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Search continues on water for missing Wausau veteran

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 6:23pm
The Wausau Fire Department sent out a search and rescue team on Lake Wausau on Wednesday to continue to look for missing 29 year-old veteran Brian Rossell. 

Mom, daughter charged with incest after marrying in Oklahoma

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 6:23pm
DUNCAN, Okla. (AP) -- A woman and her daughter are facing incest charges after authorities learned they legally married in Oklahoma this year. 

Toddler with multiple bites sparks day care investigation

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 6:21pm
BRADENTON, Florida (AP) --   Sheriff's detectives and child welfare authorities are investigating a Florida day care center after an 18-month-old boy was repeatedly bitten by another toddler. 

Hmong veteran memorial to be dedicated this month in Wausau

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 6:12pm
A long-awaited memorial dedicated to the Hmong-Lao veterans is set be revealed in Wausau on September 24.

Hmong community reacts to President Obama's pledge to help Laos

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 6:05pm
The Hmong community in Central Wisconsin is responding to President Obama's pledge to help Laos.

$1,000 reward for hoax 911 call of shooting in Oneida County

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 3:08pm
RHINELANDER (WAOW) - The Oneida County Sheriff's Department is offering a $1,000 reward to find out who phoned in a hoax 911 call of a shooting in a Town of Nokomis home, the agency said Wednesday.

iPhone 7, new Apple watch unveiled

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 1:56pm
Apple executives announced the latest generations of the iPhone and Apple Watch today in San Francisco, and both devices now have a special focus on fitness-minded consumers.

Oneida Co. sheriff: Guns, alcohol and two people wounded

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 1:40pm
RHINELANDER (WAOW) - Two people suffered gunshot wounds in an accidental shooting at a rural home and alcohol was involved, Capt. Terry Hook of the Oneida County Sheriff's Department said Wednesday. 

Federal Reserve: Economy grew at a moderate pace this summer

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 1:24pm
  WASHINGTON (AP) -- The economy grew at a moderate or modest pace this summer in eight of the Federal Reserve's 12 U.S. districts, a slowdown from previous reports that may make Fed policymakers more cautious about an interest rate hike.    

Trump: No more journalist blacklist

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 1:20pm
(CNN)-- Donald Trump is doing away with the so-called "blacklist" for journalists. 

Tiger Woods says he hopes to return next month

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 1:12pm
  By The Associated Press-- Tiger Woods says he hopes to play next month in the PGA's Safeway Open in Napa, California, his first competitive golf since August 2015.   

Dodge Co. schools being evacuated and sandbagged due to flooding

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 1:11pm
At least one school was evacuated Wednesday morning and crews were placing sandbags around another in Dodge County because of high water levels.

Delta: Computer glitch hurt airline financially

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 1:06pm
(CNN)-- Delta's computer outage in August really hurt the airline financially. Delta says the five-hour outage at its Atlanta operations center cost them $150-million dollars. 

Celebrities to take part in celebration of diversity

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 12:55pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Celebrities from music, film, fashion, sport and academia--have signed up to co-chair a two-day convention to celebrate diversity and unity.

Portage Co. Crime Stoppers: Target computer thefts

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 12:53pm
A crime duo has ripped off thousands of dollars worth of computer equipment from area Target stores in recent weeks.

Lincoln Co. Petsaver: Rex

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 12:50pm
MERRILL (WAOW)-- This week's Petsaver from Lincoln County is Rex. 

Aerial Arts: "Hang out" while getting physically fit

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 11:29am
One central Wisconsin studio is providing participants with a way to work on fitness by just hanging around.

Disabled rights groups ask county to stop planned death

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 11:15am
Disability rights organizations have asked child protection officials to intervene in an Appleton teenager's plan to go without her ventilator and end her life.

“COPS” releases first promo for Green Bay episode

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 11:03am
The “bad boys” of Green Bay will be featured on the Sept. 24 episode of COPS.

Green Bay mayor charged with violating election law

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 11:01am
Green Bay's mayor is facing criminal charges of violating state election law.