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Man accused of 6th OWI, blood alcohol content allegedly almost double legal limit

RACINE — A 50-year-old man is facing his 6th OWI charge after he was pulled over on I-94, and his initial breathalyzer indicated an alleged blood alcohol level of almost double the legal limit. Charges: OWI, 6th offense among others Reinaldo Cordero-Rodriguez, of Madison, was charged Monday in Racine County Circuit Court with a single […]

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Second Drunk Driving Offense for Man with More Than 3x Legal Limit Also Facing Drug Charges

A Milwaukee man is facing his second drunk driving offense as well as a host of other charges after he was stopped late Tuesday evening on I-94 heading southbound. Laroi Bryant was charged Wednesday in Racine County Circuit Court with one felony count of narcotics possession, one misdemeanor count each of operating under the influence […]

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Historic USDOT grant supercharges Interstate 94 project

The state announced Wednesday that Wisconsin will receive $227.4 million in new federal funding for state roads and bridges in fiscal year 2018. Gov. Scott Walker labels this a “significant boost” that will be used to advance a number of transportation projects, including Interstate 94, across the entire state. The largest single segment of the […]

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Temporary closure planned for I-94 entrance ramp

The southbound entrance ramp at Hwy. 20 and I-94 will temporarily close starting next Tuesday evening (Sept. 13) to accommodate pavement repair work, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. The planned closure will also affect part of a southbound lane of I-94 near the interchange. Three southbound lanes will remain open. Traffic from the […]