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DEVELOPING: Suspect shot and killed by police at Clayton Park early Monday morning, state DOJ investigating

DEVELOPING: This article has been updated with more detailed information following the media briefing from the Racine Police Department and other officials involved with the case. RACINE — A man who allegedly fired first at police at Clayton Park died after officers returned fire in the City of Racine early Monday morning around the 200 […]

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Kwik Trip shooting suspect turns himself into police, facing 50 years in prison

MOUNT PLEASANT — A 24-year-old Oak Creek man turned himself in at the Mount Pleasant Police Department on Dec. 2 for allegedly shooting at and wounding another man at a Kwik Trip gas station after a road rage incident. Gage Cortez was charged Tues., Dec. 6, in Racine County Circuit Court with two felony counts […]

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Mount Pleasant rollover crash under investigation from Friday night

MOUNT PLEASANT — Village of Mount Pleasant Police are continuing to investigate a rollover crash late Friday night that left a 52-year-old Racine man with severe injuries. According to a press release issued Monday morning, police were dispatched to the 11000 block of Highway 20 at about 10:46 p.m., for a report of a vehicle […]

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Criminal complaint: Man charged with 3rd OWI after allegedly crashing into a pool

A Racine man is facing his third OWI charge after allegedly crashing through a fence and into the pool at a residence in Caledonia. Austin Pemberton was charged Thursday in Racine County Circuit Court with a single count of misdemeanor operating while under the influence as a third offense. If convicted, he faces up to […]

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Friends, family of Da’Shontay King march in Downtown Racine: ‘We just want the truth’

RACINE — At 11:30 a.m. on a warm Thursday afternoon, upwards of 200 people attended a rally and march in Downtown Racine demanding justice for Da’Shontay King, a 37-year-old Black man killed by a Racine police officer on May 20. The throng of people chanted to release the cop’s body camera footage as a plea […]

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Women Charged With Theft From Relative

RACINE – Noreen L. Brever, 59, of Burlington, was charged in Racine County District Court this week of taking money from a relative, including about $20,000 sent to win “an award” from Ghana and Nigeria. The Racine County District Attorney’s office charged Bever with Theft-Business setting of between $10,000 and $100,000. If convicted, she could […]

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Four Teens Held in Best Buy Robbery; Threatened Staff, Shoppers With Stun Gun

MOUNT PLEASANT – Four Milwaukee teens were in custody Monday after a Saturday morning robbery of the Best Buy store, 2710 S. Green Bay Road. Police arrested Shakyra Edwards, 18; Ariel Ward, 17; Deshaun Blue, 18; and Jamarrious Martin, 18. All were being held in the Racine County Jail. According to a Mount Pleasant Police […]

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MP Police Seeking Information About Sunday Night Robbery

MOUNT PLEASANT – Mount Pleasant Police are asking for the public’s help in investigating agas station robbery that occurred Sunday night. The Mount Pleasant Police Department was dispatched by a hold-up alarm to the Hometown gas station at 2325 Racine Street at about 10:37 p.m. Sunday. It was determined that the business was robbed by […]

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Mount Pleasant Police respond to call of threat to woman and her baby, stun suspect

Mount Pleasant Police responded early Saturday morning to the 2000 Block of Frankie Place in reference to a 911 call where a woman indicated that her husband was going to kill her. Officers responded quickly and located the victim. Officers learned that the woman had escaped with an older child, but her newborn child was […]

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Traffic stop Monday by Mount Pleasant police brings arrest for drug possession

Jorge Govea On Monday, shortly after 1:11 am, officers from the Mount Pleasant Police Department conducted a traffic stop on Wisconsin Highway 32 near Chicory Road for a vehicle that had suspended registration plates. The plates did not match the vehicle. During the traffic stop, it was determined that a passenger identified as Jorge Govea, […]

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Parking lot robbery in February nets a third arrest and felony charges

A third defendant allegedly involved in a robbery in February in Mount Pleasant was charged Friday with five criminal charges. Dyvonn B. Rasmussen, 19, Seymour, is charged with felony counts of robbery with the use of force, two counts of personal identification theft and intentionally contributing to the delinquency of a child, along with a […]

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