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 [...]