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Jury: Bancroft man guilty of negligent homicide in fatal 2015 crash Video included

After just 30 minutes of renewed deliberations Tuesday, a jury convicted a 59-year-old Bancroft man of negligent homicide in a car crash nearly three years ago that killed his friend, according to online Portage County court records. 

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Meet Phil! Help Newsline 9 welcome our newest team member Video included

Newsline 9's newest evening anchor joined Melissa Langbehn and Rebecca Ribley at the anchor desk Monday.

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Stevens Point native describes terrifying experience in Hawaii Video included

Just four days into their honeymoon in Hawaii, two newly weds experienced the mistaken missile alert sent out on Friday. 

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Portage County jury deliberating in reckless homicide trial Video included

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - A jury began deliberating Friday whether a 59-year-old Bancroft man acted recklessly in a car crash nearly three years ago that killed his friend, authorities said. 

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Trial begins for driver in 2015 crash that killed Bancroft man Video included

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - A trial started Wednesday for a 59-year-old Bancroft man accused of second-degree reckless homicide in a fatal car crash nearly three years ago, according to online Portage County court records. 

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UPDATE: Veteran's bike recovered after Crime Stoppers report airs

A 90-year-old World War II veteran's stolen bike has been recovered.

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Portage Co. Crime Stoppers: Holiday shopping safety tips

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - ' Tis the season for gift-giving and for some -- taking. Portage County Crime Stoppers advises to use caution when shopping in stores and online.  

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$68,000 of heroin, meth found in Portage County bust

A 36-year-old Stevens Point man was arrested after police seized heroin and methamphetamine worth $68,000, the Stevens Point Police Department said Monday.

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Rain creates icy roads, knocks out power to hundreds in northern Wis.

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Icy roads, sidewalks and power lines remained a problem throughout central Wisconsin Monday morning.

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Verso Corp. considers sale of Duluth, Stevens Point mills

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) -- Verso Corporation says its restructuring could include mill closings, including those in Duluth and Stevens Point, Wis. More>>

Aug. 2015 Jefferson Award: Roseann DeBot

STEVENS POINT (WAOW)- Roseann DeBot has been involved with Operation Bootstrap in Stevens Point  since the 1960's helping needy families with food, clothing and shelter. More>>

Portage Co. Crime Stoppers: Leaf blower stolen

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - Portage County Crime Stoppers needs your help to find a bold thief who walked off with landscaping equipment in broad daylight. More>>

Portage Co. Crime Stoppers: Home invasion

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - A threat scribbled in the gravel and a severed natural gas line created a potential tragedy for people living in a rural home on Highway WW in the Portage County last month. More>>

Portage Co. Crime Stoppers: Pop-a-Top burglary

BANCROFT (WAOW) - Portage County Crime Stoppers seeks help in solving a break-in at the Pop-a-Top pub on County Highway W in Bancroft.


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Food Fair on Thursday highlights local cuisine

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - A food fair taking place Thursday celebrates food businesses and farmers with the main attraction being a potato bar, organizers say.

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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>>

Portage County Crime Stoppers: Park vandals Video included

Sometime on the evening of Saturday May 17, vandals cause hundreds of dollars worth of damage to the Zenoff Park softball complex in Stevens Point. More>>

College students begin summer courses

More and more college students are taking five or six years to earn a four-year degree. More>>

Speciality team called to action during massive pileup

Cars were backed up for miles because Tuesday's massive pileup on Interstate 39 in Marathon County. More than 100 cars had to be rerouted as first responders worked to clear the scene. 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>>

Where the Locals Eat: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

It's time for a three-meal journey across north-central Wisconsin to find where the locals eat.
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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>>

Tidbits from Walker's book: Stories from north central Wisconsin

To illustrate his points in his new book, Walker often cites stories of his interactions across the state, including north central Wisconsin. More>>

UWSP hosts Veterans Day ceremony

Dozens gathered inside the Dreyfus University Alumni Room.
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