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Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 6:13 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a crash in the 800 block of 180th Avenue in Paris. Per dispatch: Single vehicle off the road. Share4 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 4

Accident on Frontage Rd

6:57 pm Paris fire was responding to a two car accident in the 2600 block of the west Frontage Road. Two cars were involved and one did start on fire. State Patrol and Kenosha Sheriff’s Department also responded. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

St. John the Baptist Annual Picnic in Paris is July 28

St. John the Baptist Annual  Picnic in Paris will take place Saturday, July 28 from noon to 10:30 p.m. Activities include: Chicken dinner served from 1 to 6 p.m. Kids games. Country store. Ticket drop Car show 12-4 p.m. Raffles. Live music: Boys and Toys Band, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., The Buggs 5 to 7 p.m., Saddlebrook 7 to […]

Paris to keep current sex offender residency buffer distances in ordinance revamp

The Paris Town Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a new ordinance governing where registered sex offenders can live within the village. The new ordinance did include some changes in language and terms, explained town Attorney Elaine Ekes. But the key provision of the distance from which a sex offender can live from a protected site […]

Paris to have referendum on making clerk-treasurer appointed

Voters in Paris will be able to vote on whether to allow the Town Board to appoint the town’s clerk-treasurer instead of having the position filled by election. The board unanimously passed an ordinance to change the clerk-treasurer position to appointed status at Tuesday’s Town Board meeting. That cannot take effect, however, unless it is […]

Units responding for fire in Paris

At about 3:35 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a fire in the 2500 block of 176th Avenue in Paris. Per dispatch: Fire is in a dumpster. Dumpster is about 30 feet from a building. Share2 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 2

Units responding for assist to Kenosha

At 11:24 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to the 4800 block of 120th Avenue to assist the Kenosha Fire Department. Paris units were instructed to use a non-emergency response to this incident. UPDATE 11:33 a.m. — All Paris units clearing the scene and returning to quarters. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares […]

Road work to close portions of Highways EM and MB starting this week

Two Western Kenosha County highways are scheduled to close this week for road work, the county Division of Highways has announced. From a news release distributed Monday by the county: In the Village of Twin Lakes, Highway EM (East Lakeshore Drive) is scheduled to be closed Tuesday and Wednesday for paving of the gutter. This improvement is […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 7:04 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 3400 block of 176th Avenue in Paris. Per dispatch: Vehicle has rolled over in the ditch. One injured person being reported. Share5 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 5

Units responding for fire in Paris

At about 2:49 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to fire in the 20600 block of 9th Street in Paris. Per dispatch: This appears to be a flare up of a previously extinguished grass fire. UPDATE about 3 p.m. –Bristol fire units clearing the scene and returning to quarters. Share3 Tweet Share Pin […]

Units responding gas leak in Paris

At about 6:02 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding for a possible gas leak in the 20800 block of First Street in Paris. Per dispatch: Occupants of a house smell gas. They are evacuating. UPDATE 6:10 p.m. — Dispatch reports utility company gas crew responding. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Paris Fire and Rescue responding to accident

At about 8:20 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a two vehicle accident at Highways 45 and KR along the Paris-Union Grove border. Per dispatch: Some people may be trapped. UPDATE about 8:25 p.m. — Second ambulance from Paris dispatched to the scene. UPDATE 8:28 p.m. — Paris requests Bristol Fire and […]

Local fire departments responding for aid to Somers

At about 11:32 a.m., Western Kenosha County fire departments are among those responding for a box alarm activated by Somers Fire and Rescue for a structure fire in the 2400 block of 100th Avenue in Somers. Due to respond are: Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue with an ambulance to man a station and Paris Fire and Rescue […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 3:28 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash at Highway 142 and Highway 45 in Paris. Per dispatch: Semi tractor-trailer and at least two other vehicles involved. UPDATE 3:33 p.m. — Deputy on scene asking that traffic on Highway 142 east of the […]

UPDATE: Charges filed in Highway K fatal crash

A Paris man faces two felony charges in connection with a crash on New Year’s Day along the Bristol-Paris border in which a Kenosha woman died, according to online Circuit Court records. Christopher M. Thayer, 38, was charged Wednesday with homicide by intoxicated use of vehicle, a class D felony, and injury by intoxicated use/vehicle, […]

