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Grocery Giveaway on Aug. 18 at Anthony Lane COP House

The Racine Police Department is hosting a grocery giveaway on Aug. 18. This community event is free and welcomes those in need to attend. It will take place this Thursday, from 4:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. or while supplies last. This food pantry takes place every third Thursday of the month. Grocery giveaway specifics This pop-up food […]

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Racine Roundup on TMJ4: RUSD receives model certification, Snapshots of Safety series, and M Force

The Racine Roundup aired on TMJ4 during the 4 p.m. news on Thursday, Aug. 11. Loren Lamoreaux, Web Editor at the Racine County Eye, discussed various stories with TMJ4 anchor Symone Woolridge on the newscast.  During the segment, Lamoreaux announced that Racine Unified School District has recently received 6 model certifications from the National Career […]

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Racine Roundup on TMJ4: Back-to-School resources, Diaper Drive & Starving Artist Fair

The Racine Roundup aired on TMJ4 during the 4 p.m. news on Thursday, Aug. 4. Emma Widmar, staff writer at the Racine County Eye, discussed various stories with TMJ4 anchor Charles Benson on the newscast.  During the segment, Widmar introduced the Racine County Eye’s Back to School campaign which includes back-to-school advice from teachers, school […]

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COP House releases playbook to serve as crime reduction model

RACINE – The Racine Police Department has released the “COP House Playbook” to help other police departments develop a community-oriented policing model that has been credited with contributing to the city’s historically low crime rates. The 132-page digital book discusses how law enforcement can enlist community resources to build and operate Community Oriented Policing (COP) […]

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Meal Services in Racine

Meal services in Racine County are now available for residents. Due to COVID-19 changes may occur, but as of now, this is the current information to follow. Where are meal services happening in Racine? Look no further, follow this guide for times and locations. Use the Racine Meal Service Guide for access to meal services […]

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2 charged with arson in COP house fire

RACINE, WI – Two people were charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with arson after they set the COP House on fire during a riot. The incident took place early Monday morning after a confrontation with the Racine Police Department. Justin Hernandez, 25, of Kenosha, and Kylie Gelmi, 20, of Mount Pleasant, were both charged with arson of a […]

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Protesters confront police in front of police department, set COP house on fire

RACINE, WI – The COP House, 1146 Villa Street, was set on fire by protesters at about 2 a.m. Monday following a confrontation with police, according to Racine Police Chief Art Howell. By 2:36 a.m., the fire had been put out, according to preliminary reports. The night didn’t start out violent. https://twitter.com/LessnauThomas/status/1267274668974669827 A small crowd […]

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Photo Gallery: Jacato Drive Becomes Anthony Lane

The renaming of Jacato Drive to Anthony Lane and the ribbon cutting for a new addition to the COP House wasn’t just about cake and ribbon on Thursday. The gathering was about a community coming together to make a neighborhood better. Charlie Clarke, a principal of both Kinzie Racine, LLP and Evanston, IL-based Kinzie Realty Corp., […]