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Man charged with 3rd OWI for allegedly driving while high on crack and methamphetamine

RACINE COUNTY — A 38-year-old Mount Pleasant man is facing almost 20 years in prison after he was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of crack cocaine and methamphetamine. Adam Nelson was charged Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023, in Racine County Circuit Court with one felony count each of second-degree endangering safety, possession of narcotic […]

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UPDATE: Accident closes I-41/94 Northbound in Racine County

UPDATE: The Racine County Sheriff’s Office confirms that all lanes are back open. ORIGINAL STORY: RACINE COUNTY — I-41/94 North in Racine County closed this morning due to a weather-related accident. 511 Wisconsin, a free 24/7 traveler information system, run by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation tweeted around noon, that at mile marker 326, all […]

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Man suffers self-inflicted gunshot wound following high-speed chase

UPDATE 7:17 a.m. Dec. 23: The suspect was pronounced deceased at an area hospital.  The name of the deceased is being withheld pending proper notification. KENOSHA — What started as a traffic stop for a wanted felon Thursday afternoon quickly turned into a high-speed chase and, finally, hospitalization of the felon due to a self-inflicted […]

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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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