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Video before Racine inmate's death released

RACINE, Wis. - A new video released from the Racine County sheriff's Office shows the moments leading up to an inmate's death. Authorities say 27-year-old Malcolm James was experiencing a mental health crisis at the time. However, his family's attorney says it was the "deputys' actions" that resulted in his death. Warning: This video may be disturbing to watch for some viewers.
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Racine man pulled from burning, crashed SUV after reportedly fleeing Kenosha deputies

A 38-year-old Racine man was arrested after a high-speed chase that began in Kenosha County ended in a crash Tuesday afternoon in Mount Pleasant. According to Kenosha County Sheriff's Sgt. David Wright, a Kenosha County deputy was on patrol at about 12:50 p.m. in Somers on 22nd Avenue at 8th Place when he saw a Chevrolet Suburban with an expired license plate and attempted to pull the vehicle over. The driver allegedly fled, heading north at speeds of up to 100 mph.
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Mount Pleasant drug bust, man arrested

MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. - A 52-year-old man was arrested after law enforcement executed a search warrant on Tuesday morning, June 22 – finding more than 480 grams of marijuana and other items. The Racine County Metro Drug Unit, with help from the Mount Pleasant K-9 Unit, searched the residence on...
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5 Farmers Markets in Racine County

RACINE COUNTY- Purchasing goods from farmer’s markets is an opportunity to support local businesses, farmers, and creators. Vendors offer fresh produce, vegetables, fruits, jams, art, homemade goods, jewelry, and even soaps. Items found at farmer’s markets are often one of a kind. Spend time with family and friends this summer...
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4 water rescues in 3 days at Racine beaches leave 2 children dead

RACINE, Wis. — Conditions at Racine's North Beach Tuesday were much different than this past weekend. Lifeguards on duty put up green flags signaling safe swimming conditions. But within the past three days, four children have been pulled from Lake Michigan. "We've had a number of unfortunate deaths in Lake...
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Racine beach drowning victims identified

RACINE, Wis. - The Racine County Sheriff's Department says the young girl who drowned at Zoo Beach on Saturday, June 19 has been identified by family as 10-year-old Eisha Figuereo Colon. Officials say she went by the name "Naomi." Family members shared the above picture of Naomi. Officials say they...
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Sex Assault Suspect Tied Up, Held For Police

RACINE – A 23-year-old man, accused of sexual assault, was tied up with rope and a belt by his accusers and held for police last week, according to a criminal complaint filed by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office. Ever A. Barcelos-Venegas, of Racine, was charged with disorderly conduct and...
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Second child dies after being pulled from Lake Michigan

RACINE, Wis. — A second child pulled from Lake Michigan in Racine over the weekend has died, according to sheriff's officials. Yaadwinder Singh, 17, was unresponsive when he was rescued from the lake at North Beach Saturday. Authorities say the Franklin teen died Monday after being hospitalized in critical condition.
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Walgreens Offering $25 Incentive For COVID-19 Vaccine

RACINE COUNTY – Walgreens, a major pharmacy chain, on Tuesday became the latest business to offer an incentive to individuals who receive a COVID-19 vaccine. The company announced that, effective immediately, anyone who gets a COVID-19 vaccination at a Walgreens store will receive $25 in Walgreens Cash rewards. Those without a myWalgreens account can opt to receive a $25 Walgreens gift card following their vaccination.