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Marathon Electric evacuated

Workers inside Marathon Electric were evacuated early Thursday morning when officials say varnish materials inside a barrel began to smoke. More>>

SPECIAL REPORT: Future of 3-D printing Video included

Imagine needing an item, like a kitchen fork, and being able to press a button on a machine and create it. That could become a reality in the not so distant future with 3D printing machines. More>>

Arguing about woman led to stabbing of farm worker

LOYAL (WAOW) – The argument that led to the stabbing of a rural Loyal farm worker involved his relationship with the sister of the man accused of stabbing him, an investigator said Thursday. More>>

2 injured in plane crash near air show

The Experimental Aircraft Association says two people were hurt when a plane crashed at the Oshkosh airport, where planes taking part in the annual AirVenture convention land. More>>

Van Hollen says voter ID ruling will help appeal

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says the state Supreme Court's upholding of a photo identification requirement for voters will help the state in its appeal of a federal judge's ruling striking down the law as unconstitutional. More>>

Republicans hail court ruling upholding union law

Republican Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says he doesn't know if the state Supreme Court ruling upholding the collective bargaining law known as Act 10 will lead to the Legislature expanding the law. More>>

Cops: Demoted worker critically injured CEO before killing self

Chicago police say a demoted worker shot and critically injured his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself at their office in a downtown high-rise office building. More>>

Defense: Kidnapping suspect's motives distorted

The attorney for a Colorado woman accusing of kidnapping her newborn nephew in Wisconsin says the government's case against her doesn't add up. More>>

UPDATE: Man killed by own boat in Vilas County

A man was injured by his own boat in the township of Conover, according to the Vilas County Sheriff's Department. More>>

Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds several controversial laws

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld several laws Thursday morning. More>>

Wisconsin Lions Camp Fun Run, Walk & Ride Video included

ROSHOLT (WAOW) -- Registration is underway for the Wisconsin Lions Camp Fun Run, Walk Ride. More>>

Homebuilt plane crashes in Wisconsin; 2 injured

 Oshkosh authorities say a small plane crash has left two people injured. More>>

Supreme Court to rule on domestic partners case

 The Wisconsin Supreme Court plans to rule on whether a 2009 law creating a domestic registry that provides limited benefits to same-sex couples is constitutional. More>>

Rising country star Thomas Rhett lights up Wisconsin Valley Fair Video included

This week Wausau is a hot spot for music and performers are lighting up the stage at the Wisconsin Valley Fair. More>>

WEB EXTRA: Interview with country star Thomas Rhett Video included

Newsline 9's Nancy Yousef sat down for a one-on-one with country singer Thomas Rhett before he took the stage at the Wisconsin Valley Fair Wednesday night. More>>

UPDATE: Suspect in Minnesota officer killing in custody Video included

Police say an officer from Minnesota who was shot after making a traffic stop died of his wounds. More>>

Shelter struggles to pay for litter of sick puppies

 A litter of six puppies, set to be euthanized at an Ohio shelter got a second chance thanks to a local rescue group. But, because of a virus, a number of the puppies are in the hospital and the group is struggling to foot the bill.


Train fatalities in Marshfield raise safety concerns Video included

There have been a number of train incidents in Marshfield within the past few months.  More>>

GOP-led House approves lawsuit against Obama Video included

A sharply divided House has approved a Republican plan to file an election-season federal lawsuit against President Barack Obama.

Cargill to close beef plant, cites cattle shortage

NEW YORK (AP) -- Cargill says it plans to close a Milwaukee beef-processing plant which employs about 600 people on Friday due to a shortage of cattle. More>>

Tomahawk man drowns; What happened unknown Video included

WOODRUFF (WAOW) - A 68-year-old Tomahawk man drowned but it is unknown what may have happened, the Woodruff Police Department said Wednesday. More>>

Packers sign GM Ted Thompson to contract extension

The Green Bay Packers have announced they have signed general manager Ted Thompson to a multi-year contract extension.


More hand, foot and mouth disease being reported Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) - Some communities in Wisconsin are dealing with an increase in hand, foot and mouth disease, state health leaders say.


Pilot sentenced for groping teenage girl on flight

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A former Utah airline pilot has been sentenced to 27 months in prison for groping a 14-year-old girl while he was a passenger on a flight from Detroit to Salt Lake City. More>>

VIDEO: Girl doesn't want brother to grow up

It seems like 5-year-old Sadie doesn't want her little brother to grow up! More>>

Grain mixed, beef higher and pork lower

CHICAGO (AP) -- Grain futures were mixed Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. More>>

Baby kidnapping suspect sobs on witness stand

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The federal trial of a Colorado woman accused of kidnapping her half-sister's newborn in Wisconsin and abandoning him in Iowa has been halted briefly after the defendant began sobbing uncontrollably on the witness stand. More>>

Recall-winning mayor to take office Friday

CRANDON (WAOW) - Fresh from a landslide win in a rare and historic recall election, Crandon's new mayor will take office late Friday, City Clerk Cindy Bradley said Wednesday.


Ryan says he'll think about 2016 bid next year

Rep. Paul Ryan says he hasn't even begun to think over a Republican presidential bid in 2016.Ryan says there "really aren't deliberations," about a potential campaign and that he is just focused on doing his job. More>>

Wis. archdiocese bankruptcy case sent to mediation

A federal judge is sending the Archdiocese of Milwaukee's bankruptcy case to mediation. Bankruptcy Judge Susan Kelley said Wednesday that she considers mediation the best bet for resolving the hard-fought, three-year-long case. More>>

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