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Scott R. Sawyer of Bancroft found guilty of lesser charge in fatal 2015 crash

Subscribed, but don't have a login? STEVENS POINT - A Portage County jury on Tuesday found a Bancroft man charged with reckless homicide for a 2015 fatal crash guilty of a lesser charge. Scott R. Sawyer, 59, was found guilty of homicide by the negligent operation of a motor vehicle in the death of

WAUSAU DAILY HERALD - 2018-01-16 19:20:17

Lincoln County Petsaver: Cole - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

MERRILL (WAOW) - Our Petsaver for Tuesday is Cole, a one-year-old Retriever/Labrador mix. Shelter volunteers say he is super sweet and available for adoption at the Lincoln County Humane Society in Merrill. The adoption fee for the white, brown and black dog is $80, which covers his vaccines, neuter

WAOW - 2018-01-16 20:16:00

$70,000 Badger 5 ticket sold in Marshfield

MARSHFIELD, Wis. (WSAW) --- Wisconsin Lottery reports someone matched all five numbers in the Badger 5 drawing on Jan. 15 to win the $70,000 jackpot. The lucky winner purchased their ticket at Kwik Trip at 101 North Central Ave. in Marshfield. Monday's winning Badger 5 numbers were 7, 15, 17, 20 a

WSAW - 2018-01-16 20:28:00

Police: Electrical issue likely caused fatal Marion fire

MARION - Investigators believe an electrical issue likely caused the fire that killed a 71-year-old woman and her pets on Sunday. Judith A. Hurta was killed in the fire, according to a statement from the Marion Police Department. RELATED: One dead in mobile home fire in Marion The fire at her mobi

POST-CRESCENT - 2018-01-16 21:04:54

Iola woman wins $54,000 in scratch-off lottery game

Iola resident Michelle Voie has won $54,000 in the "I'm In The Money" scratch-off game, the second top prize, according to the Wisconsin Lottery. She bought her winning ticket at the Depot Street Station in Iola. This was the last such prize remaining in the game. Iola resident Michelle Voie has wo

POST-CRESCENT - 2018-01-16 21:26:29

Saratoga dairy case now in hands of Wisconsin Supreme Court justices

MADISON - Supporters and opponents of a proposed large-scale dairy near Wisconsin Rapids are awaiting a decision from the Wisconsin Supreme Court on whether the farm will become a reality. Attorneys representing the Wood County town of Saratoga and the proposed Golden Sands Dairy argued the case Th

MARSHFIELDNEWSHERALD.COM - 2018-01-17 00:04:50

Marshfield man arrested for armed threat

MARSHFIELD - On the morning of Jan. 13, a 25-year-old Marshfield male was taken into custody following an altercation with a 30-year-old Marshfield male. Andrew R. Netzer was arrested after allegedly making threats, pointing a gun at the victim, and stating "do you want to die tonight," according to

HUBCITYTIMES.COM - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Passport to Paradise helps youths in Stevens Point area

STEVENS POINT - Walk down the red carpet and help youths in Portage County. The Boys & Girls Club of Portage County and the Stevens Point Area YMCA will host Passport to Paradise from 7 to 10 p.m. Jan. 26 at SentryWorld, 601 Michigan Ave. N. in Stevens Point. This year's event is Hollywood-themed. G

STEVENSPOINTJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-16 17:19:16

Judge rules in Harrisonburg's favor on mulch ordinance

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) -- A Harrisonburg judge has ruled in the city's favor on the mulch ordinance which states how close mulch can be to an apartment building. McCloud said there are other ways to keep buildings safe from fires than the ordinance. The ruling affects new buildings or updated land

WHSV - 2018-01-17 02:56:00

Man charged in Waynesboro rape case

WAYNESBORO - A man accused of rape in Waynesboro has been arrested and is being held. Roland Edward Thornton, Jr. 49, no fixed address, was arrested on Friday by the Augusta County Sheriff's Office on the Waynesboro charge. Waynesboro Police Capt. Kelly Walker said the Waynesboro charge stems from a

