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Bayfield man charged with murder of Wisconsin Rapids man

James Montano, 32, has been charged with second degree murder, first degree attempted murder and second degree assault. 


Changes come to WAOW Tuesday Video included

Things may look a little different when you turn on WAOW starting Tuesday.


SPECIAL REPORT: Violence in video games: A 30 year debate

As the wave of video games continues to sweep across the United States with 97% of kids aged 12 to 17 playing, a 30 year-old debate has rekindled.


WAOW News 9 unveils new set, logo and name Video included

A new chapter in WAOW-TV history is underway.


Abbyland Foods safe, no water contamination following ammonia leak Video included

Abbyland Foods and the surrounding Abbotsford neighborhood are safe following an ammonia leak Monday.


Experts weigh in on home sales booming Video included

According to the Wisconsin Realtors Association, sales fell 2.3 percent last month which is highly unusual compared to last year's sales.


Wausau Fire Department home to regional hazmat unit Video included

Eighteen different departments responded to an ammonia leak in Abbotsford on Monday, one of those departments was Wausau Fire Department's regional hazmat team.


Truckers aid police in stopping suicide on Michigan freeway

Source: Michigan State Police Metro Detroit Source: Michigan State Police Metro Detroit

More than a dozen tractor-trailers lined up beneath a Detroit-area freeway overpass to aid police trying to help a man contemplating suicide.


Officials persistent in battle against opioid epidemic

Attorney General Brad Schimel was in central Wisconsin on Tuesday promoting his 'Dose of Reality' campaign on the heels of a growing opioid epidemic in the Badger state.


State Veterans Home nurse pleads not guilty to stealing drugs

WAUPACA (WAOW) - A nurse accused of stealing several pain medications, including oxycodone and morphine, at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King pleaded not guilty Tuesday, according to online Waupaca County court records. 


Manhunt suspect known as "Rambo" dies

The man who led Marathon County authorities on a three-month manhunt in the 80s after shooting a deputy has died, according to the Marathon County Medical Examiner's office.


Seasonal temperatures the next few days Video included

Cooler, but seasonal temperatures for the next few days with some spotty showers possible.


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