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Caretaker faces charges in disabled man’s death

RACINE ⏤ A welfare check led officers to uncover a disabled man’s body in the city at the end of October. Now, the woman who served as his caretaker faces charges in his death. The Racine County District Attorney’s Office has charged Cheryl A. Christensen, 60, of Racine with two misdemeanors and one felony in […]

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UPDATE: Racine Police investigate death on North Bay Drive

RACINE, WI – A Racine man is dead and a woman is in critical condition after they were stabbed early Thursday morning inside their home in the 3800 block of North Bay Drive. Officials with the Racine Police Department have ruled the incident a homicide that stemmed from a domestic disturbance.  Children were inside the […]

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BREAKING: Death Investigation: Body Found Behind Sunshine Market

How, when and where a person died is under investigation after their body was found outside a local store. Racine police were called at 9:50 a.m. to the Sunshine Market, 1559 Taylor Avenue, for a report of a body. When officers arrived, they found a deceased person in the rear of the building. The name and gender of […]

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Update: Police Confirm Deceased Man’s Identity

**Updated 9:20 p.m. April 13 Racine police say the 34-year-old man they found deceased Monday evening in the 1500 block of Grove Avenue has been identified as Thomas Borglin. Because there wasn’t an obvious cause of death, they are treating Borglin’s death as suspicious and launched an investigation. RAPD Lt. David Wohlgemuth wrote in a press […]

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Police Search for Homicide Suspect Considered Armed & Dangerous

Racine police are asking the public to keep an eye out for Jacob Wayne Rogers who is suspected of shooting his roommate to death Monday morning. He is considered armed and dangerous. Rogers, 27, is believed to be traveling with his girlfriend, Katelyn A. McGraw, 22. Police say she is considered both endangered and a […]

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