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Authorities ID 4 killed in NW Wisconsin crash

Authorities have released the names of the four people killed in a crash near Cornell in northwestern Wisconsin.

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Domestic call preceded shootings that killed 8

 Authorities say a shooting spree that left eight people dead in Mississippi began with a call regarding a domestic dispute.

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Study finds Wisconsin poverty rate reached new low in 2015

A new study shows that Wisconsin's poverty rate reached a nine-year low in 2015.

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New Jersey nightclub shooting kills 1, injures 5

An early morning shooting at a New Jersey nightclub has left one person dead and five others injured. Police say officers responded to the unidentified club in Paterson after reports of a shooting around 5:30 a.m. Sunday.

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Trump requests $77.6M for Great Lakes maintenance projects

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President Donald Trump's spending plan for 2018 includes $77.6 million for operation and maintenance of Great Lakes shipping channels and related infrastructure, including the lock system at Sault Ste. Marie. 

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Wausau community lines streets for Memorial Day Parade Video included

The Wausau community lined the Stewart Avenue on Saturday morning in recognition of those who paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving the country.  

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Bikers talk safety at Tomahawk swap meet Video included

Dozens of bikers from around Wisconsin made the trek to downtown Tomahawk for the annual Wheels in Motion Motorcycle Show and Swap Meet on Saturday.  

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Robert J. Parins, first full-time president of the Green Bay Packers, dies at 98

Robert J. Parins, the man credited with creating "the foundation for the Packers' successful organizational structure," is dead at the age of 98.

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Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69

 A publicist for rock legend Gregg Allman says the organist and singer for The Allman Brothers Band has died.

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UPDATE: 2 men killed in Sheboygan County plane crash identified

Two men were killed when a small plane crashed Friday just west of the Sheboygan County Memorial Airport, according to Sheboygan County Sheriff's Office.

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Attorney resigns amid fight for prosecutor raises

A Wisconsin attorney has decided to resign, saying an unmanageable workload and a lack of resources is driving him away.

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Rosholt schools donate $6,000 to child in need of lung transplant Video included

Two-year-old Roland Raabe has a rare lung condition that makes it hard for him to breathe.

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Retired Wisconsin police dog receives wheelchair

A retired police dog who suffers from a genetic condition that's left him unable to use his back legs is enjoying mobility once more thanks to the generosity of strangers.

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In opioid crisis, a new risk for police: accidental overdose

A deputy's nearly fatal overdose while investigating a drug scene recently underscores the dangers faced by those fighting the U.S. drug epidemic. 

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Suspect in custody after police shooting in Virginia

Authorities say a suspect is in custody after the fatal shooting of a Virginia State Police special agent. 

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Defense secretary references Manchester in West Point speech

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says this week's terror attack in Manchester, England, underscores the need for institutions like the U.S. Military Academy. 

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Heavy traffic expected for Memorial Day weekend Video included

State officials are predicting traffic to spike this weekend, as some 700,000 residents are expected to travel more than 50 miles for Memorial Day.  

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UPDATE: 'Coughing spell' causes Waupaca semi crash, lane closure

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A "coughing spell" caused a semi driver to crash in Waupaca Friday evening, according to the Waupaca County Sheriff's Department. 

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Wisconsin 2016 job gain smallest in 6 years Video included

A new report shows Wisconsin added the fewest jobs in 2016 of Gov. Scott Walker's six years in office.

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Crash near Antigo leads to seizure of 133 pounds of "high-grade" pot Video included

ANTIGO (WAOW) - A police call about a car stranded in a ditch near Antigo led to officers seizing 133 pounds of "high-grade" marijuana from the 33-year-old Wausau driver, according to a criminal complaint. 

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UPDATE: No criminal charges for Oneida Co. animal rescue owner Video included

The owner of embattled animal rescue It Matters to One in the Town of Sugar Camp will not get her dogs back. 

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Volunteers needed for local veterans van Video included

The Disabled American Veterans Van (DAV) at North Central Health Care in Wausau is looking for more volunteers. 

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Wisconsin Corrections Department closes internal unit at youth prison Video included

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Wisconsin Department of Corrections is closing an internal affairs unit whose investigation into employee misconduct at the state's youth prison prompted ongoing federal investigation into conditions there.

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Float plane pilot rescued on Lake Tomahawk Video included

WOODRUFF (WAOW) - A 62-year-old pilot escaped serious injury Friday when her float plane landed on Tomahawk Lake and rolled onto its roof, the Woodruff Police Department said. 

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New task force in Portage County helps hoarders Video included

STEVENS POINT (WAOW)-- There is a new task force in  Portage County aimed at helping hoarders and their families.  

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1 person seriously injured after aircraft crash in Marathon Co. Video included

An ultra light air craft crashed Friday afternoon in Marathon County.

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Judge orders trial for ex-Antigo school superintendent

WAUSAU (WAOW) - A judge Friday ordered a trial for a former Antigo School District superintendent charged with sexually assaulting a child in Marathon County, according to online court records.

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UPDATE: Driver killed in semi crash identified Video included

One person is dead after two semis collided on state highway 29 early Thursday in Marathon County, according to the sheriff's department.

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3-year-old 'doing well' after heart transplant

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A 3-year-old Madison boy who recently underwent a heart transplant procedure is "doing well," a Children's Hospital of Wisconsin spokesman said.

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Milwaukee man dies after smoking synthetic pot

A Milwaukee man has died after smoking synthetic marijuana.

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2017 Rib Mountain Snowmelt Contest

Monitoring the melting snow on Rib Mountain for the snowmelt contest.

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Airport video shows Sheriff Clarke, passenger leave plane after confrontation

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Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke instructed members of his staff to harass a citizen following a January confrontation aboard an American Airlines flight, video and text messages obtained by our Milwaukee affiliate WISN-TV.

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