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Lincoln County Sheriff’s reports - Merrill Foto News
A 21-year-old Merrill man was arrested Saturday evening on numerous warrants following a traffic stop. A check showed the man was wanted for failing to appear in Marathon and Lincoln County Courts for cases related to numerous felony bail jumping charges, possession of methamphetamine, possession of
2-month-old killed while in babysitter's care in Wausau
WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) ---According to a press release from the Wausau Police Department, a two-month-old male infant was found dead in Wausau.On Thursday at about 9:45 p.m., officials responded to the call of an unresponsive infant at Northway Coin Laundry, which is in the 900 block of North 3rd Avenu
Eagle River man pleads not guilty to 10 counts of child porn possession
EAGLE RIVER, WIS. (WSAW)Ryan Frederick, 37, of Eagle River, pleaded not guilty in Vilas County court Thursday to 10 counts of child porn possession and will be heading to trial.
Three Vilas Co. Homicide Cases Moving Slowly Through The Court
Three open homicide cases pending in Vilas County court are moving forward slowly with a five day jury trial set for one next February, another with the person charged sitting in jail under a high cash bond, and a third four hours away whose signature bond is being delivered for signing by a public
Trial continues for Northwoods woman charged in killing of her stepson
Tran, 29, is charged with first-degree reckless homicide in thedeath of her 20-month-old stepson, Avery Edwards. She pleaded not guilty and claimed he fell in the shower.
WJFW - Oneida Co. toddler homicide trial opens with pointed statements, emotional testimony
RHINELANDER- Oneida County District Attorney Michael Schiek made his opening argument to a jury Monday morning--an argument that Ellen Tran, 30, is guilty of first-degree reckless homicide.
East Side Rejected, West Side Favored For Eagle River Dog Park
While the east site was about three acres, the west site is 26 acres which allows room for future expantion of trails and the opportunity for an area for smaller and older dogs. Distances from homes along the Wisconsin River range from 1,437 feet to 1,836 feet distance from the proposed fenced area.
Jury Selected, Trial to Begin in Death of Rhinelander Toddler
A trial is expected to begin this week for a Rhinelander woman facing charges in the death of her step son.On Friday morning, a pool of jurors were selected for the case involving Ellen Tran.The 30 year old is facing first degree reckless homicide charges in the death of 20 month old Avery Edwards.
One man found dead after boat accident
PRINCETON, Wis. (WBAY) -Saturday Green Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a missing duck hunter on the Fox River in the Town of Marquette.The location was determined to be at the mouth of Lake Puckaway and after a short search Princeton Fire and Water Rescue located the man in the w
Crime Stoppers: Man used cloned credit card at Walmart, gas stations, Goodwill
The credit card number was used in the early morning hours of Oct. 4 at Walmart in Rib Mountain, and then again Oct. 5 at Harbor Freight Tools, Weston Family Dollar and Weston Goodwill, in Kwik Trip stores on Sixth Street and East Wausau Avenue, and at an Exxon Mobil gas station.
This week's outstanding warrants - Star Journal
Each week the Star Journal features several individuals selected by law enforcement. The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your assistance in locating the following individuals. If you have seen or have information about where any of these people can be found, please contact the Oneida Co
Two Injured in Accident Near Eagle River
Both occupants, a 36 year old woman and a 23 year old man, had to be extricated from the vehicle. Both were initially taken to Eagle River hospital and later airlifted for further treatment. No update on their conditions was provided.The crash remains under investigation.
Looking for something to do? - Star Journal
Indoor Farmers Market:9 a.m.-noon at YMCA of the Northwoods. Weekly vendors vary; products sold to include eggs, root crops and mixed vegetables, pumpkins, apples, jams, jellies, salsa, cheese, homemade breads and more. Vendors wanted. For more information, call 715-362-9622 ext. 118.Fall Fest:10 a.
24-unit apartment complex evacuated due to fire in Wisconsin Rapids
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (WAOW) —The Wisconsin Rapids Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at an apartment complex, around 8 a.m. Saturday.
Oneida County jury selected in Ellen Tran homicide case - Star Journal
A Oneida County jury of seven women and eight men will begin hearing testimony Monday in the case of the state of Wisconsin versus Ellen L. Tran. Tran, 30, is charged with first degree reckless homicide in the April 2017 death of her 20-month-old stepson, Avery Edwards.
Winning Powerball Bonus ticket hanging on Schofield fridge
MADISON, WI (WSAW)A $250,000 winning Powerball ticket was hanging on a Schofield refrigerator until its owner came forward to claim the prize two weeks later.
Parents can comfort kids troubled by disturbing news of Jayme Closs disappearance
Days after her parents were shot dead in their Barron County home, 13-year-old Jayme Closs is still missing. Her face is on TV, in the newspaper, on social media feeds. For some Wisconsin kids, it may be feeling too close to home.
Antigo Police & Langlade County Sheriff Reports for 10/22/18
5:47 PM Officers responded to a call from a male on 2ndAvenue reporting that he had just witnessed a silver extended cab pickup pull up to another residence on 2ndAvenue and a male subject got out with a bat and hit out a tail light on a vehicle at that residence. Officers received a second call fro
Wausau Police Department sends officers to help with missing 13 year old in Barron
WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW)Two Wausau Police Officers are helping students in Barron County School District deal with the disappearance of missing 13 year Jayme Closs.One of the officers, Officer Nick Stetzer, spoke exclusively with NewsChannel 7 before he left early Thursday morning. He and another officer
Suspect arrested on assault charges after entering home with knife
CASPIAN, Mich. (WLUC) -October 16th around 7 P.M, Iron County Sheriff Deputies were dispatched to a report of a domestic violence assault in the City of Caspian.