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WGTD May 13, 2021

May 13, 2021 11:20a

(WGTD)---Wednesday's law enforcement memorial ceremony for fallen officers held in Kenosha’s Harbor Park included a full-throated defense of the profession.

It came from an unlikely source—the chaplain who normally is tasked...

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WGTD May 10, 2021

May 10, 2021 8:15p

(WGTD)---Racine's new police chief was sworn in Monday amid a continuing shortage of qualified police officers in both Racine and Kenosha. 

Maurice Robinson takes over for the retired Art Howell, who despite being retired...

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WGTD May 10, 2021

May 10, 2021 5:15p

From WGTD News:

A Racine teenager was charged with 1st Degree Intentional Homicide Monday for the weekend shooting death of another teen at a party. Bond for 18-year-old Joshua Daniel was set at $100,000....

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WGTD May 8, 2021

May 8, 2021 12:45p

(WGTD)---A Walworth County pilot program that embedded two social workers within a pair of police departments this year is said to be doing well.

Full-time counselors now have desks in police stations in Delavan and Whitewater....

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WGTD May 7, 2021

May 7, 2021 5:30p

(WGTD)---With daily vaccination rates beginning to dip, the City of Racine is planning a huge media campaign to persuade residents to get vaccinated against COVID.

City administration is proposing to hire Kane Communications to...

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WGTD May 7, 2021

May 7th, 2021 12:05p

(WGTD)---A Kenosha judge refused to lower Mark Jensen’s $1.2 million bond Friday, meaning the Pleasant Prairie man who was convicted once of the strangulation and anti-freeze poisoning death of his wife in 2008 will likely remain...

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WGTD May 6, 2021

May 6, 2021 7:20p; Quote attribution corrected on 5-7 at 12:30p  

(WGTD)---Kenosha Unified's LakeView Technology Academy could be moving to a new location in the coming years. 

In a partnership with Gateway Technical College, the specialty school...

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WGTD May 6, 2021

May 6, 2021 6:30p

(WGTD)---A preliminary hearing was held in Racine Court Thursday for a Burlington man who is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting two women, video recording the assaults and secretly video recording other women and children in...

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