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Next court dates set in Manitowoc County child death case

MANITOWOC, Wis. (WBAY) -- Two adults and a 15-year-old boy charged in the death of a 7-year-old boy appeared in court Monday. Preliminary hearings for Timothy Hauschultz and his wife Tina McKeever-Hauschultz are set for next week.


Wisconsin drug bust leads to 9 arrests

Investigators from the Sawyer County Sheriff's Office carried out several Valentine's Day search warrants, seizing drugs, cash and guns. The bust led to the arrest of nine suspects.


Trio Accused of Boy's Death Appear in Court

MANITOWOC, WI (WTAQ) - A preliminary hearing date has been set for two of the individuals accused in a Manitowoc County boy's death. 48-year-old Timothy Hauschultz has a preliminary hearing set for February 18 and 35-year-old Tina McKeever-Hauschultz has her date set for February 20.

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Illinois Democrats Ask Wisconsin Governor To Review Foxconn Plant Impact

(AP) — Illinois congressional Democrats have asked Wisconsin’s new Democratic governor to re-evaluate the environmental impact of a sprawling plant that Foxconn Technology Group plans to build near the states’ border, saying they are concerned it could exacerbate flooding in Chicago’s northern subur


Wisconsin dentist arrested in connection to arson of boat house

A local dentist has been arrested for setting a neighbor's boat house on fire. According to a complaint, John Haag, 55, was arrested on Feb. 2 for arson. The complaint says the St. Croix County Sheriff's Department was called to a boat house fire near Bass Lake in New Richmond, Wisconsin, at about 4


70-year-old man killed in Manitowoc County crash

TOWN OF NEWTON (WLUK) -- A 70-year-old man died after being hit by a semi truck in Manitowoc County. It happened around 1 a.m. Sunday on County Road CR, south of Viebahn Street in the town of Newton.


Steven Avery’s Lawyer Accuses Wisconsin AG’s Office of Destroying Evidence

Attorney Kathleen Zellner has filed a new letter with the Wisconsin Court of Appeals on behalf of her client, Steven Avery, accusing the Attorney General’s Office of “trying to deceive” her and the Court about the status of key forensic evidence in the Making a Murderer case. Zellner’s letter, submi


Music is the Cure: Fundraiser Set to Help Three Area Families Affected by Childhood Cancer

MANITOWOC, Wis. (WFRV) - Music is the Cure began six years ago when a member of Chad Hoerth's band was diagnosed with cancer. "Being in the music community, and all the bands, well what do you do?" Hoerth said. "You put a bunch of bands together, you raise some money."


AAA Gives 3 Wisconsin Restaurants 4-Diamond Rating

WISCONSIN -- AAA has released its exclusive five-diamond list of restaurants and not a single restaurant in Wisconsin made the cut. The list, released Thursday, includes just 67 restaurants in North America and only three new restaurants were added this year. Three Wisconsin restaurants earned a fou


Making a Murderer Kathleen Zellner gets ASTONISHING voicemail about vital evidence

Making a Murderer's Kathleen Zellner claims she has been sent an 'accidental voicemail about vital evidence' in the Steven Avery case. Top lawyer Ms Zellner has been acting on behalf of convicted murderer Avery, from Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, for the last few years.


Avery attorney says voicemail shows state 'trying to deceive' on bones

MANITOWOC COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) - The attorney for Steven Avery says a voicemail inadvertently left on her phone shows the State of Wisconsin "is trying deceive" her about the location of a pelvic bone found in a gravel pit in Manitowoc County.


Pedestrian dies after being hit by semi in Manitowoc County

MANITOWOC COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A Manitowoc man is dead after police say he was hit by a semi in the Town of Newton. It happened just after 1:00 a.m. on February 2 in the area of County Road CR south of Viebahn Street.

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Wisconsin Public Service said phone scam is targeting customers

Wisconsin Public Service customers in Sheboygan, Green Bay and Marinette said they’ve received phone calls from scammers. About 60 customers and churches across northeast and north central Wisconsin reported receiving the calls.


DNR investigating illegal shooting of bald eagle in Manitowoc County

MANITOWOC COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) - The illegal shooting of a bald eagle is under investigation in Manitowoc County. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Bureau of Law Enforcement is asking for the public's help identifying the person or people responsible.


Wisconsin girl fights off potential abductor with Valentine's candy

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (WITI) - Police in West Allis are investigating after a little girl was grabbed on her way to school Thursday morning. They say a Valentine's Day gift may have saved her life.


Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. CST

MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) — Two adults and a teen have been arrested in last year’s death of a 7-year-old Wisconsin boy who was allegedly beaten, forced to carry around a heavy log and was buried in the snow. The Manitowoc County Sheriff’s Office says 7-year-old Ethan Hauschultz, of Newton, died on April


Man pleads guilty to kidnapping woman in Minnesota, taking her to Wisconsin

MINNEAPOLIS - A Minnesota man has pleaded guilty to kidnapping a woman he met in downtown Minneapolis and offered to drive home. Prosecutors say 37-year-old Dontay Reese instead drove the woman to Wisconsin in August 2017 and told her he planned to make money by trafficking her. The victim attempted


Bay quint gets sweep of Lakers

MANITOWOC, Wis. — A late rally saved the Bay College men Saturday night in a 75-70 basketball victory over the Silver Lake Lakers. The Bay women also won 70-41. Bay’s men trailed 70-67 before scoring the final eight points.


Wisconsin high school sorry for apparent blackface display

PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) - The principal of a suburban Milwaukee high school says there will be consequences for students at a basketball game who displayed pictures of an opponent making it appear he was wearing blackface.


578 ShopKo Workers To Lose Jobs; Company To Close 11 WI Stores

WISCONSIN -- ShopKo officials sent a mass layoff notice to the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, stating that 11 Shopko stores will be closing, resulting in the layoff of a total of 578 workers across the state.