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>>
Netflix is giving its Internet video subscribers a more discreet way to recommend movies and TV shows to their Facebook friends after realizing most people don't want share their viewing habits with large audiences. More>>
Nick Cannon has been keeping a notebook for much of his life, and next year we'll get to see some of the entries.The entertainer and record producer is working on a book of poems for children. More>>
Singer Chris Brown is expected to appear in a District of Columbia court for what would be a third attempt at a plea deal to resolve an assault case. More>>
CHICAGO (AP) -- More guards will be watching Chicago students to keep them safe on the first day of school. More>>
The U.S. Coast Guard says it rescued a kayaker who activated an emergency beacon while trying to cross Lake Michigan from Milwaukee. More>>
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>>
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>>
New York's Electric Zoo music festival has been shut down as powerful thunderstorms roll through the area, forcing thousands of people to leave. More>>
Donnie Wahlberg's "Favorite Girl" Jenny McCarthy is now his wife. More>>
Scores of carriage drivers are set to gather at a southwestern Wisconsin historical site this weekend. More>>
The UW-Stevens Point athletic department is going green. Starting this year, the athletic department will trade in traditional game day programs for digital ones.
Cee Lo Green has pleaded no contest to one felony count of furnishing ecstasy to a woman during a 2012 dinner in Los Angeles. More>>
Attorneys say three private New York foster care agencies will pay $17.5 million to settle a lawsuit by eight people who were fraudulently adopted by a woman and claimed they were repeatedly abused, starved and imprisoned in a "house of horrors." More>>
An American crocodile that bit two swimmers in a South Florida canal has died. More>>
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- State lawmakers have passed a bill that would make California the first state to define when "yes means yes" while investigating sexual assaults on college campuses. More>>
DALLAS, Ore. (AP) -- The homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards and who had been sought on an Oregon arrest warrant has turned himself in and posted bail. More>>
Rachel Maddow's top producer at MSNBC is the new man in charge on the daytime talk show "The View."ABC announced Thursday that Bill Wolff is the new executive producer of "The View," which begins a new season on Sept. 15. More>>
A friend of Philip Seymour Hoffman who was arrested on drug charges after the actor's overdose death won't face jail time. More>>
Two police officials say Joan Rivers has been rushed in cardiac arrest from a doctor's office to a New York City hospital. More>>
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in Chateau Miraval, France, says a spokesman for the couple. More>>
Shaun the shaggy Australian sheep has at last been shorn smooth.
A home in the U.K. was invaded by a monstrous colony of wasps, and the infestation was like a scene out of a 1960s Hitchcock movie, a local pest controller said. More>>
Do you like Taco Bell? Then you are going to love the company's new promotion, which will give you the chance to win free food FOR LIFE! More>>
READING, Pa. (AP) -- Public schools in the small Pennsylvania city of Reading are plagued by low test scores in reading, math and science, and fewer than 70 percent of its students graduate higher school. More>>
The Discovery Channel has canceled reality TV star Will Hayden's popular "Sons of Guns" show after his arrest on an aggravated rape charge. More>>
Gaggles of geese are still making a mess in one area park. Stevens Point city leaders have come up with a unique way to scare them off the shore. Now, people are wondering who let the dogs out?
Pretty nails may be the newest way to foil date rape. More>>
A toilet paper company is tossing the tube. Scott Naturals debuted its tube-free toilet paper Tuesday. More>>
Authorities in California say platinum-selling rapper Young Jeezy has been arrested on suspicion of possessing illegal firearms during an investigation into a fatal shooting at a rap concert in Silicon Valley. More>>
Nearly a year after wrapping up, the AMC drama "Breaking Bad" has another nice going-away present. More>>
Peeling lane stripes caused some confusion on Interstate 66 in Virginia Monday morning. More>>
American soccer hero and international celebrity Tim Howard has advanced to the next round of fame: a book deal. More>>
American soccer hero and international celebrity Tim Howard has advanced to the next round of fame: a book deal. More>>
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) -- The folks at the Farmers' Almanac are feeling a bit smug after correctly predicting the past nasty winter, which featured relentless snowstorms and a polar vortex. More>>
SEATTLE (AP) -- As wildfires burn hundreds of homes and thousands of square miles across the West, fire experts say simple actions like clearing brush around a home or removing pine needles from decks could make the difference in whether a house survives or burns to the ground. More>>
SAO PAULO (AP) -- Brazil's Central Bank says spending by foreign tourists shot up 60 percent during the two months overlapped by its hosting of the World Cup, reaching nearly $1.59 billion. More>>
MERCED, Calif. (AP) -- Police say they're investigating why a woman tried to enter the maternity ward at a Central California hospital carrying a doll that looked like a living baby. More>>
The Reid Park Zoo in Tucson, Arizona is welcoming a baby elephant! More>>
A northeastern Wisconsin girl who suffered from a rare disease has finally met the man who saved her life.Mira Erdmann, of Howard, was diagnosed with an auto-immune disease that affects about one in a million people about three years ago.
