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UPDATE: Deputy acted properly in fatally shooting Wausau man Video included

UPDATE: A 40-year-old Wausau man fatally shot by a Lincoln County deputy sheriff fired three shots - one into the ground and two at the deputy - before the deputy radioed "shots fired" and returned fire, hitting the man and dropping him, according to a state report released Tuesday.



Despite nearly walking away from football four years ago, Stevens Point native Ryan Ramczyk expects to hear his name called during the first round of Thursday's NFL Draft.


Portage Co. Crime Stoppers: Help find Joseph Steffan

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - Stevens Point police need help finding 35-year-old Joseph Steffan to question him about a woman who died of a drug overdose.


2017 NFL Draft Preview: Packers could trade down at No. 29

The Packers have eight total selections in this weekend’s NFL draft, including the No. 29 overall selection in the first round. Sports Director Brandon Kinnard takes a look at where Green Bay could look to go with its first round selection on Thursday night.


October trial set for suspect in fatal Stevens Point shooting

A trial date has been set for the suspect in a fatal shooting, sparked by a drug deal gone wrong, in Stevens Point. 


Family offers $5,000 reward for Cocker Spaniel lost near Minocqua

MINOCQUA (WAOW) - Tom Carew and his wife love their missing Cocker Spaniel so much that they are offering $5,000 for her return. 


Wausau homeless man convicted in hit-and-run crash, 7th OWI

A 53-year-old homeless man pleaded no contest Wednesday to misdemeanor hit and run and his seventh drunken-driving charge, according to online Marathon County court records. 


AUDIO: Bachelor star's 911 call after deadly crash Video included

UPDATE: We now have the full 911 call 'Bachelor' Chris Soules made the night of a deadly crash in Buchanan County.


Bail lowered for Clark Co. man accused in snowmobile death

NEILLSVILLE. (WAOW) - A judge Wednesday lowered the bail for the driver of a snowmobile that crashed, killing a 34-year-old Loyal man in February, according to online Clark County court records.


Bill banning abortion coverage for state workers advances

A Republican-backed proposal that would ban the coverage of abortions for Wisconsin state workers has cleared the state Assembly Health Committee.


'This is a GAME:' Glendale little league sign gets national attention Video included


A photo of a sign at a Glendale little league field received nationwide attention in recent days after being posted to Reddit and shared to millions of ESPN reporter Darren Rovell's followers. 


ESPN details Aaron Rodgers' awkward draft day


From ESPN The day before the 2005 NFL draft, Aaron Rodgers joked with a few other prospects that they should throw some money in a pool to see who would be the last one called out of the green room at the Javits Convention Center in New York.


Madison community paramedics bring care to patients at home Video included


State lawmakers want to create a new kind of medical care in Wisconsin, where paramedics become visiting doctors.


Rose sales provide Wausau Conservatory scholarships Video included

The Wausau Conservatory of Music is launching its annual Mother's Day rose sale. 


New drop boxes offer safer needle disposal in Western Wisconsin

La Crosse County residents now have safer options to dispose of needles and syringes thanks to two new drop boxes located on the north and south side of the city of La Crosse.


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