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Two Racine County Jail Deaths Under Investigation

RACINE – Authorities are investigating two deaths involving Racine County Jail inmates that have occurred since Saturday. The Racine County Sheriff’s Office, which runs the county jail, reported the incidents. The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Office is conducting independent investigations of both deaths. First Death The first death, which occurred Saturday, involved a suspect charged with […]

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Racine County Jail reports no new COVID-19 cases for 18 days

The Racine County Sheriff’s Office has been COVID-19-free for 18 days, officials said in a press release issued Friday. That includes jail staff, contractors, volunteers, and inmates, according to the release. Public-facing sheriff’s office staff have been COVID-free for 42 days, according to the release. Jails and prisons report a higher infection rate for COVID-19. […]

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Racine Man Held on Armed Robbery, Attempted Homicide Charges

RACINE – A Racine man was in custody Tuesday on charges of armed robbery and attempted homicide in connection with incidents in September and December. Tyrec M. Hale, 19, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s office with Armed Robbery-Party to a Crime, Attempted First-Degree Intentional Homicide, and Attempted Armed Robbery. He was being […]

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DA Charges Man With Drug Possession, Felony Bail Jumping

RACINE – A Milwaukee man, formerly of Racine, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with drug possession and multiple counts of felony bail jumping following a traffic stop on Interstate 94. Jovahnte M. Lewis, 24, was charged last Friday with possession with intent to distribute Schedule IV drugs and four counts of […]