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Crash Damages House; Driver Charged With OWI

RACINE – A Racine woman was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated-third offense after a crash that damaged a house in the 2300 block of Kinzie Avenue here Tuesday afternoon. Brenda Katherine Gillespie, 63, of Racine, was also charged with possession of narcotic drugs-second offense and […]

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Man Faces Multiple Charges After Hit-And-Run

RACINE – The Racine County District Attorney’s Office filed multiple charges against Travon T. Donley, 26, of Racine, after he allegedly fled from a vehicle collision that injured a woman on Wednesday. Donley was charged with hit and run, obstructing an officer, possession of drug paraphernalia and three counts of felony bail jumping. All of […]

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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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Two Suspects Attempt to Elude Police

RACINE – Two suspects attempted to separately elude Racine Police during a Monday traffic stop that resulted in drug-related charges. The Racine County District Attorney’s Office charged James JD Harris, 32, of 2101 90th St., Sturtevant, with possession with intent to deliver cocaine, attempting to flee or elude an officer and obstructing an officer. All […]

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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 […]

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Health care worker charged with stealing medication from elderly woman with dementia

RACINE ⸺ The Racine County District Attorney’s office has charged a home health care worker with possession and theft after she took Vicodin from a patient’s home. Kayla L. Jandl, 27, of Racine, faces charges of:  Possession of narcotic drugs, a felony;Possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor;Possess/illegally obtained prescription, a misdemeanor;And attempt misdemeanor theft.  […]

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Police Urge Caution to Avoid Robbery, Scams

RACINE – With the year-end holidays approaching, the Racine Police Department (RPD) has seen a recent increase in robberies during property exchanges related to online transactions. The RPD offers these suggestions for completing online transactions (such as Facebook Marketplace or Craig’s List) that result in face-to-face exchanges. When meeting with a seller or buyer, use […]