Kenosha County, WI Milwaukee

Meteorite found in Kenosha County; 'A natural treasure'

KENSOHA COUNTY, Wis. - Meteorites typically burn up before breaking through Earth’s atmosphere, but some do make it through – with one of them landing in southeast Wisconsin. Austin Bagwell has loved studying rocks for most of his life. "This is something I really like," said Bagwell. His...
Picture for Meteorite found in Kenosha County; 'A natural treasure'

Gas prices continue to soar

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline spiked 33 cents over the past two weeks to $4.71 per gallon, $1.61 higher than it was one year ago. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says the price jump comes amid higher crude oil costs and tight gasoline supplies. According...
Picture for Gas prices continue to soar

Former Kenosha County Board Supervisor Jerry Gulley Dead

(WGTD)---Former Kenosha County Board Supervisor Jerry Gulley has died, per Alex Whitaker, Gulley's former campaign manager during his bid for County Executive. He was 53 years old. Gulley was elected to the county board in 2020 in the 16th District. He stepped down from the post in July 2021 to run for Kenosha County Executive. Gulley lost in the primary. Gulley worked as the Chief Education Officer at EdLogics.

Local governmental meetings for the week of May 23 | Local News

KENOSHA CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE ON LICENSES/PERMITS: 4 pm, 625 52nd St., Room 202. Agenda includes renewal applications for mobile home park licenses (2022-23 term); renewal applications for amusement & recreation enterprise licenses; 20 applications for annual cabaret licenses with no adverse recommendations from police department; and proposed ordinance from council member to amend the Code of General Ordinances to require a secret ballot for the election of council president.

Gas Prices Jump Again in Wisconsin and Illinois

(Chicago, IL) Gas prices have jumped significantly for the 5th straight week on both sides of the state line. AAA says the average gallon of gas in Illinois costs $4.97, which is 18-cents higher than last week and 39 cents above the national average. Lake County has jumped the 5-dollar mark, increasing to $5.07 on average. In Wisconsin, a gallon of gas now stands at an average of $4.32, which is 13-cents higher than last week, but 26-cents below the national average. Kenosha County remains significantly higher than the Wisconsin average at $4.56. The gap between the Illinois and Wisconsin averages now stands at 65-cents, and the gap between Lake and Kenosha County stands at 51-cents.

Kenosha woman honored by Kenosha County Treatment Court for inspiring others, making positive life changes | Local News

A Kenosha woman who turned her life around and is now inspiring others received quite a surprise Wednesday afternoon. Kelly Petrusky, a 2020 graduate of the Kenosha County Treatment Court, was the surprise guest at a celebration of her accomplishments. She has been sober for over two years and now sponsors other individuals facing addiction.

Man sentenced for high speed chase, crashing into Panhandle home

PANHANDLE, Texas (KFDA) - A Carson County jury sentenced a Wisconsin man to 30 years in prison today leading multiple agencies over a high-speed chase in Panhandle. The 100th Judicial District Attorney’s Office said Elliot Ventura, 32, of Kenosha, Wis., was convicted of a first degree felony offense of evading arrest in a motor vehicle, enhanced.

Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department to conduct training on 17th Street May 26

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department will conduct room entry training from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 26, in the college-owned property on 17th Street. Room entry training involves officers entering rooms in teams and ensuring no threats are present. This training does not involve firearms. Sponsoring Department,...

Kenosha County Courthouse hosts Adoption Day event

Nate and Kathryn Hunter of Kenosha know all about patience, and how good things can come to people who wait. They adopted their daughter, Isabelle, in September 2020, in a process that was delayed several times due to the COVID-19 pandemic and other factors. On Friday afternoon, they finally had...