A mother-son shoplifting duo were arrested for stealing a number of household items at Wal-Mart, 3500 Brumback Blvd., just after noon Thursday, according to the police report.
Sonia Negron, 35, of Kenosha was taken into custody for contributing to the delinquency of a minor and retail theft. Her 16-year-old son was also arrested for retail theft.
Four properties annexed from Paris into Kenosha this year were sold this month to a company with ties to Uline.
Eight parcels across Interstate 94 from where Amazon’s new distribution facility has gone up were annexed into the city, at the landowners’ requests. The other four properties remain with the original owners.
Extensive damage to a wooden electrical pole due to a car crash on 30th Ave. at 5:40 p.m. Friday led the Kenosha Fire Department to close the road from Highway E to 15th Place.
The street remained closed to traffic as of 9 p.m. while We Energies workers were installing a new utility pole.
Kenosha Police are investigating a reported theft at a local sports memorabilia store, including surveillance video involving two women, two young children and possibly an infant.
Authorities released video on Friday for the Oct. 14 shoplifting complaint at Sports Dome, 6916 Green Bay Road.
A state trooper sped alongside a wrong-way driver on Interstate 94, with only the median wall separating their vehicles, as he tried to get the driver to pull over, according to testimony given Friday morning.
Alejandro Ramirez-Gonzalez, 19, of Milwaukee, later crashed, according to law enforcement, killing one and injuring another and himself. Ramirez-Gonzalez’s had a preliminary hearing Friday on charges of homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle, homicide by use of a vehicle, injury by intoxicated use of a vehicle, fleeing officers causing death and great harm, and recklessly endangering safety.
If all continues to go without a hitch, the transformation of the former Frank L. Wells Co. industrial site into the planned Fifth Avenue Lofts could begin with demolition in November, S.R. Mills, president of Bear Development and Construction Management Associates, said Friday.
The proposed 60-unit apartment complex took another step toward becoming reality Thursday with unanimous city Plan Commission approval recommending that City Council give thumbs-up to a conditional use permit for the property at 5821 Fifth Ave.
Following the white line contrasting on Carthage College’s red track, David Kuhn, of DeKalb, Ill., legally blind ever since a car accident in the 1980s, ran 20 miles Friday on his way to his 11,000-mile goal.
“I can see the white line on the track,” he said. “Sort of ....”
The city of Kenosha will open its first dog park with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday at Anderson Park.
The yet-to-be-named off-leash dog area is located near 89th Street and 22nd Avenue.
KENOSHA — A free class on using essential oils for a variety of health concerns begins at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Community Room at Festival Foods, 3207 80th St.
For more information, contact Gabrielle Potter at 847-650-7550 or email GpotterRN@gmail.com.
Like most girls at a very young age, Cybria Williams would put on high heels, a dress and profile in front of a mirror.
She always liked fashionable clothes. She often imagined that she was on a runway listening to the “oohs” and “aahs” as she was showing off her fabric creations.
A Salem man who drove drunk and caused a head-on collision in April 2013 was sentenced to prison last week.
On Oct. 17 a judge sentenced Harley Ruppert, 50, to two years in prison and three years on supervised release, following a guilty plea to drunken driving causing injury. This was his fifth drunken-driving conviction.
Habitat for Humanity of Kenosha has named Kristie Vitale as its first executive director.
“The mission of Habitat for Humanity is what drew me to the position,” Vitale said Friday. “Habitat for Humanity doesn’t just provide families with a home. It is a life-altering experience, especially for the children.”
Kenosha County is proposing to purchase two properties and a parking lot as it attempts to address space needs around the administration building and the court house.
A property owner stockpiling dirt and concrete in a field along the east side of 39th Avenue between 80th and 85th streets in Kenosha faces possible shutdown of the operation in 24 hours, City Administrator Frank Pacetti said late Thursday afternoon.
SALEM — It’s possible the intersection known as “Liberty Corners” in Salem may someday look more like a circle.
Trick-or-treating season begins this weekend in two Kenosha County communities, continuing elsewhere on Halloween night.
Crews are putting the finishing touches on Kenosha County’s first park-and-ride lot across from the Rec Plex in Pleasant Prairie.
A breakdown between two giants in Kenosha health care could be problematic for patients in the area.
A Kenosha woman rolled her Chevy Malibu after colliding with another vehicle in the 23600 block of Highway K just before noon Wednesday.
KENOSHA — An inaugural meeting of the National Federation of the Blind begins at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Northside Library, 1500 27th Ave.
Kenosha Police are investigating a crash that sent a car into the side of a house at 5311 22nd Ave. about 11:15 p.m. Wednesday.
The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department received preliminary budget approval Wednesday to take on more federal detainees and increase electronic monitoring of those not in prison.
When Kenosha's own James Lee Van Bendegom was a teenager, he dropped out of Bradford High School to join the U.S. Army to fight in the Vietnam War.
TWIN LAKES — A 14.2 percent increase in the tax levy was approved Wednesday by residents in the Lakewood School district.
An old radio communications tower that has served the county for at least half a century is expected to be dismantled next month.
One of the riskiest high-speed chases in recent memory was documented by stunning dash-cam video, released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department on Wednesday.
Kenosha Police said it is searching for a hit-and-run vehicle involved in a rollover crash Monday in the 2600 block of Alford Park Drive.
Gateway Technical College, in an amendment to its fiscal 2015 budget, is giving Kenosha County homeowners an early Christmas gift — a tax reduction.
Congratulations, Kenosha County. You gave $60,728,000 to charity in 2012.
At this point in election season, the scariest thing for me is being bombarded by TV ads depicting candidates for political office as evil incarnate.
PADDOCK LAKE — A 7.9 percent decrease in the tax levy for Central High School was approved Tuesday.
Kenosha County housing sales dropped in September, but median prices continued to climb slightly compared to the same month a year ago.
The appeals aren’t yet over for one of the teenage boys convicted of murdering Capri Walker in 2008.
Kenosha Mayor Keith Bosman visited Open Wings Learning Community, a private, non-profit school in Kenosha, as part of students’ studies.
KENOSHA — BooFest will be 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Kenosha Public Museum, 5500 First Ave.; Civil War Museum, 5400 First Ave.; and the Dinosaur Discovery Museum, 5608 10th Ave.