Man Charged in Domestic Abuse Incident

RACINE – Thomas William Taylor, 45, of Racine, was charged by the Racine County District attorney with disorderly conduct and use of a dangerous weapon following a domestic dispute on Monday. The disorderly conduct charge, a misdemeanor, was enhanced because Taylor allegedly used a dangerous weapon and carries an additional fine because it is related […]

Domestic abuse tracking made easier with new data dashboards

Tracking domestic abuse in Wisconsin statistically, and on a much more micro level, is now possible through new interactive data dashboards. The interactive data tool looks at domestic abuse incidents and case processing. Introduced by Attorney General Brad Schimel in order to improve transparency in criminal justice data for citizens, policy-makers, and researchers, the announcement […]

Police: Mentally Ill Woman Charged with Domestic Abuse

A 37-year-old woman is facing domestic abuse battery charges after Caledonia police say she attacked a relative while she was drunk. Allison Wisniewski was charged Friday by the Racine County District Attorney’s office with one misdemeanor charge each of battery and disorderly conduct, both with domestic abuse qualifiers. If convicted, she faces up to a […]

Man destroys GPS anklet after arrest

A Racine man tore off his GPS anklet, breaking it into pieces, as he was being booked into jail after a domestic violence incident Sunday night. Police went to the 1700 block of Park Avenue about 11:15 p.m. Sunday, after a third party called to report Richard McManus was threatening his girlfriend. The woman said they […]

Woman records son’s threats; calls police

  A Caledonia woman surreptitiously recorded her adult son threatening to shoot her, and turned the recordings over to police when they came to arrest him. Douglas R. Karasch, 63, is charged with disorderly conduct-domestic abuse, disorderly conduct and resisting an officer for the May 16 incident. His mother, who is 80 years old, called […]

Video: Accused Hatchet Murderer in Court

Accused wife killer Cristian Loga-Negru appeared Friday before Racine County Circuit Court Judge Eugene Gasiorkiewicz for a competency hearing. During the proceeding at which the defendant appeared without an attorney, he said he believes he is competent to stand trial and does not challenge the findings of state psychiatrist Dr. Robert Rawski. Loga-Negru said he […]

Police: Woman Stabs Man, Both Facing Charges

Mount Pleasant police say a couple is facing domestic abuse charges after an argument turned violent and the woman stabbed the man in the chest. Officers say they were called at 3:53 a.m. Sunday to the 1200 block Lawndale Avenue for a report of a 32-year-old man who had been stabbed in the chest, allegedly […]