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WGTD June 19, 2019
I-94 at the Washington Ave Exit in Racine

June 19th, 2019 12:34pm

(WGTD)  The Racine County Sheriff's office is investigating a multi-vehicle crash that has shut down parts of I-94. The interstate is closed northbound and southbound from Highway 20 to Highway G in Racine county. Both east and...

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WGTD June 19, 2019

June 19th, 2019 10:15am 

(WGTD) A radio play double-header will be offered by WGTD and Wisconsin Public Radio Saturday, June 22nd. 

At 11:15 a.m., the WGTD Radio Theater, now in its 15h season, hits the air live  with another original episode, “The...

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WGTD June 18, 2019
RPD Officer John Hetland (Left), Alleged Suspect(Right)

June 18, 2019  6:30a; Updated 8:50a; 11:50a; 4:50p 

(WGTD)---Video of Monday night's attempted robbery of Teezers Tavern in Racine shows off-duty police officer John Hetland jumping over the bar and struggling with the robber just before he was fatally...

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WGTD June 17, 2019

June 17, 2019 4:45p

(WGTD)---A woman who was sexually assaulted by an on-duty Burlington police officer said she reported the incident in part because she was convinced he'd do it again to another victim if she didn't act. 

31-year-old Matthew...

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WGTD June 17, 2019

June 17, 2019 3:55p; Updated 8:05p to pinpoint location; Updated 10:20 with new KPD statement; Updated June 18; Updated June 19 with arrests

(WGTD)---24-year-old twin brothers from Kenosha have been arrested in the death of a 5-year-old Kenosha boy on...

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WGTD June 16, 2019

June 16, 2019 9p

(WGTD)---Less than two years after moving into new quarters, the Shalom Center is expanding.

Kenosha's primary shelter and soup kitchen for homeless people wants to consolidate and move its food pantry on Sheridan Rd. into its new...

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WGTD June 15, 2019

June 15, 2019 10:50p

(WGTD)---An 18-year-old Racine man who has had several brushes with the law within the past 15 months was shot and killed by police early Saturday morning. The man has been identified as Tyrese West. 

According to a news...

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WGTD June 14, 2019

June 14, 2019  11:45am

(WGTD)---A $48 million dollar, 173-room hotel----with expanded conference space--- is being planned at the Festival Hall site in downtown Racine. At a Friday morning press conference---Mayor Cory Mason and David-Elias Ratchie from Gatehouse...

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