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Friends, family of Da’Shontay King march in Downtown Racine: ‘We just want the truth’

RACINE — At 11:30 a.m. on a warm Thursday afternoon, upwards of 200 people attended a rally and march in Downtown Racine demanding justice for Da’Shontay King, a 37-year-old Black man killed by a Racine police officer on May 20. The throng of people chanted to release the cop’s body camera footage as a plea […]

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DOJ: Racine police officer fired gun after subject was ‘seen with a handgun’

The Racine police officer and the man killed in the May 20 shooting incident have been identified, and the state Department of Justice has given a preliminary cause for the shooting. In a statement from State Attorney General Josh Kaul’s office, Racine police officer Zachary B. Brenner, a four-year veteran of the force, was identified […]