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Racine County Circuit Court

Oct 23, 2023

Wanted: Racine County Circuit Court applicants

The appointment will fill a vacancy being created by Judge Maureen M. Martinez’s retirement, effective Nov. 17, 2023.

Dec 3, 2020

Judicial applicants wanted for Racine County Circuit Court Branch 5

Gov. Tony Evers is seeking applicants for Racine County Circuit Court Branch 5.

Jun 25, 2019

Charges against Racine father in infant’s death dismissed

Charges against a Racine man accused in the death of his infant son have been dismissed.

Sep 30, 2016

Justices to tackle if lower court improperly applied DNA surcharge in Racine woman’s case

The Wisconsin Supreme Court will hear oral arguments next month in a case questioning whether a law requiring felons to pay a surcharge for DNA testing should have been applied retroactively in a Racine woman’s burglary conviction.

Feb 7, 2013

Court finds in favor of woman denied minimum wage (UPDATE)

A Wisconsin appeals court has ruled in favor of a former manager of an Italian restaurant who said the company did not pay her the required minimum wage.

Dec 4, 2012

Judge orders father of 9 to stop having children

A Wisconsin father of nine who's behind on child support payments has been ordered by a judge not to have any more children until he can show he can provide for them.

Oct 14, 2011

Court narrows search for Barry’s vacated seat

Four attorneys are seeking the Racine County Circuit Court seat previously held by Judge Dennis Barry.

Sep 13, 2011

Applicants sought for two judicial vacancies

Gov. Scott Walker’s office is seeking applicants for two judicial vacancies in Wisconsin.

Aug 18, 2011

Racine judge dead of apparent suicide

Racine County Circuit Court Judge Dennis Barry was found dead Thursday morning of an apparent suicide, according to Racine County Medical Examiner Tom Terry.

Apr 14, 2011

Woman sentenced to 9 years in newborn’s death

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — The woman who gave birth in the bathroom of a restaurant in Racine, then discarded the newborn in an outdoor trash bin, has been sentenced to prison. The Journal Times of Racine reports 24-year-old Breanna Gering of Franklin was sentenced Thursday in Racine County Circuit Court to nine years prison and […]

Mar 21, 2011

Sentence reaction

[caption id="attachment_28573" align="alignnone" width="384" caption="Dianthe Smith hugs Damian Dolley, the father of Damian Tubbs-Dolley who was shot and killed on Oct. 19, 2006, in Racine during a sentencing hearing for her son, Jerry Henderson, on Friday in Racine County Circuit Court. Henderson was sentenced to 20 years prison and five years extended supervision for the fatal shooting. He had [...]

Feb 22, 2011

James Cape bid sharing lawsuit settled (UPDATE)

By Caley Clinton The former James Cape & Sons Co.’s case against a former employee and two other construction firms was settled Tuesday in Racine County Circuit Court. Cape’s case against Daniel Beaudoin, the company’s former project manager, as well as Manitowoc-based Vinton Construction Co. and Holmen-based Streu Construction Co., claimed Cape is owed money […]

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