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Kenosha County Sheriff investigating suspicious vehicle driver

KENOSHA COUNTY – The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a report of a vehicle driver that approached children in the Camp Lake neighborhood on Monday. Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 26600 block of 106th Street at about 2:45 p.m. Monday. The caller told deputies that her daughters were playing in a park when […]

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March Forth to Earth Day: The Impact of the Pipeline on Mother Earth; Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

The March Forth to Earth Day project, an Environmental Conservation Organization, started on March 4th, 2022. Rallies in various cities across Wisconsin kicked off a movement for the Earth and our future. Wisconsin activists and environmentalists have participated in eight consecutive weeks of activism focused on climate change. The project will conclude on Earth Day, […]

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Racine man forced woman to have sex and do drugs, DA says

Two additional felony charges of human trafficking and sexual assault were filed Thursday in Racine County Circuit Court against a 51-year-old Racine man. Torrence C. Smothers, who is in custody on a $50,000 bond, was charged Thursday with felony counts of human trafficking and second-degree sexual assault in two separate cases. The human trafficking charge carries a fine of […]

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Two Girls Recovered In Human Trafficking Ring

The Racine County Sheriff’s Department helped to recover two teen-age girls on Tuesday in Yorkville during a human trafficking investigation, according to a press release. The investigation took several weeks to conduct and the task force recovered a 13- and a 16-year-old girl. Because of the sensitive nature of the investigation, which is still ongoing, the sheriff’s department isn’t releasing any […]