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Police: Suspect in Tomahawk murder said he didn't know why he did it Video included

A 32-year-old Wausau man killed his friend of more than four years in Tomahawk Thursday evening and it's unclear why, Tomahawk Police said Friday during a news conference.


Video shows moments after Ashland Co. boy was shot Video included

Cellphone video reveals what happened moments after a sheriff's deputy shot and killed a 14-year-old boy in Ashland County. 


Annual "Party For A Purpose" held in Wausau Video included

While husbands track down deer, their better halves had a night on the town in Wausau.


Hunters flock to store before gun deer season Video included

Hunters of all ages lined up bright and early outside Mills Fleet farm in Wausau to gear up for the gun-deer season that starts Saturday.


Hunger and homelessness bus tour in Wausau Video included

People in Wausau boarded a bus today to see how the community is helping the hungry and homeless in honor of national hunger and homelessness week.  


Feds propose $1.8 million fine in Wisconsin plant explosion

Federal labor officials say a Wisconsin milling company should pay $1.8 million in fines for failing to prevent a fatal plant explosion earlier this year.


Lincoln Hills staff members share sexual harassment stories Video included

At Lincoln Hills, employees used to take a walk around campus during their lunch breaks.


Wausau area comedy club closing its doors

Wausau's only comedy club is closing its doors. 


UWSP administrator overturns ruling on conservative student group Video included

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - An administrator at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has overturned a student government decision to keep a conservative group off campus. 


More deer, younger hunters expected for Wisconsin gun season

Wisconsin's nine day gun deer season starts Saturday.


Former Wisconsin prisons secretary penning tell-all book

A former Wisconsin prisons secretary is writing a tell-all book about how he was driven out of state government.


Wisconsin Elections head says reduced staff poses risks

The head of Wisconsin's Elections Commission says a 28 percent reduction in staff weakens security of the state's voting systems at a time when concerns about Russian interference in elections is forcing officials to make additional safeguards.


Woman with crude anti-Trump truck decal arrested on unrelated warrant

The driver of a pickup displaying an expletive-filled message to President Donald Trump and his supporters in the Houston area was arrested Thursday on an outstanding warrant.


Wausau Elks Lodge collects deer hides to help veterans

WAUSAU (WAOW) - Hunters can donate deer hides to the Wausau Elks Lodge to help wheelchair-bound veterans.


Hunters can donate venison to feed the needy

WAUSAU (WAOW) - Wisconsin's nine-day gun deer hunt starts Saturday morning and hunters are reminded they can donate venison to feed the needy.


One-year-old Schofield girl tests positive for meth; father suspected

SCHOFIELD (WAOW) - A one-year-old girl tested positive for methamphetamine and Everest Metro Police say the father had "somehow exposed" the child to the dangerous drug, according to police reports released Friday. 


Man accused of following women, ramming into their cars


A Burlington man is in jail, accused of following women with his pickup truck and then repeatedly ramming into them on purpose.


Person suffers broken bones, burns in cheese plant explosion

One person was hurt during an explosion at a cheese plant Friday morning.


Mike Breunling joins runners for 8th annual Turkey Trot

Runners are getting read for the 8th Annual Eastbay Turkey Trot next week.


20 injured in fire at Pennsylvania senior living community

At least 20 people have been injured in a massive fire at a senior living community in Pennsylvania.


Micon Cinema deal being restructured for vacant Sears building in Wausau Video included

The Wausau Economic and Development Committee meets Thursday evening to discuss the vacant Sears building.


Huge fire breaks out at Pennsylvania senior living community

A huge fire has broken out at a senior living community in Pennsylvania.


Senior QB Glodowski leads Amherst to third straight state championship Video included

Senior quarterback Marcus Glodowski accounted for all four of Amherst's touchdowns and also intercepted a pass late in the game to lead his team to a third-straight WIAA Division 5 state championship. The Falcons beat Lake Country Lutheran 28-21.


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