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UPDATE: 14-year-old hit-and-run crash victim in Mount Pleasant has died

UPDATE (Aug. 25, 2023, 6:50 p.m.): The 14-year-old teen who was the victim of a hit-and-run crash on Aug. 20 has died, the Mount Pleasant Police Department announced on Friday. The victim has not been identified due to his age. According to a  written statement from the MPPD, the teen died on Monday, the day […]

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Free electronics scrap drive benefits Racine Fire Bells on Aug. 26

RACINE — A free electronics scrap drive, hosted by Elite Energy Distribution, will benefit the Racine Fire Bells on Aug. 26. The Racine Fire Bells consist of volunteers that help support and rehab operations around southeastern Wisconsin. The collection event will take place in the old Kmart Parking Lot located at 2211 S. Green Bay […]

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Men’s Wearhouse pays it forward to 5 promgoers with disabilities with free suit rentals

RACINE — Five students with intellectual disabilities between Horlick and Park High School are going to prom worry-free due to a generous donation from Men’s Wearhouse, 2520 S. Green Bay Road. Since 2017, Men’s Wearhouse has been assisting families in offsetting the financial burden for select students with disabilities, ensuring the students receive the ultimate […]

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Armed robbery, stalking charges could mean almost 45 years in prison for Racine man

RACINE — A 24-year-old Racine man, apparently upset about the end of a two-month relationship with a 16-year-old girl, was charged this week with four criminal counts, including two felony charges for stalking and armed robbery that could lead to a total of nearly 45 years in prison if he’s convicted. Binford Johnson remains in […]