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WGTD April 28, 2017

Kenosha---The 15 year-old boy who was stabbed in the chest during an altercation with another student at Bradford High School Tuesday has died. The student has never been officially identified by authorities, but social media has him as Dajuan or Dezjon Taylor.

In... Read More

WGTD April 28, 2017

One of Kenosha's favorite crooners---Jimmy Janis---joins us all week on "Noon Tunes" to sing some of his favorite Frank Sinatra tunes. You can hear "Come Fly With Me" right here. Jimmy began his singing career in the Air Force in the 1950s and landed a spot on "The... Read More

wpr.org April 28, 2017

Washington Post Writer Digs Into Effects On Southern Wisconsin Community

(WPR)---In June 2008, the announcement came that the Janesville Assembly Plant — the oldest operating General Motors plant in the country — would be closed.

By the end... Read More

WGTD April 28, 2017

Mt. Pleasant---Cell phone stores are becoming popular targets for thieves.

The latest theft occurred early Thursday evening at an AT&T store located in a small strip mall in front of the Walmart Supercenter on Durand Ave.

According to a news release... Read More

WGTD April 26, 2017

Updated at 9:45am, Friday, April 28th: The 15-year-old student who allegedly stabbed another student at Bradford High School on Tuesday will appear in adult court today (Friday) at 1pm. His initial appearance on Wednesday was in juvenile... Read More

wpr.org April 26, 2017

Beetle Is Killing Thousands Of Trees In Tourist Hot Spot

(WPR)---The invasive emerald ash borer is killing thousands of trees in Door County — a tourist hotspot for the state of Wisconsin. The ... Read More

WGTD April 26, 2017

Updated 1p; 7:20p; 

Town of Paris---A valve that apparently malfunction on a tank trailer that was being hauled led to a spill of anhydrous ammonia gas near the Kenosha/Racine county line Wednesday morning.

Firefighters responded and stopped the... Read More

WGTD April 24, 2017

With the closure of a homeless shelter in Kenosha just days away, a task force started to make plans on just how to go about helping the population that’ll soon be turned away by First Step, a low-barrier shelter on 63rd St. that over the past 14 years has accepted... Read More