A winning Mega Millions ticket for an estimated $119 Million ($94.6 Million cash) was sold in Mount Pleasant.
A Racine man was taken into custody early Wednesday morning, Sept. 2 following a police pursuit and crash.
Monday's heavy rain and storms led to flash flooding in parts of Racine County. In the process, a section of road at Quarry Lake Park was consumed by a sinkhole.
MOUNT PLEASANT -- A Franksville man, 53, was struck by a vehicle and killed as he rode a bicycle in Mount Pleasant Wednesday evening, June 3.It happened shortly before 6:30 p.m. in the intersection of Fancher Road and Luanne Drive.The bicyclist was wearing a helmet, police said, but suffered a serious head injury, and despite life-saving measures by a nurse and another bystander, he died at the scene.The woman driving the vehicle, 19, from Kenosha, was cooperative with the investigation, police said, noting that there was no indication drugs or alcohol were involved.Police said inattentive driving is being considered as a possible contributing factor.
MOUNT PLEASANT -- Officers of the Mount Pleasant Police Department say they were called to the area of Durand Avenue and Storybrook Drive for a single motor vehicle accident around 4 a.m. on Friday, May 15.The vehicle reportedly left the roadway while traveling eastbound and struck a mailbox, culvert and came to rest after striking a tree, according to officials.Officers found the driver – and sole occupant of the vehicle – Christina Mejia, 28, of Kenosha unresponsive.
MOUNT PLEASANT-- A misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge was filed Monday, May 11 against former Racine Mayor John Dickert, 57, following a March fight at Piggly Wiggly in Mount Pleasant.
MOUNT PLEASANT -- A Milwaukee mother and daughter stand accused in an April 29 incident in which three Potbelly Sandwich Shop employees were pepper sprayed at the restaurant on Washington Avenue in Mount Pleasant, and prosecutors said the mother bragged about it at a Potbelly restaurant in Milwaukee.
MOUNT PLEASANT -- Two women have been arrested for their roles in a pepper spray incident at a Potbelly Sandwich Shop in Mount Pleasant, the Mount Pleasant Police Department announced Saturday, May 9.The women, ages 37 and 18 from Milwaukee, were arrested by Milwaukee police at taken to the Racine County Jail Saturday.The incident took place on April 28 after one of the women pepper-sprayed staff at the sandwich shop.
MOUNT PLEASANT --An investigation is underway after a woman pepper sprayed staff at the Potbelly Sandwich Shop in Mount Pleasant on Tuesday, April 28.Police were called to the scene around 11 a.m. Upon arrival, they found that a female customer was unhappy with the service she received and became belligerent.
MOUNT PLEASANT -- Two people were killed when a motorcycle struck a utility pole in Racine County Monday morning, April 6.It happened around 8:30 a.m. on Highway 11 (Durand Avenue) and International Drive.Mount Pleasant police said the motorcycle was located adjacent to the highway, and the two adult victims were found nearby.A preliminary investigation revealed the motorcycle was headed east on Durand Avenue through a construction zone when the motorcycle left the highway and struck the utility pole.The two victims were identified as Jeffrey Uick, 37, of Racine and Kelly Lawler, 42, of Kenosha.
MOUNT PLEASANT -- The Mount Pleasant Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened near 22nd and Howe in Mount Pleasant on Thursday, March 12.Police were called to the scene around 5:15 p.m. for a report of multiple gunshots being fired.
MOUNT PLEASANT -- A Kenosha man was charged Friday for driving under the influence with a 1-year-old child in the car, according to a criminal complaint.Around 11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, a Mount Pleasant police officer allegedly saw Paris Watkins, 27, drive straight through the intersection at Washington Avenue and Oakes Road with his left turn signal on and initiated a traffic stop.Approaching the car, the officer noticed two other passengers in the vehicle, one being a 1-year-old child.Watkins did not have a valid driver's license and the officer noticed his eyes were red.
MOUNT PLEASANT -- Mount Pleasant police arrested a 45-year-old Milwaukee man early Thursday morning, Feb. 27 for operating while intoxicated with three children in the vehicle.According to police, around 12:20 a.m. officers observed an SUV traveling 89 mph in a 45 mph zone on northbound State Highway 32.Officials say the vehicle tried to turn off on a dead-end road to avoid the officer but had to turn around.
RACINE COUNTY -- A retired Racine County dispatcher was killed and two others transported to the hospital following a three-vehicle crash in Racine County Thursday night, Feb. 20.
RACINE COUNTY -- A Racine woman has been charged on five total counts -- including battery to a law enforcement officer.
MILWAUKEE -- A group made their voices heard outside Milwaukee's Federal Courthouse after a man was killed by Mount Pleasant police.
MOUNT PLEASANT -- The Mount Pleasant Police Department arrested a 27-year-old Racine man Saturday, Feb. 1 -- the result of an ongoing child sex assault investigation.Police say several victims were identified.
RACINE COUNTY -- One of two Milwaukee men accused of posing as Everdry Waterproofing employees to steal tools from a contractor supply business in Mount Pleasant made his initial appearance in court Wednesday, Jan. 8 after an arrest warrant was issued for him in November.
RACINE COUNTY -- The family of Ty'Rese West, the 18-year-old man shot and killed by Mount Pleasant Police Sgt.