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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

WSAW - 2018-10-21 22:22:00

Wausau police say death of infant is a homicide

WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) - Wausau police say they're investigating the death of a two-month-old baby as a homicide. Officials have arrested the child's 28-year-old baby sitter on an unrelated child abuse warrant from Marathon County. She's expected to appear in court Monday. Police say the infant's mother

CBS 58 - 2018-10-22 15:44:00

Wausau babysitter accused of child abuse by three different parents

Monday, Tietsort was charged with physical abuse of a child back in August. According to court records, Tietsort was babysitting an 8-month-old child when the baby sustained injuries to their face.

WAOW - 2018-10-22 21:17:29

Rapids man lured young women into relationships. Once he had them, he kept them captive

Cody’s designated babysitter, a young woman from his hometown who stayed with him in motel rooms and made sure the girls he slept with followed his rules, said she wouldn’t alert Cody immediately. She would give them a head start.

WAUSAU DAILY HERALD - 2018-10-22 13:37:00

BREAKING: Wausau police investigating death of baby

The Wausau Police Department is investigating the death of a 2-month-old baby.According to officials, they were called to North 3rd Avenue Thursday evening on reports of an unresponsive baby.They said the baby’s mom had just returned to the laundromat after picking up the baby from the babysitter’s

WAOW - 2018-10-21 22:31:15

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

MERRILLFOTONEWS.COM - 2018-10-22 17:01:34

Increased police presence at Wausau West after comments investigated

WAUSAU, WI (WSAW)Wausau West High School staff and law enforcement investigated comments made by a young man on Friday afternoon and determined there was not a threat to school safety, according to Wausau School District superintendent Dr. Keith Hilts.

WSAW - 2018-10-22 11:38:00

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

MERRILLFOTONEWS.COM - 2018-10-22 20:20:09

Woman charged with OWI causing injury while driving with infant in car in La Crosse

A Weston, Wis., woman appeared Monday in La Crosse County Circuit Court, accused of hitting a pedestrian in September while driving drunk with her toddler in the car.Brianna M. Zeitz, 26, was charged with two felonies and five misdemeanors in connection with a crash that took place at about 10:17 p.

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2018-10-22 21:00:00

Streetwise Wausau: Hiawatha reopens, roundabout proposed for downtown

The Hiawatha Restaurant & Lounge, 713 Grant St., reopened its doors to customers on Oct. 13, according to a post on its Facebook page. The restaurant opened with a totally new menu and updates to the inside of the restaurant.


Woman arrested in case of infant death

On Friday, an autopsy of the infant was performed in Madison. Police say based on preliminary autopsy findings, the infant's death is being investigated as a homicide. Police say charges against Tietsort are expected to be recommended to the Marathon County District Attorney upon completion of the i

NBC26 - 2018-10-22 15:05:59

Two Injured, One Seriously in Marathon Co. Crash

WAUSAU, WI (WSAU-WAOW) -- Two people were injured after a car rolled over in Marathon County Sunday afternoon.WAOW-TV reports the crash happened at County Road Q and Highway 52 around 3:40 p.m.The car was speeding and didn’t stop at a stop sign. The car ended up rolling over, seriously injuring the

WDEZ 101.9 FM - 2018-10-22 00:46:00

Wisconsin project replaces furnace for Wausau veteran

“That’s why we do it, giving back to the community especially the veterans, is the things we should be doing,” Mitch Runge, of Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 434, said.

WAOW - 2018-10-21 17:11:36

Babysitter facing homicide charge in infant death

WAUSAU, WI (WSAU) - A 2-month-old baby is dead, and the child's babysitter is facing homicide charges in the case.

WDEZ 101.9 FM - 2018-10-22 10:40:00

Superintendent Hilts to hold listening sessions around Wausau

"As someone who's interested in meeting all the learning needs, social-emotional needs, and academic needs of students, I'm really impressed with the variety of programming that students have available to them," said Hilts.

WDEZ 101.9 FM - 2018-10-22 11:23:00

Body of Man Pulled from River

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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.


Six in a row: Columbus soccer grabs Division 4 regional title - Hub City Times

MARSHFIELD – The Columbus Catholic Dons grabbed their sixth regional title in a row, as they trounced Wisconsin Valley Lutheran, 9-1, on Oct 20 at Griese Park, Marshfield.

HUBCITYTIMES.COM - 2018-10-22 01:39:47

Wausau Police Department sends officers to help with missing 13 year old in Barron

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW)Two Wausau Police Officers are helping students in Barron County School District deal with the disappearance of missing 13 year Jayme Closs.One of the officers, Officer Nick Stetzer, spoke exclusively with NewsChannel 7 before he left early Thursday morning. He and another officer


Schofield man wins Wisconsin Lottery Powerball Bonus draw

MADISON, WI (WSAU) -- It's not tonight's billion-dollar Mega Millions drawing, but it's still a good chunk of change.