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Man held on $3 million bond following stabbing, sexual assault in Zion apartment

A Zion man was charged with attempted murder and aggravated criminal sexual assault on Friday after, police allege, he broke into a Galilee Avenue apartment, stabbed a man and sexually assaulted a woman he knew. According to a statement released Friday afternoon, officers responded just after midnig

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 22:06:00

The Agenda: Chick-fil-A is another chain with cult-like fans

The news that Chick-fil-A will join the ever-expanding collection of chain and/or franchise eateries in Pleasant Prairie surprised almost no one. For every new retail and commercial development along a busy highway, anywhere in America, there is no end to the restaurants and quick casual dining oper

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 05:00:00

Bear plans commercial development at 165 and 31 in Pleasant Prairie

Kenosha-based Bear Development is planning a commercial development near the corner of state Highways 31 (Green Bay Road) and 165 (104th Street) in Pleasant Prairie that would include a four-story medical office building, a grocery store and additional retail space, according to plans submitted to t

BIZ TIMES - 2017-09-22 18:00:53

DARTS & LAURELS: Day of Caring and beyond

LAUREL - To all those who volunteered their time, energy and effort for the United Way of Kenosha County's annual Day of Caring event. In its 13th year, the Day of Caring draws on our selfless side to make the community better. On Sept. 16, more than 300 volunteers scattered throughout Kenosha Count

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 11:00:00

Keep politics out of the awards shows

I used to enjoy watching the Academy Awards, the Golden Globes, the SAG Awards, the Emmys, the Grammys and other entertainment awards shows to see who won and in what category. But, as of late, they've become way too political for me. I don't like the fact the hosts, actors, actresses, comedians, mu

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 11:00:00

Exotic petting zoos are outdated exhibits

A rogue kangaroo hopping around Kenosha County may have seemed humorous to some, but for me it was just sad. This kangaroo was probably confused and frightened and could have been injured or caused injury to a member of the public when he took off. Why are wide-ranging, active, curious animals used

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 11:00:00

Bilotti's Foxconn remarks hit the mark

I would like to thank former Mayor John D. Bilotti for speaking out in support of Foxconn, considering Kenosha for their manufacturing facility. I would also like to thank all of our Kenosha County state legislators for listening to our local county board supervisors' resolution in favor of Foxconn.

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 11:00:00

For first season, Biergarten has met operator, county expectations

As the attraction put on a weekend celebration in the style of a German Oktoberfest, the operators and Kenosha County officials expressed a similar opinion: The first season has gone well. The "business partnership has been extremely successful in its first year," said County Executive Jim Kreuser.

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 05:00:00

Air quality advisory issued for lakeshore counties until 11:00 p.m. Friday

MILWAUKEE - The National Weather Service has issued an air quality advisory for all lakeshore counties within the FOX6 viewing area - to be in effect until 11:00 p.m. Friday. That includes Milwaukee, Racine, Kenosha, Ozaukee and Sheboygan Counties. CLICK HERE to view the FOX6 Weather forecast. Meanw

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2017-09-22 23:46:48

Woman marries in assisted-living facility in order to include great-grandmother

For Kenoshan Subrina (Gray) Lipp, her wedding Saturday to Michael Lipp was a dream come true for many reasons. The biggest reason was having her wedding at an assisted living facility so her 93-year-old great-grandmother Shirley Gray could walk down the aisle holding the hand of the woman who raised

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 23:13:00

MIATECH: KPL launches Bookmobile's fall schedule

Have you seen a giant purple bus around town? Maybe out in the county? It's the Kenosha Public Library Bookmobile. The Bookmobile brings library materials and services to locations all over the city and county, and is open to everyone at all its stops. It's a Kenosha tradition dating back decades.Wh

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 11:00:00

First nursing class at Carthage ready for clinicals

There were a lot of firsts Saturday as students in Carthage College's first nursing program class celebrated completing their initial two years of study by receiving their white coats. The program's inaugural 15 students now move into the clinical phase of studies, where they will be working with in

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 22:19:00

Transit expo seeks to raise awareness of transportation options

Kenosha's transportation is movin' and groovin'. There are multi-person vans, handicap-accessible buses, Uber service, buses that venture into the county and a fleet of city buses. Each of these were available for public inspection Saturday at the "Transit Moves Communities Forward" expo, co-sponsor

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 21:47:00

Inspiring, sobering stories highlight Rally 4 Recovery

The stories were inspiring, uplifting and sobering. There was humor and there was pathos as men and women shared their challenges of addiction and triumphs of recovery at Saturday's fourth annual Rally 4 Recovery at Celebration Place in HarborPark. The rally was hosted by the Kenosha-Racine Chapter

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 20:03:00

Foundation accepting applications for grants

The deadline is nearing for local not-for-profit organizations to apply for 2018 Kenosha Community Foundation grants from four Field of Interest Funds it manages. Grant applications are available at the foundation website, www.kenoshafoundation.org. The foundation is seeking proposals to be funded f

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 18:20:00

Air quality advisory issued for elevated ozone levels

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) - An air quality advisory has been issued for several southeastern Wisconsin counties until 11:00 p.m. on Friday. The counties covered in the advisory include Kenosha, Manitowoc, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, and Sheboygan. The advisory is being issued due to elevated levels of gro

CBS 58 - 2017-09-23 00:01:00

'Stepping On' a great program by KAFASI

This is to commend a great program offered by Kenosha Area Family and Aging Services, Inc. (KAFASI). KAFASI and Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging offer a research-proven effective program called "Stepping On" to improve balance and strength through exercise in order to reduce falls. Falls are a

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 11:00:00

"Librarian pediatrician" to speak on Tuesday

RACINE - A program on early literacy for preschoolers begins at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the SC Johnson Golden Rondelle Theater, 1525 Howe St., Racine. Dr. Dipesh Navsaria, the "Librarian Pediatrician," will speak about the benefits of early stories for infants and toddlers. He stresses that education d

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 22:39:00

Smart speaks on human trafficking

If community awareness can lead to tips to prevent crimes against individuals, it can help "eradicate human trafficking." That's why Elizabeth Smart and the Fight to End Exploitation were at Carthage College in Somers on Friday. Smart, an American child safety activist and contributor for ABC News,

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 03:46:00

911 song carries important lesson

Inspired by her own real-life scare while pregnant, Pamela Bruce Atout of Kenosha has created a jingle simple enough to teach a toddler to dial 911. On Friday her copyrighted jingle "911" served as the audio backdrop of a music video taped at Somers Fire & Rescue Station No. 1. It may soon be on the

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 20:51:00