WEAU News Headlines

Subscribe to WEAU News Headlines feed
RSS Feed for WEAU - HomePage - Headlines
Updated: 7 min 30 sec ago

Husband surprises wife with 500 roses after chemo treatment

Sat, 07/02/2016 - 9:39am
A dozen roses simply weren't enough for a Nebraska man who wanted "to do something special" for his wife to celebrate her last chemotherapy treatment. So, he raised money and surprised her with 500.

Authorities ID man shot by officer in Wisconsin

Sat, 07/02/2016 - 9:39am
Officials have released the name of a man was fatally shot by a police officer in Madison, Wisconsin, after police say he advanced toward the officer with a pitchfork.

No jackpot winner in $415 million Mega Millions drawing

Sat, 07/02/2016 - 9:39am
No jackpot winner has been drawn in the Mega Millions lottery drawing estimated at $415 million.

4 children fatally stabbed in Memphis; mother in custody

Sat, 07/02/2016 - 9:39am
The mother of four young children who were stabbed to death in a gated apartment complex in Tennessee is being held for questioning, but authorities have not charged her with a crime.

California's tough gun laws are getting stricter

Sat, 07/02/2016 - 9:39am
California's gun laws are already some of the strictest in the nation. Next year, they're getting even more stringent.

New central California fire brings evacuations

Sat, 07/02/2016 - 9:39am
A new wildfire is creeping toward a town of about 5,000 people in central California.

Man gets 55 years in prison for firing into crowd, killing 2

Sat, 07/02/2016 - 8:54am
A judge has sentenced a Milwaukee man to 55 years in prison for opening fire on a crowd.

Haymarket Landing closing in on opening

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 10:24pm
The first stage of Eau Claire’s Confluence project is nearing completion.

Reports of owners seeking help for pets afraid of loud noises increases

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 5:54pm
As area animal hospitals report increases in the number of pet owners seeking treatment for noise aversion a new drug may mean a more relaxing Fourth of July for animals who are afraid of loud noises.

Area police looking to invest in upgraded body cameras

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 3:17am
Officers in Chippewa Falls say they use body cameras every day but the wear and tear, combined with outdated technology is causing them to call for new ones.

Kids Day at Carson Park

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 6:35pm
Kids from around the area were treated to a free Eau Claire Express game today. It was all a part of the third annual "Kid’s Day" at Carson Park, courtesy of Marshfield Clinic.

RDA debates proposed brewery building's property value

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 7:19pm
An Eau Claire brewery is hoping to move to a larger location as its business continues to grow but the owner says city officials are asking the business to spend more money on the project than it has.

Pat Summitt, winningest coach in D1 history, has died at 64

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 6:54am
With an icy glare on the sidelines, Summitt led the Lady Vols to eight national championships and prominence on a campus steeped in the traditions of the football-rich south until she retired in 2012.

City Council considers neighborhood revitalization recommendations

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 10:44pm
The Eau Claire City Council is discussing whether to accept plans to improve older neighborhoods in the downtown area.

Bystanders rescue drowning man from Chippewa River

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 8:52pm
Several bystanders helped rescue a drowning man from the Chippewa River Sunday night.

Fall Creek Fun Fest wraps up

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 7:51pm
Hundreds of folks made it out today for softball, carnival rides, and the main event, the parade.

Hundreds turn out for Red Flint Firecracker Race

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 7:51pm
About 800 racers took part in the 12th annual Red Flint Firecracker Race put on by the Chippewa Off Road Bike Association.

911 call center back on line in Barron County

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 12:16pm
According to the sheriff's department's Facebook page, "The fiber line was damaged by an installation contractor and has been repaired by CenturyLink technicians."

Stanley inmates strive for better life through education

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 7:18pm
The walls at Stanley Correction Institution may be high but inmates are breaking barriers when it comes to their education.

Ryan promises simpler tax code

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 7:41am
The tax reform plan to be released on Friday instead proposes a 33 percent top tax bracket rather than the current 39.6 percent won by President Barack Obama in 2013.