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Posted inBreakingPolice and fire

UPDATE: Union Grove Woman Arrested On Attempted Homicide Charge

UPDATE: A Union Grove woman is being held on $50,000 cash bond for attempted second-degree intentional homicide after she allegedly shot her husband early Tuesday morning. The Racine County Sheriff’s Department is still investigating the incident, which is being called a domestic situation that happened at 12:05 a.m. at an apartment building located at 1400 […]

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UPDATE: Man Dies Following Car Versus Garbage Truck Crash

A City of Racine employee has died following a car versus garbage truck crash that happened Wednesday morning on Washington Avenue at Oregon Street. Mark Gates, who worked for the City’s Public Works solid waste department, died Wednesday afternoon after he was struck by a speeding vehicle. He was collecting recyclables at the time of the crash, […]

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BREAKING: Men Charged In Attempted Homicide

      Four Racine men are accused of attempted homicide after they beat one man and stabbed another man on Sunday in a gang-related altercation. Manuel De Jesus Cruz Lira, 30, Alberto Ortega-Luna, 23, Rodrigo Ortega-Luna, 29, and Jose Luis Vital Sanchez, 27, were charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office on Tuesday with second degree attempted […]

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Obituary: Trinidad Cruz Loved Teaching and Cooking

With her family by her side, Trinidad “Trini” Cruz, 65, passed away on Saturday at Froedtert Lutheran Memorial Hospital. Trinidad was born in Milwaukee on July 22, 1950, daughter of the late Salvador and Angeline (nee: Caravello) Gonzalez. Trinidad graduated from Greenfield High School “Class of 1968”. Furthering her education, she attended Racine Dominican College […]

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Obituary: Judith Perona

Judith “Judy” Perona, 70, passed away Sunday at Froedtert Memorial Hospital in Milwaukee from complications from kidney cancer. Judy was born in Racine, July 16, 1945 to the late Michael Domanik and Caroline Domanik Gordon. On Dec. 20, 1969 she was united in marriage to Gerald “Jerry” Perona at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Judy attended […]

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Obituary: Carlos Puentes Cruz

Carlos Puentes Cruz, 34, passed away Monday at Froedtert Memorial Hospital, Wauwatosa, WI. Carlos was born in Minas de Oro, Honduras, son of Enrique and Martha (Nee: Cruz) Puentes. On March 30, 2007 he was united in marriage to Waleska Camacho. Carlos was currently employed as a roofer. Survivors include his loving wife, Waleska; his […]