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Theater ends request that shooting victims pay legal fees

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 6:05pm
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Cinemark has dropped its request that victims of a 2012 shooting at a Colorado movie theater pay nearly $700,000 in legal fees after they unsuccessfully sued the theater chain. 

Head of SBA visits Wausau small businesses

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 5:32pm
Small business owners were treated by a special visit from the federal government on Tuesday.

Fourth annual Faces of Recovery luncheon held in Wausau

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 5:31pm
Marathon County community members came together to help raise awareness of addiction and celebrate those who are recovering from substance abuse on Tuesday.

Boy, 15, to stand trial in grandmother stabbing in Plover

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 4:13pm
STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - A 15-year-old Wausau boy was ordered to stand trial Tuesday in a July 13 attack that injured his grandmother with multiple stab wounds, according to online Portage County court records. 

Nearly 200K more Wisconsin residents gained health insurance

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 2:51pm
New data shows nearly 200,000 Wisconsin residents gained some form of health insurance between 2013 and 2015.

'DWTS': Ryan Lochte Protesters Released From Jail

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 2:40pm
The two "Dancing With the Stars" protesters who stormed the the dance floor just after Ryan Lochte completed his first dance last night have been released from jail.

Northern California officers face discipline in sex scandal

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 12:54pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A Northern California police department said it was disciplining several officers implicated in a sex scandal with a teen who says she worked as a prostitute. 

20 children safely evacuated from burning school bus

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 12:51pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) -- A school bus driver helped evacuate nearly two dozen children from a bus after the vehicle caught fire.

14-year-old charged in fatal stabbing attack on neighbors

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 12:48pm
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A 14-year-old Pennsylvania boy has been charged with barging into a neighbor's house and stabbing a couple and their 17-year-old daughter, killing the husband.

Documents show Wausau buying Sears building for $700,000

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 11:46am
WAUSAU (WAOW) - The city is offering Sears $700,000 to buy the former department store attached to the financially troubled Wausau Center Mall, according to city documents. 

EXCLUSIVE: Brother of JonBenet Ramsey speaks on Dr. Phil

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 11:35am
In an all new Dr. Phil, JonBenet Ramsey's brother speaks out for the first time.

Newsline 9 app debuts new look, function

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 11:28am
The Newsline 9 News App has a new look!

Packers sign LT Bakhtiari to four year contract extension

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 11:27am
The Packers have signed fourth-year left tackle David Bakhtiari to a four year contract extension, locking him up through the 2020 season.

Wisconsin farm groups fight EPA on atrazine levels

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 11:18am
Some of Wisconsin's largest farm groups are worried federal regulators will expand restrictions on atrazine, a weed killer sprayed on corn fields and other crops.

Woman hit in head with falling catfish

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 10:58am
A Philadelphia woman is recovering after she said a five pound catfish fell out of the sky and hit her in the head.

Packers unveil new "Color Rush" uniforms

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 10:49am
For the first time ever, the Packers will sport an all-white uniform for their October 20th game against the Chicago Bears.

Melissa Langbehn participates in 'Beat the Celebrity' contest

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 9:54am
Newsline 9's Melissa Langbehn joined the curling center at its annual golf outing a the Wausau Country Club.

Wood Co. brush fire destroys building

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 9:00am
A brush fire in Wood County destroyed an abandon building Monday night, according to a press release.

Police step up patrols for annual fall ride

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 8:44am
Tomahawk police said they are stepping up patrols for the 35th annual Tomahawk Fall Ride.

Nearly $3,000 stolen from purse in Madison

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 8:05am
Suspects stole a wallet and nearly $3,000 from a woman's purse in Madison. Surveillance from the Bonefish Grill near Madison's West Towne Mall shows two people hugging as one of them reaches into the purse and the wallet. Julie Murphy of Verona said one of her cards was charged $2,100 at a Target in Fitchburg. Murphy said that she lost more than that credit card charge. "I had gift cards in there from my birthday, there's about 200 dollars of gift cards in there, 500 dol...

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