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DA: Wausau arson suspect "felt like burning something down"

Two men accused of burning down a Wausau East High School shed appeared in court Tuesday, both are charged with arson.


UPDATE: Wausau, Spencer men killed in snowmobile crash Video included

PHILLIPS (WAOW) - The snowmobilers killed in a weekend crash on Long Lake were from Wausau and Spencer, the Price County Sheriff's Department said Tuesday.


Six arrested in burglary, drug investigation in La Crosse

Six people are arrested after an investigation by La Crosse Police turns up drugs and items from several burglaries. 


UPDATE: Nothing suspicious in Oneida Co. airport fire; still no cause Video included

LAKE TOMAHAWK (WAOW) - A fire that destroyed an airport hangar used to store boats and recreational vehicles "wasn't suspicious" but exactly what sparked it remained under investigation Tuesday, authorities said.


'Catfishing' on social media would be crime under Wisconsin bill

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Impersonating someone on social media would be made a crime under a bill up for a vote in the Wisconsin Assembly. 


Incredible video: Firefighter catches child dropped from burning building Video included

Dramatic, high-definition helmet-camera video captured the moment a Georgia firefighter caught a child thrown to safety from a third-floor balcony amid a raging fire.


Jury: Bancroft man guilty of negligent homicide in fatal 2015 crash

After just 30 minutes of renewed deliberations Tuesday, a jury convicted a 59-year-old Bancroft man of negligent homicide in a car crash nearly three years ago that killed his friend, according to online Portage County court records. 


Illinois attorney general says girl can use medical marijuana at school

The Illinois attorney general's office on Friday told a federal court it will allow a suburban Chicago school district to administer medical marijuana to an 11-year-old leukemia patient to treat her for seizure disorders.


State lawmakers to talk Wednesday about youth prison closure

Republican legislative leaders plan to meet to discuss Gov. Scott Walker's call to pass a state prison overhaul plan this year.


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