People who told police they were not that drunk while driving may have been right in one Pennsylvania county. More>>
A California woman who got kicked in the face after trying to climb into the giraffe exhibit at a Madison zoo has paid a fine and apologized. More>>
ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- Pope Francis has called the family of an American journalist whose videotaped beheading by Islamic State militants has touched off torrents of outrage around the world. More>>
ATLANTA (AP) -- A missionary doctor who's been released from the hospital after recovering from Ebola says he's "thrilled to be alive." More>>
SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- This year's Sept. 11 observance at the Flight 93 National Memorial in western Pennsylvania will include the first public view of the Congressional Gold Medal given to the site. More>>
An 86-year-old Utah woman became a first-time novelist by writing a steamy romance novel about a bored housewife. More>>
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Billy Crystal will pay tribute to Robin Williams, his longtime friend and fellow comedian, at next week's Emmy Awards. More>>
A photographer who says he was assaulted by Justin Bieber's bodyguard on a Hawaii beach last year is suing the pop singer for assault and negligence. More>>
Hitting the water is a popular summertime activity. But for some, it's nearly impossible and only a dream. That's why one local group has taken it into their own hands to make that dream a reality. More>>
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) -- Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge then nominated former President Bill Clinton to do it next. More>>
WAUSAU (WAOW) - The former executive director of the Wausau Area Builders Association accused of embezzling nearly $170,000 from the group was ordered to stand trial Wednesday. More>>
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- A man who lived nearly three decades in the Maine woods has a job and is adjusting to life back in society. More>>
An 18-year-old woman told authorities she was able to “kick and bite” a man, escape from his pickup truck and flee into a cornfield after he attempted to sexually assault her, the Waupaca County Sheriff's Department said Tuesday. More>>
The MTV Video Music Awards will open with a "Bang."Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj and Jessie J will kick off Sunday's awards show with their new song, "Bang Bang." More>>
58-year-old Bob Akey is hanging up his helmet after 27 years at the Merrill Fire Department.
"Downton Abbey" has released a series of new photos to promote season five, which is slated to premiere stateside in January. But one stood out for the wrong reason. More>>
More than one hundred Wausau area students are spending part of their summer learning about the Hmong culture. More>>
Wisconsin Badgers redshirt sophomore Connor Udelhoven got the surprise of a lifetime during a team meeting.
