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    Sheriff seeks to increase number of federal detainees

    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.

    Homecoming for Kenosha MIA

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    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.

    State aid hit bumps up Lakewood levy

    TWIN LAKES — A 14.2 percent increase in the tax levy was approved Wednesday by residents in the Lakewood School district.

    Old county radio tower to come down

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    An old radio communications tower that has served the county for at least half a century is expected to be dismantled next month.

    Squad video shows dangerous I-94 chase as it unfolds

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    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.

    News briefs: Police searching for hit-and-run car

    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 tweaks budget, reduces taxes

    Gateway Technical College, in an amendment to its fiscal 2015 budget, is giving Kenosha County homeowners an early Christmas gift — a tax reduction.

    Those who make less give more to charity, statistics show

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    Congratulations, Kenosha County. You gave $60,728,000 to charity in 2012.

    Surviving haunted house takes nerves, proper footwear, cash

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    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.

    Central to see tax levy decrease

    PADDOCK LAKE — A 7.9 percent decrease in the tax levy for Central High School was approved Tuesday.

    Kenosha County offers first-time home bargains

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    Kenosha County housing sales dropped in September, but median prices continued to climb slightly compared to the same month a year ago.

    Wisconsin Supreme Court takes Daniel case

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    The appeals aren’t yet over for one of the teenage boys convicted of murdering Capri Walker in 2008.

    Homeroom: Open Wings marks ‘Mayor Bosman Day’

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    Kenosha Mayor Keith Bosman visited Open Wings Learning Community, a private, non-profit school in Kenosha, as part of students’ studies.

    Event briefs: Boofest Saturday at downtown museums

    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.



    County Board OKs Arbet’s return

    The Kenosha County Board unanimously approved the appointment of Ray Arbet to serve as director of the Public Works and Development Services Department at its meeting Tuesday night.

    Trevor-Wilmot to use fund balance to offset tax increase

    TREVOR — A 3.4 percent increase in the Trevor-School Consolidated School District tax levy was approved by the electorate Tuesday.

    New downtown director excited about possibilities

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    The newly hired Downtown Kenosha Inc. executive director said Tuesday the city’s pro-development outlook and infrastructure attracted him.

    News briefs: Elaborate phone scam reported

    A 76-year-old Twin Lakes man reported an elaborate phone scam Monday morning involving the Internal Revenue Service and Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department.

    Man reportedly groped patrons in haunted house

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    A Kenosha man was charged on Monday with three counts of sexual assault after reportedly terrifying several patrons and employees inside an area haunted house.

    St. Joseph celebrates state tennis champ

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    St. Joseph Catholic Academy celebrated honored state tennis champion Claire Czerwonka Tuesday, with an assembly full of adoring peers.

    Tax impact of village dissolution: ‘murky’

    SILVER LAKE — If the referendum to dissolve the village of Silver Lake is approved, residents will most likely see a decrease in the municipal part of their tax bill, according to Dale Knapp, research director of the Wisconsin Taxpayer's Alliance.

    Defense reviewing thousands of pages to prep for Zelich case

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    The defense has reviewed thousands of pages of discovery materials in the Kenosha County case against a man accused of strangling a woman during a sexual encounter, then hiding her body for several years.

    Event briefs: Kemper observatory will be open Friday

    KENOSHA — The Griffin Observatory at the Kemper Center, 6501 Third Ave., will be open for night-sky viewing from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday, weather permitting.

    Suspect in April 2013 double murder enters guilty plea

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    A double murder trial stopped abruptly Tuesday morning when the defendant agreed to an 11th-hour plea deal offered by the state.