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Body of Racine man reported missing last month found across lake on Lake Michigan shoreline
On Oct. 13, the Racine Police Department took a report of a missing person. At that time, family of Daniel Sprecksel said the man went fishing by the north pier on Lake Michigan but had not returned home.
Dump truck driver cited for OWI after crash in Racine County
By:CBS 58 NewsroomRACINE COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A dump truck driver is cited for drunk driving after crashing into another truck.It happened on Highway 20 in the Town of Dover Thursday morning. The Sheriff's Office says 60-year-old Orrin Brownlee of Franksville crossed the center line and hit an o
Police: Man suffers multiple wounds in Racine shooting
Police were called to the scene around 4:45 a.m., for a report of gunshots heard in the area. Upon arrival, a man was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to a hospital for treatment.
Racine woman, 71. charged with allegedly sexually assaulting child she babysat 10 years ago
By:Stephanie StaudingerRACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A woman is now facing charges after allegedly sexually assaulting a kid 10 years ago.Shirley Mooney, 71, is charged with Repeated Sexual Assault of a Child.According to the criminal complaint, a teenager reported to Racine Police that he was sexually a
1 dead, 3 injured following shooting in Kenosha County, vehicle sought
Deputies and detectives are actively investigating this incident. At this time, they are looking for a black, four-door car, which was seen at the BP gas station with the two injured people.
Turkey fryer causes garage fire in Racine
The department got word around 2:30 p.m. that a garage on the 23-hundred block of Blaine Avenue was on fire. When firefighters arrived the structure was fully engulfed in flames. It didn't take long for the fire to be put out, but the garage and everything inside it are a total loss. Losses are e
Racine native Bowers earns spot on Wisconsin Herd roster with energy, heart
He frequently went to Bucks games at the Bradley Center. He had dreams of playing in the NBA one day, and his favorite player was Racine native Caron Butler, who had a brief stint with the Milwaukee Bucks from 2013-14.
Kenosha County Sheriff: Multiple people shot; search for suspect underway
On Thursday, just before 10:30 p.m., Kenosha Sheriff’s Deputies were sent to the 31500 block of 71st Street for a report of a shooting that happened inside a home. Sheriff Deputies say there were two people injured inside the home.
Body of missing Racine fisherman found in Michigan
By:CBS 58 NewsroomRACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The body of a missing fisherman from Racine is found on the other side of Lake Michigan more than a month after he disappeared.Racine Police say 59-year-old Daniel Sprecksel never returned home after fishing by the North Pier on October 13. All that was fou
Driver involved in two-truck accident Thursday arrested for OWI
On Thursday morning,Racine County Sheriff’sdeputies responded to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 20 (Washington Avenue) just east of Britton Road in the Town of Dover. When deputies arrived, they learned that a quad-axle dump truck, which was traveling westbound on Highway 20 crossed the center li
Grievance describes Racine middle school as chaotic, dangerous
The six-page document, titled "Mitchell Middle School is in Crisis," details a litany of complaints, including assaults by students against their teachers and peers, vandalism, evidence of gang affiliations, unsupervised students roaming the halls and violent outbursts spilling into classrooms.
Unattended turkey fryer causes $20,000 in damages to Racine garage
By:Stephanie StaudingerRACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- An unattended turkey fryer left in a garage is the cause of a costly garage fire in Racine.The Racine Fire Department was called to the 2300 block of Blaine Avenue around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a fire.Firefighters arrived on scene to a ful
Zenith Tech low-bidder on $17M of road work in Racine County
Zenith Tech out-bid a rival offer from Zignego Construction for $17.2 million, the only other bid submitted for the reconstruction of parts of Highway 20 and Highway 83 in the village of Waterford, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.
Michigan troopers ID body of Racine man found on Lake Michigan shoreline
WAYLAND, Mich. — Officials with the Michigan State Police post in Wayland say they have identified a body found on the Lake Michigan shoreline on Wednesday, Nov. 14 as 59-year-old Daniel Sprecksel of Racine.
'I'm terrified': Grievance alleges chaos, teachers unsafe, at Racine school
Nicole Sharkey-Riemer, whose two daughters are enrolled at Mitchell, said she's frustrated and looking into alternatives like home-schooling them or moving them to a private school.
Lights, shopping this weekend | Racine County Eye
One night of art.Looking for a one-of-a-kind gift? The Pop-Up Holiday Market may be just what you’re seeking. This one-time event runs from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at The Branch at 1501, 1501 Washington Ave. It features handmade goods from more than 20 Racine area artisans. Free admission.
New bar coming to historically dry part of Racine
In 1935, after Prohibition, Racine decided to keep three areas alcohol-free. One of those areas included West Racine, but it is not going to be dry much longer.
West Racine may get its first bar in nearly a century
RACINE -- The former dry district of West Racine may be getting its first bar in at least 98 yearsreportedthe local paper The Journal Times.West Racine abolished dry districts early last year.Grain dryer catches fire in RacineJohn Dunk, owner of the now closed pub John's Dock, has been recommended b
Grain dryer catches fire in Racine
RACINE -- South Shore Fire Department responded to a grain dryer fire early Wednesday morning.Officials sent first responders to the scene near Highway KR and 100th Street. Just before 4 a.m. when a dryer became engulfed in flames. At least ten different agencies were called to the scene including
MSP troopers ID body of man found on Lake Michigan shoreline
Lake Michigan shoreline - Allegan County WAYLAND, Mich. - The Michigan State Police post in Wayland says it has identified the body found on the Lake Michigan shoreline Wednesday as 59-year-old Daniel Sprecksel of Racine, Wisconsin. He had last been seen fishing on a pier in Racine on October 13th,