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‘Reckless behavior’: Police investigating after rocks thrown at passing vehicles on Illinois-Wisconsin border near Antioch

Police say an initial report of shots fired at passing vehicles turned out to be someone throwing or slingshotting rocks, which damaged several vehicles on the border of Lake County and Kenosha County. The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department responded around 1:06 p.m. Tuesday to an area west of State Line Road and 136th Avenue, which […]

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Police seeking suspect wanted for shooting in Wisconsin, may be in northern Illinois area

A 26-year-old Wisconsin shooting suspect, who is considered “armed and dangerous,” may be in the northern Illinois area, police said. Michael Shawn Boyd Jr., 26, has active felony warrants through the Wisconsin Department of Corrections and warrants through the Racine Police Department for a shooting incident that occurred on May 15 in Racine, Wisconsin. Boyd […]

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Judge approves agreement to have Kyle Rittenhouse’s rifle destroyed

A judge approved an agreement during a motion hearing Friday morning to have Kyle Rittenhouse’s rifle destroyed. On January 19, Rittenhouse’s attorney Mark Richards filed a motion in Kenosha County Circuit Court seeking the return of Rittenhouse’s belongings, including his rifle. “Mr. Rittenhouse further wishes to ensure that the firearm in question is properly destroyed,” […]

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Attorney for Kyle Rittenhouse files request to get Rittenhouse’s AR-15 back from police possession

The attorney for Kyle Rittenhouse, who was found not guilty in the Kenosha shootings, has filed a request to get Rittenhouse’s AR-15 style rifle back, saying that the teen wants it destroyed. Attorney Mark Richards filed a motion on Wednesday in Kenosha County Circuit Court. Kenosha News reported that Richards said in the motion that […]

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Authorities identify 82-year-old Wisconsin woman killed in crash with semi-truck near Antioch

Authorities have released the identity of a Kenosha woman who died Wednesday after she drove into oncoming traffic and hit a semi-truck head-on near Antioch. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Antioch Fire Department responded around 10:45 a.m. Wednesday to Route 173 west of Pedersen Lane in unincorporated Antioch for a report of a crash. […]