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KPD investigating shooting on city’s north side; suspect believed dead

KENOSHA ⏤ On Tuesday night, a 24-year-old man killed two people ⏤ and wounded two others ⏤ in a shooting in a home on the city’s north side. The shooter also died at the scene.  The Kenosha Police Department alerted the community to the incident early Wednesday morning, with a heavy police and also EMS … Continue reading KPD investigating shooting on city’s north side; suspect believed dead

Tonight’s meeting: City Council to address alternative crowd control, TIDs

KENOSHA ⏤ Tonight, the Kenosha Common Council will vote on crowd-control alternatives for police and a couple of tax incremental districts (TIDs) Mayor John Antaramian is proposing.  Notably missing from tonight’s agenda, however, is Dist. 10 Ald. Anthony Kennedy’s recent face mask regulation proposal. Kennedy decided to pull that proposed resolution ⏤ crafted in response … Continue reading Tonight’s meeting: City Council to address alternative crowd control, TIDs

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Kenosha police release image, seek ‘person of interest’ in death investigation

KENOSHA ⏤ The Kenosha Police Department has released the image of a man sought in connection with a death at a home near 75th Street and 29th Avenue Tuesday.  Tuesday night, police released an image of Roberto Andino ⏤ 5 feet 9 inches tall and about 240 pounds. Police are also seeking Andino on an … Continue reading Kenosha police release image, seek ‘person of interest’ in death investigation

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Kenosha County deputies respond to 59 calls during Tuesday thunderstorm

KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ Tuesday night’s thunderstorm downed trees, caused outages and kept Kenosha County deputies running to various calls throughout the night. According to Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. David Wright, the department responded to a total of 59 calls related to Tuesday’s storm.  Deputies responded to the following calls between 7 p.m. and 10 … Continue reading Kenosha County deputies respond to 59 calls during Tuesday thunderstorm

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On the Scene: Live videos you may have missed

KENOSHA ⏤ Over the past week, the Uptown Observer has been on the scene of city and county government meetings, a visit by Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes and, of course, live music. Below, find our live videos from each of the aforementioned local government meetings and Barnes' visit. If you like what you see, remember … Continue reading On the Scene: Live videos you may have missed

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Licenses and Permits: Liquor license shortage an issue for committee

KENOSHA ⏤ On Monday evening, the Licenses and Permits Committee faced an issue that is bound to happen in a city with many taverns: There are only a few liquor licenses left.  Kenosha Licenses and Permits Committee Chairman Ald. Curt Wilson told those in attendance as much at the 4:30 p.m. meeting. His comments came … Continue reading Licenses and Permits: Liquor license shortage an issue for committee

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Observer on the Scene: Live at Kenosha COR, city meetings

KENOSHA ⏤ The Observer has been on the scene of government meetings and also a few announcements recently ⏤ including the move of the Great Lakes Brew Fest. Kenosha COR debut (July 7, 2021) Last week, Kenosha Coalition Organizing for Resolution hosted its initial press conference introducing itself to the community.  During the conference, leaders … Continue reading Observer on the Scene: Live at Kenosha COR, city meetings

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KCOR hoping to help stop violence before police intervention

KENOSHA ⏤ A new community group ⏤ Kenosha Coalition Organizing for Resolution (KCOR) ⏤ hopes to de-escalate situations before they reach the point of violence and police involvement in the city. On Wednesday, KCOR held a press conference in Civic Center Park to introduce themselves to the community. Watch the full conference below. https://www.facebook.com/theuptownobserver/videos/397053485079759/ What … Continue reading KCOR hoping to help stop violence before police intervention

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Observer on the Scene: Brent Penny at Creative Space; poetry at Lincoln Park; gentrification discussion

KENOSHA ⏤ From time to time, the Uptown Observer finds itself with a cache of videos of live music, poetry and other events that we take on the scene of happenings each week. N However, due to time, they do not routinely see the light of day. Therefore, this is the first installment in what … Continue reading Observer on the Scene: Brent Penny at Creative Space; poetry at Lincoln Park; gentrification discussion

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UPDATE: KCSD identifies Kenosha woman killed in Tuesday crash

SOMERS ⏤ The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has identified the woman killed in a Tuesday crash on Green Bay Road as Pamela S. Dupuis, 54, of Kenosha. Dupuis died in a two-vehicle crash on the 3500 block of Green Bay Road in Somers Tuesday afternoon. At that time, around 2:15 p.m., KCSD deputies and emergency … Continue reading UPDATE: KCSD identifies Kenosha woman killed in Tuesday crash

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Tuesday crash kills 54-year-old Kenosha woman, KCSD reports

