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Racine man arrested for alleged cologne thefts

CALEDONIA — A Racine man who reportedly stole cologne from two Racine County drug stores was arrested Wednesday. On March 5, the Caledonia Police Department issued a release seeking the identity of a suspect who reportedly stole nine bottles of cologne from the Caledonia Walgreens, 5005 Douglas Ave.


Body found in Mississippi ID'd as missing Wisconsin woman

A body found in the Mississippi River near Trenton, Wisconsin, just over the border with Minnesota, has been identified as that of a missing Eau Claire woman. Muzeyyen Ayan, 47, was last seen at Minneapolis−Saint Paul International Airport on Feb. 26.


Prosecutors: Man said ‘sorry’ after robbing Wells Fargo in Racine, taking $4K+

RACINE — Charges have been filed against a Racine man, accused of robbing the Wells Fargo Bank on Martin Luther King Drive on March 14. Christopher DeMark, 44, faces one count of robbery of a financial institution, use of a dangerous weapon.


Wisconsin sheriff’s deputies rescue pair of trapped bear cubs

ASHLAND, Wis. — Two Wisconsin sheriff’s deputies rescued a pair of bear cubs trapped in a flooded culvert that had served as their den. The Ashland Daily Press reports that Ashland County deputies Zach Pierce and Dylan Wegner discovered the baby bruins Friday near the Bad River Indian Reservation in


Pictures: View and submit photos of the northern lights in SE Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE — If you’ve always dreamed of catching a glimpse of the Aurora Borealis, you might be in luck over the weekend. According to the Space Weather Prediction Center, Wisconsin will be in a good position to see the northern lights both Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23.


‘I miss my sons:’ Man charged in November 2018 fatal shooting in Racine pleads not guilty

RACINE COUNTY — A man charged in connection with a shooting death in November 2018 in Racine pleaded not guilty Wednesday, March 20. Marcellus Martinez, 32, died Nov. 5, 2018 after he was shot while in a vehicle near Lasalle Street and High Street. He was Phyllis Canady’s youngest son, and also a br


Wisconsin man falls asleep at wheel, crashes car

GRANT COUNTY, Wisconsin (KWWL) – A Prarie du Chein man is recovering after a car accident in Grant County. A release from the Grant County Sheriff said William Seeley, 22, fell asleep while driving Friday afternoon in the Beetown Township on County U.


Accused porch pirate sentenced to 1 year in Racine County Jail, 2 of 4 charges dismissed

RACINE — A judge sentenced Tremaine Watkins on Wednesday, March 20 to a year in the Racine County Jail for his role in stealing packages from the porches of homes in the Racine area. He was accused along with Deandre Watkins.


Prime Rib Dinner & Gun Raffle

Saturday, March 23rd at Fountain Banquet Hall, we’ll be having our next Prime Rib Dinner & Gun Raffle! All proceeds go towards veterans in need!. Cash bar starts 6pm, dinner will be served at 7pm, with Young Strings playing throughout the night! Prime Rib Dinner buffet includes prime rib, a carving


Politifact Wisconsin: The budget battle between Democrats and Republicans

The budget battle is just beginning in Madison with Republicans and Democrats agreeing to disagree. PolitiFact Wisconsin digs in on one claim about the GOP's tax cutting record.


Historic TG's Restaurant & Pub has new owners

tg’s Restaurant & Pub, a decades-old eatery that has served noted politicians and celebrities through the years in Kenosha’s Harborside neighborhood, has new owners. Kristine Brittich and her husband Randy took over Tuesday and welcomed patrons, many of whom had come for a night of trivia and fun.


Students from the Medical College of Wisconsin Celebrates Match Day

The hall was a bundle of nerves as students and their families filled the ballroom at the Italian Community Center. In dark green “MCW Match Day 2019” T-shirts, more than 235 students from the Medical College of Wisconsin waited anxiously. Eight years of hard work has led them to this and in the nex


Lake County Major Crime Task Force called in on case of missing Zion man

The Lake County Major Crime Task Force has been called in to assist in the search for a 28-year-old man from Zion who has been missing for a week. According to information released this week by the Zion Police Department, Cory Rhinehart left for work at a local nursing home on March 15 but never cam


Police: 3 registered sex offenders to be released in Kenosha in March, April

KENOSHA — Kenosha police are notifying the public of the release of three registered sex offenders into the community — set for March 30, April 12, and April 22. 33-year-old Troy Behling will be released on March 30. He will be homeless and is likely to remain in the City of Kenosha.


Kenosha Unified School District investigating possible child enticement in parking lot of school

KENOSHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Kenosha Unified School District along with the Kenosha Police are investigating a reported child enticement incident. According to the district, a silver minivan being driven by a male wearing a black sweatshirt and a black hat attempted to entice a student into his veh

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Minimum security inmate walks away from work site in Kenosha County

KENOSHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- An inmate is on the run in Kenosha County. Officials say Wayne Harper, 40, walked away from a work release site. Harper is a minimum-security inmate who was housed in the Kenosha Correctional Center.

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DCF Honors Six Social Workers for Outstanding Service to Families

(MADISON) – In recognition of Gov. Tony Evers declaring March as Social Work Month in Wisconsin, the Department of Children and Families (DCF) honored the efforts of six child welfare professionals with the 2019 Caring for Kids award.


Preseason Power 25 Countdown: No. 14 Kenosha Bradford

2018 Record: 19-10 Conference: Southeast. Trey Glass, SS (Oakton CC) The 2018 Red Devils were so junior heavy last year, that there may not be much room for newcomers. Nick Cairo was the only 2020 graduate to play the entire season on varsity last year, but a big hole that will need to be filled is


Amanda Hanover: Police looking for Michigan woman whose car was found in Kenosha

KENOSHA -- Kenosha Police are asking for your help in locating a missing endangered woman. 39-year-old Amanda Hanover's car was found unoccupied near Fisherman's Circle in Kenosha, police say. A phone was found in her vehicle.


Drunken driver alleged to have nearly run down a pedestrian - twice

A drunken driver is alleged to have nearly run down a pedestrian — twice — after driving down a sidewalk and through a Kenosha yard. Curtis Bush, 32, was charged Thursday with first-degree recklessly endangering safety, operating while intoxicated-second offense, resisting police, obstructing police