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WGTD February 24, 2018

Elkhorn---A big drug bust in Walworth County has resulted in 16 arrests and the recovery of a quantity of drugs, including cocaine, marijuana and ecstasy, according to a news release from the Walworth County Sheriff's Dept. 

Six places were raided, including three... Read More

WGTD February 23, 2018

Kenosha Ald. Jesse Downing's name will apparently be on the Apr. 3rd ballot as he seeks re-election. Downing had been disqualified by both City Clerk Debbie Salas and the Wisconsin Election Commission in a nominating paper dispute. But Kenosha Judge Anthony Milisauskas,... Read More

WGTD February 22, 2018

Kenosha Mayor John Antaramian and Michael Bell went after each other at Wednesday night's city council meeting.

After buying billboard space and newspaper ads inferring that Antaramian was somehow involved in hiding facts about the police involved shooting death... Read More

WGTD February 21, 2018

Salem Lakes---A report that two young children were pursued by an adult as they left Salem Grade School Wednesday sent school staff and deputies scrambling. But the report turned out to be a hoax.

According to a news release from the Kenosha County Sheriff's Dept... Read More

WGTD February 21, 2018

A white man was charged Wednesday with making terrorist threats for online comments he directed at demonstrators who were protesting the officer-involved fatal shooting of a black man. 

The charge--made in Racine Court--comes after two black men were similarly... Read More

WGTD February 20, 2018

Carthage College will host a series of panel discussions examining the anticipated impact of the Foxconn manufacturing facility soon to be built in Mount Pleasant

KENOSHA, Wis. – Three forums in February and March will address the facility’s... Read More

WGTD February 20, 2018

A Kenosha judge has refused to accept the contention that a murder defendant isn’t legally competent to assist in his own defense.

The trial for a former group home resident whose accused of killing one house mate and injuring another two years ago is expected to... Read More

WGTD February 19, 2018

A threatening message found written on a bathroom wall at Indian Trail High School on Monday will lead to enhanced security at the school on Tuesday.

In a message sent to parents Monday, Principal Maria Kotz said that a "school shooting threat" was discovered in a... Read More