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Convicted felon facing 10 years in prison for threatening to kill people

RACINE, WI — A convicted felon was arrested on Monday, May 1, after he threatened to kill people while having a mental breakdown. The Racine County District Attorney’s Office charged Joshua Brandies, 34, with one count of felony possession of a firearm by a felon. If convicted of the charge, Brandies faces up to 10 […]

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4 injured in 3 weekend shooting incidents, suspects at large

Racine police are asking for the public’s help apprehending the suspects responsible for injuring four people over the weekend in three separate shooting incidents. First shooting Shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, police responded to the emergency room at Ascension Hospital for a report of an adult male with a non-life threatening gunshot wound. […]

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Caledonia Police Department’s Weekly Police Reports

On Wednesday, the Caledonia Police Department shared a round-up of their encounters on their Facebook page. Sergeant Gardiner shares that the following incidents took place between Jan. 19, 2022, and Jan. 25, 2022. Jan. 20 Incident According to Gardiner, on Jan. 20 at 12:05 a.m., Caledonia Police Officers responded to a shots fired call. They reported to 5200 […]

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UPDATE: Racine Police rule estranged couple’s death murder, suicide

UPDATE 4 p.m.: Officials with the Racine Police Department have ruled that the death of the estranged couple is a murder-suicide. They released the following statement at 4 p.m. Friday: “After a preliminary investigation, the incident is being investigated as a murder-suicide between an estranged couple.  Names are not being released at this time.  No […]

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17-year-old charged as adult following shots fired incident

A report of several shots being fired Thursday night led to a number of criminal charges filed Friday in Racine County Circuit Court against a 17-year-old Racine man. Christopher Anderson Christopher L. Anderson faces two felony charges of endangering safety with the reckless use of a firearm, a felony charge of first-degree recklessly endangering safety with the use […]

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Man held on $100,000 cash bond after he exchanged gunfire with police

A 34-year-old Racine man who exchanged gunfire with a Racine police officer Wednesday faces a number of felony charges. Joseph C. Washington is charged with two felony counts of discharging a firearm from a vehicle, possession of a firearm by a felon, attempting to flee or elude an officer and possession of marijuana. Washington, who is being […]

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Man shot, shooter still at large, police say

An 18-year-old man has been hospitalized after he was shot Wednesday near Douglas Avenue and North Street. The man’s name has not been released by officials with the Racine Police Department. According to a press release by the Racine Police Department, officers were called to the area for reports of shots being fired. They located […]

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BREAKING: 1 Injured, Police Respond to Shots Fired

One person was transported to Froedtert Hospital Saturday night suffering injuries from at least one gunshot wound. Racine police were dispatched at 7:26 p.m. Saturday to an area near the intersection of 16th Street and Grange Avenue for reports of shots fired. When they arrived, they discovered one victim with injuries. They were transported to Ascension […]

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$200,000 Cash Bond for Man Charged in Two Shooting Incidents

A 26-year-old Racine man is facing the rest of his life in prison after police say he was involved in two shooting incidents just a few days apart. Monttrail Tillman was charged Friday in Racine County Circuit Court with four felony counts of first degree attempted intentional homicide and two felony counts of possession of […]

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