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Eau Claire welcomes the first New Year's baby

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 11:28pm
Eau Claire welcomed its first baby of the new year just after midnight.

Annual Polar Plunge for a cause

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 11:28pm
More than a dozen people braved the frigid temperatures and made an icy splash for a good cause Wednesday.

Chippewa Valley looks for changes in new year

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 7:58pm
New hopes for a new year are here with many setting their sights on goals as individuals, a nation and a society.

Person dies after car breaks through La Crosse ice

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 5:37pm
Emergency workers in La Crosse have recovered a body from a car that broke through the ice on a creek.

Thousands of Packers tickets still available, TV blackout a possibility

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 4:23pm
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- It seems unthinkable that Lambeau Field wouldn't sell out for a Packers playoff game. Yet thousands of tickets are still available for Sunday's wild-card game against the 49ers....

No. 8 S. Carolina too much for No. 19 Badgers

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 4:23pm
Connor Shaw was responsible for five touchdowns, including three passing, and No. 8 South Carolina outlasted No. 19 Wisconsin 34-24 in the Capital One Bowl on Wednesday.

Wisconsin therapist accused of kicking autistic boy during session

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 4:23pm
WATERFORD, Wis. (AP) -- A therapist in suburban Milwaukee is accused of physically abusing a 3-year-old autistic boy during a home therapy session. A Journal Times of Racine report says 27-year-old Stephen...

13 hospitalized after building explosion in Minneapolis

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 1:58pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A billowing fire engulfed a three-story building near downtown Minneapolis on Wednesday morning, sending 13 people to hospitals with injuries ranging from burns to trauma associated...

Legal recreational pot industry opens in Colorado

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 1:58pm
DENVER (AP) - The nation's first recreational pot industry opened in Colorado on Wednesday, kicking off an experiment that will be followed closely around the world and one that activists hope will prove...

Justice delays health law's birth control mandate

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 1:58pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has thrown a hitch into President Barack Obama's new health care law by blocking a requirement that some religion-affiliated organizations provide health insurance...

Ladysmith man charged in child abuse case

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 12:27am
A Rusk County man is now charged after being accused of exposing two young sisters to pornographic material, and punishing one by dunking her head in hot water.

Law enforcement ready to catch drunk drivers after New Year's celebrations

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 10:48pm
The Wisconsin State Patrol and other law enforcement agencies say they are ramping up patrols on New Year's Eve.

2013 Year in Review

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 9:18pm
Looking back at 2013, there were many note-worthy events that made the year memorable in news.

Families celebrate New Year's Eve in the Chippewa Valley

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 6:35pm
With Champagne, the Ball Drop, and staying up past midnight- New Year's Eve celebrations are often just for mom and dad. But many in the Chippewa Valley are celebrating as a family, in a kid-friendly way.

Concerns remain as farm bill expires

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 6:35pm
Concerns over skyrocketing milk prices and a loss of benefits starting Thursday are on hold, but not gone.

Stick with your New Year's resolution

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 6:35pm
It’s one thing to have a New Year’s resolution, but it’s another to keep one.

Olson denied release from institution

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 5:30pm
Court records show that James Olson, 53, was denied conditional release from the Mendota Mental Health Institute in Madison on Monday.

NEW INFORMATION: Wisconsin teens could face Colorado charges

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 4:17pm
The group was arrested Saturday in Raton, N.M., just south of Colorado.

Thousands of people gathered in Times Square to ring in the New Year

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 4:17pm
Police barricades are up and the crowds are starting to form throughout Times Square.

CONSUMER ALERT: Some Target holiday gift cards not activated

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 4:17pm
Target spokeswoman Molly Snyder said in an email to NBC News on Tuesday that “numbers that have been reported in the media are much higher than what we experienced as the actual number of cards impacted was less than 0.1% of the total sold during the holiday period.”