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Man Charged in Shooting That Shut Down Kennedy Expressway

A 34-year-old man has been charged with shooting a man on the Kennedy Expressway Sunday night, leaving the inbound lanes from the Edens closed for hours during an investigation. Tayan E. Williams, of Zion, was charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery with a firearm, according to Illinois

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-03-16 11:58:08

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

Racine County: Authorities ask for public's help to find Days Inn theft suspect

RACINE COUNTY - Mount Pleasant police are asking for the public's help to identify a male theft suspect. The theft happened at the Days Inn located in Sturtevant. The Mount Pleasant Police Department shared photos of the suspect to their Facebook page on Friday, March 16. The suspect can be seen cli

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2018-03-16 19:57:02

Kenosha couple celebrates 60th wedding anniversary

KENOSHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A local couple celebrates their 60th wedding anniversary this week. Ron Kugel pulled out all the stops for wife Ellie at a senior living center in Kenosha. The couple was joined by their family for a filet mignon dinner and a live violinist. What's their secret to a long ma

CBS 58 - 2018-03-16 04:21:00

Man facing several charges after numerous thefts in Caledonia neighborhood

CALEDONIA, Wis. (CBS 58) - The Caledonia Police Department says a man was taken into custody for several thefts and burglaries carried out in December. According to police, 38-year-old Michael Stelter is facing numerous charges for thefts and robberies throughout a neighborhood near 6 Mile Rd. and

CBS 58 - 2018-03-16 12:59:00

Racine man arrested for burglary after leaving behind bottle of tequila

RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A Racine man has been arrested and is facing charges after allegedly burglarizing a man's home in December of 2017. Michael Stelter, 29, is facing charges of Misdemeanor Theft, Burglary of a Building or Dwelling, and Drug Possession charges. According to the criminal complai

CBS 58 - 2018-03-15 20:07:00

"Making a huge difference:" Kenosha teachers take plunge into frigid lake for good cause

KENOSHA -- A Kenosha teacher is making good on a promise by taking the plunge -- and FOX6 News was there when the physical education teacher, and nine others, took the first and only "Nash Splash." David Dummer You have to wonder if David Dummer confused March with May when the Kenosha elementary sc

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2018-03-16 21:30:22

Toys 'R Us To Lay Off More Than 300 Wisconsin Employees

RACINE, WI - Toys 'R Us has officially notified the State of Wisconsin about when they are officially closing all of their Wisconsin stores and how many employees will be laid off. According to a document submitted to the state Department of Workforce Development, Toys 'R Us will lay off 326 employe

PATCH - 2018-03-16 17:43:01

UPDATE: 20 fire departments assisted with Lake Shangri-la fire

At 1322 hours on Wednesday, March 14th the Bristol Fire Department and the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department were dispatched to the 21200 Block of 117th Street in Bristol for the report of flames and smoke in a garage. Upon arrival, Bristol 5200 (Fire Chief) observed smoke and flames from the atta

WESTOFTHEI.COM - 2018-03-15 13:59:44

Former sheriff's captain accused of sexual assault at assisted living facility convicted by a jury

Clarence Mielke PLEASANT PRAIRIE - A former captain with the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department, accused of sexually assaulting a woman at an assisted living facility has been convicted by a jury. Clarence Mielke, 74, on Wednesday, March 14, was convicted by a jury on two counts - second degree sex


DA: Gym owner filmed girls, now charged with possession of child pornography

WIND LAKE - The owner of a gymnastics center in Wind Lake has been charged with possession of child pornography after he set up a video camera in the bathroom. James Kivisto, 49, of Wind Lake, was charged with 10 counts of possession of child pornography by the Racine County District Attorney's Offi

RACINECOUNTYEYE.COM - 2018-03-15 20:13:48

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Western Kenosha County students participate in school walkouts in support of school shooting victims

At Central High School. Most Western Kenosha County schools saw some participation from students in Wednesday's national walkouts in recognition of the victims of the school shooting in Florida on Feb. 14. The largest participation came at Central High School and Wilmot Union High School, where seve


KwikTrip buys portion of Kenosha Brat Stop property to build store

The owner of the iconic Brat Stop restaurant in Kenosha has sold a portion of the property to Kwik Trip, which is planning to build a 7,000-square-foot store on the east side of the parking lot. Brat Stop Inc., which is owned by Gerald Rasmussen, sold the land to La Crosse-based Kwik Trip Inc. for $


Grayslake man also claims he had sexual encounter with Lindenhurst cop

There are new developments regarding allegations of sexual abuse by a veteran Lindenhurst police officer. The village board is already looking at one man's allegations of his abuse from three decades ago in the Explorers Program. Now, another young man is describing how he had a sexual encounter wit


Trial begins for father accused of killing his 2-month old son

Buy Now Testimony began Tuesday in the trial of a Kenosha man accused of killing his 2-month-old son. Robert Stynes, 35, is charged with second-degree reckless homicide in the April 11, 2017 death of his son Cameron Stynes. Stynes has maintained that he found the baby unconscious in his bassinet aft


Kenosha County health improves a bit

When it comes to Kenosha County's health profile, there's some good news and not-so-good news. According to statewide county rankings released Wednesday, Kenosha County has improved its overall health outcomes, but in certain areas has lost ground. The 2018 County Health Rankings released Wednesday

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2018-03-15 05:00:00

Gymnastics Studio Owner Recorded Children Using Bathroom: Report

RACINE COUNTY, WI - The owner of a gymnastics studio in Racine County has been arrested after sheriff's officials say he was caught recording children using the bathroom in his studio. Authorities also found multiple child pornography images on his computer during the search. On March 13 the Town o


UPDATE: Teen girls reported missing found in Oak Creek

Update: 11:27 a.m. on March 13, 2018 OAK CREEK, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Oak Creek Police say the girls have been located. ------ OAK CREEK, Wis. (CBS 58) - Oak Creek Police are looking for two teens who haven't been seen in nearly 24 hours. Tessa Meitner, 13, and Jessalynn Gonzalez, 16, were together Mond

CBS 58

Convicted sex offender being released in Milwaukee will be homeless

A convicted sex offender is about to be released in Milwaukee, and he will be homeless. Thomas Zollicoffer, 56, was convicted of sexual assault in 1989. He was also found guilty of physical violence and threats against his adult female victims. Police said he's currently on parole and will be releas