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Racine Police Officer Shoots, Kills Armed Suspect

RACINE – A Racine Police Department officer shot and killed an armed man after attempting to conduct a traffic stop Friday afternoon. The incident occurred at about 1 p.m. near 12th and Schiller streets on the city’s east side. At a Friday evening press briefing, Racine Police Chief Maurice Robinson stated that “the City of […]

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Racine Police Explorers Seek New Members

The Racine Police Explorers program is seeking new members. The youth organization, part of the Racine Police Department, is for people who are interested or considering pursuing a career in Law Enforcement. People between the ages of 12 and 21 years old are welcome. This community-centered group participates in scenario-based training on topics like crime […]

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Man Charged After Disturbances At Businesses

RACINE – A 23-year-old Racine was apprehended after causing disturbances at two businesses and allegedly punching a store manager on Tuesday. Jacque M. Fipps was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with misdemeanor battery, criminal damage to property, disorderly contact, three counts of felony bail jumping and three counts of misdemeanor bail jumping. […]

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County Launches Text-To-911 Service

RACINE COUNTY – The county has launched text-to-911 service, providing another means for those experiencing an emergency to connect to help. Effective immediately, anyone experiencing an emergency in Racine County is now able to send a text message to the Racine County Communications Center to relay information. However, officials note that a voice call to […]

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Death Investigation Leads to Drug-Related Arrest

RACINE – An investigation of a likely drug overdose death led to the arrest of a Racine man on an outstanding warrant for heroin delivery and other drug-related charges Friday. Sergio A. Velasquez, 33, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with two counts of possession of narcotic drugs-second and subsequent offense and […]

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Man Accused Of Fleeing Police, OWI

MOUNT PLEASANT – A Waukegan, Illinois, man was charged with Operating While Under the Influence (OWI) with a minor child in the vehicle and numerous other charges here Thursday. Kenneth Daniels, 31, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s office with OWI-first offense, first degree recklessly endangering safety, attempting to flee or elude an […]

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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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