Posted inObituaries

Agnes C. LaBrasca, 91, enjoyed reading, gardening and crossword puzzles

Agnes C. LaBrasca, 91, passed away Saturday, Dec. 24, 2022, at the Harbour Village, Milwaukee. She was born in Racine, August 27, 1931, the youngest of 13 children of the late Frank and Bernadine (Nee: Gement) Bergemann. She attended St. Catherine’s High School and met many life-long friends and her future husband there. She attended […]

Posted inBreaking, Local news, Police and fire

Racine Police issue wanted person bulletin for shooting suspect

RACINE, Wis. – Racine Police are asking the public for help searching for Michael Boyd, a suspect in a shooting incident that happened on May 15. Boyd, 27, has an active felony warrant through the Wisconsin Department of Corrections and the Racine Police Department for a shooting incident that happened in Racine, according to a press […]

Posted inPolice and fire

Walmart Employee Accused Of Assaulting Customer

MOUNT PLEASANT –  A $500 cash bond and a $2,500 signature bond were set for a 17-year-old Walmart employee accused of assaulting an elderly customer here last week, according to online court records. Charges for Walmart Employee Jazareia A. Velasquez of Racine has been charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with aggravated battery-elderly […]

Posted inArts & Entertainment

Racine and Vicinity Show 2021 Award Winners Announced

On June 15, 2021, Racine Art Museum’s (RAM’s) Wustum Museum of Fine Arts continued a longstanding Racine tradition with a twist—this year’s opening reception and awards presentation for Racine and Vicinity Show were virtual. Racine Art Museum Exhibitions  This juried exhibition—the latest in the museum’s longest-running exhibition series—showcases work from artists residing throughout Racine, Kenosha, […]

Posted inCelebrations

Actor, Comedian and Host, B.D. Freeman Performing at the Juneteenth Celebration

Racine – City of Racine Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services and the Dr. John BryantCommunity Center are pleased to announce actor, host, comedian BD Freeman will beperforming a few pieces from his brand new one person show “Manic Impressive!”; ahilarious opus of BD sharing his manic impressions of a world gone coo-coo. He will beperforming […]

Posted inLocal news, Police and fire

One Injured In Rollover Crash

MOUNT PLEASANT – One person was injured in a two-vehicle rollover collision at 16th Street and Oakes Road here Tuesday afternoon. Mount Pleasant Police and the South Shore Fire Department were called about 5:14 p.m. Tuesday to a report of a crash that included a vehicle that had completely rolled over. The collision involved a […]

Posted inLocal news, Police and fire

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 […]

Posted inBreaking, Business

We Energies restores power to over 600 customers

UPDATE 1:13 p.m.: Power was restored at 12:40 pm to all customers. ‘Our crews found a piece of equipment that they safely repaired. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate our customers’ patience,” said Brendan Conway, a spokesperson for We Energies. RACINE — A number of We Energies customers — including businesses on Main Street […]

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