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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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Police Search for Sunday Shooter

Racine police are asking for the public’s help locating the suspect(s) who shot a 19-year-old man multiple times. Reports of shots fired near 12th and Franklin came in at 5:15 p.m. Sunday. Callers told dispatch the victim was being taken out of the area in a vehicle. Officers responded to Wheaton Franciscan St. Mary’s and […]