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Man claims restraining order against police: flees traffic stop, jumps out windows to evade capture

RACINE – A Racine man with a warrant for his arrest was taken into custody Tuesday after he tried to flee a traffic stop during which he told officers he has a restraining order against the Caledonia Police Department. David Juarez was scheduled to be charged Tuesday in Racine County Circuit Court with one felony […]

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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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Caledonia Police Department Weekly Police Reports May 25-31

Recently, Sergeant G. of the Caledonia Police Department shared a round-up of the week’s encounters on the department’s Facebook page. The following incidents took place between May 25 and May 31. Caledonia police report round-up The Caledonia Police Department responded to 412 calls for service, including 106 traffic violations, 7 accidents, and 5 Operating While Intoxicated calls (OWIs). […]

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Man barricaded inside house taken into police custody without incident

A man wanted in Indiana and Wisconsin was taken into custody Friday afternoon after a stand-off with police. Racine County Sheriff Chris Schmaling sent a notice at 11:28 a.m. Friday asking the public to steer clear of the area of Echo Lane and Bryd Avenue because of an “ongoing critical incident.” School leadership told Racine […]

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Burlington area school aide charged with inappropriately touching students

A school aide with the Burlington Area School District who has been in his position for 15 years was arrested Tuesday for allegedly inappropriately touching students. Daniel Powers was charged Wednesday in Racine County Circuit Court with three felony counts of repeated sexual assault of a child. If convicted, he faces the rest of his […]

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Brittany Booker Story: Woman Charged with Protecting Homicide Suspect, Driving Him to Chicago

Racine police say the woman arrested Monday was not only in a sexual relationship with the man accused of killing Brittany Booker, but she also drove him to his mother’s house in Chicago after he killed Booker. Diamond Hood was charged Wednesday in Racine County Circuit Court with one felony count of harboring or aiding […]