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WGTD May 26, 2019

May 26, 2019  8: 20p 

(WGTD)---Three people died of suspected drug overdoses in Kenosha County in a single day this weekend.

"It's highly concerning that we had three suspected overdose deaths within such a short time span," said Kenosha County...

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May 26, 2019 7:20p 

(NPR)---Legendary Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr died Sunday in Birmingham, Ala. He was 85 years old.

Starr, who played for the Packers from 1956 to 1971, was the first quarterback in history to win five NFL...

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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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