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Public safety: Cow statue stolen
» At 3:38 p.m. Tuesday, a Marshfield woman reported a man yelled at people in the 2800 block of Huetter Street and caused a disturbance. The man, who was upset about the woman's dog running around without a leash, said he didn't yell at anyone.
10 things new data shows about sex offenses in central Wisconsin
That's according torecently released datafrom the Wisconsin Department of Justice on criminal sex offenses, broken down by county. The figures provide a detailed look into the frequency and nature of these crimes in our communities, as reported by local law enforcement. It's important to remember, h
Police reports: Romero texting and driving when she hit Molly Viehweg in Wausau
WAUSAU - The driver accused of hitting a 22-year-old pedestrian and fleeing last month was texting on her phone at the time of the crash, then returned to watch as medics loaded the victim into an ambulance, according to newly released police reports.
Missing juvenile may be in the Rhinlander area
RHINELANDER, WIS. (WSAW)The Oneida County Sheriff's Office is asking the community for help in locating missing 14-year-old Hannah Morey, who may be in the Rhinelander area.
Police logs: Caller reports kids playing with fire
» At 2:49 p.m. Monday, an employee at Kwik Trip, 4611 Eighth St. S., reported a gas drive-off.
For Nutz Deep II owners, RYNO event this year hits close to home| Streetwise
Jacob was 34 days old and having trouble breathing. When she arrived at Marshfield Medical Center with her child on Feb. 14, he was foaming at the mouth, blue and unresponsive. Her husband, Will, met them at the hospital.
Brian Stezenski-Williams to leave Wausau Boys & Girls Club after 23 years
"I care deeply about the Boys & Girls Club, our staff and mission, and the young people I've watched grow into successful adults," Stezenski-Williams said in the release. He went on to say he feels this is the right time "for both myself and the organization ... to pass the torch and pursue new oppo
Hewitt's Meat adds to-go lunches featuring burgers and more at retail store | Streetwise
The amount of meats, snack sticks, seasonings and rubs is surprising, and the large inventory was part of the reason the business moved, owner John Franseen said.
Public safety: Officer arrests wrong-way driver on warrant
» At 7:12 a.m. Sunday, police arrested a male on suspicion of drunken driving, marijuana possession with intent to deliver and drug paraphernalia possession in the 2400 block of East Fifth Street. Police arrested the man's passenger on suspicion of marijuana possession with intent to deliver and dru
Report: Hit and run driver was texting before crash
WAUSAU, WI (WSAU) A hit-and-run driver was likely texting when she struck a pedestrian in Wausau last month. A report in theWausau Daily Herald,based on police documents, claims 27-year-old Josie Romero was using the Facebook Messenger app in the moments before the crash on July 19.
Mother charged with abusing 10-month-old child
MARSHFIELD, WI (WSAU-WAOW) - A Plover mom was caught on surveillance video tampering with her child's feeding tube at Marshfield Medical Center, according to a criminal complaint.
Sheriff’s deputy shoots, kills man in Hawkins
An officer-involved shooting is being investigated at this home in Hawkins. According to sheriff’s dispatch records, a caller at 9:33 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, advised her brother was there and had been drinking. A deputy reported "shots fired" at 10:13 p.m. The Rusk County Medical Examiner was calle
WJFW - RPD: Employees embezzle $79,000 from local oil company
36-year-old Kayla Norling, who is a manager at Hodag Pump and Pantry in Rhinelander, was also arrested. Police believe she helped Tatrow with the crimes.
Wausau Boys and Girls Club director steps down
WAUSAU, WIS. (WSAW)Executive director of Boys & Girls Club of the Wausau Area, Brian Stezenski-Williams announced his resignation Wednesday.Stezenski-Williams and a group of local donors found the club 23 years ago. In a press release he said now is the right time for him to step away."We have built
Marshfield joins campaign against 'Dark Store' tax loophole
"Currently Walmart and Menards have sued against the city using this 'Dark Store' theory," Earll explained. "The idea being that if they win and their taxes are reduced, the average taxpayer's going to pick up the difference."
Officials ask for public's help in search for missing 14-year-old girl last seen in Wausau
The missing girl, Hannah Morey, was last seen around 4 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Marquardt Road and Hillside Lane in Wausau, according to a press release from the Oneida County Sheriff's Department. The release also says she may now be in the Rhinelander or Merrill areas.
Pizza Hut delivery vehicle crashes into tree during stalking incident
WAUSAU - One person was hospitalized Monday night after a single-vehicle crash involving a Pizza Hut delivery vehicle.The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. in the area of 5th Street and Dekalb Street, the Wausau Police Department said.The delivery vehicle hit a tree and ended up in the yard of a home
Rothschild man sentenced to probation for child abuse
Nicholas Fudala was given two years probation after he was accused of shaking his son. The charges stem from an April incident in which the boy was hospitalized with several injuries including a fractured jaw, fractures to the skull, and bruising.
Man killed in officer-involved shooting in Hawkins
The Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI), at the request of the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office, is investigating an officer involved death that took place on the evening of Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018 at a residence in the Village of Hawkins.A caller told dispatcher
Lincoln County Sheriff’s reports
Posted by:Foto News,August 6, 2018A 62-year-old Tomahawk man was injured Tuesday afternoon after a motorcycle crash in the Town of Merrill. The man was traveling south on State Rd. 107 when he lost control at Swede Road and his motorcycle left the roadway. The man suffered non-life threatening injur