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

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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 [...]

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

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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 [...]

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

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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 [...]

Shooting at Somers House leaves three dead, others injured

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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 [...]

Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department releases warning after spate of overdoses over past week

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KENOSHA ⏤ After six overdoses in about as many days, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has a message. And that message is clear and simple: Do not take medication you are not prescribed. https://videopress.com/v/ta74sm1v?autoPlay=true&controls=false&loop=true&muted=true&persistVolume=false&preloadContent=metadata Emergency personnel responded to the six overdoses during the week of March 30 through April 4, 2021. As a result, both [...]

Update: Person killed in Bristol crash identified as Milwaukee man

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KENOSHA COUNTY ⸺ Thursday morning, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department identified the man killed in a crash in Bristol March 23 as Troy B. Martin of Milwaukee.  According to KCSD Sgt. David Wright, around 9:29 p.m. March 23, Martin drove his Toyota Camry eastbound near the 13900 block on Highway C when he. At that [...]

KCSD: Driver killed in Tuesday night crash on Highway C in Bristol

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KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ One person has died as the result of a two-vehicle crash on Highway C in the village of Bristol Tuesday night.  According to Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Chris Hannah, the accident occurred around 9:29 p.m. on March 23 in the 13900 block of Highway C (Wilmot Rd.). https://videopress.com/v/ta74sm1v?autoPlay=true&controls=false&loop=true&muted=true&persistVolume=false&preloadContent=metadata The crash The [...]

Kenosha Police Department officer, passenger uninjured in rollover crash at 52nd Street and 22nd Avenue Sunday

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KENOSHA ⸺ A vehicle struck a Kenosha Police Department SUV at the intersection of 52nd Street and 22nd Avenue Sunday, shutting down the intersection for a period of time. https://www.facebook.com/100045469393154/videos/1759714507540695 According to Sgt. Leo Viola of the KPD, emergency personnel responded to the scene at approximately 1:15 p.m. The investigation showed that, prior to the [...]

City committees, commissions give approval to new Kenosha Fire Station No. 4 variances

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KENOSHA ⏤Several Kenosha committees and commissions, including Public Works, approved moving forward with a new Kenosha Fire Department Station No. 4, passing needed variances for the project Monday. The new station, located at 4810 60th St., would replace the current building at that location, finished in 1964.  According to Kenosha Fire Department Chief Christopher Bigley, [...]

Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department identifies Williams Bay man killed in Feb. 19 crash

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TOWN OF PARIS ⏤ The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has identified the Williams Bay man killed in a Feb. 19 as 41-year-old James M. Olson Jr.  The multi-vehicle crash that killed the man took place in the town of Paris at the intersection of Highway 12 and U.S. 45.  Feb. 19 crash that killed Olson [...]

Williams Bay man killed in Kenosha County crash

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TOWN OF PARIS ⏤ A multi-vehicle crash in Paris killed a 41-year-old Williams Bay man this morning, Feb. 19.  According to a release from Sgt. David Wright of the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, deputies, detectives and multiple fire and rescue personnel responded to the accident at 7:19 a.m. Friday.  The response included personnel from Paris, [...]

Mid-Week Rewind: Stories/pictures published Feb. 13 -17, 2021

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THIS WEEK'S STORIES SO FAR KENOSHA ⏤ Take a look back on the stories, videos and pictures that The Uptown Observer has published between Saturday, Feb. 13, and Wednesday morning. Find our latest stories below, presented in a nice timeline for you to peruse at your convenience. Support the Observer Family Make a one-time donationYour contribution is appreciated.DonateMake a monthly donationYour [...]

Inmate found unresponsive in Kenosha County Jail cell dies

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KENOSHA ⏤ The inmate found hanging in his jail cell on Feb. 9 at the Kenosha County Jail has died from his injuries.  Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. David Wright made the announcement Wednesday morning that the inmate ⏤ identified as Timothy J. Nelson, 25, of Kenosha ⏤ had died at Froedtert Hospital at 3:42 [...]

Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department responds to 106 calls Monday, no life-threatening injuries

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KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ Monday's storm, continually dumping snow on the area overnight, certainly kept Kenosha County Sheriff's Department deputies busy ⏤ thankfully, without any life-threatening injuries. In fact, according to a KCSD release Tuesday, from 4 p.m. Monday until Tuesday at noon, the department responded to 106 calls, including: 3 crashes with injured people;13 property-damage [...]

Sheriff’s department identifies woman killed in Feb. 8 crash on I-94

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Woman struck and killed by car while crossing to median KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ The Kenosha County Sheriff's Department has identified the woman killed in a crash on I-94  this week as Kristina M. Pacheco, of Milwaukee. The department released the 34-year-old's name in a department release Wednesday morning. The fatal crash According to KCSD Sgt. [...]

Milwaukee woman killed in Monday evening accident on I-94

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KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ A car struck and killed a Milwaukee woman on I-94 Monday after she had exited her car following a prior accident. According to Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. David Wright, deputies, detectives and the Somers Fire Department responded to the 2400 block of I-94 southbound near Somers at 7 p.m. They were [...]

Accidents keep sheriff’s department busy over weekend

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KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department responded to 130 weather-related calls, including 16 accidents, during the weekend’s snowstorm.According to a department release from Sgt. David Wright, from 6 a.m. Saturday to 6 p.m. Sunday, deputies responded to:5 crashes with injuries;11 property-damage crashes;113 assist motorists;And 3 fire calls.However, there are no current road closures [...]

Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department responds to multiple calls around Kenosha area due to snow

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KENOSHA ⏤ Tuesday’s snow, while making winter feel more conventional this year, led the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department to respond to a number of calls on local roadways. According to Sgt. David Wright, during the winter storm warning, the department responded to the following snow and traffic-related calls from 6 p.m. Dec. 29 to 6 a.m. Dec. 30: [...]

Man falls through ice in Kenosha County, panics during rescue

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KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department reminds residents that no ice on local waterways is safe to walk on after a Dec. 20 water rescue. Sheriff’s department deputies responded to a pond east of Hooker Lake in the county around 4:53 p.m. Dec. 20, according to a department release. There, a resident had reported [...]