UPDATE: Identities released of people involved in Highway K crash

The identities of the people involved in a crash on Highway K Monday evening have been released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. Djuana Latshaw, 53, of Kenosha died in the crash. A 7-year-old passenger in her car has serious injuries, but is expected to survive. Christopher Thayer, 38, was identified as the driver of the […]

UPDATE: Woman dies in crash on Highway K

A woman died in a crash on Highway K (60th Street) along the Bristol-Paris border Monday evening. The name of the 53-year-old woman from Kenosha has not been shared by the Sheriff’s Department. A 7-year-old passenger in the car was injured and transported to a hospital. The operator of the other vehicle involved in the […]

Units responding to crash along Bristol-Paris border

At about 6:27 p.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in about the 12300 block of Highway K (60th Street) along the Paris and Bristol border. Per dispatch: Report comes from passers by. UPDATE about 6:36 p.m. — Crash involves two vehicles. Paris Fire and Rescue responding. UPDATE 6:41 p.m. — […]

Paris appoints members to Paris-Somers Intergovernmental Commission

The Paris Town Board appointed three individuals to the Paris-Somers Intergovernmental Commission at last week’s Town Board meeting. The commission will make decisions about development in an area of the town along I-94 that is subject to a joint agreement between the two municipalities. Appointed were town Supervisor Ron Kammerzelt, town Supervisor Ken Monson and […]

Paris creates committee to study community center

The Paris Town Board on Tuesday created a committee to study establishing a community center of some kind. The idea was presented by Supervisor Ron Kammerzelt, who said he would like the project to be something that is a cooperative effort between the town government and Paris School District. He was open to what the […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 6:15 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 1300 block of Highway 45 in Paris. UPDATE 6:29 p.m. — Paris transporting one patient to a local hospital, non-emergency. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Units responding for gasoline leak in Paris

At about 2:51 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a gasoline leak in the 5000 block of the West Frontage Road. Per dispatch: A gas tank fell out of a vehicle and is leaking on the roadway. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue chief and Paris Fire and Rescue chief ban open burning

The chiefs of Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Paris Fire and Rescue have implemented open burning bans in their jurisdictions. The Salem Lakes ban is particularly wide ranging, including all of Salem Lakes, Paddock Lake and Brighton, the municipalities served by that department. The Paris ban affects just Paris. Paris fire Chief Roland Iwen announced his […]

Units responding for crash along Bristol-Paris border (PHOTOS)

At about 5:35 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a crash at Highways K and MB along the Bristol-Paris border. Per dispatch: Three vehicles involved. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 5:39 p.m. — Deputy to shut down northbound traffic on Highway MB. Traffic on Highway K also to […]

Paris and sheriff’s department may seek emergency plan from dragstrip for large events

A meeting between the ownership and management of Great Lakes Dragaway and several local government agencies may result in the track having to develop an emergency plan and take other steps to host large events, such as the one at which three people were murdered in August. Paris Town Supervisor Ron Kammerzelt reported on a […]

Identity of man who died in Paris crash released

The identity of a man who died in a crash Saturday in Paris has been released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. Deon Franklin, 26, of Kenosha was dead at the scene. Franklin was the sole occupant of a vehicle that was found in the 18500 block of Highway 142 in a roadside ditch near […]

FBI offering reward for info in Paris drag strip murders

The FBI is offering a reward for information leading to the identification and arrest of the people responsible for a triple homicide on Aug. 13 at a drag strip in Paris. Via the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department: REWARD The FBI is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to the identification and […]

UPDATE: Name of victims in drag strip shooting released

The names of the victims in a Sunday evening shooting at a drag strip in Paris have been released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. At a press conference at the track on Monday afternoon, Sheriff David Beth said the victims, all men, were: David L. Watson, 30, of Oswego, Illinois, who died en route […]

UPDATE: Three shooting victims at drag strip in Paris are dead

Three people shot by a single gunman at Great Lakes Dragaway in Paris Sunday evening have died, Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth said. Beth said the shooting may have been gang related. A suspect was not in custody as of 9:30 p.m. The shooter was described as a black male in his 20s, wearing cutoff […]

Units responding to shooting at Paris drag strip

At about 7:12 p.m., units from multiple local fire departments are responding to a box alarm activated by Paris Fire and Rescue for multiple shooting victims at a drag strip in the 18400 block of Highway KR in Paris. Departments responding are Kansasville Fire Department, Union Grove Fire Department, Bristol Fire and Rescue, Somers Fire […]

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