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Menomonie man taken into custody after three-hour standoff
Deputies say they tried pulling over 32-year-old Jason Bremer on Highway B, southeast of Hayward, but he sped off and crashed.
Man found dead in Oshkosh died from beating
Cause of death in Barron Co. ruled homicide, teen believed to be home during shootingWalker campaign calculates $7.2 billion potential tax increases by opponent, Evers disputesPolice chase, standoff lands Menomonie man behind barsEau Claire man sentenced to prison time in child porn case
1 man fatally shot in Waukesha County, another in custody
TOWN OF LISBON, Wis. (AP) — Sheriff’s officials have made an arrest in a fatal shooting in Waukesha County.A man was killed in the Town of Lisbon on Wednesday. Another man is in custody. A neighbor, Gary Pinter, tells WITI-TV he has known the victim since he was a young boy. Pinter says the young ma
Augusta woman allegedly steals gas in Eau Claire 15 times
Eau Claire County (WQOW) –An Augusta woman faces 15 theft charges after pumping gas without paying.Eau Claire police said surveillance video shows Alyssa Olson did it 15 times between May and September in Eau Claire alone. The cost was roughly just over $375.Olson is also suspected in several more d
Who rules Wisconsin? Find out where Big Money, Dark Money is coming from
A talk on the hot topic of “dark money” will be presented by Matt Rothschild, executive director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Memorial Student Center, Ballroom B, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie.
What we know about the disappearance of Jayme Closs, the Wisconsin girl missing since her parents' deaths
Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said he was "struggling" to answer questions at a press conference Tuesday afternoon about the disappearance of Jayme Closs, the 13-year-old Wisconsin girl missing since her parents were found dead Monday. "I don't have some of those answers that I want to give you, I want
Eau Claire man sentenced to prison time in child porn case
Eau Claire (WQOW) —An Eau Claire man was sentenced to prison time after investigators said they found more than 30 images of child pornography on his computer.Judge John Manydeeds sentenced Thomas Kent to six years in prison and six years of extended supervision in the case. As News 18 reported, Ken
Phoenix Park bridge turns pink for breast cancer awareness
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) --A local bridge was shining bright for breast cancer awareness month.The Phoenix Park Bridge in Eau Claire is lit up in pink for breast reconstruction awareness (BRA).The display was sponsored by a local surgeon.BRA day was created as a day for building awareness for breast
UPDATE: Officers and suspect identified in Strum shooting
According to the Strum Police Department, Ryan Gunderson, 37 of Strum, was shot by officers when he allegedly pointed a gun at them. Gunderson was flown to Rochester where he is expected to be OK.
Search intensifies for girl; 13-year-old vanishes after parents killed
By Bob ZientaraTwo adults are dead, a 13-year-old teen remains missing, and life in a rural Wisconsin county has been upended by throngs of media representatives, in the wake of a double murder and apparent abduction early Monday morning, Oct. 15, 2018, from a home on U.S. Hwy 8 about two miles west
3 arrested in counterfeit money operation at Eau Claire hotel
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) --Three people were arrested and charged for running a counterfeit money operation at an Eau Claire hotel.Cropped Photo: Pictures of Money / CC BY 2.0 / MGNPolice say all three suspects, Alyssa E. Camarillo, Vanessa R. Londono, and Kellie K. Svoboda, were running the operatio
Child taken from woman arrested at Turtle Lake
A Minnesota woman was arrested and her 2-year-old child was cared for by the Barron County Department of Health and Human Services after an incident, at St. Croix Casino Hotel, Barron County Circuit Court documents said.An Oct. 8 complaint identifies the defendant as Michelle L. Beaulieu, 36, 511 Ni
Eau Claire man charged with raping roommate while she slept
According to the criminal complaint, in February, the victim said she took a sleeping pill and went to take a nap.
Sheriff: Missing Wisconsin teenager in danger, not a runaway
BARRON, Wis. (AP) - A Wisconsin teenager who has been missing since her parents were found dead in their home isn’t a runaway and investigators believe she’s in danger, a sheriff said Tuesday.
Prep Cross Country: Strong depth carries Menomonie girls to first BRC championship since 1981
“It was a great day. The girls were able to win a title over some great teams,” Menomonie coach Craig Olson said. “For our girls to go out and compete as well as they did, and win so convincingly, says quite a bit about their talent, character and toughness.”
Charges: Man came to Hudson for sex with child
Prosecutors charged the man, Stanchfield resident Jeremiah L. Goetzke, with attempted second-degree sexual assault of a child, attempted child enticement and using a computer to facilitate a child-sex crime. Goetzke posted $5,000 cash bail on Monday, Oct.15 after making his first appearance on Frida
Durand man charged in child sexual assault case
Donald Charles, 51, is charged with two counts, including first degree child sexual assault: sexual contact with a child under the age of 13.According to the criminal complaint, the girl told investigators Charles inappropriately touched her in April at a house in Durand. It goes on to say Charles w
Nationwide search continues for missing Barron, Wis. teen whose parents were killed
BARRON, Wis. (KMSP)- The nationwide search continues Tuesday for 13-year-old Jayme Closs, whoseparents were found shot to deathinside their home in Barron, Wisconsin early Monday morning.
Menomonie mayor: 2019 proposed budget shows city is ‘really looking good’
The proposed overall budget for next year is $13.2 million. It’s estimated the tax rate will be near the $7.46 per $1,000 assessed valuation, which is the same amount levied for 2018. The tax levy is proposed at $6.6 million.
Woman charged with theft after gas skips in Eau Claire Co.
It went on to say a gas station contacted the dealership about gas skips in Eau Claire, Menomonie, and Lake Hallie.