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Violent Crime Reduction Initiative update meeting set for Oct. 12

RACINE — Local leaders will hold a public update of the Violent Crime Reduction Initiative here on Wednesday, Oct. 12. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. at Festival Hall, 5 Fifth St. The meeting is being co-hosted by Racine Mayor Cory Mason, Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave and Racine Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Eric […]

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Racine County Sheriff’s captain Madrigal honored with community service award

UNION GROVE – Cary Madrigal, a captain in the Racine County Sheriff’s Office, is the recipient of the 2022 Frank Lamping Community Service Award. The award, presented by Community State Bank (CSB), is inspired by the late Frank Lamping, a Union Grove native. It was created to acknowledge and celebrate a community member who exemplifies […]

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Hwy A collision leads to death of Burlington woman

ROCHESTER – A two-vehicle collision at Highways A and J here Tuesday afternoon killed a Burlington woman and closed the intersection for several hours. Racine County Sheriff’s Office deputies and first responders were dispatched to the intersection at 3:48 p.m. on a report of a collision, including one vehicle that had rolled over. Initial collision […]

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2 killed in head-on collision with semi-tractor-trailers

YORKVILLE – Two people were killed in a head-on collision involving two semi-tractor-trailers here Tuesday morning. The collision shut down Highway 11 (Durand Avenue) at the 16000 block east of Union Grove for several hours. The Union Grove-Yorkville Fire Department reported that both drivers were killed in the accident. No other injuries were reported. The […]

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Lake Michigan water safety: County to deploy $150k on high-tech devices, training

RACINE COUNTY – Racine County officials, with a strong focus on water safety, will deploy high-tech devices and a big public information push to help prevent drownings and accidents on Lake Michigan. About $150,000 will be spent on sophisticated equipment – including drones, remote-control life rafts and satellite-linked signage – plus training and coordination for […]

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Racine County Sheriff’s Deputies To Hand Out Milkshake Gift Cards

RACINE COUNTY – Racine County Sheriff’s deputies will be handing out gift cards for milkshakes in the coming weeks, thanks to a donation by two area businesses. Kravings Premium Beverages and M. Buse Contractors partnered to sponsor 250 $5-rechargable gift cards that were donated to the Sheriff’s Office. The cards are redeemable at Kravings, a […]

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Kenosha County Custody Death Identified

KENOSHA –  A Kenosha County Jail inmate, who was pronounced dead early Saturday, has been identified as Reighnn T. Post-McNab, 25, of Kenosha. According to a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department news release, Post-McNab was found unresponsive in his jail cell at the Kenosha County Jail Pre-Trial Facility at 1:04 a.m. Saturday by a correctional officer […]