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Man Dies from Gunshot Wound

Racine Police are investigating the death of a 31-year-old Racine man after he suffered a gunshot wound early Monday morning. According to a press release...
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Festival time is here!

It's festival time in Racine County! This weekend, experience German, Greek and Armenian food and culture. You're also invited to enjoy a farm breakfast...
Interstate 94

UPDATE: 2 lanes closed on northbound Interstate 94

UPDATE 5 p.m.: Officials with the Racine County Sheriff's Department have just the two right northbound lanes on Interstate 94 at Kraut Road closed. Traffic...
Severe thunderstorm warning

Severe Thunderstorms rushed through Racine County

Nickel-sized hail, high winds, and torrential rain hit Racine County hard Monday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. A severe thunderstorm was issued for central...
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Annual Doll Buggy Parade Scheduled For June 28

City of Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS) will hold the annual Playground 4th of July “Doll Buggy” Parades on Thursday, June 28, at...
Juneteenth Racine

Juneteenth Celebration This Saturday At Bryant Center

Racine – City of Racine Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services and the Dr. John Bryant Community Center will host a Juneteenth Day Celebration on Saturday,...
American Transmission Company

Property Transfers: American Transmission Company buys land for $2.42 million

American Transmission Company LLC, which is owned partly by We Energies, has completed the sale for We Energies subgenerating station for $2.42 million. Almost $16...
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1 person shot in Union Grove, 1 in custody, Sheriff says

A person was shot at 6 a.m. near 13th Avenue and Vine Street in Union Grove Thursday morning. Limited information has been released by the...
Thomas Hawk Haakenson

Thomas “Hawk” Haakenson Had A Great Love For Sailing

Surrounded by his loving family, Thomas J. Haakenson “Hawk”, 76, passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018.  He was born in Racine on September 20,...
Highway KR

Highway KR could benefit from Foxconn

An unforeseen benefit of the Foxconn Technology Group development could be the creation of a new path to both downtown Racine and Kenosha, which...
accidental shooting

Man shot, shooter still at large, police say

An 18-year-old man has been hospitalized after he was shot Wednesday near Douglas Avenue and North Street. The man's name has not been released by...
Alondo Pratt Jr. Gun Battle

Racine man apprehended after warrant issued on attempted homicide charges

A 22-year-old Racine man with an outstanding warrant for attempted first-degree intentional homicide was arrested Sunday after police were tipped off that he was...
robbery

Teen charged as an adult after stabbing man with box cutter

An argument over a cell phone led to a stabbing and several criminal charges filed Wednesday against a 16-year-old Kenosha girl. Shamell G. Green is...
Society's Assets Golf Outing

25th Annual Society Assets Golf Outing Set for June 18

Hey, don’t look now but 25 years have flown by since planning for the first Society’s Assets Open, a golf outing that helps us...
toursim

Local tourism spending sets record

Visitors to Racine County spent a record $236.7 million in 2017, according to research conducted by the firm Tourism Economics. The report, released for National...

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Jacquet Midwest announces $12 million building project in Racine

Jacquet Midwest, a stainless steel and nickel alloy processing company that has a location in Racine, will invest $12 million in the Southside Industrial...
USS Racine

Video: The Sinking of the USS Racine

Her name: The USS Racine. And now the warship has left us. Placed in commission in 1971, she visited ports in Chile, Peru, and the...
attempted homicide

DA: Man strikes woman with hammer in attempted homicide

A 40-year-old Racine man faces a felony charge of attempted first-degree intentional homicide with the use of a dangerous weapon after his arrest July...
human trafficking

Racine man forced woman to have sex and do drugs, DA says

Two additional felony charges of human trafficking and sexual assault were filed Thursday in Racine County Circuit Court against a 51-year-old Racine man. Torrence C. Smothers, who...
Property transfers

Property Transfers: Chase Bank drive-thru, multi-family units sell

About $24 million in property changed hands between July 2 and July 5, according to the Racine County Register of Deeds Office property transfers record. Transfers...