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Man found dead in Wisconsin Rapids home identified Video included

The man found dead in a Wisconsin Rapids home over the weekend has been identified, according to a new release from Wisconsin Rapids police. 


New insanity trial for man sent to prison for killing ex-girlfriend's mom

WISCONSIN RAPIDS (WAOW) - A 20-year-old man sentenced to 15 years in prison for killing his ex-girlfriend's mother gets a new trial on whether he was insane at the time of the shooting, according to online Wood County court records. 


Wisconsin Rapids father pleads not guilty in toddler son's death Video included

WISCONSIN RAPIDS (WAOW) - A Wisconsin Rapids father pleaded not guilty Thursday to accusations that he killed his toddler son about a year ago, according to online Wood County court records. 


Homeless shelter to reopen in Marshfield

A homeless shelter that closed amid a sexual assault investigation is reopening under new management, authorities said Wednesday. 


UPDATE: Names released in fatal Wood Co. crash Video included

A Nekoosa man died Wednesday after he was hit by another driver along State Highway 73, according to the Wood County Sheriff's Department.


Police: Suspect called in school threat to divert attention from crime Video included

A 21-year-old woman called in a threat of a gunman at a school to divert police away as she attempted to shoplift, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.


Woman, 30, gets prison time for fatal texting crash near Nekoosa

WISCONSIN RAPIDS (WAOW) - A 30-year-old Nekoosa woman convicted of killing her boyfriend on his motorcycle because she was texting as she drove a vehicle behind him was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, authorities said.


Feb. 2015 Jefferson Award: Shirley Mook

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) - A Marshfield woman who loves history is the February Jefferson Award winner. More>>

Dec. 2014 Jefferson Award: Karen Rau

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) - A Marshfield woman "passionate about animals" and working to build the first-ever permanent animal shelter in town wins the Jefferson Award for December.

Portage Co. Crime Stoppers: $20,000 theft

STEVENS POINT (WAOW)- The search is on in Portage County for two con artists who stole $20,000 in cash and other items from some homeowners who let them into their home. More>>

Canadian company intends to buy Biron paper mill

A Canada-based company announced an agreement to purchase the Biron paper mill in Wood County, according to its website.  More>>

Man accused of two murders convicted of arson Video included

WISCONSIN RAPIDS (WAOW) - A man already in prison and who is accused of killing a Wisconsin Rapids man more than five years ago and his wife in 1984 reached a plea deal Friday that convicted him of two more felonies, according to online court records. More>>

Packers preseason game on Newsline 9

Newsline 9 is your home for all things Packers Saturday as the Green and Gold takes on the St. Louis Rams. More>>

Super Bowl champion coaches Columbus football players

Columbus Catholic High School in Marshfield welcomed back an alumni football star, who taught young athletes about the game. More>>

Wood County intersection closed, traffic rerouted

 Traffic is being rerouted while crews repair a utility pole in Northwest Wood County. More>>

Wood County veterans memorial honors soldiers

414 flags were placed by students in the area to honor those who have passed away to war in Wood County. More>>

Eleven new record low temperatures observed Friday morning

Preliminary data from the National Weather Service indicates at least eleven new record lows were recorded early Friday morning. More>>

Radar Alert

Another round of winter weather

The National Weather Service will have widespread winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories across the state of Wisconsin active on Monday. More>>

In-depth: Walker's new book tells story of Act 10 saga

Gov. Scott Walker's new book comes out Tuesday. More>>

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