Social media has become a worldwide presence, touching the lives of countless people — and law enforcement agencies are taking advantage of the things they can accomplish with it.
Year after year, social media sites continue to grow exponentially and expand with new users, such as businesses and organizations, which use the networking avenues to connect with others within their community and around the world.
A woman was taken to a hospital when the car she was driving was hit from behind late Thursday afternoon.
According to the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, Erin E. Pollard, born in 1986, of northern Illinois, was driving a van south on Highway 45 in Bristol when she collided with a car ahead of her driven by Charlene D. Weber, born in 1956, of Silver Lake.
Police and firefighters joined forces Saturday for something other than responding to an emergency call.
Together, they raised money to support more than a dozen community organizations and charitable causes.
As seasonal temperatures melted snow outside the Kenosha Expo Saturday, Carol Struthers was inside looking for businesses to help her with her water woes.
“My basement is already leaking, and it’s just going to get worse,” Struthers said, adding she is also worried her water pipes may be in jeopardy as the ground thaws.
KENOSHA — ESPN reporter Lester Munson will speak at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Tarble Athletic and Recreation Fieldhouse at Carthage College, 2001 Alford Park Drive.
In his presentation titled “Sports, Money and Power,” he will address the treatment and compensation of college athletes, including Northwestern football players’ efforts to form a union. He’ll also discuss the Olympics and the wider economic dimensions of professional sports.
More than 300 Boy Scouts from Kenosha, Racine and Milwaukee counties, earned merit badges during Saturday’s fourth annual Merit Badge Tech Day.
The all-day event gave boys training in seven badges: aviation, truck transportation, crime prevention, fingerprinting, energy, home tepairs and fire safety.
Mahone Middle School student Emme Smith hustled down the hallway at Indian Trail High School and Academy Saturday afternoon, carrying a bass that was taller than her.
That’s not saying much, considering she was carrying a quarter-sized bass.
WILMOT — For the second year, kids and adults had the chance to be Superman or Superwoman and fly through the air on their skis or snowboards off a hill onto a giant 50-foot-square, 10-foot-high airbag at Wilmot Mountain ski resort.
Set up and organized by U.S. Airbag of Lake Tahoe, Calif., the three-day event is one of some 45 events held across the country each year. It allows participants to jump, somersault or flip off the hill onto the airbag for fun or to practice their skills.
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The driver injured when he rear-ended a school bus Thursday afternoon has been identified as Shawn Hudon, 35, of Paddock Lake.
SALEM — A smorgasbord and silent auction will take place noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at Salem United Methodist Church, 25130 85th St.
A plan to move the location of a planned dog park from Southport Park to Anderson Park will be taken up by the City Council starting next week.
If you thought you saw a dog sled whipping through the snow along Roosevelt Road in Kenosha Friday morning, don’t worry. You weren’t imagining things.
Before the event was to begin, a couple Carthage College staff and students announced the winners of a raffle. It took the winners quite a while to walk from the crowd to the makeshift stage, but not because of the distance between them.
Back in his Kenosha home Thursday night, Michael M. Bell said he wasn’t about to pop champagne corks over a state Senate’s unanimous vote favoring a bill he has long championed requiring outside investigations of police shootings.
After touring Kenosha, a national developer is fairly certain that the downtown area can accomodate — and benefit from — a live/work space for local artists.
PARIS — A 35-year-old Paddock Lake man was seriously injured Thursday afternoon after crashing his car into the rear of a stopped school bus on Highway 45 just south of Highway 142.
Today’s problem: Why, I oughtta ... how much are we paying these guys to enable traffic to flow smoothly?
The Kenosha Unified School Board will hold a retreat this weekend on their interpersonal relationship and how it affects the evaluation of the district superintendent.
Frigid weather and civil unrest between Russia and the Ukraine have driven world crude oil prices up and sent Kenosha County gasoline prices skyward.
PADDOCK LAKE — Central High School band and choir members will have to get a drug-free OK from K-9 cops before they board a bus later this month for a trip to Florida.
A Kenosha man reportedly accosted a woman going to pick up food at Applebee’s late Wednesday night, telling her he was a federal agent and holding her steering wheel so she couldn’t drive away, according to Kenosha Police reports.
KENOSHA — International Women’s Day will be celebrated 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Kenosha Art Association, 5615 Seventh Ave.
A disabled man will not be able to collect any damages from the Kenosha Achievement Center after he was sexually assaulted by an off-duty employee.
When Kenosha History Center Executive Director Don Shepard walked into the museum on the morning of Feb. 5, he almost could have chilled a tray of ice cubes in the Rambler Gallery without the aid of a freezer. It was 34 degrees in the huge space.
With continued snow and the upcoming return to daylight saving time, the Kenosha Fire Department has two reminders to pass along. One has to do with fire hydrants and the other with smoke detectors.