The man accused of killing a client at a barber shop, allegedly because he did not pay for his haircut, will have a competency hearing before the case proceeds.
A vigil for Andre Sandoval, 21, was held Wednesday, four days after he was killed outside a hair salon.
Vigil attendees presented candles, roses and balloons as they remembered Andre Sandoval.
The law in question dates back to the 1930s. It requires franchised car dealers to sell vehicles to consumers; carmakers cannot sell their vehicles directly to consumers.
Foxconn is looking to lease the two properties it owns in Racine’s downtown. One of the other Wisconsin buildings Foxconn had said it would be turning into an "innovation center" is also up for lease.
Foxconn and Fisker, a California-based electronic car manufacturer, are in discussions with the State of Wisconsin about the possibility of building electronic vehicles in Mount Pleasant.
MOUNT PLEASANT — The Village of Mount Pleasant paid Jack and Colleen Erickson a little less than $1.6 million in February 2020 for a portion o…
MOUNT PLEASANT — They were willing to move out until they were shut out.
Within three weeks, the public should know if Foxconn will (or will not) be manufacturing electric vehicles in Racine County.
The message from RCEDC's annual meeting from within the Foxconn globe: "Embrace disruption … Embrace the irrational, Embrace the crazy."
On June 28, 2018, there were news cameras from all over the world, the president was making big promises of jobs and economic investment, and others expressed upmost confidence that an energized economic engine was coming to southeastern Wisconsin during the groundbreaking at Foxconn's Mount Pleasant campus.
The fanfare followed Wisconsin agreeing to what could have been the biggest state government inventive package given to a private business in U.S. history. Those plans have changed drastically in the past three years, with the State of Wisconsin significantly downsizing its potential tax break investment by billions, while increasing its guaranteed incentives by millions. Simultaneously, Foxconn was given much more flexibility with its Wisconsin campus now that the originally agreed upon state-of-the-art LCD screen production facility plan is dead.
All those changes have come with Foxconn's leaders and cheerleaders willingly stepping away from local, national and international spotlights.
On Monday, to much less attention and more purposefully out of the public eye, Foxconn hosted a quiet ribbon-cutting for a few dozen stakeholders. It was the ceremonial opening of what is now the centerpiece of the much-changed campus: the 100-foot-tall High-Performance Computing Data Center Globe — i.e. “The Foxconn Globe.”
The company has confirmed that the building is operational and that people are working there. But, per usual, the publicly known details are few.
Here's what we know
Foxconn and Fisker, a California-based electric vehicles manufacturer, say they have locked in previously announced plans to start producing vehicles in the U.S. However, there remains no word about whether production will take place in Wisconsin.
The new contract would provide Foxconn with $80 million in performance-based incentives as long as the company hires 1,454 employees and makes a capital investment of at least $672 million by 2026.
TAIPAI, Taiwan — Foxconn Chairman Young Liu said Tuesday that the company will announce what it plans to produce in Mount Pleasant within the …
The driver of a pickup that allegedly caused all the damage was arrested on suspicion of OWI.
A lawsuit against Foxconn filed by a man who owns hundreds of acres of land in the Interstate 94 corridor has been dismissed at the man's request.
A Racine woman, accused of driving a car into a crowd while drunk after she was kicked out of a Mount Pleasant bar at about 2 a.m. Sunday, has been charged with 18 criminal offenses.
Since mid-February, Waukesha-based Globe Contractors, Inc. has been repairing and replacing about 40 sanitary sewer laterals in West Racine, u…
MOUNT PLEASANT — Howard Haubrich, a real estate agent with Bear Realty, has a few properties he’s trying to sell between Racine and Kenosha Co…
Foxconn's Taiwanese parent company Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. is looking to get into the electric-powered vehicle business. What impact or effect this might have locally is unclear as its contract with the State of Wisconsin and plans for Mount Pleasant remain up in the air, although the company has hinted that cars could be built and/or designed in Wisconsin.
When asked if he had any idea what the total number of employees are at Foxconn at this point, Claude Lois, Mount Pleasant's Foxconn project manager, said he did not know. "The final touches are coming," he said.