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Racine Police Officer Gordon awarded First Responder of the Year by 66th Assembly

MADISON — Officer Michael Gordon, of the Racine Police Department, was honored as the 66th Assembly District’s First Responder of the Year. Representative Greta Neubauer presented the award to Officer Gordon with his family present. “It is abundantly clear from his actions and record of service that Officer Gordon cares deeply about our community,” Neubauer […]

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Kenosha man at the center of standoff makes initial appearance; placed on a DOC hold

RACINE — The man who barricaded himself inside a Spring Place residence in a standoff on Wednesday was in Racine County Circuit Court on Friday for an initial appearance. Trevor J. Ottum, 27, was charged with first-degree recklessly endangering safety with use of a deadly weapon, possession of a firearm by a felon, and making […]

Posted inBusiness, Local news, Police and fire, Shopping

Amazon Prime Day: Racine, Kenosha residents urged to use caution to avoid scams

RACINE, KENOSHA COUNTIES — Christmas in July arrived Tuesday and Wednesday, July 11 and 12, with Amazon Prime Day and Racine and Kenosha residents are being urged to exercise caution to avoid getting scammed. Make sure to you’re getting the real deal for Amazon Prime Day shopping. Avoid scams and keep your purchases safe. – […]

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2 Racine students receive larger-than-life surprise from Bucks’ Beauchamp and Racine Police Department

RACINE — This upcoming Saturday will be a day that two students from Racine Unified School District (RUSD) will never forget. Maurice Bryant and Levar Carter will spend the day shopping, playing basketball, eating dinner, and enjoying a day with Milwaukee’s very own, MarJon Beauchamp of the Milwaukee Bucks. This day of bonding was made […]

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UPDATE: After shooting 2 Racine police officers, man facing multiple felonies and up to 278 years in prison

UPDATE: RACINE, Wis. — The man accused of shooting two Racine police officers during a domestic dispute Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023, is facing multiple felonies that could land him in prison for the rest of his life. Daniel Suarez, 26, of Racine, was charged Fri., Jan. 20, 2023, with nine felonies—four counts of first-degree intentional […]

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Underage drunk driver suffered life-threatening injuries in 3-car accident

A 20-year-old Twin Lakes man suffered life-threatening injuries Tuesday after the underage drunk driver caused a three-car accident at Durand Avenue and Kentucky Street. Underage drunk driver, passenger seriously injured The man was taken by Flight for Life to Froedtert Hospital with a host of injuries where his condition is unknown. His passenger was admitted […]

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UPDATE: FOUND: Police ask for public’s help finding man who pushed pregnant woman on April 11

UPDATE: Joshua Lewis is in custody, as reported by Sgt. Kristi Wilcox of the Racine Police Department. Original story: Racine police are asking for the community’s help locating and apprehending a man who pushed a pregnant woman last month. In a video distributed Thursday by RPD Sgt. Kristi Wilcox: Joshua Lewis, 30, is seen walking […]