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Motorcyclist injured, cited in crash

A motorcyclist was injured Monday after he allegedly collided with a vehicle turning in front of him

Joshua E. Greene, born in 1994, of Kenosha, was eastbound on 80th Street around 11 a.m. when a westbound vehicle turned south onto 34th Avenue, according to Kenosha police reports. Greene struck the passenger’s side of the vehicle and fell off his motorcycle.

Greene was taken to a hospital for incapacitating injuries to his leg, head and neck. He was not wearing a helmet.

Greene was cited for operating a motorcycle without a valid motorcycle license. No other citations were issued.

Police seeking suspects in battery, robbery

Police are looking for suspects who allegedly attacked and threatened a Kenosha man with a knife on Saturday.

The 49-year-old victim told police he was walking through a field near the 1500 block of 63rd Street around 10 p.m. Saturday when three teenagers slammed him to the ground, hit him, threatened him with a knife and took money from his wallet.

The victim did not seek medical attention.

Anyone with information about this incident should call Detective Dan DeJonge at 605-5260 or Kenosha Area Crime Stoppers at 656-7333 or 800-807-TIPS.

Pizza man robbed at gunpoint

A pizza delivery man allegedly was robbed at gunpoint early Sunday morning.

The 35-year-old victim told police he was delivering a pizza in the 4700 block of 37th Avenue around 12:10 a.m. Sunday when a man pointed a gun at him and took his wallet.

Anyone with information about this incident should call Detective Leonard Giannola at 605-5265 or Kenosha Area Crime Stoppers at 656-7333 or 800-807-TIPS.

Woman fights resident, pushes police officer

A 20-year-old Kenosha woman was arrested Sunday after fighting with another woman and pushing a police officer.

Police were called around 7:15 p.m. Sunday for a fight between two residents at a shelter, according to Kenosha police reports.

One woman, 24, was taken to a hospital for a hand injury. The other woman, 20, reportedly pushed an officer into cupboards.

She was then taken into custody for recklessly endangering safety, battery to a police officer, resisting arrest, battery and disorderly conduct.

Man breaks ankle under motorcycle during U-turn

A motorcyclist reportedly broke his leg while attempting a U-turn Saturday.

Kenosha County Sheriff’s reports said Geoffry A. Smith, born in 1950, of East Troy, was on Highway C near Highway 83 around 2 p.m. when attempting the turn when new handlebars on his motorcycle jammed, causing the brakes to seize up.

He said he then felt the motorcycle starting to tip over, so he put his foot on the ground to try to keep it upright. However, his leg got caught under it, causing his ankle to break, reports said.

Smith was taken to a hospital for his injuries. No citations were issued.

Keno Drive-In part of online contest

Supporters of the Keno Drive-in are asking fans to vote in a last-chance effort to win a new digital projector.

Honda announced earlier this summer it would give away five projectors, which cost upward of $75,000 apiece. The company has now extended their Project Drive-In contest for three more days and is offering four more projectors.

The first five winners include the McHenry Outdoor Theater in McHenry, Ill.

To vote, go to

Sewer work may close portion of street

Storm sewer and concrete repairs will restrict travel on 79th Street between 39th Avenue and 40th Avenue this week.

The project could result in road closure as well.

The project is expected to be finished Friday.

Flags to fly at half-staff through Friday

To honor the victims of Monday’s mass shooting in Washington, D.C., all flags are to fly at half-staff through Friday, according to a proclamation from President Obama.


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