A Pleasant Prairie man drove the wrong way down a divided highway in Milwaukee County last week, earning his first drunken driving citation, according to court records.
Scott A. Larsen, 56, is charged with second-degree recklessly endangering safety for the Tuesday night incident, and he was cited for disorderly conduct, drunken driving, driving the wrong way down a divided highway, and having a prohibited alcohol concentration.
Scott Carney was on the precipice of losing it all.
A once-successful businessman, Carney, 50, of Kenosha, turned to alcohol to take away the pain when he lost his father to cancer in 2007.
Though his column on addiction and recovery appears weekly in the Kenosha News, William Moyers’ personal story may not be known to many.
The vice president of public affairs and community relations with the Hazelden Foundation/Betty Ford Center. Moyers will take part in this weekend’s “Weekend of Hope.”
Just off the main drag in downtown Kenosha is a local gem: Le Esther’s Lamp Shop.
People looking to restore an old lamp, create a custom one or just looking for a new shade to freshen up an existing lamp call on the Kenosha store, owned by Steve and Chris Allemand.
A Kenosha teen was injured Friday morning when the bicycle he was riding collided with a car at 56th Street and 22nd Avenue.
According to Kenosha Police, Dannie E. Erickson, born in 2000, was southbound on the east sidewalk at 7:22 a.m. He had a green light but collided with a northbound car turning right on red.
Have you read “Fahrenheit 451” yet?
If not, the time is now as the Big Read begins in earnest this week.
Each Monday, the Kenosha News takes a look at the life of a Kenosha County resident who recently died. We share with you, through the memories of family and friends, a life remembered.
Rule No. 19: “A place for everything and everything in its place.”
PLEASANT PRAIRIE — A blood drive will take place 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at St. Anne’s Catholic Church, 9091 Prairie Ridge Blvd.
Sign up is online at www.bcw.edu or by calling Rich Mich at 262-818-0839. Walk-ins are welcome.
One person was killed and three people injured early Sunday in a collision caused by a wrong-way driver on Interstate 94 north of Highway 142 in Somers.
According to the Wisconsin Highway Patrol, the crash occurred as a white pickup truck was traveling south in the northbound lanes of I-94 about 12:50 a.m. Sunday.
A lawn mower, a computer, and 15 tires — including a giant tractor tire — were among the debris pulled out of the water during the annual Pike River Revival Saturday.
A Waukegan man was arrested after fighting with police after they smelled marijuana in his car.
BRISTOL — Those who slept in Saturday missed the chance to enjoy the outdoors and get close up with some feathered friends at the annual Fall Fest at Pringle Nature Center in Bristol Woods Park.
SOMERS — If you spotted a column of black smoke coming from the parking lot of Sam’s Club in Somers about noon on Saturday, it wasn’t a car fire you were seeing.
Registration is underway for the annual Holiday House events.
The local connections to Miss America continue.
The master plan for Pennoyer Park successfully passed through another level of municipal approval Thursday, when the City Plan Commission voted in favor of the plan.
WILMOT — A hatha yoga mixed level-class begins this week at Wilmot High School, 11112 308th Ave., as part of its Community Outreach program.
With growing demand for services among recipient nonprofits, United Way of Kenosha County hopes to reverse a downward trend, which has seen annual contributions from 2010-2013 dip by $100,000, according to CEO Tracy Nielsen.
PLEASANT PRAIRIE – Police are looking for a suspect in the robbery Friday morning of State Bank of the Lakes, 8700 75th St.
The body of John Spoor, 66, of McHenry, Ill., was recovered at 8:24 a.m. Friday morning from Silver Lake.
SILVER LAKE — Keith Cormican, of Black River Falls, didn’t hesitate to hit the road to Silver Lake to help in the search for a missing fisherman.
There will be no trial in the civil case filed over Devin Kunich’s death. His family accepted a settlement offer Thursday from Geico insurance.
Union members picketed at the entrances to the Amazon warehouse construction site Friday, protesting the hiring of a South Carolina-based, non-union contractor.
Featuring a larger screen, improved battery life and a number of tech-savvy upgrades, Apple’s iPhone 6 arrived in stores Friday morning and local consumers lined up to buy it.
A Kenosha woman faces numerous charges after repeatedly weeding her neighbor’s yard without permission in the 6800 block of 20th Avenue, according to Kenosha Police.
Military veterans gathered at the American Heroes Café inside Festival Foods to commemorate National POW/MIA Recognition Day, which is held on the third Friday in September.