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UPDATE: No shooting victim

Police have confirmed that no one was shot in the area of 60th Street and 24th Avenue.



Authorities called for possible shooting

Rescue crews were called at 12:33 a.m. for a report of a shooting victim in the area of 24th Avenue and 61st Street.

According to police scanner traffic, officers were having trouble locating the victim as he might have been driven to a hospital.



UPDATE: Nearly 4,000 still without power

About 3,800 We Energies customers were still without power in Kenosha County as of 11:50 p.m. Sunday.

Most of the customers with outages were in Bristol, Paddock Lake and Pleasant Prairie, according to We Energies.



UPDATE: Nearly 6,000 without power

We Energies now says nearly 6,000 customers are without power in Kenosha County as of 10:15 p.m.



Power outages reported in wake of storm

About 4,300 We Energies customers were without power as of 10 p.m. after thunderstorms rolled through the county.




Kingfish keep on rolling

A five-run fourth inning led the Kenosha Kingfish past Mankato 9-6 Sunday night. The victory was Kenosha's 10th in its last 11 games and its fourth straight, as it improved to 22-7 in the second half and a league-best 45-20 overall.



2015 Taste of Wisconsin deemed success

The Taste of Wisconsin, a three-day event and the largest fund raising event for Kiwanis Club of Western Kenosha, is expected to exceed the 45,000 visitors it drew last year for all three days, organizers said Sunday night
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On Friday the event drew almost 11,000 visitors and Saturday, 22,200 people walked through the gates. Sunday's numbers were not yet available, but organizers believe that once those numbers have been tallied they expect to have a new record. The event is also expected to exceed the $64,000 it raised a year ago. All funds raised go to local charities.


Severe thunderstorm warning issued

National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Kenosha County until 9:15 p.m. Sunday. Winds of up to 60-70 mph and golf ball-sized hail possible.


Severe thunderstorm watch until 10

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 10 p.m. for Kenosha County and most of southeastern Wisconsin.



Police identify suspect in killing of Memphis officer

Tennessee police officials today identified a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer, and an intense search for the man is underway.

Tremaine Wilbourn, 29, faces a first-degree murder charge in the death of Officer Sean Bolton, 33, Saturday night, Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong said at a news conference.


Snapshot: Makeup artist hopes to break into motion pictures

This week's Snapshot is on Brandon Bardwell, a local makeup artist who specializes in special effects makeup and body art.

For more, check www.kenoshanews.com or see Monday's newspaper.



Western wildfires threaten homes

Wildfires blazing in several Western states today chewed up forests and threatened homes but were most numerous in Northern California where dozens are raging and setting off evacuations.

Wildfires are also burning in Washington and Oregon.


Illinois governor signs bill requiring airport breast-feeding rooms

Breastfeeding at Chicago's two major airports and others in Illinois will soon be easier under a new law endorsed by Gov. Bruce Rauner.

Rauner on Sunday signed legislation requiring large airports such as O'Hare and Midway International to have lactation rooms by 2017. Smaller airports in the state will have to add the private rooms when building new terminals or renovating existing ones.


Police arrest two in shooting incident

Kenosha police arrested two people after one allegedly fired shots at a woman and the other bit off part of her thumb early Saturday in the 1100 block of 61st Street.

For more, check www.kenoshanews.com or see Monday's newspaper.



UPDATE: Third person out of water

The person in the water after a Jet Ski mishap has been rescued, according to police scanner traffic.

Originally three people ended up in the water after the craft overturned, with two taking the craft to shore.

The incident was first reported at 5:08 p.m.



Three involved in Jet Ski mishap

Rescue crews were called at 5:08 p.m. for a report of a Jet Ski mishap in Lake Michigan near the 7800 block.

According to police scanner traffic, three people were thrown in the water after the craft overturned. Two were able to get aboard the Jet Ski and make it to land; the third is still in the water.



1 dead, several injured in tent collapse in suburban Chicago

One person has died and several people are injured after a tent collapsed at a festival in suburban Chicago.

A tent at the Wood Dale Prairie Fest collapsed during a storm this afternoon. Wood Dale Deputy Police Chief Mike Rivas said one person was killed, three people were seriously injured and about 17 to 20 people were taken to area hospitals.


Young cancer survivor will help lead Relay for Life

Kenosha resident Lauren Sharp, 10, is finally getting back to Great America amusement park after being cancer free for 18 months.

She's this year's honorary youth survivor for Relay for Life of Kenosha, which begins Friday at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

For more, check www.kenoshanews.com or see Monday's newspaper.


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