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WGTD June 25, 2019

June 25, 2019 10:50p 

(WGTD)---A funeral service for the off-duty Racine police officer who was killed as he tried to stop an armed robbery at a local bar will be held at Carthage College Wednesday morning at 11.

Authorities have announced the... Read More

WGTD June 25, 2019

June 25, 2019 9:40p

(WGTD)---The plight of a bumble bee has given reason to restore a large swath of land on and around UW-Parkside’s cross country course.

A partnership has been struck between the university and WIN---the Root/Pike Watershed... Read More

WGTD June 25, 2019

June 25, 2:30p 

(WGTD)---An environmental group has been working hard to clean up Racine County’s Pritchard Park.

This past spring, the Root-Pike Watershed Initiative Network, or WIN for short, partnered with Racine County to remove truckloads of... Read More

WGTD June 23, 2019

June 23, 2019 8:55p

(WGTD)---Investigators working the Teezers bar shooting in Racine have put out a more specific request for help from the public. They're asking residents or businesses located within a half-mile radius of Teezers on Lathrop Ave. to check their... Read More

WGTD June 21, 2019

June 21, 2019 11:55am

(AP)---Terry Gou, the Chairman of Foxconn, the world's largest contract assembler of consumer electronics, says that he is stepping down amid speculation he could be planning a presidential run in Taiwan next year.  Gou's resignation... Read More

WGTD June 20, 2019

June 20, 2019 3:25p

(WGTD)---The reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the man responsible for killing a Racine police officer who tried to stop an armed robbery at a tavern has been increased to $37,000. "We're hoping all the... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More