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New York attorney general investigates EpiPen manufacturer

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 8:22pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York's attorney general says his office is investigating Mylan Pharmaceuticals, which has been criticized for steep price increases for its emergency allergy treatment EpiPen. 

Weather plays role in emergency, search and rescue situations

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 6:52pm
With police dealing with early morning rain in search of a missing man, officials from the Wausau Fire Department said bad weather plays a role in every type of emergency. 

Local political minds share insight into Hoeft, Duffy video

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 6:37pm
A political science professor and Marathon County Democratic Party chair are weighing in on cellphone video of Mary Hoeft confronting Sean Duffy.

Wausau has nine neighborhood watch groups this year

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 6:18pm
In the past decade, the Wausau Police Department has noticed that more neighborhood watch groups are coming together to keep their communities safe. Right now, there are nine neighborhood watch groups in the Wausau area. 

Donations pouring in for Tripoli veteran and service dog

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 6:05pm
People across the Midwest - and overseas - have been donating money to help a North Central Wisconsin veteran and his service dog.

Authorities look for man in shooting death of teenage son

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 6:01pm
NORLINA, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina authorities are searching for a man who they say shot and killed his 15-year-old son and later used Facebook to admit to shooting and critically wounding his ex-wife. 

Construction shuts down Stevens Point intersection for weeks

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 5:29pm
No cars will be passing through a Stevens Point residential intersection until at least the end of the month as work that began in June continues on the $1.4 million Sixth Avenue project.

Fall semester classes begin at UW-Stevens Point

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 5:23pm
It's back to the books for the 8,500 students at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point as classes began Tuesday.

Police: Minocqua man, 66, struck by lightning while walking dog

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 4:14pm
MINOCQUA (WAOW) - A 66-year-old Minocqua man was rushed to a hospital early Tuesday after being struck by lightning as walked his dog outside his home, police said.

Logs show hundreds of altercations at youth prison

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 3:13pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Staff logs from Wisconsin's troubled youth prison show nearly 500 incidents of aggression, fighting and violence in the four months preceding a December raid at the facility in northern Wisconsin. 

Police: Marshfield man, 30, tried to strangle girlfriend

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 3:09pm
MARSHFIELD (WAOW) - Marshfield police say officers arrested a 30-year-old Marshfield man after he tried to strangle his girlfriend and threatened her with a knife, leading to a search of a hotel room and the seizure of 25 grams of heroin. 

Person of interest in abduction admits to killing Wetterling

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 2:09pm
The Minnesota man who led authorities to the remains of an 11-year-old boy who was abducted in 1989 admits in federal court that the abducted, sexually assaulted, and then killed 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling.

Indiana county gets rescue kits to counter opioid overdoses

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 1:44pm
Indiana health officials are sending 600 overdose antidote kits to Delaware County where overdoses from fentanyl and other opioids have killed 65 people since the start of 2015.

Tour guides needed for Prince's Paisley Park

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 1:29pm
  CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) -- Paisley Park needs employees to handle the hordes of fans expected to visit Prince's private estate and studio complex in suburban Minneapolis when it opens for public tours Oct. 6.   

New York to investigate EpiPen

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 1:22pm
   ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York's attorney general says his office is investigating Mylan Pharmaceuticals, which has been criticized for steep price increases for its emergency allergy treatment EpiPen.  

Police raid Amish party in Ohio field and arrest 73 people

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 1:11pm
MILLERSBURG, Ohio (AP) -- Authorities in the heart of Ohio's Amish country say they arrested more than 70 people in a raid at a weekend party in a field that was expected to attract hundreds of Amish youth. 

Coroner fears dealers use Cincinnati area as 'test tube'

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 1:02pm
CINCINNATI (AP) -- An Ohio county coroner fears the Cincinnati area has been used as a "test tube" by heroin dealers for use of a powerful animal tranquilizer. 

Brock Turner returns to Ohio, registers as sex offender

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 12:58pm
 XENIA, Ohio (AP) -- A former Stanford University swimmer whose six-month sentence for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman sparked a national outcry has registered as a sex offender in Ohio, where he's living with his parents. 

Wanted: Tour guides, security for Prince's Paisley Park

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 12:54pm
CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) -- Paisley Park needs employees to handle the hordes of fans expected to visit Prince's private estate and studio complex in suburban Minneapolis when it opens for public tours Oct. 6. 

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