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Chief of Police Art Howell media release-Officer Involved Shooting

Chief of Police Art Howell media release-Officer Involved Shooting

Chief of Police Art Howell has issued the following statement regarding the officer involved  shooting…

Overnight fire damages northside home

Overnight fire damages northside home

An overnight fire damaged a home in the 2000 block of N. Wisconsin Share on…

5 year-old dies after being struck by car

5 year-old dies after being struck by car

On Saturday July 26th, 2014 at 2:40 p.m. officers responded to a child struck by…

Fire at Beck Aluminum-23rd & Racine Streets

Fire at Beck Aluminum-23rd & Racine Streets

South Shore Fire Department along with Racine Police and Mount Pleasant Police are on scene…

City of Racine still ranked #1 in highest unemployment statewide

City of Racine still ranked #1 in highest unemployment statewide

The City of Racine still leads the State of Wisconsin in highest unemployment rates. According…

August 24th-Racine’s Peacefest to be held at Quarry Lake Park

August 24th-Racine’s Peacefest to be held at Quarry Lake Park

Due to the overwhelming support from the community, we have moved Racine’s Peacefest to the…

20th Annual Cops N’ Kids Fishing Trip

20th Annual Cops N’ Kids Fishing Trip

Today, Wednesday July 23, 2014, the Racine Police Athletic Association (RPAA) is sponsoring the 20th Annual…

Rollover accident at Durand and Kearney

Rollover accident at Durand and Kearney

6:05 pm Racine Police are on scene for an accident for a rollover at Durand…

RUSD removes thousands of books from schools

RUSD removes thousands of books from schools

The Racine County Eye is reporting that thousands of books are being removed at Racine…

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15 year-old shot overnight in the 2100 block of Quincy

On July 29th at about 3:30 a.m. officers were called to Wheaton Franciscan Emergency Room for a 15 year old male that had walked in to the ER with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. Through the investigation it was determined that the incident occurred in the 2100 blk of Quincy Avenue at about 3:00 a.m. This is an…

15 year-old shot overnight in the 2100 block of Quincy

July 21, 2014- Weekly Job Listings

Weekly Job Postings *Please go to www.jobcenterofwisconsin.com to view available jobs.For more information call 262-638-6429.The National Career Readiness Certificate logo is the registered trademark of ACT, Inc.The Workforce Development Center is an equal opportunity service provider. In order for us to serve you better, please notify us ahead of time if you need assistance to…

July 21, 2014- Weekly Job Listings

Unsolved Homicide-Jamil Hayes

Jamil Hayes, 26 GONE, BUT NOT FORGOTTEN On Friday, December 30, 2005 at 2:55 a.m. Hayes and an acquaintance drove to the 900 block of Hamilton Street after having left Vipers Lounge on High Street. Hayes got out of his car for an unknown reason and was shot. He died at the scene. Age 26…

Unsolved Homicide-Jamil Hayes

Chief of Police Art Howell media release-Officer Involved Shooting

Chief of Police Art Howell has issued the following statement regarding the officer involved  shooting which occurred on July 6, 2014. On today’s date, the investigative report outlining the use of lethal force by Racine Police  Department personnel on July 6, 2014, was released to the public. Per newly enacted legislation  (Wisconsin Assembly Bill 409),…

Chief of Police Art Howell media release-Officer Involved Shooting

August 24th-Racine’s Peacefest to be held at Quarry Lake Park

Due to the overwhelming support from the community, we have moved Racine’s Peacefest to the Quarry Lake Park located at 3800 Northwestern Ave. It will still be on Sunday August 24th from noon-4 p.m. We feel this will be a great location allowing everyone to participate without an admission fee to the festival and will…

August 24th-Racine’s Peacefest to be held at Quarry Lake Park

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July 21, 2014- Weekly Job Listings

July 21, 2014- Weekly Job Listings

Weekly Job Postings *Please go to www.jobcenterofwisconsin.com to view available jobs.For more information call 262-638-6429.The National Career Readiness Certificate logo is the registered trademark of ACT, Inc.The Workforce Development Center is an equal opportunity service provider. In order for us…

July 7th, 2014 Weekly Job Listings

July 7th, 2014 Weekly Job Listings

Weekly Job Postings *Please go to www.jobcenterofwisconsin.com to view available jobs.For more information call 262-638-6429.The…

Applications available for CNC Bootcamp

Applications available for CNC Bootcamp

Applications are available for the Training Program -CNC BOOT CAMP Applications are available at Racine…

Jiffy Lube in Sturtevant is hiring- Apply Wed July 2nd

Jiffy Lube in Sturtevant is hiring- Apply Wed July 2nd

Jiffylube in Sturtevant at 7127 Durand Ave is now hiring and accepting applications for all…

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Kenosha Homicide Suspect Turns Himself In

Kenosha Homicide Suspect Turns Himself In

According to Kenosha Police, M.L. Dale turned himself in around 6:00 p.m. Sunday, June 29th.…

Couple found dead in truck at Kenosha Cemetery

Couple found dead in truck at Kenosha Cemetery

On Saturday June 28, 2014 at approximately 8:20 a.m. officers of the Kenosha Police Department…

Updated-Woman shot and killed overnight in Kenosha

Updated-Woman shot and killed overnight in Kenosha

On Saturday June 28, 2014 at approximately 1:45 a.m. officers of the Kenosha Police Department…

Kenosha Police: Person shot after 4th of July fireworks show

Kenosha Police: Person shot after 4th of July fireworks show

According to Kenosha police shots were fired after the fireworks show in Kenosha on the Fourth of July. One person was struck by the gunfire — and was injured, according to reports the victim suffered non life-threatening injuries. The shooting took…

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RSS Today in Wisconsin History

  • 1881 - Old Abe Dies
    On this date , famous Civil War mascot, died from injuries sustained during a fire at the State Capitol. Old Abe was the mascot for Company C, an Eau Claire infantry unit that was part of the Wisconsin 8th Regiment. During the Capitol fire of 1881, smoke engulfed Old Abe's cage. and is in the Wisconsin Historical Museum. [Source: , pg. 51]
  • 1862 - Third Cavalry Regiment Company "C" Departs
    On this date, Company C of Wisconsin's Third Cavalry left for St. Louis. Members had been recruited in 1861 from Green Lake, Fond du Lac, and Marquette counties by E.R. Stevens, a 37-year-old merchant, and James B. Pond, a 23-year-old editor of the . You can see in our online version of the . Eventually stationed at Ft. Leavenworth and working among mar