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UPDATE: Pilot killed, two hurt when plane crashes into barns in Sheboygan Falls Video included

SHEBOYGAN FALLS (WBAY) - Sheboygan authorities confirm a pilot is dead after his plane crashed into a farm near Sheboygan Falls Friday afternoon, injuring two farm workers.


UPDATE: Wausau police find suspected car and make arrest in hit-and-run Video included

A car hit a woman near the intersection of East Knox Street and North First Avenue and drove off, according to the Wausau Police Department. 


Shower possible Sunday, along with peeks of sunshine.

Seasonal next week with some chances of showers.


Eight injured after historic plane headed to Wisconsin airshow crashed

(CNN) - A historic aircraft crashed Saturday morning while heading to an airshow in Wisconsin, injuring eight people. The plane took off from a small airport in Texas after the pilot lost control. There were thirteen people on board at the time. One person was airlifted to the hospital with - quote - "significant burn injuries"  Seven others transported with less serious injuries. It happened at Burnet Municipal Airport, northwest of Austin. The antique plane...


Putin, Trump talked about a referendum for eastern Ukraine


Russia's ambassador to the U.S. says Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump should continue to have direct contact after their summit this week, despite U.S. concern about what they decided behind closed doors. More>>

Mike Ellis, legend of Wisconsin politics, passes away

NEENAH, Wis. (WBAY) - Mike Ellis, a man who spent more than forty years of his life dedicated to Wisconsin politics, has passed away. Ellis died Friday morning, a family member tells says Ellis, a Republican, announced in 2014 that he would not seek re-election after 32 years of representing Neenah in the Wisconsin State Senate. He served as President of the State Senate from 2011 until his final days in office in 2015. “Tonette and I are saddened to hear of the pa... More>>

Milwaukee officials invite Jay-Z to bring festival to city

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Milwaukee officials are inviting Jay-Z to bring his Made In America music festival to the city next year because Philadelphia no longer wants the event at a location it has been held since 2012.


Missing Michigan kayaker's body believed to be found

BEULAH, Mich. (AP) - Authorities in northern Michigan believe they've found the body of a kayaker who went missing nearly two years ago.


Wausau cop in running for $5,000 grant to help people with special needs Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) - They say he's one funny cop - when he's on the clock working the streets of Wausau. But when Eric Lemirand takes off his badge, he hangs out with adults with disabilities at Adaptive Communities - and now he's in the running for a big national honor. 


Wausau community comes together to find hit-and-run driver Video included

The search is on in Wausau for a small black car with a dented front fender and a smashed windshield following a hit-and-run crash that severely injured a runner.


Ex-Weston village administrator interviewed for Rhinelander job Video included

RHINELANDER (WAOW) - Just days after resigning as village administrator in Weston, Daniel Guild remains in the running for a similar job in Rhinelander. 


Gov. Walker declares State of Emergency for Sun Prairie, Dane County Video included

Governor Scott Walker has declared a State of Emergency for Sun Prairie and Dane County following the deadly explosion that destroyed parts of the city's downtown.


The chance of showers to continue into the weekend Video included

A few T-storms will be possible Saturday.


Tape exists of Trump discussing payment to silence ex-Playboy model Video included

NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump's attorney is confirming that Trump's former personal lawyer recorded him discussing a potential payment for an ex-Playboy model who said she had an affair with him. 


Woman on cellphone struck by lightning at Country Thunder Video included

A woman was struck by lightning Thursday evening at Country Thunder in Twin Lakes, the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department said.


Former state Senate President Mike Ellis dies at 77 Video included

Republican Mike Ellis, a blustery former state Senate president, has died.


Woman in custody drives off in squad car Video included

Wauwatosa police are investigating how a woman stole a squad car while in custody.


Report: President's former personal lawyer recorded him discussing payments to ex-Playboy model

The New York Times says President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer secretly recorded him discussing payments to an ex-Playboy model who said she had had an affair with him.    


Audit: Scholarship program cost public schools $4.1 million

A new audit shows a state program that provides scholarships to private school students cost public schools $4.1 million over the last two years.


Bank teller accused of embezzling $25K from customers

A Brookfield bank teller is accused of embezzling $25,000 from some longtime customers, and some deceased members, at Enterprise Credit Union.


Head of Wisconsin's investment board resigns

The head of Wisconsin's state investment board charged with managing $118 billion in assets including pension funds for current and retired state workers has resigned after just six months on the job.


Van with 2 crime spree suspects crashes into commuter bus

Authorities say a church van being chased by police has crashed into a New Jersey Transit commuter, and 10 people have sustained minor injuries.


A hairy issue: Sailors tell the US Navy, 'We want beards'

Now that women in the Navy can wear ponytails, men want beards.


UPDATE: 9 from same family killed when Missouri duck boat capsized Video included

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) -- A spokeswoman for Missouri Gov. Mike Parson says nine of the 17 people who died in a duck boat accident are from the same family.


Mosinee paper mill considers expanding landfill Video included

A couple dozen people packed inside the Mosinee Library early Thursday evening to learn more about a possible landfill expansion.


Girl, 14, reports driver in Stevens Point demanded "Get into the car" Video included

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - A teenage girl told police a man in a black sports utility vehicle asked her if she wanted a ride and eventually demanded, "Get into the car," before he sped off.


UPDATE: Man caught in manure spreader in critical condition Video included

WISCONSIN RAPIDS (WAOW) - An 83-year-old man remained in critical condition Friday after getting caught in a manure spreader in rural Wisconsin Rapids, a hospital spokesman said.


Father calls for change after daughter is hit by car Video included

A car struck her near the intersection of Sherman Street and 17th Avenue on the Fourth of July, giving her a skull fracture.


The Latest: Tornado smashes homes in Bondurant, Iowa Video included

Some of the damage caused by a tornado in Marshalltown, IA (AP) Some of the damage caused by a tornado in Marshalltown, IA (AP)

An official says four or five homes are destroyed by a tornado late Thursday afternoon on the northeast edge of the city of Bondurant.


Emergency hearing called on Schofield mobile home park closure Video included

The fight over the closure of Northern Mobile Home Park is headed to court next Thursday - two weeks earlier than originally scheduled, according to online Marathon County court records.


Salmonella outbreak in 26 states tied to raw turkey

An outbreak of salmonella linked to raw turkey products has sickened at least 90 people across 26 states, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday.


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