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Mount Pleasant officer chases down bank robbery suspect

RACINE — A probationary Mount Pleasant police officer is being credited with apprehending a Kenosha bank robbery suspect on Saturday morning.

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Suspects arrested in fraud, mail theft scheme

WAUKESHA — Eight Atlanta men were charged Friday in connection to a mail theft and check fraud scheme that had victims in Racine County, inclu…

May 01, 2015 9:00 pm(1)
Woman charged for hit-and-run that seriously injured 2-year-old

Woman charged for hit-and-run that seriously injured 2-year-old

RACINE — A Racine woman has been charged with felony hit-and-run after a February crash near Regency Mall that sent a 2-year-old to the hospit…

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Man pleads guilty in heroin death of pregnant ex-girlfriend

Man pleads guilty in heroin death of pregnant ex-girlfriend

RACINE — The wall clock ticked loudly in the hushed courtroom as a Racine man pleaded guilty on Friday to his alleged role in the heroin overd…

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Max time for slaying of puppy over $13 debt

Max time for slaying of puppy over $13 debt

RACINE — Calling it a “horrific” and “senseless” act of violence against a neighbor’s loving pet, a judge on Friday threw the proverbial book …

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Prison time for weapons charge

Prison time for weapons charge

RACINE — A judge on Thursday told a Caledonia man he thought “in some way the system failed you” because he hadn’t received “significant punis…

April 30, 2015 6:57 pm(3)
Teen charged after allegedly pointing gun at pedestrians, shooting at seagulls

Teen charged after allegedly pointing gun at pedestrians, shooting at seagulls

RACINE — A Racine teen was charged on Wednesday after police received reports that he had allegedly driven past several pedestrians while poin…

April 29, 2015 9:15 pm(14)
Burlington man accused of keeping money meant to pay dead wife’s bills

Burlington man accused of keeping money meant to pay dead wife’s bills

RACINE — A City of Burlington man was in the Racine County Jail on Wednesday, accused of keeping money he was supposed to use to pay off the b…

April 29, 2015 7:06 pm(1)
Members of 'The Firm' arrested in drug bust, authorities say

Members of 'The Firm' arrested in drug bust, authorities say

KENOSHA — Federal, state and local law enforcement officials are hopeful they have disabled an extensive illegal drug operation in southeaster…

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Attempted homicide charges filed for Uptown shooting

Attempted homicide charges filed for Uptown shooting

RACINE — A Racine man pleaded not guilty in court on Wednesday to attempted homicide charges after he was accused of shooting a man earlier th…

April 29, 2015 1:14 pm Related (1)

Update: Weekend stabbing appears accidental

RACINE — The woman who was stabbed in the head early Saturday was apparently accidentally stabbed when she got in the middle of a domestic dis…

April 28, 2015 7:00 pm Related (2)
Man sentenced 25 years for setting three fires

Man sentenced 25 years for setting three fires

RACINE — A Union Grove man was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years behind bars for intentionally starting three fires in less than 10 hours in 2013.

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Greenhouse destroyed, kittens likely dead

ROCHESTER — An early-morning fire in Rochester damaged three greenhouses and likely killed two litters of kittens.

April 28, 2015 6:30 pm(2)

Man charged with stealing trailer containing items worth over $16,000

CALEDONIA — Police say that a 55-year-old man admitted to stealing a trailer containing several items, worth over $16,000, from J.L. Storage i…

April 27, 2015 9:00 pm(2)
Minor injuries, no chemical leak in tractor-truck crash

Minor injuries, no chemical leak in tractor-truck crash

MOUNT PLEASANT — No serious injuries resulted and a close call was averted Monday afternoon after a delivery truck and farm tractor hauling an…

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Two women accused of stealing steaks, hams, other items from Walmart

Two women accused of stealing steaks, hams, other items from Walmart

STURTEVANT — Two Kenosha women are accused of stealing steaks, hams and other items worth over $300 from Walmart by stuffing them into their p…

April 27, 2015 8:22 pm(9)
Man sentenced for meat cleaver attack

Man sentenced for meat cleaver attack

RACINE — A Racine man could have gone into his house and waited for police to come after he was attacked outside his home last summer.

April 27, 2015 5:58 pm(0)
Cree employees accused of stealing, selling $90K worth of products

Cree employees accused of stealing, selling $90K worth of products

STURTEVANT — Authorities allege a group of Cree Inc. employees set up an eBay store to sell almost $90,000 in unauthorized products from the company.

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Max penalty for alleged puppy stomping incident

Max penalty for alleged puppy stomping incident

RACINE — A 52-year-old Racine man accused of stomping a puppy to death received the maximum penalty Monday.

April 27, 2015 5:22 pm Related (4)

Woman reportedly stabbed in head

RACINE — A woman was stabbed in the head early Saturday morning, according to Racine police.

April 27, 2015 10:14 am(1)

Girl reportedly tries to eat drug evidence

MOUNT PLEASANT — A 17-year-old Milwaukee girl allegedly tried to eat marijuana after fleeing the scene of a crash Friday night, police said.

April 25, 2015 11:45 am(7)

Man arrested in 2013 shooting

RACINE — A 23-year-old Zion, Ill., man is in custody and facing an attempted homicide charge in connection to a shooting on July 20, 2013, at …

April 24, 2015 7:55 pm(2)
Illinois man arrested in cutting incident

Illinois man arrested in cutting incident

RACINE — A 37-year-old convicted felon has been arrested and charged in connection to the Sunday cutting incident in Racine, which sent two to…

April 24, 2015 6:26 pm Photos

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Pair reportedly attempt to buy $4,100 in Target gift cards after theft

Pair reportedly attempt to buy $4,100 in Target gift cards after theft

MOUNT PLEASANT — A Chicago couple reportedly swiped credit cards from a purse at Panera Bread, then got caught trying to use the stolen cards …

April 24, 2015 12:57 pm(3)

Guns, drugs recovered following arrests

RACINE — Racine County sheriff’s deputies arrested five men on Thursday, recovering stolen items, illegal drugs and guns in the process.

April 23, 2015 9:09 pm(0)
Man, mother injured in gang dispute

Man, mother injured in gang dispute

RACINE — A 27-year-old Racine man was arrested and is being held in the Racine County Jail on a $5,000 cash bond after he and another man repo…

April 23, 2015 7:16 pm(9)
Dealer sold drugs to informant 6 times

Dealer sold drugs to informant 6 times

RACINE — A 21-year-old Racine man was arrested after he allegedly sold drugs six times to a man who was cooperating with police.

April 23, 2015 6:59 pm(8)
Freeway chase starts in Oak Creek and ends near Highway 20

Freeway chase starts in Oak Creek and ends near Highway 20

YORKVILLE — Racine County Sheriff’s Office deputies assisted in ending a car chase that spanned about 23 miles from Oak Creek to Highway 20 ea…

April 23, 2015 9:59 am(8)

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