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Wausau police dealt with a false alarm Tuesday night. More>>

UPDATE: Gunman in hostage-taking in jail Video included

SHAWANO (WAOW) - A gunman suspected of holding a fast food worker hostage for an hour in Wittenberg before surrendering to police was taken to a mental health center for evaluation and later jailed, the Shawano County Sheriff's Department said Wednesday.
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Exclusive sneak peak: Meet Hank the Ballpark Pup Video included

It's an exciting time for the Milwaukee Brewers! After a disappointing season last year, the Brew Crew is off to a HOT start.
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Tornado drill scheduled for April 24 Video included

A statewide tornado drill is in the works later this month.
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Shawano County officials credit hostage in helping end standoff Video included

It may have ended peacefully, but for more than two hours on Tuesday tensions in Shawano County were high.  More>>

Wisconsin increases disability parking fines

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- It will soon be three times more costly for drivers to park illegally in a disability parking spot in Wisconsin.  More>>

Governor signs sex offender notification bill

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill that requires the state Department of Corrections to notify local police when sex offenders move into their jurisdictions.  More>>

Marshfield man accused of hauling stolen goods

MADISON (WAOW) - A 28-year-old Marshfield man has been charged with four counts of interstate transportation of stolen property, U.S. Attorney John Vaudreuil said Wednesday.  More>>

Grand Avenue detour set in Wausau Thurs. night

WAUSAU (WAOW) – Repairing a water service leak will require a major detour in Wausau on Thursday night. More>>

Mark Bucki to be sentenced July 3

MERRILL (WAOW) - A 50-year-old Merrill man convicted of killing his estranged wife and hiding her body in some Taylor County woods will be sentenced July 3. More>>

Wausau's 2nd annual March for Equality announced

The 2nd Annual March for Equality has been announced for this summer, one year after controversy caused the creation of the inaugural event.
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Summer safety tips for kids Video included

Summer safety for kids Summer safety for kids

Each year thousands of children die and millions are hurt in accidents that could have been prevented. More>>

NCAA puts Wisconsin college on probation over aid

The NCAA says it is placing a Wisconsin college on probation for one year after determining its head football coach arranged scholarships for players in violation of the organization's rules.
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Wausau lawmaker announces re-election bid

WAUSAU (WAOW) – State Rep. Mandy Wright announced Wednesday that she will seek re-election to a second term. More>>

Half-eaten cinnamon roll leads Wis. police to car thief

A half-eaten cinnamon roll helped Madison police track down a suspected car thief.
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Nekoosa man convicted of killing sister's kitten

WISCONSIN RAPIDS (WAOW) - A 25-year-old Nekoosa man was convicted Wednesday of killing his sister's kitten after he became upset because she wasn't home last fall. More>>

NFL to release schedule Wednesday

The NFL will release its regular-season schedule on Wednesday night on ESPN 2 at 7 p.m. More>>

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