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Man found guilty of all charges for 2022 shooting involving Case High School students

RACINE — The jury hearing the shooting case involving Case High School students deliberated for about five hours before bringing back guilty verdicts on all charges. Tyrese Love, 20, was convicted of attempted first-degree intentional homicide in the shooting of Zysean Golden, 17, and first-degree recklessly endangering safety because Jose Deleon, 18, was nearby and […]

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UPDATE: 1 count against defendant in Case High School shooting dismissed after 2nd victim fails to appear

RACINE — The case against a man accused of shooting at two Case High School students may move forward with one less charge after one of the victims failed to appear in court to testify. Tyrese Love, 20, was initially charged with two counts of attempted first-degree intentional homicide with use of a dangerous weapon […]

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Hispanic Heritage Festival on Oct. 7 at Case High School celebrates culture and community

RACINE COUNTY — A festival celebrating Hispanic culture and heritage is set for Oct. 7 at Case High School, 7345 Washington Ave. This first event of its kind is led by students who are a part of the school’s Latino Student Union (LSU) along with the group’s advisors, René Guzmán and Milka Arjon. René Guzmán […]

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Jamestown neighborhood features 2 Halloween light shows

CALEDONIA — The Jamestown Lights and Heritage Avenue Holiday Lights are ready to dance to spooky tunes this Halloween. Mike Pikula and Grayson Kirchenberg stand in front of some of their master creations for this year’s Halloween light shows. – The neighborhood light shows, featuring two houses with dazzling displays that are sure to impress […]

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UPDATE: Emergency lockdown at Case High School lifted; no injuries

UPDATE (10:35 a.m.): Racine Unified School District made a phone call to Case High School families, notifying them that the lockdown has been lifted. The following statement was provided: Good morning Case High School families, I’m calling with an update regarding a situation from earlier this morning. Police have completed their investigation and the lockdown […]

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2023-24 Homecoming games and dance schedule for Racine Unified

RACINE — The 2023-24 Racine Unified School District (RUSD) Homecoming games and dance schedules are now available. Students, parents, faculty, and community members can use the following schedule to plan their trips to their respective school’s homecoming football games and ensure all suits, ties, dresses and accessories are purchased before the big dances throughout the […]

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9th annual car show hosted by Mount Pleasant Police and Case Criminal Justice Club raises scholarship funds

RACINE COUNTY — The Mount Pleasant Police Department and Case High School’s Criminal Justice Club are calling on the Racine community to attend their 9th annual car show, also featuring motorcycles, on Sept. 17 to raise funds for scholarships. The event will occur at Franksville Park, 9614 Northwestern Ave., in Franksville. The show will start […]

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Racine Unified employee charged with sexual assault of 16-year-old appears in court without an attorney

RACINE — Justin Jolen Lizama, 34, was in Racine County Circuit Court on Wednesday. However, he has not yet been assigned an attorney, so his case was continued. Lizama is charged with child enticement/sexual conduct and sexual assault of a student by school staff. The defendant was employed by the Racine Unified School District as […]

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Racine Unified student apprenticeships to include educators

RACINE — Apprenticeships for students interested in education careers are coming this fall to the Racine Unified School District’s Academies of Racine. The apprenticeship program expansion means that students within the Education pathways at Case, Horlick and Park high schools will have the opportunity to work alongside teachers in K-8 classrooms as well as taking […]

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Racine native returns to screen movie starring Hollywood heartthrob July 28

RACINE — Case High School graduate Anwar Jamison returns to Racine tonight, July 28, to screen Coming to Africa: Return to Ghana, his fifth feature-length film: a movie starring 1990s Hollywood heartthrob Khalil Kain. Movie showing twice tonight The film will be shown twice — at 7 and 9 p.m. — at The Main Project, […]

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Students excel through Racine Video Production Workshop, thrive on community partnerships

RACINE — For every student involved in the Racine Video Production Workshop (RVPW) there’s a job and skill learned, along with a community benefitting from the hard work poured into the program. A group photo. – For the past five years, the program which partners with Racine Unified School District, has highlighted local happenings and […]