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Kenosha man held on $250,000 bond on sexual assault charge

Calling the accusations "every woman's nightmare," a court commissioner set bond for a Kenosha man accused of sexual assault at $250,000. Jose Rapeta-Hernandez, 36, was charged Tuesday with sexual assault and other charges for allegedly grabbing a 33-year-old woman as she was walking on the 2900 blo

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 23:00:00

KUSD proud of scores on state report card

The 2016-17 Kenosha Unified School District report card is one Kristopher Keckler said Tuesday he would gladly bring home to his parents or, more accurately, to students' parents, taxpayers and the School Board. "Yes, very much so. It reflects a tremendous amount of effort by the staff at all levels

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 01:00:00

Downtown businesses perturbed by dearth of parking

"It's like the city took one eye out and replaced it with a glass one." That's how Lewis Aceto, owner of men's apparel store SJ Crystal's, 5701 Sixth Ave., described the new, larger parking spaces lining Sixth Avenue. "It doesn't make any sense," Aceto said. "The No. 1 thing we've needed down here

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 00:00:00

Jail time for man who handled AR-15 before shooting

Saying she wanted to send a message to the community about reckless use of weapons, a judge rejected a prosecutor's recommendation for probation and sentenced a 19-year-old Kenosha man to jail for his part in an incident in which a man fired an AR-15 during a fight. James Spencer entered guilty plea

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 23:00:00

$756,000 block grant will help flood victims

A three-quarters-of-a-million dollar grant became available this week to help Kenosha County residents affected by the July flood with disaster recovery, County Executive Jim Kreuser announced today. County officials learned of the $756,000 Community Development Block Grant-Emergency Assistance Prog

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 22:11:00

Former Kenosha County foster parent now charged with sexually assaulting foster kid

KENOSHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A former foster parent is charged with sexually assaulting one of his foster kids. Gay Reed who now lives in Manitowoc is accused of assaulting a teenage boy back in the mid 90's in Kenosha County. The victim told police that the abuse happened multiple times a week

CBS 58 - 2017-11-21 21:43:00

Little Leaguers of Kenosha developing brick project

Little Leaguers of Kenosha is selling custom-engraved bricks as part of the "Legacy Brick Project" that will pave the walkway to the batting cages at the Kenosha Sports Complex. Proceeds from the project will be used to place artificial turf on another diamond at the facility. According to Little Le

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 01:24:00

Kenosha man sentenced for sixth OWI conviction

A Kenosha man will serve 21 months in prison for his sixth driving while intoxicated conviction. William Powers, 51 , was sentenced Monday for the driving offense and for retail theft. Powers was arrested after he overdosed on heroin while driving on July 13. He was revived by a woman who was a pass

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-11-20 20:00:00

49 arrested in takedown of Bloods heroin ring, police say

Police hope they've put a dent in Paterson's drug trade with the arrest of 49 people in a sting that targeted an affiliate of the Bloods street gang responsible for pushing heroin in the city's Fourth Ward. Authorities seized about $120,000 in heroin during Operation Pitfall, which began in May and

NJ.COM - 2017-11-21 17:04:00

State police say $90k drug bust hit Paterson Bloods gang

PATERSON - There was no sign on Tuesday evening of the young men who often hang around outside the liquor store on Rosa Parks Boulevard near Warren Street and try to flag down passers-by. Their absence may have had something to do with the crackdown authorities announced earlier in the day of a Bloo

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-22 00:01:18

Cops seek tips after 32-year-old man killed in shooting

ORANGE -- A shooting in Orange left a 32-year-old man dead late Monday, the Essex County Prosecutor's Office said. Police responded to a report of shots fired around 9:30 p.m. near Park Avenue and North Center Street, where officers found Sharif Norman suffering from a gunshot wound, according to Or

NJ.COM - 2017-11-21 20:16:38

Family of man killed in truck attack plans to sue NYC

NEW MILFORD -- An attorney for the estate of one of the victims in last month's fatal truck attack in Manhattan filed papers Tuesday announcing plans to sue New York City, the city's parks and transportation departments and the Hudson River Park Trust. . Darren Drake, 32, of New Milford, was one of

NJ.COM - 2017-11-22 01:45:46

Parents of N.J. man killed in bike path terror attack plan to sue over lack of barriers

The parents of a New Jersey man fatally run down in the Halloween terror ride along the Hudson River bike path are planning to file the first lawsuit in connection with the attack. Barbara and James Drake filed a notice of claim against the city and the state on Tuesday. Their son, Darren, 32, wa

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-21 23:20:55

2017 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on NBC: How to Watch Live Wherever You Are

The iconic Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicks off the holiday season with its 91st march down the streets of Manhattan on Thursday, Nov. 23, featuring legendary 50-foot balloons, bands, dance numbers and celebs. Coverage starts at 9 a.m. ET on NBC 4 New York, and you can watch it all live at home

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-11-21 16:51:16

The top 10 moments in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade history

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade was once a modest march without a single balloon: The first year it hit the streets, in 1924, the event showcased zoo animals. Since then, it has dazzled the country with elaborate floats, larger-than-life balloons and star-studded performances, raking in 3.5 mill

NEW YORK POST - 2017-11-22 03:17:08

Raiders fundraiser benefits breast cancer research

Nutley High student-athletes have always worked hard to give back to the community. And in October, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Raiders girls volleyball team put together a wonderful fundraiser which benefited the Side Out Foundation. Coach Jenna Rubino, herself a former volleyball pla

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-22 06:19:04

Desperate search for missing pet therapy dog in Perth Amboy

A family from New Jersey is desperate to find their missing puppy. Pebbles, a black and white Dachshund, is a therapy dog for sick children and adults. She disappeared from her family's home in Perth Amboy almost one week ago. Pebbles only dresses up for work. "She is my dog, I love her. But more im

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-11-21 21:18:21

Perth Amboy family frantically searching for missing therapy dog for kids

PERTH AMBOY - A city family is desperately searching for its 18-month-old therapy dog, Pebbles. Pebbles, a black and white mini Dachshund with distinct markings, is owned by Arleen and Leonard Adams. The dog disappeared from the family's yard Nov. 15. "I believe a gopher or groundhog dug a hole und

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-20 21:17:21

N.J. college student ID'd as driver killed in Route 18 crash

An 18-year-old Brookdale Community College student has been identified as the driver killed in a crash early Saturday along Route 18 in Old Bridge. Jacob Rivera Jacob D. Rivera, of the Morganville section of Marlboro, was pronounced dead at the scene of the 1:30 a.m. crash near James Avenue, Old Bri

NJ.COM - 2017-11-21 14:41:36

Orchids, oysters, and other N.J. tidbits | Albright

Historically speaking, did you know: Fifty species of orchids are found in New Jersey. The most widespread and commonly found species are the pink lady's slipper, which grow in dry, acidic soil, and the nodding ladies' tresses, which grow in damp meadows. Organized crime appeared in New Jersey earl

NJ.COM - 2017-11-21 20:00:41