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Woman Rescued From Burning Vehicle; Charged With Drug Possession

CALEDONIA – A Greenfield woman, rescued from a burning vehicle on Interstate 94 here Sunday, was charged with drug possession. The Racine County District Attorney’s Office charged Christine Marie Pape, 29, with two counts of possession of narcotic drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of illegally obtained prescription and four counts of misdemeanor bail jumping. […]

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County Launches Text-To-911 Service

RACINE COUNTY – The county has launched text-to-911 service, providing another means for those experiencing an emergency to connect to help. Effective immediately, anyone experiencing an emergency in Racine County is now able to send a text message to the Racine County Communications Center to relay information. However, officials note that a voice call to […]

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Teen Held in Shooting Incident

RACINE – A 16-year-old male remained in custody Thursday on a charge of first-degree intentional homicide after allegedly shooting at another individual he accused of being “a snitch.” The Racine County District Attorney’s office charged Marcus Ward, 16, with attempted first-degree intentional homicide, five counts of recklessly endangering safety-use of a dangerous weapon, carrying a […]

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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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Police: Shooting Incident Was Attempted Murder-Suicide

RACINE – The Racine Police Department has determined that a shooting incident at a College Avenue apartment last Friday (January 15) was an attempted murder-suicide. Police reported Wednesday that an investigation indicated that Donta Cook, 49, shot Shelia Adams, 52, before shooting and killing himself. Adams remains hospitalized in stable condition. Police responded to a […]