A teacher from Iowa challenged his students to design his diet plan about a year ago, but the food they had to design the diet around isn't your typical health food. More>>
The Aspirus Women's Golf Classic is not just any regular golf outing. More>>
Some students at Wausau West got to practice their astronaut skills today by launching miniature rockets. More>>
A new pizza restaurant is getting closer to opening its doors in Weston. More>>
Planning an event the size of Wisconsin Valley Fair is quite an undertaking. More>>
Hu Hot is bringing its Mongolian cuisine to Rib Mountain, but even a chain restaurant like this one takes a lot of work to get ready for opening day of business. More>>
Middle school students in Wausau took Lego building to the extreme at Northcentral Technical College. More>>
It was great weather for a brat fry today, and in Weston some people were grilling for a cause. More>>
A brat fry was served by the Brokaw Credit Union during lunchtime at their Weston office. More>>
A Wausau school administrator is saying goodbye to her passion. More>>
The ginseng plant has a big impact on the United States and Marathon County. More>>
A veteran and a little boy in Farmington, MN have formed an unlikely friendship.This is a story you just have to watch! More>>
If you've ever dreamed of working at Lambeau Field, that dream just might become a reality. More>>
Columbus Catholic High School in Marshfield welcomed back an alumni football star, who taught young athletes about the game. More>>
Packers fans got a chance to golf with current and former players while fighting cancer. More>>
ABC News announced Wednesday that Diane Sawyer, George Stephanopoulous and David Muir are changing their roles within the network. More>>
The village's public health and safety committee will look at possible changes in the route. More>>
More and more college students are taking five or six years to earn a four-year degree. More>>
People from all over Wisconsin will travel to Wausau to compete in everything from golf, track, soccer, and now even basketball for the Badger State Games.This year, there are 16 different sporting events during the Badger State Games.The games have evolved from year to year, but organizers say this could be the biggest year yet. The games bring 1,000 people to the Wausau area. The next three weekends will benefit the local economy, too. For example, Aspirus YMCA is hosting a duathalon for th... More>>
After being stuck indoors all these months, Lincoln Elementary students are excited for the school year coming to a close. More>>
Lake Tomahawk continues tradition with a handmade quilt for its 100th birthday. More>>
Most people hope to retire and relax when they're 81 years old, but one central Wisconsin farmer has no plans of slowing down. More>>
The Neighbor's Place is growing fresh food for the community to take home this summer. More>>
Emmy-winning actress Ann B. Davis, who played the housekeeper on "The Brady Bunch," has died at a San Antonio hospital.
The Spencer FFA taught third and fourth graders about agriculture by giving the students a hands-on experience. More>>
The Spencer FFA is presenting farm and food safety presentations to elementary students today on a local farm. More>>
A Minnesota couple driving their boat home from Florida got quite a surprise: a bald eagle crashed through the shrink wrap while the boat was on Interstate 94 in Wisconsin.
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers is making an appearance in the movie trailer for “Neighbors,” with actors Seth Rogen and Zac Efron. More>>
Guinness beer announced Sunday it's pulling out of the Saint Patrick's Day parade in New York City because lesbian and gay groups aren't allowed to march openly. More>>
A Rib Mountain crash victim has found the person she says helped her get through it. More>>
First lady Michelle Obama is bringing together an impressive group of female artists for a White House concert celebrating women of soul. More>>
HAVANA (AP) -- Cigar enthusiasts paid more than (euro) 798,000 ($1.1 million) for six handmade Cuban humidors early Saturday at the gala closing of Havana's 16th annual Cigar Festival. More>>
A Ukrainian skier has withdrawn from the Olympics to protest the deaths of anti-government protesters in her country.
A preliminary toxicology report shows that Justin Bieber tested positive for marijuana and the anti-anxiety drug Xanax after his arrest last week in South Florida. More>>
ABC News reporter Elizabeth Vargas is publicly acknowledging that she's an alcoholic, and says it took her years to admit it. More>>
Some school officials try to prevent students from tweeting in class. But others are embracing social media as a learning tool, saying sites like Twitter can expand discussions beyond a classroom's four walls. More>>
Do you have a great idea for a new potato chip? Then Lay's is looking for you! More>>
German antitrust authorities have fined a group of beer brewers a total of 106.5 million euros for illegal price-setting agreements.
A coroner's report says the Porsche carrying "Fast Furious" star Paul Walker may have been going 100 mph or more before it crashed, killing both Walker and the driver.
An Ohio police chief famous for his department's Facebook posts has taken on Kanye West. More>>
The hills of Vermont are alive with phones ringing at the Trapp Family Lodge. Yes, those Trapps. More>>
The Heisman Trophy is arguably one of the most coveted awards in American athletics.
But the connection between John Heisman, whom the trophy is named after, and the city of Rhinelander in Oneida County is arguably one of Wisconsin's best kept secrets. More>>
Pope Francis has been selected by Time magazine as the Person of the Year.
First there is Thanksgiving, then comes black Friday then small business Saturday, cyber Monday, and now giving Tuesday. More>>
Cast members of "The Sopranos" were on hand as a New Jersey town remembered native son James Gandolfini. More>>