accident

A man is in critical condition at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee after a swimming accident Saturday afternoon at Quarry Lake Park. The name of the 23-year-old man has not been released pending notification of his family members, according to a press release by the Racine County Sheriff’s Department. At 4:36 p.m. someone called 911 for […]

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