SOMERS ⏤ The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department reports a crash on Tuesday afternoon killed one local woman. Authorities have charged another person with felonies in her death. According to KCSD Sgt. David Wright, around 2:15 p.m. Tuesday, deputies and emergency personnel responded to the village of Somers for a serious crash on the 3500 block … Continue reading Tuesday crash kills 54-year-old Kenosha woman, KCSD reports

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Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department responds to Burlington Road blaze, one dead

KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ Tuesday morning, Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Chris Hannah told the public that one person had died in a Monday afternoon fire.  The blaze, at a home in the 21700 block of Burlington Road, fully engulfed the building, Hannah said in a release.  Kenosha County deputies and Kansasville Fire and Rescue responded … Continue reading Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department responds to Burlington Road blaze, one dead

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Observer on the Scene this week: Body cam demo, downtown shots

KENOSHA ⏤ This past week, the Uptown Observer went live for the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department demonstrating its new body cam system to the Kenosha County Board and police responding to shots downtown. The point of this is to offer the community an opportunity to view these things for themselves. Therefore, we hope it gives … Continue reading Observer on the Scene this week: Body cam demo, downtown shots

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Police take several in custody in connection with 89th Street homicide

KENOSHA ⏤ Kenosha Police Department officers have arrested three people in connection with the killing of an 18-year-old in the 2000 block of 89th Street in the city Friday. Around 12:30 a.m. Friday, police officers responded to a residence in that area for a shots-fired complaint. On the way to the scene, dispatch also gave … Continue reading Police take several in custody in connection with 89th Street homicide

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UPDATED: Alderperson: Rusten Sheskey should be ‘given a permanent desk job’

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to include information from KPD documents released online concerning the Sheskey investigation as of 11:40 a.m. Tuesday, May 4, 2021. - Daniel Thompson KENOSHA ⏤ During the alderpersons’ comments portion of Monday’s City Council meeting, Dist. 4 Ald. Holly Kangas expressed her frustration over the missing gun of … Continue reading UPDATED: Alderperson: Rusten Sheskey should be ‘given a permanent desk job’

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Police Chief Miskinis’ disappointment, protests lead #SaturdayMorningMix

KENOSHA ⏤ This week, readers focused on local protests and also now-retired Kenosha Police Chief Daniel Miskinis' statement on his disappointment with some citizens. The former police chief, officially retired as of today (May 1), expressed his frustration in a post earlier this week. https://www.facebook.com/theuptownobserver/posts/259106678948310 Good morning, Kenosha photos courtesy of stringer Jordan Pauley of … Continue reading Police Chief Miskinis’ disappointment, protests lead #SaturdayMorningMix

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Kenosha Police Chief Daniel Miskinis: ‘I am extremely disappointed’

KENOSHA ⏤ Monday afternoon, Kenosha Police Chief Daniel Miskinis voiced his extreme disappointment with recent events in the city of Kenosha. Retiring Kenosha Police Chief Daniel Miskinis. In particular, Miskinis addressed the public's reaction to KPD officer Rusten Sheskey’s continued employment after he shot Jacob Blake seven times in August 2020.  Miskinis previously explained his … Continue reading Kenosha Police Chief Daniel Miskinis: ‘I am extremely disappointed’

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Police and Fire Commission approves Kenosha Police Chief’s retirement, resignations from department

KENOSHA ⏤ After approving Kenosha Police Chief Daniel Miskinis' retirement, the Police and Fire Commission addressed the “significantly understaffed” department Tuesday morning. Retiring Kenosha Police Chief Daniel Miskinis. Miskinis announced his retirement months ago, hoping to give the city time to find a replacement, as he states in his letter to Mayor John Antaramian. The … Continue reading Police and Fire Commission approves Kenosha Police Chief’s retirement, resignations from department

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UPDATE: Somers House shooting leads to six confirmed shooting victims; person of interest in custody

Editor’s note: By the definition that the FBI uses to determine it, this shooting is technically a mass shooting. And our hearts break for the victims, their families and our community for getting caught up in this seemingly wholly American tradition of loved ones taken too soon by gun violence. We are sorry for your … Continue reading UPDATE: Somers House shooting leads to six confirmed shooting victims; person of interest in custody

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Shooting at Somers House leaves three dead, others injured

Editor’s note: By the definition that the FBI uses to determine it, this shooting is technically a mass shooting. And our hearts break for the victims, their families and our community for getting caught up in this seemingly wholly American tradition of loved ones taken too soon by gun violence. We are sorry for your … Continue reading Shooting at Somers House leaves three dead, others injured