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Police responding to incident on Western Ave, ask public to avoid area

UPDATE: According to Eau Claire police, a fight involving three people broke out in a trailer at Maples Mobile Home Park on Western Ave in Eau Claire. Police told News 18 they believe weapons were involved, that's when the call to 911 was made. Two people exited the trailer, but one person is still

WQOW - 2018-01-17 00:07:00

Police-Sheriff calls: Sunday, Jan. 14-Monday, Jan. 15

4:59 a.m. Retail theft, Kwik Trip, 1010 Woodward Ave., Chippewa Falls. 2:17 p.m. Barn fire, 5778 305th St., Boyd. Chippewa Fire District called to assist along with Cadott, Thorp and Stanley. 3:33 p.m. Retail theft, Walmart, Lake Hallie. 7:05 p.m. Retail theft, Shopko, Lake Hallie. 7:50 p.m. Absolut

CHIPPEWA HERALD - 2018-01-16 19:07:00

LATEST: A little more snow Monday afternoon, slippery roads through Monday night

Expect periods of light snow on Monday afternoon with minor additional accumulations. Unfortunately, because of the conditions and type of snow, many roads will remain slippery through Monday night. A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 p.m. for most of west central Wisconsin, includin

WQOW - 2018-01-16 11:58:00

Bench warrant issued for woman accused in drug overdose death

Online court records show Judge Steven Cray on Tuesday issued a bench warrant for a woman accused in a fatal 2016 drug overdose. Allyson K. Mayer, 20, of Chippewa Falls is charged with delivery of a Schedule I, II or III non-narcotic and second degree recklessly endangering safety-party to the crime

CHIPPEWA HERALD - 2018-01-16 23:06:00

New HSHS Sacred Heart CEO anticipates smooth transition

The new leader of HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire and the HSHS system's western Wisconsin division, including HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital in Chippewa Falls, was appointed to the position Monday and informed about the transfer just the week before. Andrew J. Bagnall will officially begin as C

CHIPPEWA HERALD - 2018-01-16 20:12:00

Sheriff: Rescuers were 'trying everything' to save boy in New Richmond-area house fire

A 4-year-old boy died in a town of Richmond house fire Monday after frantic rescue efforts were stymied by the intensity of the flames. St. Croix County Sheriff Scott Knudson said the boy's identity was being withheld Tuesday afternoon pending notification efforts, but said he was one of at least si

NEW RICHMOND NEWS - 2018-01-16 19:21:22

Man arrested for sexually assaulting child

Craig L. Winchell, 36, of Eau Claire has been arrested for first degree sexual assault of a child, according to a Chippewa County Court document. The document said the arrest was made by the Cornell Police Department. Judge James Isaacson set a $2,500 cash bond for Winchell on Thursday. Winchell is

CHIPPEWA HERALD - 2018-01-16 19:43:00

Vehicle stolen warming up in Menomonie, police give you a reminder

Menomonie (WQOW) - Menomonie police said a vehicle was left warming up in a driveway unlocked on the 2700 block of Bongey Dr. when it was stolen Saturday evening. That car was found Sunday at Hoffman Hills with significant damage. Police are reminding everyone to keep your car locked while it is he

WQOW - 2018-01-16 00:37:00

BREAKING: South Salem teacher jailed on cruelty to children charges

COVINGTON, Ga. - A South Salem Elementary School teacher is in the Newton County Jail with nine pending charges, including cruelty to children, and an open investigation with the Newton County School System as of Tuesday. Jacob Hoke, 28, of Covington, is facing charges of battery, first-degree crue

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-01-17 05:05:00

1 dead in Jackson shooting

Authorities in Butts County on Monday were investigating a shooting that has left one person dead. Jackson Police Chief James Morgan said a shooting was reported Monday in the 200 block of North Mulberry Street. One person was dead from an apparent gunshot wound, Morgan said. The person's name was

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2018-01-16 05:30:00

Sheriff: Jackson man shot, killed during robbery

Crime scene tape surrounds this home on North Mulberry Street in Jackson Tuesday after a man was killed there Monday evening in what authorities believe was a robbery. (Staff Photo: Michael Davis) Authorities have taken three people into custody in connection with a shooting death Monday evening at

JACKSONPROGRESS-ARGUS.COM - 2018-01-16 19:44:00

Driver flown to hospital after wreck on Hwy 212 in Newton Co.

COVINGTON, Ga. - A life flight has been requested after a two-vehicle wreck on Highway 212 at River Lane. All northbound and southbound lanes have been blocked as crews work to clear the wreck. The injured driver is in critical condition and there is no word on the condition of the other driver at

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-16 14:05:00

Police searching for fourth suspect in 'senseless' murder

JACKSON, Ga. - The Butts County Sheriff's Office needs your help to identify a suspect in a robbery that turned into a murder. Police say that two men and two women entered a home on Mulberry Street in Jackson, Ga. Monday night to commit a robbery. Three of the suspects - Sharrod "Spider" Ross, Kait

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-01-17 00:31:00

'Armed and dangerous' murder suspect on the loose

BUTTS COUNTY, Ga. - Police are looking for an "armed and extremely dangerous" man, after he allegedly shot and killed someone during an attempted armed robbery. The incident happened Monday night at a home on Mulberry Street in Jackson when four suspects entered the victims home with pistols. The

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-17 01:57:00

One killed in wreck Monday morning

A wrong-way driver was killed Monday morning in a wreck on U.S. Highway 19/41 near Odell Road. According to the Georgia State Patrol, the fatal crash involved a silver Mitsubishi Mirage and a gold Honda Odyssey van. "The driver of the Mitsubishi was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of 19

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-15 19:08:00

Winter weather possible in Newton

COVINGTON, Ga. - Newton County could see a chance of snow and temperatures are expected to drop over the next day. A winter weather advisory has been issued, from 5 p.m. Tuesday until 7 a.m. Wednesday. The National Weather Service said about 0.3 inches of snow is possible in the Covington area.

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-01-16 14:55:00

Multiple indictments in drug bust

LEBANON, TN - Local and federal authorities worked together Friday morning after a lengthy investigation that led to the arrests of multiple residents after indictments were handed down on various drug and weapon violations. Many of the violations were predominately for the sale or use of pharmaceut


Police discover meth lab at motel

Lebanon police officers found a meth lab at Travel Inn on Monday morning after they were sent to the motel to find two suspects with active warrants. According to Lebanon police Sgt. P.J. Hardy, officers were called to Travel Inn on Murfreesboro Road in Lebanon at about 9:30 a.m. to catch a man and

LEBANON DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-15 21:18:00

Sumner County municipalities, organizations announce closings

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Several area municipalities, businesses and organizations have announced closings and cancellations due to today's dangerous weather conditions. The City of Portland has announced that trash pickup is canceled until weather conditions are more stable and safe. The

THE TENNESSEAN - 2018-01-16 15:45:16

Snowy SOKY: Wintry weather causes closures, wrecks

GLASGOW - The snow that began Monday evening, tapered off some overnight and picked back up with a fury Tuesday morning led to numerous closures and cancellations ranging from city and county schools, university and community and technical college classes, and government meetings, including the Barr

GLASGOW DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-16 21:45:00