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8 people injured during stabbing attack at Minnesota mall

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 8:27am
Eight people were injured during a stabbing attack at a Minnesota shopping mall that ended with the suspected attacker -- who was dressed in a private security uniform and made references to Allah -- shot dead by an off-duty police officer, authorities said. St. Cloud Police Chief Blair Anderson says eight people were taken to St. Cloud Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries following the attack first reported about 8:15 p.m. Saturday at the Crossroads Center. 

The Latest: Suspicious device removed from 2nd NYC location

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 8:25am
Police have removed a suspicious device from a Manhattan location four blocks from the site of an explosion that injured more than two dozen people. 

Tomah VA officials brief Johnson staff on vet's care

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 8:23am
Officials at the Tomah VA Medical Center have briefed the staff of U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson on the care of a Wisconsin veteran who later killed himself. 

FDNY: 25 hurt in possible explosion in Chelsea neighborhood

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 9:25pm
Police and firefighters are at the scene of a possible explosion in New York City, and authorities say 25 people suffered minor injuries.

Navy launches new littoral combat ship in Wisconsin

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 4:49pm
The U.S. Navy has launched a new littoral combat ship in Wisconsin.

Local hero honored at annual softball tournament in Wausau

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 4:25pm
The third annual Battle of the Badges softball tournament was held at Sunnyvale Park in Wausau on Saturday. 

Fifth annual Out of the Darkness walk held in Wausau

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 4:20pm
Hundreds gathered at Riverside Park in Wausau on Saturday for the fifth annual Out of the Darkness community walk.  

60th Annual Bill Smiley Invitational

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 3:08pm
The 60th Annual Bill Smiley Invitational Cross Country Meet was held Saturday morning at Tribute Golf Course in Wausau.

Russia: US-led strike killed 62 Syrian troops

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 2:29pm
The Latest on the conflict in Syria, where a fragile cease-fire has entered its fifth day. (all times local): A Russian Defense Ministry spokesman says 62 Syrian soldiers have been reported killed in a U.S.-led coalition airstrike on a military base.

Walker standing in for Kaine in GOP debate prep

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 1:20pm
It's not every day you hear Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker talk like a Democrat.

Hit-run crash leads to suspect in Wisconsin field body case

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 12:34pm
A Green Bay man is charged in the killing of a woman whose body was found in a field in northeastern Wisconsin last spring.

Death toll from Pakistan mosque bombing rises to 36

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 8:24am
A Pakistani official says the death toll from a suicide bombing at a mosque has risen to 36 after several of those wounded in the attack died in hospitals. 

Wisconsin DNR move could cost millions

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 8:21am
A new report says moving the Department of Natural Resources' forestry headquarters to northern Wisconsin would likely cost millions of dollars. 

Obama aims to define his global leadership in last UN speech

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 8:19am
President Barack Obama will try to define how his leadership has made the planet safer and more prosperous when he gives his farewell speech this coming week to U.N. General Assembly.

Sports Express - Week 5

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 10:32pm
Here are Friday's high school football scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Packers WR Davis stops by Pack Attack

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 9:11pm
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Trevor Davis will join us for week two of Pack Attack.

Fall Ride kicks off in Tomahawk

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 7:52pm
The first full day of Fall Ride kicked off Friday in Tomahawk. 

Investigator says man confessed in nuns' deaths

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 7:22pm
The Latest on a court hearing for a man charged with killing two nuns in Mississippi (all times local): An investigator has testified that a Mississippi man confessed to stabbing two nuns to death in their home.

Investigator says man confessed in nuns' deaths

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 6:29pm
DURANT, Miss. (AP) -- An investigator has testified that a Mississippi man confessed to stabbing two nuns to death in their home. 

Tomah VA debriefs Congress staff, Homeland Security and Government Affairs committee

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 6:29pm
The Tomah VA held two debriefings on Friday: one for the Homeland Security and Government Affairs committee, and the other for the senior staff of Wisconsin's congressmen and women.