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Child porn possession, Racine County man charged

RACINE COUNTY, Wis. - A 35-year-old Racine County man is charged with six counts of child pornography possession, among other charges. Prosecutors allege Dylan Brannon had a flash drive containing more than 200 explicit photos of young girls and more than 150 pornographic videos. According to a criminal complaint, a...
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Hartford plane crash, 2 hospitalized

HARTFORD, Wis. - A plane crashed in a town of Hartford cornfield on Saturday morning, July 31, the Washington County Sheriff's Office said. Two occupants were taken to the hospital with injuries. The crash happened shortly before 11:30 a.m. directly west of Hartford Municipal Airport on County Trunk U south...
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Stolen vehicle pursuit, Milwaukee teen charged: video

MILWAUKEE - Officials released dashboard camera video of a high-speed police pursuit that ended near Silver Spring Road in Glendale. Prosecutors say 18-year-old Areon Binford was the driver, and he refused to stop when he saw the blue and red lights. Multiple agencies, including Brown Deer, Bayside and Glendale police, all worked together to stop the pursuit.
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Milwaukee hit-and-run death: Man gets 15 years in prison

MILWAUKEE - James Bohringer, 38, of West Allis was sentenced to 15 years in prison in connection to a deadly 2020 hit-and-run crash in Milwaukee. Witnesses said a car sped out of a parking lot near 86th and Adler, hit a parked car and then the victim who was sitting in a front yard – but not before hitting a house and stalling in the street, according to a criminal complaint. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Milwaukee man dies after being pulled from the lake

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 53-year-old Milwaukee man died after he was pulled from Lake Michigan at South Shore Park. Dwayne Swiercz was pronounced dead at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center Thursday, Milwaukee police and fire responded to the incident Wednesday, pulling Swiercz and a woman out of the water. Swiercz...
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Woman injured in plane crash in Hartford | By Sgt. Chad Beres

July 31, 2021 – Hartford, WI – On today’s date at 11:22am the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a plane crash in a cornfield west of Cty Tk U south of Arthur Road in the Town of Hartford. This area is directly west of the Hartford Municipal Airport...
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Cudahy car, garage break-ins, thefts; police investigating

CUDAHY, Wis. - The Cudahy Police Department is investigating multiple reports of damaging and stealing from cars and garages – posting partial surveillance video on their Facebook page. Surveillance shows a group of up to three people roaming the alleys and checking car doors around 4 a.m. on Saturday morning,...

Masks will be recommended, not required indoors at State Fair

WEST ALLIS, Wis. — After having to cancel last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wisconsin State Fair opens in less than a week. WISN 12 News asked organizers if they plan to update their mask guidance for people at the fair. A spokesperson said in accordance with the...
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MPD investigates 4 shootings

The Milwaukee Police Department responded to four shootings Friday night and Saturday morning. One person was killed and two children were injured in the separate incidents.
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People line up for food donation drive-thru

MILWAUKEE — A long line of people waited at the Hunger Task Force on Saturday morning for a drive-thru food giveaway. "We've got Canned vegetables, canned fruit. We've got sweet corn. I think we've got some squash out there," said Sherrie Tussler, Hunger Task Force executive director. "There are also some meat items that people can get. I think our milk supply was down, but in general they're going to get a well-rounded trunk full of food."
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House fire in Racine, no injuries reported

RACINE, Wis. - Racine Fire Department was dispatched to a home near Yout and Charles around 7:15 p.m. for a report of black smoke coming from the second-story window. Upon arrival, crews initiated a fast attack through the front door and encountered heavy heat and smoke conditions. Flames were encountered in the first-floor kitchen area and the fire was knocked down and loss was stopped approximately 25 minutes from the initial dispatch.