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Opinion: Maybe It's Not Them, It's Us

The development and redevelopment process municipalities use to attract new businesses to their communities can be likened to a marriage. And residents serve as witnesses to the courting process, from the initial 'hey, wanna get together' phase to the 'I think we should get married' phase. But if Ra

RACINECOUNTYEYE.COM - 2017-09-25 10:00:15

Racine Zoo celebrates all things rhino and teachers

RACINE -- The Racine Zoo is celebrating everything rhino-- because Saturday, September 23rd is World Rhino Day! Joining Wake Up are Beth Heidorn and Jason Schwartz with the Racine Zoo and with them they have "Skunk." The Racine Zoo is also celebrating teachers with a special night and they're lookin

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2017-09-23 14:11:37

Hit-And-Run Driver Knocks Out Fire Hydrant, Floods Road

OAK CREEK, WI - A concerned citizen called Oak Creek police at just after 2 a.m. on Sep. 18 on a report that there was water covering the road near the intersection of S. 20th St. and W. Drexel Ave. Oak Creek police responded and determined that the water appeared to be coming from a a fire hydrant

PATCH - 2017-09-24 21:24:48

Loose Dog Causes Mayhem On Howell

A kennel with a large hole in it was apparently not enough to keep a dog in Oak Creek from getting out, eluding authorities. OAK CREEK, WI - A kennel with a large hole in it was apparently not enough to keep a dog in Oak Creek from getting out, eluding authorities, the dog catcher and causing traff

PATCH - 2017-09-24 21:27:26

Protect yourself from identity theft: An explainer

I want to take this space to explain a little more about the various steps one can take to guard against theft of your money or identity, because it's been in the news so much lately, and I know it can all be confusing. First, what are we afraid of here? Three things: 1) A thief uses your existing c

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-25 06:45:00

Boater assists men whose kayak capsized at North Pier

A boater assisted two men whose kayak overturned in the water at Kenosha's North Pier on Sunday. According to U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Dylan Bassett, the men were already being assisted in the 10:48 a.m. Incident when the authorities arrived. The boater had pulled both men, who had been wearin

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-25 01:56:00

Disappointed by many Foxconn 'no' votes

As a retired AMC/Chrysler employee, I remember when the plant was the largest employer in Kenosha. Because of the family-supporting jobs at AMC/Chrysler, small businesses all around Kenosha were thriving. I am shocked and disappointed that three county board supervisors, including mine in District 1

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-25 11:00:00

MY TURN: Darlene Jaffe-Sandberg

Once upon a time, many years ago, a girl met a boy while they both attended the same high school. They were only 15. The girl's parents thought that she was too young to date and told her she must wait until her 16th birthday. Months passed and when she became 16 she still wanted to date this boy. H

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-25 11:00:00

Revisionist history of GOP, President Obama

In his recent VOP (Sept. 18), Bill Cheney seemed appalled that there are some Democrats who believe that President Trump could face impeachment if he collaborated with the Russian government to interfere in our presidential election. Mr. Cheney boasted of the decency, goodness, and purity that was t

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-25 11:00:00

Maytag names Bedford 'Dependable Leader'

You could say Dennis Bedford is closing out his career on a high note. Bedford, who served as Boys and Girls Club of Kenosha's youth empowerment director for decades, retired this summer with a legacy that has long been noticed locally by generations of Kenosha residents. More recently, however, a v

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 21:24:00

Power out for roughly 1,200 We Energies customers in Oak Creek

OAK CREEK - We Energies crews are working to resolve a power outage that's being seen in the area of Oak Creek on Sunday evening, September 24th. Officials say around 7:50 p.m., roughly 2,500 customers lost power. The boundaries of the outage are Drexel Ave on the north, Ryan Road on the south, S. 1

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2017-09-25 02:14:25

Jerome Paster Loved Fishing And Gardening

Jerome Paster, 41, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday at his residence. Jerome was born in Chicago, Illinois on May 18, 1976, and was the son of Jerry Paster and the late Mary Tracy. On September 9, 2005, he was united in marriage to Maria C. Moreno. Jerome was a warm, happy and friendly person w

RACINECOUNTYEYE.COM - 2017-09-23 11:06:09

John Salerno Proudly Served In U.S. Air Force

John Salerno, 88, passed away on Wednesday, at Ridgewood Care Center. He was born in Cosenza, Italy, on July 27, 1929, and was the son of the late Salvatore and Caterina (Nee: Missurelli) Salerno. John had been a resident of Racine since 1936 and graduated from St. Catherine's High School in 1949. H

RACINECOUNTYEYE.COM - 2017-09-23 11:00:00

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

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

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

"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

Fire Reported At Tiny Home Village

Firefighters are on scene after a shed caught fire about 6 a.m. Friday morning at tiny home village located behind the Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin, 1624 Yout St. Operation Tiny Home is working with the veterans support services group and Zack Giffin to finish building the veterans' homes. The fir

RACINECOUNTYEYE.COM - 2017-09-22 13:38:43

Carl Lassiter, III Had A Love Of The Arts

Carl Lemuel Lassiter, III, 37, was born on August 26, 1980 to parents Carl L. Lassiter, Jr. and Coleen (Harris) Lassiter in Racine, Wisconsin. Carl III was the youngest of two children. Carl passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the University of Wisconsin Health Hospital after receiving a l

RACINECOUNTYEYE.COM - 2017-09-23 11:00:10