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WGTD February 17, 2017
Valeria Ruiz, 20,  Speaking with her 9 year old sister during immigration rally at Speaker Paul Ryan's Office in Racine

About 75 people rallied in support of undocumented workers and their children in front of Paul Ryan's office in Racine Friday afternoon. The rally comes just days after a DACA (Deferred Action for Children Arrivals) protected 23 year old was arrested in Seattle. Just... Read More

WGTD February 17, 2017

Republican State Representatives Samantha Kerkman (pictured) and Michael Schraa are working on a bill that would make Daylight Saving Time permanent in Wisconsin. This would mean later sunsets in the winter as well as later sunrises. The two Republican lawmakers had... Read More

WGTD February 15, 2017

Update: As of 1p 2/26/17 the search continues. 

An intense manhunt took place in Pleasant Prairie Wednesday evening for a subject deemed by police to be possibly armed and dangerous.

20 year-old Edward Vincent Becs is believed to be in possession... Read More

WGTD February 15, 2017

The Kenosha County District Attorney’s office believes the shooting death last weekend of 23 year-old Sean Bialas was an accident and not the result of an intentional act.

Assistant District Attorney Tricia Riley said Wednesday that her office won’t be seeking a... Read More

WGTD February 15, 2017

A state appeals court says a Kenosha man---accused of strangling a woman and leaving her body in a cemetery---was properly convicted. Prosecutors charged that Javier Garcia with intentional homicide, sexual assault, false imprisonment, battery and theft in connection... Read More

WGTD February 15, 2017

United Way of Kenosha County has a new CEO. Tara Panasewicz---a lifelong resident of Kenosha---who most recently served as Vice President at Southport Bank in Kenosha---officially joins the agency later this week. Prior to Southport Bank she spent 14 years in Racine... Read More

wpr.org February 14, 2017

(WPR)---A former director of the Wisconsin DNR is slamming the proposal to eliminate the agency’s magazine. 

Wisconsin Natural Resources would cease publication in February 2018 after nearly 100 years, as part of the governor’s budget.

The magazine would be... Read More

WGTD February 14, 2017

Kenosha---The mother of a 23 year-old man who was killed by his 15 year-old cousin last weekend says she doesn’t believe the teen’s story that the death was an accident. A tearful Karen Bialas spoke to reporters Tuesday night just before a candlelight vigil outside of... Read More