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Teenager charged with cemetery shooting, police say it was gang-related

The 19-year-old charged with 49 felonies related to the June 2 shooting at Graceland Cemetery during the funeral for Da’Shontay King is allegedly affiliated with a rival gang of the one King reportedly belonged to. Lamarion Blair was charged Monday in Racine County Circuit Court with 23 felony counts of first-degree recklessly endangering safety as […]

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Unity Pledge March on July 30 calls for an end to violence

RACINE – Unity Pledge March will take place on July 30. Spend your day from 12:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. by taking a stand against the violence that’s occurred in Racine. Attendees are asked to wear yellow to the event. Numerous acts of violence have occurred in 2022 in the Racine community. The murder of […]

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Racine Mayor institutes curfew following shooting

RACINE, Wis. – Racine Mayor Cory Mason has issued a city-wide curfew for youth under 18 and called on state officials for more resources to prevent violence in Racine. Enacting the curfew Mason decided to enact the curfew following a shooting where at least two people were shot and injured Thursday afternoon as they gathered at […]

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Racine Memorial Day Ceremony to follow parade

After the Racine Memorial Day Parade, there will be a special Memorial Day Ceremony at Graceland Cemetery, 3547 Osbourne Blvd. The parade is estimated to end at 11 a.m. This ceremony is organized by Racine Area Veterans Inc. (RAVI). They have organized this event as a way to pay respects to U.S. military personnel who died while […]

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Racine Memorial Day Parade is May 30

After a two-year hiatus, the annual Racine Memorial Day Parade is back. The parade takes place on Memorial Day (Monday, May 30) in West Racine. The Racine Area Veterans Inc. (RAVI) is this year’s event organizer. Matthew Gorbaty, the lead event organizer from RAVI shares, “As a veteran myself, Memorial Day has a special place in […]

Posted inObituaries

Obituary: Lula Mae Scott, 90

Lula Mae Scott, 90, passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at her residence. Born on March 26, 1926 in Tupelo, Mississippi, Lula Mae was the daughter of the late John and Birdie (Nee: Corother) Dillard. United in marriage to Will Scott on November 22, 1949, he preceded her in death on October 21,1994. She worked […]

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Obituary: Gerald Anderson Was a Packers and Raiders Fan

Gerald “Jerry” E. Andersen, 82, passed away Saturday at Wheaton Franciscan – All Saints Medical Center. Jerry was born in Racine, July 10, 1934, son of the late Christian and Irene (Nee: Yuhas) Andersen. He was a graduate of William Horlick High School “Class of 1952”. Jerry was employed by Hamilton Beach, Webster Electric, and […]

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