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Off-duty Kenosha deputies rescue mom & 2 kids from drowning at beach named in beach warning

KENOSHA — Off-duty Kenosha County Sheriff’s deputies enjoying a day with their families rescued a mother and her two children from drowning in Lake Michigan at one of the beaches named in the most recent beach hazard warning. Deputy Kelsey Schwuchow – According to a press release from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, deputies Kelsey […]

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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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Arson: Man shot in hospital after allegedly setting a fire without alerting family upstairs or calling 911

RACINE, WIS. — A 36-year-old Racine man was apprehended on Sunday, Feb. 19, for arson after allegedly setting his apartment on fire on purpose and fleeing the building without alerting the family upstairs or calling 911. Racine County Sheriff: Cole admitted to arson According to a press release from the Racine County Sheriff’s Office, Marcus […]

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Man allegedly attacked 2 people with a brick, tried to run over deputy

RACINE COUNTY — A Muskego man was apprehended by Racine County Sheriff’s deputies and SWAT team after he allegedly attacked two people with a brick and attempted to run over a sheriff’s investigator with his pick-up truck. According to a press release from Racine County Sheriff Chris Schmaling, deputies were dispatched Friday, Dec. 16 shortly […]

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Race car driver killed at Great Lakes Dragaway

PARIS – A race car driver at Great Lakes Dragaway, 81411 1st St., was killed in a single-vehicle crash during a race Saturday afternoon. Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department deputies and fire/rescue personnel from Paris and Somers responded to the drag strip shortly before 4:30 p.m. Initial reports indicated that the driver of a custom, late-model […]

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Powers Lake: 8-year-old girl drowns after swimming in roped-off area

POWERS LAKE – The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the drowning death of an 8-year-old girl here on Tuesday afternoon. Deputies responded to a call to Lakeside Park on Powers Lake at 5:47 p.m. Tuesday. Dispatch advised that rescue personnel were already on the scene performing CPR on the girl. Initial reports indicated that […]