DAILY PROGRESS - 2018-01-16 23:15:00

VDOT pretreats roads with snow in forecast

WINCHESTER - With 1 to 3 inches of snow expected today, Virginia Department of Transportation trucks pretreated interstate roads and some primary roads in the Shenandoah Valley on Monday. Motorists are reminded that VDOT trucks are slow-moving vehicles, and drivers should allow plenty of room betwee

WINCHESTER STAR - 2018-01-16 04:50:40

Augusta County deputy cruiser involved in crash

VERONA, Va. (WHSV) -- An Augusta County Sheriff's Office cruiser was involved in a crash on Tuesday night in Verona. WHSV was there as another vehicle was towed from the area of the 100 block of Limestone Road in Augusta County after 7:00p.m. Investigators have not confirmed any information as to wh

WHSV - 2018-01-17 04:52:00

Law enforcement to train on violent extremism, hate crime response

WEYERS CAVE, Va. (WHSV) - Law enforcement from across the region will begin training on responding to hate crimes and incidents of violent extremism and domestic terrorism this spring. The Central Shenandoah Criminal Justice Academy was recently awarded nearly $150,000 to kick start the new curricul

WHSV - 2018-01-17 05:15:00

Man charged with rape in Waynesboro

WAYNESBORO - Police have charged a man with sexually assaulting a woman at a Waynesboro motel in December, according to an arrest report. Roland E. Thornton Jr., 49, no fixed address, is charged with rape. Waynesboro police said Thornton was at an undisclosed location in Fishersville on Dec. 28 when

STAUNTON NEWS LEADER - 2018-01-16 14:52:25

NEW: Men Accused Of Shooting Indicted

A Rockingham County grand jury indicted three Harrisonburg men charged in an October shooting. Omeldo Alberto Pena Pinedo, 25, is charged with two counts of armed robbery, malicious wounding, assault by mob and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Luis Alberto Pinedo Lafferty Jr., 19, fac

DAILY NEWS-RECORD - 2018-01-16 21:19:00

Snow plow drivers are on the move; preparing for winter weather Tuesday

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) -- Whether it's one to three inches or two feet of snow, snow plow drivers like Chuck Rodamer are on the move. "We can't tell what the Good Lord is gonna do," said Rodamer. "We don't have a choice. It takes us just as long to get the equipment ready for a little snow as it

WHSV - 2018-01-16 12:02:00

Funeral On Jan 18 For Man Killed In Crash

ROSWELL, GA - Friends and family will bid farewell to the Roswell man who died early Saturday in a single-vehicle crash on Roswell Road in Sandy Springs. The funeral service for Kevin Gerard Austin II, 23, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 18 at St. Peter Chanel Catholic Church in Roswell. A

PATCH - 2018-01-16 19:28:32

Man Shot In Face Outside Woodstock Home

BREAKING: The Cherokee Sheriff's Office said an altercation resulted in the victim being shot in the face outside a home Saturday evening. WOODSTOCK, GA - A 25-year-old Woodstock resident has been arrested for shooting another person outside a home over the weekend. Deputies with the Cherokee Sheri

PATCH - 2018-01-16 21:10:18

She was murdered in an Atlanta wine bar. Now cops are hunting for the last suspect

In November, three masked men stormed into the Barcelona Wine Bar in northwest Atlanta. Surveillance cameras captured them as they terrorized and taunted restaurant employees before tying them up with electrical tape. But the manager, 29-year-old Chelsea Beller, was forced upstairs into an office wh

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-01-16 20:37:00

Emory Johns Creek To Showcase New Hospital Units

JOHNS CREEK, GA - Emory Johns Creek Hospital will host a ribbon cutting ceremony later this month to showcase two new units that are now part of its facility. The new two-story Clinical Decision Unit and Radiology Observation Care Unit will be the subject of the celebration at 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29

PATCH - 2018-01-16 16:56:25