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More snow is in the forecast Video included

A couple of storm system will bring messy weather to the area through the weekend


Parents voice frustrations over Tomahawk school threat Video included

Parents left in the dark about a school threat in Tomahawk are speaking out.


DA: Man got into argument with Wausau murder victim before death, held on $750,000 bond Video included

An Aurora man charged in a domestic violence case got in an argument with a 77-year-old man found dead in his garage in Wausau days before his death, according to court records filed in Marathon County.


SPECIAL REPORT: Battling Alzheimer's - a breakthrough

Just in Wisconsin, there are more than 110,000 people diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, according to experts at the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. 


The Latest: Ban proposed on young buying assault rifles


President Donald Trump is continuing to talk about the possibility of arming teachers, saying he means concealed weapons for "gun adept teachers with military or special training experience.". More>>

Wausau radiothon raises money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Video included

The 17th annual WDEZ Country Cares for St. Jude Kids radiothon got underway on Thursday at the Trig's in Wausau. 


Wausau police chief honored as retirement approaches Video included

Friends, colleagues and family celebrated the retirement of Wausau Police Chief Jeff Hardel Thursday evening.


Judge temporarily blocks Forest Co. sex offender placement Video included

A Forest County homeowner's association headed to court in attempts to block a sex offender from being placed in their neighborhood. 


Another democrat announces for 7th Congressional District Video included

A small business owner, entrepreneur and manager of a Wisconsin-based band is running as a democrat against Congressman Sean Duffy for the 7th Congressional District.


Second student to be charged in Minocqua school threat Video included

A Northwoods student, who is accused of writing threatening graffiti on a bathroom wall, is facing charges including making terrorist threats, according to police.


Broward Co Sheriff: Deputy waited outside building for 4 minutes as killings happened Video included

A Florida sheriff says the deputy who was on duty at a high school where 17 people were massacred waited outside the building for about four minutes without ever going in. 


Thousands visit 38th annual Marshfield farm show Video included

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) - Thousands of visitors filled the Marshfield mall Thursday for the second day of the 38th annual farm show.


Granton woman accused following drug raid fails to show up in court Video included

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) - A 37-year-old Granton woman accused of nine mostly drug-related charges following a home raid where a methamphetamine lab was found in the basement failed to show up at a hearing Thursday to enter pleas, according to online Clark County court records. 


Snow on the way this evening and tonight Video included

Active weather pattern to continue through the weekend, with snow, rain, freezing rain, and sleet possible at times.


Rockford mother, her boyfriend found dead in Rockford park

A missing woman and her boyfriend were found dead Thursday morning at an Illinois park, days after the woman's estranged husband died from a self-inflected gun shot, according to Rockford Police Chief Dan O'Shea.


North Central Health Care raises $3.25 million for new therapy pool

WAUSAU (WAOW) - North Central Health Care said Thursday it has raised $3.25 million for its share of a new $6 million warm water therapeutic pool. 


Trump endorses raising minimum age to 21 for more weapons

President Donald Trump endorsed stricter gun-control measures Thursday, including raising the minimum age to 21 for possessing a broader range of weapons than at present.


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