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RCSO- Traffic stop, leads to short pursuit and arrests

RCSO- Traffic stop, leads to short pursuit and arrests

On 12/17/14 at 1:00am the Racine County Office assisted a Town of Waterford police officer…

REUNITED-Stoney is home!

REUNITED-Stoney is home!

12/16-Updated We were notified that Stoney is home SAFE and has been reunited. We would…

Prayer Vigil being held for Maurice Carter

Prayer Vigil being held for Maurice Carter

The Rev. Dr. Tony Larsen will lead a Racine Interfaith Coalition Prayer Vigil on Thursday,…

“Santa In A Shoebox” wrapping party was held tonight

“Santa In A Shoebox” wrapping party was held tonight

The annual “Santa In A Shoebox” wrapping party was held tonight. Sleighs are scheduled to…

Saturday December 20th-12th Annual Holiday Book Giveaway

Saturday December 20th-12th Annual Holiday Book Giveaway

12th ANNUAL HOLIDAY BOOK GIVEAWAY on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2014 from 9:00 – 11:00 am…

Every Wednesday thru 12/17 -“Skate Away Hunger”

Every Wednesday thru 12/17 -“Skate Away Hunger”

Wednesdays  from 4-8 p.m. during the month of December (through December 17th) is Skate Away…

Apple Holler brings the North Pole to Racine!

Apple Holler brings the North Pole to Racine!

Apple Holler Brings North Pole Experience to Life for Guests ‘Mrs. Clause and the Littlest…

“Pizza & Peace” Program at RPD Mead St. COP house is growing!

“Pizza & Peace” Program at RPD Mead St. COP house is growing!

Just a quick update from Carrie of We Are Racine. These are some pictures of…

“Guys Group” every Tuesday at the 16th St COP House

“Guys Group” every Tuesday at the 16th St COP House

“Guys Group” is being offered every Tuesday  from 6-7:30 p.m. at the 16th Street COP…

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Suspect held on $250,000 cash bond in hit & run death of Lakethia Richardson

Tarance Bryant 33 of Racine has been charged with Hit and Run-Involve Death and Homicide by Intoxicated Use of Vehicle and is being held on $250,000 cash bond after making his initial appearance today in circuit court. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for December 30th. According to the criminal complaint, officers with the Racine Police…

Suspect held on $250,000 cash bond in hit & run death of Lakethia Richardson

December 15, 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…

December 15, 2014 Weekly Job Listings

Unsolved Homicide-Natesha Denton & Gloria Denton

Natesha Denton, 7 & Gloria Denton, 44 On August 18th, 2006, 7 year old Natesha Denton and her 44 year old grandmother, Gloria Denton were killed while trying to escape a large fire in their apartment complex at 4225 Durand Ave, the Park Vista Apartments. The fire was intentionally set and ruled arson. The Racine…

Unsolved Homicide-Natesha Denton & Gloria Denton

RCSO- Traffic stop, leads to short pursuit and arrests

On 12/17/14 at 1:00am the Racine County Office assisted a Town of Waterford police officer on a traffic stop. The Town of Waterford Officer advised during the stop he could smell marijuana coming from the vehicle and the three female occupants locked the vehicle doors and refused to exit. Shortly after locking the doors the…

RCSO- Traffic stop, leads to short pursuit and arrests

Saturday December 20th-12th Annual Holiday Book Giveaway

12th ANNUAL HOLIDAY BOOK GIVEAWAY on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2014 from 9:00 – 11:00 am at FESTIVAL HALL – 5 FIFTH STREET Everyone is welcome! Children will choose their favorite books and may gift wrap them if they are gifts. Special guests include the Racine Police Dept., the Racine County Sheriff’s Dept., the Racine Fire…

Saturday December 20th-12th Annual Holiday Book Giveaway

Employment

December 15, 2014 Weekly Job Listings

December 15, 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…

December 8, 2014- Weekly Job Listings

December 8, 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…

LJH Ambulance, Inc. is hiring Paramedics and EMT’s

LJH Ambulance, Inc. is hiring Paramedics and EMT’s

Do you have a winning attitude and thrive in a fast paced environment? LJH Ambulance…

Dispatchers needed for Kenosha ambulance company

Dispatchers needed for Kenosha ambulance company

Do you have a winning attitude and thrive in a fast paced environment? LJH Ambulance…

State News

Driver identified and charged in fatal accident in Kenosha

Driver identified and charged in fatal accident in Kenosha

From Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department-The driver of the pick-up truck has been officially identified as…

Updated- 3 year old girl found safe, mother in custody

Updated- 3 year old girl found safe, mother in custody

From the Greenfield Police Department- At 9:45AM, 12/7/14, Greenfield officers responded to a home in…

Two killed, one critical in Kenosha County accident

Two killed, one critical in Kenosha County accident

On 12-06-14 at 1800 hours Kenosha County Sheriff’s Deputies responded with the Wheatland and Randall…

Pleasant Prairie Police catch bank robbery suspects with infant in the car

Pleasant Prairie Police catch bank robbery suspects with infant in the car

At 2:40 p.m. on Monday, December 8, Pleasant Prairie Police responded to a 911 hang-up call at the BMO Harris Bank located at 9055 76th Street. Upon an officer’s arrival, he observed a male party exiting the bank. Upon seeing…

National News

RSS Today in Wisconsin History

  • 1864 - (Civil War) General C.C. Washburn Takes Texas Port
    The Wisconsin State Journal reported on December 17, 1863, that General C.C. Washburn of Wisconsin had led a successful attack on Port Cavalla, Texas, giving Union forces control of Matagorda Bay.
  • 1933 - Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson Born
    On this date Wisconsin was born in New York City. A graduate of Hunter College high school, Abrahamson received a BA from NYU in 1953. She received a JD from Indiana University Law School in 1956. She was first appointed to the in 1976, to fill a vacancy created by the death of Chief Justice […]