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Racine man arrested on 5 counts of child pornography charges

RACINE, WI — A Racine man is being held on child pornography charges after law enforcement officials received over 100 cyber tips. Edward C. Domenech, 60, of Racine, is facing five counts of possession of child pornography. The Racine Police Department (RPD) referred the charges to the Racine County District Attorney’s Office on Friday, according […]

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Burlington man allegedly admits to sexual assault of a child under 13

BURLINGTON — Racine County Sheriff’s deputies say a 21-year-old Burlington man denied the sexual assault of a small child before admitting he had sexual contact with the child on multiple occasions. According to a press release from Racine County Sheriff’s Office, investigators responded to reports of Seth Beining sexually assaulting a small child. A forensic […]

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Woman arrested for OWI with 3 children in car after causing 4-car accident

MOUNT PLEASANT — A Des Plaines, Ill. woman was booked into the Racine County Jail on OWI charges after allegedly driving with three children in her vehicle and causing a four-car accident. The criminal complaint: OWI with children in vehicle According to a press release from the Mount Pleasant Police Department, at 7:19 p.m. Fri., […]

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UPDATED: Sisters arrested following high-speed chase over 100 mph

UPDATE, 1:42 p.m.: Deputies were able to determine that the passenger in the vehicle provided false information, and her correct name is Desiree A. Webster, a 24-year-old white female from Clintonville, WI.  Webster has a pending felony case in Shawano County, so she is now facing additional charges of Obstructing a Police Officer and Felony […]

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After Roe v. Wade: Repeal easiest way forward, but uncertain for Wisconsin women

Wisconsin women likely won’t get any concrete answers until after the November elections about when or if access to abortion will resume. When the U.S. Supreme Court effectively overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision in June, Wisconsin residents were confused about what it meant for women’s reproductive rights. As it turns out, the most […]

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Police: Homicide Suspect Jackson Eluded Capture by Going into Hiding, Moving Frequently

Racine police say Terry Lee Jackson, the man suspected of killing Brittany Booker Sunday morning, has eluded capture since he allegedly assaulted Booker in February by hiding and moving frequently. Booker was killed Sunday morning sometime before 9:30 a.m. when officers were first called to the 1300 block of Villa Street for a report of […]

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Mount Pleasant Police apprehend, charge Racine man with Impersonating a Peace Officer

RACINE COUNTY – The Mount Pleasant Police Department received a call on Sunday, April 17, 2022, around 3:47 p.m. regarding a male who identified himself as a Police Officer to a hotel worker in the 13300 block of Hospitality Court. During the interaction, the man produced a badge, provided a badge number and gave the […]

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Man Tasered, Arrested After Domestic Abuse Incident Near County Jail

RACINE – A Racine man was tasered, arrested, and charged with three misdemeanors following an alleged domestic abuse incident near the Racine County Jail on Monday afternoon. The Racine County District Attorney’s office charged Tavarez D. Williams, 40, of 1823 W. Sixth St., with misdemeanor battery, disorderly conduct, and obstructing an officer. The battery and […]

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Two Men Accused of THC Possession, Weapons and Obstructing

RACINE – A police traffic stop last Thursday led to two men being charged with THC (marijuana) possession, obstructing an officer, and possession of a firearm by a felon. The Racine County District Attorney’s Office charged Jonta Young, 38, of Kenosha, with possession of THC-2nd offense, obstructing an officer and possession of a firearm by […]

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