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WGTD May 23, 2019

Another shooting---another 19-year-old man is killed. This time…in Racine. On the heels of the shooting death of a 19-year-old man in Pleasant Prairie on Monday night---the Racine Police Department reports that a 19-year-old man died after being shot near the...

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WGTD May 22, 2019

(WGTD)---Possibly in reaction to online complaints from the relatives of the victim, authorities have released a timeline of first responder arrivals in the shooting death of a 19-year-old man at Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen Monday night. 

Khaled Alchaar was shot...

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WGTD May 21, 2019

(WGTD)---Gardeners in Kenosha with a creative flair who plant things in parkways—that skinny strip of land between the street and sidewalk—can breathe easier.

The practice is now legal, after the City Council voted 12-2 Monday night to adopt an ordinance that...

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WGTD May 21, 2019

Updated 4p

(AP, WGTD)---The Wisconsin Supreme Court has suspended Racine County Judge Michael Piontek for 5 days without pay citing “concerning” and “obviously unethical” behavior.

In an unsigned order issued Tuesday, the unanimous court said that...

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WGTD May 21, 2019

One person died in an early morning house fire on Coolidge Avenue in Racine on Tuesday. Sergeant Adam Malacara---from the Racine Police Department---said the body of the victim was badly burned and a positive identification has not yet been made.

A dog was also...

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WGTD May 21, 2019

(WGTD)---About 150 people packed the school cafeteria at Kenosha’s All Saints Catholic School North Monday night  for an informational meeting about the consolidation of the school's two campuses. In a letter---sent to parents last week---All Saints indicated that---due...

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WGTD May 21, 2019

Updated 1030a; 3:30p

(WGTD)---Authorities have identified the Cheddar's shooting fatality as Khaled M. Alchaar, a 19-year-old man who lived just north of the restaurant in Windsong Village Apartments.

Alchaar was shot outside of the restaurant...

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WGTD May 18, 2019

(WGTD)---All Saints Catholic School is closing one of the two K-8 schools it operates in Kenosha.

In a letter sent to parents this week, the school system said it plans to merge its north side campus--the former Holy Rosary School adjacent to the church by the...

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