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WGTD January 15, 2019

The Racine City Council went on record Tuesday night in support of giving driver’s licenses to immigrants living here illegally and against yanking licenses as punishment for offenses completely unrelated to bad driving.

The vote was 11 to two. The two ‘nays’ were... Read More

WGTD January 15, 2019
Matthew Neumann, 43 of Franklin, Charged with Murder and Hiding Corpse

Updated to correct the nature of the charge and deleted reference to penalties 

A 43-year-old Franklin business owner has been arrested and charged with first-degree reckless homicide and hiding a corpse.  According to a criminal complaint filed in... Read More

WGTD January 14, 2019

Kenosha---In a bid to minimize the amount of expensive dredging needed to keep open to navigation Kenosha’s Lake Michigan harbor channel,  a pair of city council committees gave tentative approval Monday night to plans to build a three-point-six million dollar extension... Read More

WGTD January 14, 2019

A Kenosha bar that features a D-J playing hip-hop music on weekends may lose its cabaret license because of an excessive number of police calls to the bar and surrounding residential neighborhood.

The city’s License and Permit Committee voted unanimously Monday... Read More

wpr.org January 14, 2019

(WPR/AP)---"Incredible" and "unbelievable."

Those are two of the words Barron County District Attorney Brian Wright used to describe Jayme Closs' escape last week from her alleged captor, Jake Thomas... Read More

WGTD January 14, 2019
Dr. Carol Anderson, author of White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of our Nation’s Divide,” and “One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression is Destroying Our Democracy”

Named one of the people transforming America by Politico, Dr. Carol Anderson joined host Troy McDonald on Saturday’s edition of Generation Now; WGTD’s show for Millennials and Gen Z. Anderson, a New York Times Best-selling author, has been featured on The Daily Show with... Read More

WGTD January 13, 2019

New research on generational poverty—and its impact on teaching and learning—got some recent attention at Gateway Technical College.

The research was a recent topic of discussion at an in-service, led by Emma Hendriethe, Director of Student Support and Services,... Read More

WGTD January 13, 2019

A long-running goal of officials in Pleasant Prairie is to create a village center: A downtown-like location that merges commerce, connectivity, culture and recreation in a manner and style unique to Pleasant Prairie.

A recent purchase by the village of acreage... Read More