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Man Held On Attempted First-Degree Intentional Homicide Charge

RACINE – Leroy T. Bryant, 56, of Racine, was being held in the Racine County Jail on a $30,000 cash bond on charges of attempted first-degree intentional homicide in connection with a stabbing incident earlier this month. The Racine County District Attorney’s Office also charged Bryant with disorderly conduct. The charges include penalty enhancers for […]

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Racine man accused of stabbing man with steak knife

RACINE, WI – A Racine man stands accused of first-degree reckless injury and first-degree endangering safety after he stabbed another man multiple times with a steak knife. Edward Esposito, 42, of Racine, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with first-degree reckless injury, use of a dangerous weapon, first-degree endangering safety, use of […]

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Racine woman charged with allegedly stabbing boyfriend over posted photos

A 29-year-old Racine woman faces three criminal charges after she allegedly stabbed her boyfriend Saturday night. Shonie Monique Merritt was charged Monday in Racine County Circuit Court with felony counts of substantial battery and first-degree recklessly endangering safety with the use of a dangerous weapon, along with a misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct. The two […]

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UPDATE: Man dies in hospital after being stabbed

RACINE – The Racine Police Department is conducting a death investigation Tuesday after a man died in the hospital after being stabbed during a fight. A 36-year-old man was brought to the emergency room Ascension-All Saints Hospital at 3:51 p.m. after being stabbed in the 1100 block of Grand Avenue. He died in the emergency room department, according to […]

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Police: Woman Stabs Boyfriend During Fight

A Racine woman stabbed her boyfriend Friday during an argument that took a bloody turn. Officers with the Racine Police Department were called to a residence at 1014 Washington Ave. finding Megin Jorgenson, 32, with blood on her hands and a bloody folding knife on her person. During an argument with her boyfriend, Jorgenson slapped […]