CRIME & SAFETY
Racine Case High School lockdown over; student involved in disturbance
RACINE, Wis. - Mount Pleasant Police Department say a lockdown enforced at Racine Case High School has ended – and nobody is in any danger. Racine Unified School District officials say a student was apprehended outside of Case High School. Statements made by that student caused law enforcement to put the school into lockdown and investigate, officials said.
Man sentenced to 25 years in DUI crash that killed nurse
RACINE COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A 22-year-old man was sentenced Monday, Oct. 2 in connection with the death of 20-year-old Johanna Pascoe. Ernesto Rodriguez was found guilty of homicide, driving while intoxicated. In court during the sentencing hearing, it was very emotional. Many people were seen crying inside the...
Racine shooting, 33-year-old man charged
A 33-year-old Racine man is charged in connection with a shooting that happened near 6th and Park in Racine early on Sept. 9.
Man Arrested For Alleged Drugs; Weapons in Vehicle After Fleeing Traffic Stop
RACINE, WI (WLIP)–An Illinois man was arrested in Wisconsin after allegedly fleeing from law enforcement. It happened just before 1 AM Sunday on I-94 in Racine County. 42 year old Harold W. Martin of Robbins, Il allegedly fled from Wisconsin State Troopers near Highway 11 and threw what was apparently drugs and a handgun from the vehicle.
Challenges of Ending Racine Standoff Detailed in Complaint
(WGTD)----A criminal complaint details the high volatility of a standoff in Racine Wednesday that forced police to shutdown a north side neighborhood for seven hours. 27-year-old Trevor Ottum of Kenosha was eventually taken into custody without injury to either himself or others. The convicted felon was charged Friday with 18 new counts, including endangering safety and possession of a firearm by a felon.
Amazon driver charged with homicide in fatal motorcycle crash in Racine
RAYMOND, Wis. — An Amazon truck driver is facing homicide charges in a deadly crash in Racine County. Investigators said the truck driver turned in front of a motorcycle on Highway K in the village of Raymond Sunday morning. Flight for Life responded to the scene. The 45-year-old motorcyclist...
Racine SWAT response to man barricaded in home with gun
Racine law enforcement used non-lethal gas to capture a man wanted for firing a gun and barricading himself in a home, drawing a SWAT response, Wednesday afternoon.
'You're no victim, you're a killer': Judge sentences Cudahy man to 40 years in 'cold-blooded' slaying
David Hughes didn't have a chance. He was sitting on a chair at a park on Milwaukee's north side with a friend. Crowds of people were also out enjoying the park and the Memorial Day long weekend. The father of two didn't see Charles Reddic creeping up behind them with a gun. ...
Racine police: Barricaded person fired shots near Spring and State
RACINE, Wis. - Racine police said a barricaded person who shot off several rounds in the area of Spring Street and State Street on Wednesday, Sept. 27 was arrested Wednesday night. Police said the initial call came in around noon Wednesday in reference to a burglary in progress. The resident...
Brave officer and kind strangers rescue man from burning car
Witness the heroic rescue of a 33-year-old trapped in a burning car in Kenosha. In this gripping footage, an officer and brave Samaritans defy the flames to save a life. A testament to human courage, brought to you by FOX6 News Milwaukee.
Racine house fire; damage estimated at $40K
RACINE, Wis. - A fire in Racine caused significant damage to a two-family residence near 14th and Howe on Sunday, Sept. 25. Officials said they arrived on the scene to see smoke coming out of the attic of a two-story house. Firefighters had the fire under control after 40 minutes.
Beach Park man arrested for selling crack cocaine out of motel: sheriff
LAKE COUNTY, Ill. - A Beach Park man was arrested for allegedly dealing crack cocaine out of a motel room near his house. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Group (SIG), a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) funded task force, was investigating Damonne Hunt, 33. They searched...
Milwaukee man charged with assault on 83-year-old Greendale resident
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A 25-year-old Milwaukee man is charged with battery after assaulting an 83-year-old in Greendale earlier this month. Police say on Sept. 13, Sean Robert Morris tried to break into one house, but was unsuccessful. About an hour later, a burglary attempt was reported just a few...
Motorcycle vs box truck accident in Racine County
RACINE COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- According to the Racine County Sheriff's office, an accident between a motorcycle and a box truck took place on Sunday, Sept. 24. The accident happened around 9:00 a.m. near intersection of HWY K and West Frontage, in the village of Raymond. There was a male and female on the motorcycle. There was one male operator of the box truck. The female was transported by Flight for Life to Froedtert Hospital.
Suspect In Shooting Appears in Court
KENOSHA, WI (WLIP)–The suspect who allegedly shot someone last week over money appeared in court this week. 24-year old Jaquan Terrien faces multiple felonies in connection with the September 18th incident. Police were called to the 6300 block of 7th Avenue after the 22 year old man who was...
Missing Cudahy teen safe; William Fowler returned home
CUDAHY, Wis. - UPDATE: Cudahy police said William Fowler, 16, has returned home. The original missing person notice is available below. Cudahy police are asking for the public's help as they search for a missing teen. William Fowler, 16, was last seen Monday night, Sept. 25 in the area of Plankinton and Kirkwood.
Pleasant Prairie Police Investigate Man Found Dead of Gunshot Wound
PLEASANT PRAIRIE, WI (WLIP)–Pleasant Prairie Police say a man was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound. The discovery was made this morning in a parking lot in the 103-thousand block of West Frontage Road in the village. Police say that there is no danger to the public but...
Good Samaritans Rescue Person From Burning Vehicle After Crash
PLEASANT PRAIRIE, WI (WLIP)–A person was rescued by Good Samaritans from a burning vehicle yesterday. Pleasant Prairie Police say it happened around 5:50 PM in the 69-hundred block of 88th Avenue. When officers arrived on the scene of the single vehicle crash, citizens had already started extricating the person...
Rising opioid overdoses in Racine County; new facility helps victims
Health departments there are concerned about an increase in the number of people overdosing on opioids.