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Handcuffed teen escapes police custody

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 7:58am
A 17-year-old escaped police custody in Milwaukee where the incident was caught on camera.

Debit, credit card skimmers found at Wisconsin gas stations

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 7:21am
The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection's Weights and Measures Bureau is warning people about credit and debit card skimmers found at Wisconsin gas stations recently.

Hundreds lose power in North Central Wisconsin

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 4:26am
Hundreds of customers were without power early Tuesday morning, according to Wisconsin Public Service.

Hillary Clinton didn't disclose pneumonia: didn't think it would be 'that big a deal'

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 3:56am
Hillary Clinton said she didn't disclose that she had pneumonia last week because she "didn't think it was going to be that big a deal."

JonBenet Ramsey's brother breaks silence 20 years after her murder

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 3:47am
Burke Ramsey, the brother of JonBenet Ramsey, the 6-year-old beauty pageant queen found dead in her family home in Boulder, Colorado, nearly 20 years ago, spoke for the first time today in an exclusive interview on "The Dr. Phil Show," explaining why he has stayed out of the public eye for so long.

Bubble wrap likely mistaken for gunfire at military academy

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 2:15am
The sound that sparked a lockdown at a suburban Philadelphia military academy was most likely caused by bubble wrap being popped, and not gunfire.

Lochte feels `hurt' after `Dancing with the Stars' incident

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 2:09am
Ryan Lochte says he feels "a little hurt" after being involved in an incident on "Dancing with the Stars" that prompted producers to cut to a commercial.

World War II Veteran turns 107 with a party in New Orleans

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 11:04pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A New Orleans World War II veteran has celebrated his 107th birthday at the city's World War II Museum.   

Lake Wausau drawdown delayed

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 9:14pm
The drawdown of Lake Wausau has been delayed.

Veterans spend day in Washington D.C. for 25th Never Forgotten Honor Flight

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 8:35pm
Veterans from central Wisconsin spent the day in Washington, D.C.

Stevens Point receives state funding for bike lanes

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 8:28pm
Cycling will soon be safer for riders in Stevens Point.

Clinton says she got dizzy at 9/11 memorial

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 8:22pm
Hillary Clinton says she got dizzy but didn't lose consciousness when she stumbled on the way out of the 9/11 memorial Sunday.

Wausau Curling Center hosts golf outing

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 8:16pm
Dozens teed off to support the Wausau Curling Center Monday, including Newsline 9's Melissa Langbehn.

Tomah VA vows to address Johnson concerns about vet suicide

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 8:04pm
 MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Officials at the troubled Tomah VA plan to address U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson's concerns about the apparent suicide of a Wisconsin veteran.    

Donation to Ginseng Festival will fund bilingual signs around Wausau

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 6:48pm
The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin donated $25,000 to the Wausau/Central Wisconsin Convention & Visitors Bureau to fund the creation of bilingual signage for the International Wisconsin Ginseng Festival next year.

How older adults can protect themselves from pneumonia

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 6:27pm
More than 45,000 Americans ages 65 and older died from pneumonia in 2013, according to data from the CDC. 

Ex-lawmaker gets 1-year for hiding senator-sibling bribes

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 6:14pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A former California lawmaker has been sentenced to a year in prison for helping his brother, a state senator, hide bribes he got for supporting legislation.

Senate boosts bill for water projects, $220M for Flint

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 6:11pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate has voted to move forward on a $10 billion water projects bill that includes $220 million in emergency funding for Flint, Michigan, and other communities beset by lead-contaminated water. 

Minocqua man remembered after being struck and killed by lightning

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 5:57pm
A Minocqua man was struck and killed by lightning last week when he let his dog outside during a lightning storm.

Police give warning before Tomahawk Fall Ride

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 5:51pm
The 35th annual Tomahawk Fall Ride is set for this weekend, which means more traffic in the area.

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