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Video purports to show beheading of US journalist


Islamic State extremists released a video posted Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the... More>>

Annual fence slogan nod to Ha-Ha

One of the traditions connecting the Green Bay Packers and their fans is an annual slogan painted on a fence across from Lambeau Field. More>>

UPDATE: Male ATV driver dies in Highway 29 crash Video included

A male ATV driver who tried to cross Highway 29 Monday evening died when he was hit by two cars, according to the Marathon County Sheriff's Department. More>>

Sept. is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Oneida County health leaders are encouraging a few changes for families to help combat childhood obesity. More>>

Family: Joan Rivers on life support

Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office. More>>

UPDATE: 32 teens escape from Tenn. detention center; 9 still on lam

A spokesman says more than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 are still being sought. More>>

Penn State student gains rep as squirrel whisperer

A Penn State student is gaining an Internet reputation as a "squirrel whisperer" for befriending, feeding and dressing up a furry little friend she has named "Sneezy." More>>

Germany opens memorial to Nazis' disabled victims

Germany has inaugurated a memorial to more than 200,000 people with physical and mental disabilities who were killed by the Nazis after their lives were deemed "worthless." More>>

Milwaukee officer crashes into stopped car

Milwaukee police say an apparent medical emergency caused an officer to crash into another car near Miller Park. More>>

Wisconsin police investigate soccer brawl

Police are searching for an adult soccer player who they say kicked an opponent unconscious during a brawl near Milwaukee. More>>

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Pretty nice Tuesday and Wednesday but isolated showers possible around midday Tuesday, then again Wednesday evening.  Quite warm and humid for Thursday with storm chances.


Tropical Storm Dolly forms off Mexico's coast

MIAMI (AP) -- Tropical Storm Dolly has formed off Mexico's coast over the Bay of Campeche. More>>

Wausau community gathers to celebrate Labor Day Video included

Hundreds of people came together in Wausau, all to celebrate Labor Day. More>>

PHOTOS: Coast Guard rescues kayaker crossing Lake Michigan Video included

The U.S. Coast Guard says it rescued a kayaker who activated an emergency beacon while trying to cross Lake Michigan from Milwaukee. More>>

President promises persistence in minimum wage fight Video included

Updated: Sep 01, 2014 06:26 PM

President Barack Obama spent his Labor Day holiday at Milwaukee's Laborfest event talking about things happening here at home. More>>

Alleged robber killed after victim opens fire

Milwaukee police say an armed robber who accosted a group of victims has died after one of the victims opened fire with a handgun. More>>

UPDATE: Name of Medford shooting suspect released Video included

Shots fired inside a Taylor county home halted a high school football game for hours as students and staff were asked to take shelter. More>>

Police: Suspect swallows stolen ring

Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it. More>>

Rudolph church discovering power of community after fire Video included

Sometimes it takes a tragedy for the best in people to come out.The people of the Moravian Church in Rudolph are seeing that firsthand after their church burned down Tuesday. More>>

Man charged after girl eats pot-laced chocolate Video included

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (AP) -- A Chippewa Falls man whose daughter nearly died after eating a marijuana-laced chocolate bar faces three criminal charges. More>>

Methamphetamine found in Tomahawk home, 1 arrested Video included

A 27-year-old man is in custody after multiple packages of methamphetamine were found in his home in Tomahawk, according to Tomahawk Police officials. More>>

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