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Still running in their hearts: Family honors Lighthouse Run Hall of Fame dad

RACINE — Some were worried that it might rain during the Lighthouse Run on Saturday, but the clouds parted and the sun came out just in tim… Read more

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LGBT Center advocates ban on conversion therapy

RACINE — The LGBT Center of Southeastern Wisconsin is advocating for the City of Racine to ban conversion therapy, a practice widely condemned by professional medical and psychological organizations that attempts to change an individual’s sexual ori… Read more

Ex-Burlington cop to be sentenced Monday; state bill tackles issue

RACINE — A former City of Burlington police sergeant accused of sexual assault while on duty is set to be sentenced Monday, and if a bill making its way through state government would have been enacted, it may have impacted the case. Read more

A 'dream court' come true: With new street, court Caron Butler's journey comes full circle

RACINE — Caron Butler took his first jump shot at the outdoor court at Roosevelt Park more than two decades ago; now, members of a new generation can take their first shot on the same ground with the court Butler helped bring to the city. Read more

174-room Sheraton Hotel, convention center announced for Festival site

RACINE — A Dallas developer is planning to build a $48 million, 174-room Sheraton Hotel that would connect with Festival Hall and provide Downtown the convention center it has long sought. Read more

With video: Park student with autism recites pledge at graduation

RACINE — Last Saturday, during graduation weekend, hundreds of eyes were on 18-year-old Ian Shannon as he recited the Pledge of Allegiance … Read more

Stabbing reported in area of Memorial Drive and 13th Street

RACINE — Police responded Friday night at about 9 p.m. to a report of a stabbing in the area of Memorial Drive and 13th Street. Racine poli… Read more

Lighthouse Run is Saturday

RACINE — Despite a weather forecast calling for a 50% chance of showers for Saturday’s Lighthouse Run, race director Nette Marks is convinc… Read more

Visioning a Greater Racine cuts staff due to decreased funding

RACINE — By the end of July, Executive Director Joan Roehre will be the only employee left working at Visioning a Greater Racine. Read more

Man charged for armed robbery, taking $10

RACINE — Racine man faces felony charges after reportedly pulling a gun on an acquaintance and robbing him of $10. Read more