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Twin Shootings, Victims at Caledonia Gas Stations

Gunfire at two gas stations in the Village of Caledonia left two people dead Tuesday, including a man authorities described as instigating the shootings, authorities said. A third man, described as an undercover Racine County Sheriff investigator, suffered gunshot wounds and underwent emergency medical procedures, Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling told members of the media […]

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UPDATE: 3 dead, 3 injured in shoot-out at Somers House Tavern

UPDATE 3:35 p.m. April 19: The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department released three of the six names of the shooting victims. Cedric D. Gaston, (24-year-old) resident of Kenosha (deceased)Atkeem D. Stevenson, (26-year-old) resident of Kenosha (deceased)Kevin T. Donaldson, (22-year-old) resident of Kenosha (deceased)A 26-year-old male, resident of KenoshaA 22-year-old male, resident of Wonder Lake, ILA 23-year-old […]

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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 teen held on $100,000 bond for attempted homicide

RACINE – A Racine teen stands accused of attempted homicide after allegedly shooting another boy over a disagreement of his allegiance to a gang. Jonathan Jones, 15, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with attempted first-degree intentional homicide, use of a dangerous weapon, armed burglary, and possession of a firearm by an […]

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Teen arrested in connection with 61st Street shooting in Kenosha

KENOSHA ⏤ Kenosha Police Department officers have arrested a juvenile in connection with a shooting last week on 61st Street.  According to a department release, the teen was booked into jail pending charges of : Second-degree recklessly endangering safety;Injury by negligent use of a dangerous weapon; And minor in possession of a firearm. The charges […]

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ATF tracks handgun used in Racine homicide to Missouri woman

RACINE ⏤ Police have uncovered the method used to purchase a handgun involved in an October homicide in the city.  According to a Thursday release from the Racine Police Department, police responded to the 1200 block of Yout Street on Oct. 17 for a homicide investigation. During the investigation, police arrested 23-year-old Khalil Buckley. He […]

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Kenosha man in custody after shooting on Sheridan near La Fogata

This story has been updated to identify the suspect in this incident and include details of their initial appearance in court Wednesday. As of 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, this story has also been updated to include information on the misdemeanor case against Michael W. Lorberter. As of 6 p.m. Wednesday, this story has been updated to […]

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Racine teen held on $100,000 bond for attempted homicide

RACINE, WI – A Racine teen is being held on a $100,000 bond after being charged Wednesday with attempted intentional homicide. Jamari Jones, 17, of Racine, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with: Attempted first-degree intentional homicideAttempted armed robbery Carrying a concealed weaponPossession of a dangerous weapon by a person under the […]

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Suspect dead from self-inflicted gunshot during fight with police

CALEDONIA, WI – A person has died following a self-inflicted gunshot wound that happened during a physical altercation with a Caledonia Police officer. The shooting happened at 8:40 a.m. Monday at the Concord Apartments, 4200 N. Main St. Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) have taken over the […]