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Racine man convicted in 1986 killing of 22-year-old woman

Jan. 27, 2023 14:02 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A Racine man has been convicted in the 1986 killing of a young woman whose body was found in a swamp at a Green Bay nature area. Lou A. Griffin, 67, pleaded no contest Friday in Brown County Circuit Court to a charge of homicide by reckless conduct, and a...

CNH Industrial workers on strike since May approve new deal

Jan. 22, 2023 11:37 AM EST

More than 1,000 CNH Industrial workers who have been on strike since last May approved a new contract Saturday with the maker of tractors, bulldozers, backhoes and other heavy equipment. The United Auto Workers said union members in Racine, Wisconsin, and Burlington, Iowa, approved...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Jan. 18, 2023 19:08 PM EST

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. January 12, 2023. Editorial: Get with the times With the Wisconsin Legislature gearing up, there’s a lot to get done. In discussions at our office this week we thought of something we’d like to see legislators do, but it might take a...

2 Racine police officers shot with birdshot during call

Jan. 18, 2023 17:16 PM EST

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — Two southeastern Wisconsin police officers were shot and wounded early Wednesday after a domestic disturbance call grew into a shootout with a suspect, police said. Racine police say Officer Ben Eiden was shot in the face and Sgt. Joe Burinda was shot in the...

Police seek suspect in shooting that killed 2 at Racine bar

Jan. 10, 2023 11:08 AM EST

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — Racine police are asking for the public's help in finding a man who's a suspect in a New Year’s shooting at a bar that left two people dead, including the owner. Authorities said Monday that Abdullah Rashada, 24, is wanted for first-degree intentional homicide...

Evers meets with mayors of Wisconsin's 5 largest cities

Jan. 04, 2023 17:18 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers met with the mayors of Wisconsin’s five largest cities behind closed doors for about an hour on Wednesday, one of the first official acts of his second term. The meeting comes as Evers and the Legislature weigh making substantial changes to...

Shooting at Racine bar leaves 2 dead including owner

Jan. 02, 2023 11:46 AM EST

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — Police in Racine are investigating a New Year's shooting in a bar that left two people dead, including the owner. Officers encountered a chaotic scene when they arrived at Rerun's Lounge around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. Family members identified the owner...

Neubauer reelected as Assembly Democratic leader

Nov. 17, 2022 16:56 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Assembly Democrats reelected Rep. Greta Neubauer as their leader Thursday, completing the full slate of legislative leaders heading into the next two-year session. Republicans went into the November elections looking to secure a two-thirds majority in the...

4th grader uses Heimlich to save fellow student from choking

Nov. 12, 2022 14:30 PM EST

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — A 9-year-old elementary school student in Wisconsin may have saved the life of a classmate by performing the Heimlich maneuver on her as she choked on food, authorities said. Essie Collier, a fourth grader at Racine’s Fratt Elementary School, noticed one of...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Nov. 03, 2022 00:21 AM EDT

Kenosha News. October 30, 2022. Editorial: New ZIP codes shouldn’t just zip through unchecked At first blush we were delighted to see Wisconsin politicians teaming up on legislation to give residents of the villages of Caledonia, Mount Pleasant and Somers their own...