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Suspect still at large after throwing $370,000 in fentanyl pills out of his car

RACINE — The Racine County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in apprehending Kevin Lynch, a suspect who is currently at large after eluding police in a high-speed chase. Lynch is wanted for allegedly receiving a package from Phoenix, Ariz., containing more than 20,000 pressed fentanyl pills with a street value of almost […]

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Failure to stop at a red light causes 3-vehicle rollover accident in Caledonia

CALEDONIA — Another rollover accident, caught Thursday evening on a dashboard camera, was shown to be the product of a failure to stop at a traffic signal. The Caledonia Fire Department received a call for a vehicle rollover accident with entrapment at 5:18 p.m. on Oct. 20. The Caledonia Police Department, Engine 11, Battalion 11 […]

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Man charged with burglary of several Caledonia businesses over July 4th weekend

A Milwaukee man is facing more than 70 years in prison after he allegedly broke into several Caledonia businesses over the 4th of July weekend. Daniel Chenoweth, 38, was charged Wednesday in Racine County Circuit Court with the following offenses: Four felony counts of burglary of a buildingTwo felony counts of criminal damage to propertyOne […]

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Man charged with armed robbery after fight over a gun

A 19-year-old Racine man could spend decades in prison for armed robbery after witnesses told police he threatened them with a gun during a fight and stole their iPhones. Jayonte Lewis was charged Tuesday in Racine County Circuit Court with one felony count each of armed robbery and second-degree endangering safety, one misdemeanor count each […]

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Portion of Goold Street Closing Wednesday For Construction

RACINE –  Motorists will need to find alternate routes when a portion of heavily-traveled Goold Street closes for a long-term construction project starting Wednesday (March 16). The City of Racine announced that Goold Street, between North Main Street and Douglas Avenue, will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic. The roadway construction project, involving about […]

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Woman injured after car crash involving semi-trailer

CALEDONIA – A Kenosha woman was seriously injured Tuesday when her car collided with a semi-trailer dump truck in the 7500 block of Douglas Avenue (Highway 32). Caledonia police and fire units responded to the accident shortly before 9 a.m. The driver of the northbound Hyundai Accent, identified as a 45-year-old Kenosha woman, was trapped […]

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