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Multi-car crash after hit-and-run has Milwaukee man facing over 10 years prison

RACINE — A 21-year-old Milwaukee man is facing more than a decade in prison after allegedly committing a hit-and-run before causing a multi-car crash at another location. Eric Guzman Bueno was charged Wednesday, Nov. 8, by the Racine County District Attorney’s office with one felony count of second degree recklessly endangering safety and one misdemeanor […]

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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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Internal investigation follows Kenosha Police Department arrest of wrong man

An arrest made by police officers in late July is now the subject of a Kenosha Police Department internal investigation in response to video of the incident that circulated showing officers holding and striking the man on the ground after taking a crying infant from his arms. Officers were pursuing a man believed to be […]

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Kenosha County Sheriff searching for suspect driver in fatal hit-and-run

KENOSHA, WI—Kenosha County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help finding the driver of a car that struck and killed a man in the 8800 block of Highway 158 (52nd Street). According to a press release from Kenosha County Sheriff Sgt. Colin Coultrip, a deputy at 2:22 a.m. Sunday, June 25, was traveling westbound […]

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Man charged with hit-and-run that seriously injured We Energies flagger, facing 20+ years

RACINE COUNTY — The 41-year-old Waterford man implicated in the hit-and-run accident involving a We Energies flagger and fleeing the scene is facing more than 20 years in prison. Bob Daniel Slominski was charged Thursday (March 23) in Racine County Circuit Court with one felony count each of hit-and-run – great bodily harm and reckless […]

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Found: Alleged driver in hit-and-run that seriously injured We Energies flagger apprehended

UPDATED 9 p.m.: Daniel Slominski, 41, was apprehended by Racine County Sheriff’s deputies at his home after the department received multiple tips about both the truck and the address. According to a press release from RCSO, Slominski exited his home and admitted to hitting the We Energies flagger and fleeing the scene. He told deputies […]

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UPDATE: Anthony Morales killed in Dec. 22 hit & run, vehicle found

UPDATE (Jan. 3, 2023): The suspect’s vehicle has been located and towed for evidence, per the Racine Police Department. ORIGINAL STORY: RACINE — Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the driver who hit Anthony Morales and fled the scene. Morales later died of his injuries after being airlifted to Froedtert Hospital in […]

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Early morning hit-and-run car accident injures 3

RACINE — An early morning hit-and-run car accident involving two vehicles injured three people, including two children. The hit-and-run happened shortly after midnight on Sunday, Oct. 23 at the intersection of West Street and N. Memorial Drive. “It looks really bad, but there don’t appear to be any serious injuries,” said Racine Police Sgt. Stevens. […]