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Racine Police Department Closes to the Public

RACINE –  The Racine Police Department (RPD) on Wednesday announced via its Facebook page that it has closed its indoor front service counter at 730 Center Street “due to COVID-19 concerns” effective immediately. All business must be handled through the RPD’s drive-up window located adjacent to the lobby entrance. The lobby closure is anticipated to […]

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WisDOT: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign begins Dec. 15

WISCONSIN – Law enforcement agencies across the country begin the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign today. The national campaign’s top priority is saving lives by getting impaired drivers off the roads. The holiday season is upon us, which means parties and celebrations. Even with the COVID-19 pandemic still among us, Americans have begun […]

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Teen arrested for bringing unloaded gun to school

RACINE – A teen brought an unloaded gun to Mitchell Middle School Friday afternoon, according to a press release by the Racine Police Department. Law enforcement officials released information to the media Monday afternoon. They arrested the boy for possession of a firearm. Investigators noted that the boy had no plan to target students or […]

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14 people from southeastern Wisconsin charged with drug trafficking

WISCONSIN – After almost a year-long investigation, law enforcement officials from several jurisdictions in Wisconsin served 18 warrants Wednesday during a drug trafficking sting. As a result, the U.S. Attorney’s Office charged 14 people with drug trafficking and gun possession. Further warrants may be issued in the case, which is ongoing at this time, according to officials […]

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6 people injured following shooting at memorial for man shot a year ago

RACINE – Six people were injured following a shooting that happened Sunday night near Yout and Carter street. Officers with the Racine Police Department were called at 9:12 p.m. to a report of people being loud and driving recklessly in the area. When they arrived, several people jumped a fence and started shooting, according to […]

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BREAKING: Racine Police warn neighbors of critical incident on Clairmont Street

UPDATE 1:20 p.m.: A federal agent is in stable condition after being shot during a multi-jurisdictional operation that happened early Wednesday morning on Clairmont Street. Officials with the Racine Police Department did not report whether the shooter was still at large. They issued the following statement: UPDATE: 10:46 a.m.: Some media outlets have reported that […]