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Racine Police, City reach tentative contract deal

RACINE — A tentative agreement, announced Friday between the Racine Police Association and the City of Racine, could give police a new contract for the first time in more than two years. The deal, which includes a raise and benefits package for police officers, goes before the Racine Common Council’s Finance & Personnel Committee next […]

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Racine Police investigating Mead Street traffic fatality of 18-year-old

RACINE – Racine Police are investigating a single-vehicle rollover accident that killed an 18-year-old female in the 1800 block of Mead Street on Tuesday evening. Police and emergency personnel were called to the scene shortly before 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday. They found a heavily damaged GMC SUV on Mead Street with the 18-year-old, who received […]

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Racine Fire Department responds to 2 structure fires in 2 days

RACINE, Wis. — Firefighters with the Racine Fire Department (RFD) were dispatched to nearly back-to-back fires within the city’s limits Wednesday and Thursday. The fires, which took place on Dr. Martin Luther King Drive and High Street, were both identified as structure fires to multi-story residences, according to press releases by the Racine Fire Department. […]

Posted inCommunity, Local news, Schools

Red Apple collects over 7k boxes of cereal in record-breaking attempt, helps neighbors in need

RACINE — Boxes of cereal lined the stairs, piled up in classrooms and filled the gym at Red Apple Elementary School, 914 St Patrick St., on Feb. 3 for a world-record cereal box domino attempt. First grade students and staff celebrate the completion of the cereal box domino push on Feb. 3 at Red Apple […]

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Racine Police, Hope City Church celebrate 1st annual Love Week; 20 educators honored

RACINE — The inaugural celebration of Love Week kicked off today as Racine police officers and pastor Tylre Butler of Hope City Church visited nine different locations throughout Racine Unified School District to honor educators who continually show love to their schools and the community. This special partnership between the Racine Police Department’s Community Oriented Policing Unit […]

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Cops N Cuts brings Racine Police, local barbers and 60 children together

RACINE— The Anthony Lane COP House, 2437 Anthony Lane, transformed from a community policing house to a barber shop on Sunday, Jan. 28, for the Cops N Cuts event. The Racine Police Department hosts the bi-yearly event in partnership with volunteer barbers/stylists, Andis, and Educators Credit Union. Officer Travis Brady, of the Racine Police Department’s Community Oriented Policing program, […]

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Domestic dispute shooting leaves 1 dead, suspect in custody

RACINE — A 25-year-old man is dead after a 26-year-old man allegedly shot him to death in a domestic dispute. That man is in custody. According to a press release from the Racine Police Department, officers were called at 7:41 p.m. to a home on Packard Avenue for reports of someone having been shot. When […]

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UPDATE: After shooting 2 Racine police officers, man facing multiple felonies and up to 278 years in prison

UPDATE: RACINE, Wis. — The man accused of shooting two Racine police officers during a domestic dispute Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023, is facing multiple felonies that could land him in prison for the rest of his life. Daniel Suarez, 26, of Racine, was charged Fri., Jan. 20, 2023, with nine felonies—four counts of first-degree intentional […]

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Suspect identified in Jan. 1 Rerun’s Lounge double homicide

RACINE — Racine Police have identified a suspect in a double homicide at Rerun’s Lounge, a Racine bar, early on New Year’s Day. Abdullah Rashada, sometimes known as “A.J.,” is wanted for the New Years Day double homicide at Rerun’s Lounge. He is considered to be “armed and dangerous” and has “violent tendencies,” per law […]

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Gunshot heard on Christmas night: 2 residents arrested

RACINE — The sound of a gunshot on Christmas night alerted a City of Racine Police officer, and just days later, two city residents were arrested for the incident. Nathaniel Alexander, 39, is charged with felony counts of first-degree recklessly endangering safety with the use of a dangerous weapon and possession of a firearm by […]

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GoFundMe page created to raise $20k for ‘Rerun’ Stewart’s burial expenses

RACINE — A GoFundMe page has been created to help raise burial expenses for Avery “Rerun” Stewart, a Racine bar owner who was among two people killed in a shooting early on New Year’s Day (Sunday, Jan. 1). The memorial fundraiser was launched Wednesday for Sharon Stewart, Stewart’s wife of 52 years. The GoFundMe has […]

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UPDATE: Shooting at Rerun’s Lounge claims 2 lives; shooter at large

UPDATE (JAN. 3, 2023): The following story has been updated to include the names of the shooting victims. RACINE (Jan. 1, 2023) — Two people, including the owner, were killed in a shooting at Rerun’s Lounge in Racine, Wisconsin on Sunday morning, according to the Racine Police Department. The scene at Rerun’s Lounge The incident […]

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UPDATE: Anthony Morales killed in Dec. 22 hit & run, vehicle found

UPDATE (Jan. 3, 2023): The suspect’s vehicle has been located and towed for evidence, per the Racine Police Department. ORIGINAL STORY: RACINE — Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the driver who hit Anthony Morales and fled the scene. Morales later died of his injuries after being airlifted to Froedtert Hospital in […]

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