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BREAKING: Donte Shannon Shooting Report Expected Monday

The Wisconsin Department of Justice Monday is expected to forward its investigative report about the Donte Shannon shooting to Racine County District Attorney Tricia Hanson. The Journal Times is reporting that the DOJ’s investigation into the police shooting of Shannon last month has concluded, and officials there expect to forward their report to Hanson on […]

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2 Charged, 1 Arrested In Home Invasion, Beating

In an effort to intimidate a witness to a stabbing, three people attacked a woman in a home invasion Monday night because they thought she lied to the police. Idona Gordon, 18, and Antonio C. Rhinehouse, 22, were charged with felony intimidation of a witness, burglary of a building or dwelling, misdemeanor battery and disorderly conduct. Idona […]

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Man Charged After Trying To Gouge Out Family Member’s Eyes

A fight between three family members resulted in two people being injured, and one man facing criminal charges. A 31-year-old Racine man was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office on Monday with a misdemeanor count of battery (domestic abuse) and a felony count of substantial battery (domestic abuse). If convicted, the man faces up to four years, three […]

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Boy Facing Attempted Homicide Charge Asks To Be Tried In Juvenile Court

An attorney representing a 15-year-old boy facing a felony charge of first-degree attempted intentional homicide requsted that the case be tried in a Racine County juvenile court, according to court records. Lamont Koker, 17, and Naceir Mayes, 15, are facing adult felony charges of 1st degree attempted intentional homicide for allegedly shooting a 17-year-old boy in the […]

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Racine District Attorney: Woman Charged After Calling In Her Own Prescription

A Racine woman was charged with felony drug charges after she called in her own fraudulent pain medication prescriptions at the chiropractic clinic where she worked, according to the Racine County District Attorney’s Office. Kim Barry, 35, was charged with five counts of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud. If convicted on all counts, Barry […]

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Chiapete OWI Reports Released, Details Denials

Racine County District Attorney Rich Chiapete at first denied knowing anything about an accident and told officers that he’d been home sleeping before coming clean about his involvement in an OWI-related crash, according to police reports from responding officers. On Wednesday, the full report of Chiapete’s OWI accident was released to media, and it details […]