2nd Woman Charged With Child Abuse

Charges have now been filed against the guardian of a girl found badly burned in the care of a relative. Tierra Lee, 26, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with child abuse and child neglect, causing great bodily harm. If convicted, Lee faces up to 64 years in prison and/or fined up to […]

Child Neglect Charges Follow Serious Burn

A Racine woman is charged with child neglect resulting in bodily harm after police investigated a report that a 2-year-old girl in her care had severe burns, with no medical treatment offered afterward.   Josephine R. Lee, 47, was arrested Saturday, after police looked into the allegations. She is in custody on a $10,000 bond, and is due in […]

Child Neglect Charge For Nursing Mom After Drinking

A woman was charged with child neglect after drinking alcohol and breastfeeding her infant son, according to a criminal complaint by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office. The 32-year-old Delafield woman was charged with misdemeanor counts of child neglect and disorderly conduct, domestic abuse. If convicted of both charges, she faces up to a year in […]

Felony Charges After 3 Animals Die

A Caledonia couple facing a list of misdemeanor animal cruelty charges and one child neglect charge is now facing a lengthy list of more serious charges that include felony charges after three animals died. Yvonne Petersen-Zich and Randolph Zich were charged Friday in Racine County Circuit Court with one misdemeanor charge of child neglect, three […]