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Skunks causing problems in Wausau's Southeast neighborhood

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 5:31pm
Skunks are getting into yards all across Wausau's Southeast neighborhood.

Memphis Is 'in Mourning' After 6 Children Among 9 Killed in House Fire

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 5:23pm
Memphis is "in mourning" after nine people, including six children, were killed in a house fire in Memphis, Tennessee, early this morning.

Police: Boy, 2, dies after accidentally shooting self in chest

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 4:46pm
QUAKERTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- State police say a 2-year-old boy accidentally shot himself to death in his grandparents' Pennsylvania home. 

Teen arrested in shooting at Texas fraternity party

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 4:44pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Austin police say an 18-year-old man has been arrested after a security guard was injured in a shooting at a University of Texas fraternity house. 

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

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 4:42pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A New Orleans World War II veteran has celebrated his 107th birthday at the city's World War II Museum. 

Judge names special prosecutor in 'Making a Murderer' appeal

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 4:16pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A judge has appointed a special prosecutor to represent the state of Wisconsin in a request for extensive testing in the case of a man featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer." 

Two Antigo men face fines up to $500 in store gambling probe

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 1:30pm
WAUSAU (WAOW) - Two Antigo men face fines up to $500 after being accused of placing three gambling machines that “tended to provoke a disturbance” in a Weston convenience store, according to a criminal complaint. 

First regular season Pack Attack tapes Monday

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 1:28pm
The first Pack Attack of the regular season tapes Monday night at Dale's Weston Lanes.

Protesters gather at Wisconsin state Capitol

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 1:11pm
Several dozen demonstrators are converging on the state Capitol to protest a host of issues ranging from poverty to racism.

Investigators Share Video of Possible Arson Suspect From Omar Mateen's Mosque Fire

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 1:06pm
Investigators released video showing a possible suspect in a fire that authorities believe was deliberately set at the mosque that had been attended by Omar Mateen, the shooter in the Orlando nightclub massacre.

Group to monitor Wisconsin bear hunters in light of new law

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 11:36am
An animal protection group plans to monitor bear hunters in Wisconsin in the first test of the state's new hunter harassment law. Rod Coronado, the group's founder, tells the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that Wolf Patrol members will document bear hunting activity in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest as the state nears the start of the season for bear hunting with dogs. Coronado says the group's goal is to help law enforcement and record illegal activity. This year's bear hunti...

Wausau Police: Pool game sparks argument that leads to stabbing

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 11:00am
WAUSAU (WAOW) - A 33-year-old Wausau man stabbed another man in the back during a fight following an argument over a game of pool at a tavern, Wausau Police Capt. Greg Hagenbucher said Monday. 

1 dead in Lincoln Co. motorcycle crash

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 8:09am
A 61-year-old man has died after crashing his motorcycle in Lincoln County Sunday night.

UPDATE: 4 buildings destroyed in barn fire in Dane County

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 8:03am
Fire officials say four buildings and a vehicle were destroyed in a fire that started in a barn in Dane County.

Wisconsin pilot remembers his friend killed on 9/11

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 7:56am
The impact of September 11, 2001 sticks with us, now 15 years after nearly 3,000 people lost their lives.

Madison firefighter's career shaped by 9/11 duty

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 7:53am
Fifteen years ago, after a terrorism attack on Sept. 11 struck New York, killing more than three thousand, including more than three hundred New York firefighters, Madison Fire Department's Mike Dibble went to Ground Zero with four other firefighters to help in a life-altering trip.

School bus driver circled back to airport

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 7:37am
Police say the driver of a school bus that crashed at Denver International Airport circled back to the airport and crashed into a concrete pillar after she picked up members of a high school football team.

Savvy Shields, of Arkansas, crowned Miss America

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 7:33am
Miss Arkansas Savvy Shields is the new Miss America. 

Police say dispute apparently led to fatal shooting

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 7:30am
Police say a fatal shooting on Green Bay's east side appears to be the result of a dispute between people who knew each other and not a random act.

Baby shot in vehicle on Milwaukee County interstate

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 7:29am
A baby girl shot while riding in a vehicle on a Milwaukee County interstate is expected to survive her injuries.