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Jayme Closs Case: Authorities release photos of 2 vehicles of interest
BARRON, Wis. (WEAU/WMTV) -- Authorities are searching for two vehicles that were near the Closs home during the shooting death of a Barron couple. The vehicles they are searching for are a red or orange Dodge Challenger and a black Ford Edge or an Acura MDX. No license plate numbers were given. Sh
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
Jayme Closs Update: Missing girl’s dad was alive and answered door for police before falling down, dying [Police]
Details from the 911 call released on Friday in connection with missing and endangered girl, Jayme Closs, and her deceased parents indicate that her father was alive when police arrived at their home on Monday morning, following a call placed from his wife’s cell phone.
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
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 - International recording artist Tommy O comes to Lac du Flambeau
"Inspiration is something that everyone needs to have," said Organiscak. "They need to have inspiration to keep going to continue what they are doing in life, to better themselves in life."
WJFW - Rhinelander gas station manager accused of stealing $80,000 waives preliminary hearing
RHINELANDER- The case against a Northwoods gas station manager accused of stealing tens of thousands of dollars from his stores moved ahead in Oneida County court on Monday.Aries Tatrow chose to not hear some of the evidence the state has against him in the case, waiving his preliminary hearing.Poli
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.
Governor candidates square off on ag, rural issues
With Election Day only two weeks away, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and his challenger, Tony Evers, agree that some of the top issues facing the state’s farmers and other rural residents include market access, taxes, health care, broadband access, roads and schools.But they don’t see eye-to-eye on mu
mBank donates $15K to local Merrill organizations - Merrill Foto News
mBank announced a $15,000 donation to support local non-profits in the greater Merrill area last week. The contribution was divided into four grants to help serve four different organizations that make a positive impact in the Merrill Community.The Optimist Club of Merrill received $5,000 to help co
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
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
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
911 logs paint gruesome picture of double murder and Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs' disappearance
Details from a dispatcher’s call log released Friday by the Barron County Sheriff’s Department paint a clear and chilling picture of the early-morning shooting deaths of Denise and James Closs, parents of vanished Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs. Jayme, 13, of Barron, Wisconsin, was inside the family hom
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.
Wolverine Trails ski club gathers for Sunday fellowship
The group enjoyed fellowship, along with grilled picnic meats, potluck dishes, dessert and coffee. As an added attraction, food educator Deb Leonard, from the University of Wisconsin Extension, also brought a blender bike.
Karen’s Korner: Life changes...
What would your reaction be if you stopped at the scene of a car/pedestrian accident and helped other passersby lift the vehicle off the victim only to find the person pinned beneath was someone you knew? Sound like a movie script? Perhaps. But it happened. The man helping lift the car was my dad. T
The Latest: Barron County Sheriff says progress is being made in investigation
Barron County (WQOW)– It’s now day six since the disappearance of 13-year-old Jayme Closs and the murder of her parents, James and Denise Closs of Barron. Jayme is still nowhere to be found, but Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald updated the community on Saturday and said the investigation is pr
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.
New details about night Jayme Closs disappeared, her parents died
FBI MilwaukeeNew details have emerged from the night Jayme Closs disappeared and her parents died, including that the door to the Closs home had been kicked in.Dispatch logs from the Barron County Sheriff's Department have revealed information about the moment deputies were called to the Closs home