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Reputed mobster in hospital after prison fall, trial delayed

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 3:53pm
A reputed Connecticut mobster who authorities believe has information about the largest art heist in U.S. history remains hospitalized after being injured in prison, and his trial on weapons charges has been postponed.

Dozens of birds fall from sky; officials want to know why

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 3:52pm
Health officials are trying to figure out what caused dozens of birds to fall out of the sky onto a Boston street.

Mattress store closes, apologizes for 'tasteless' 9/11 ad

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 3:49pm
The owner of a Texas mattress store has closed his store after apologizing for what he called a "tasteless" advertisement promoting a 9/11 anniversary sale.

Police mark 9/11 anniversary with parade to honor fallen

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 3:47pm
The New York Police Department has marked the upcoming 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks with a parade to honor its 23 officers who died at the World Trade Center.

2nd girl in Slender Man stabbing enters insanity plea

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 3:42pm
The second of two young Wisconsin girls accused of trying to kill a classmate to please the horror character Slender Man has pleaded not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect to an attempted homicide charge.

Wisconsin AG appeals ruling on 'Making a Murderer' nephew

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 3:38pm
Wisconsin's attorney general is appealing a ruling that overturned the conviction of a man accused of helping his uncle kill a woman in a case documented in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer."

Study: Teen drinking and smoking falls to new lows

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 2:54pm
(CNN)--New federal data show drinking and smoking among teenagers fell to new lows last year.  

Engineer pleaded guilty in emissions test cheating scandal

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 2:50pm
(CNN)--A Volkswagen engineer pleaded guilty Friday  In the U.S. Justice Department's investigation into Volkswagen emissions test cheating scandal. 

Rib Mountain husband charged with sex assault at wife's day care

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 2:45pm
WAUSAU (WAOW) - The 35-year-old husband of a former child care provider in her suburban Wausau home is accused of sexually assaulting one of the children under her care years ago.

Grocery bills drop

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 2:40pm
(CNN)-- If you've noticed your grocery bills are a little lower these days, you're not alone.  

Man, 31, charged in fatal March shooting near UWSP

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 9:34am
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WAOW) - A 30-year-old man arrested in Colorado faces four felony charges in the March shooting death of a man near the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point campus, according to online Portage County court records. 

Newsline 9 anchors named best of in 'City Pages'

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 9:31am
Newsline 9 wants to thank our viewers! Every year, City Pages asks readers to vote in their "Best Of" Wausau contests.

Sports Express AM: Edgar

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 9:21am
Sports Express AM kicked of Friday morning with a raucous time in Edgar! High school and middle school students filled the gym with games, music and some school spirit.

Expert gives tips on keeping kids healthy in school

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 8:36am
With school back in full swing, making sure our kids get enough sleep, and stay healthy is a top priority.

First day of county fair canceled due to flooding

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 8:30am
Flooding in southwestern Wisconsin has put a damper on a county fair.

5,300 Wells Fargo employees fired over 2 million phony accounts

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 2:29am
Everyone hates paying bank fees. But imagine paying fees on a ghost account you didn't even sign up for.

Tourists, trapped in Mont Blanc cable car overnight, rescued

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 2:24am
Dozens of tourists who were trapped in cable cars dangling above the Alps overnight, including a 10-year-old child, have all been safely rescued.

Police union encourages officers to work 49ers games

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 2:19am
A police union says it is again encouraging its officers to work at San Francisco 49ers home games despite statements about police by quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

Obama: North Korea Nuclear Test Demands 'Serious Consequences'

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 2:12am
North Korea confirmed its fifth nuclear test early Friday, in another provocation that brought instant condemnation from the country's neighbors.

As season drawers nearer, Packers confident Nelson's return will spark offense

Thu, 09/08/2016 - 11:18pm
The Packers offense took a huge hit without No. 87 last season. With the season opener looming, the team is confident Jordy Nelson's return will help them return to form.