Racing fans packed State Park Speedway in Rib Mountain Saturday. It was the first day of the racing season and a chance for fans to remember racing icon, Dick Trickle.More >>
Racing fans packed State Park Speedway in Rib Mountain Saturday. It was the first day of the racing season and a chance for fans to remember racing icon, Dick Trickle. People at the track observed a moment of silence for Trickle. He died Thursday in an apparent suicide at the age of 71. Race organizers said the event brought in more than 1,500 fans to watch the season's opening race and to remember Trickle's successful career."More >>
WAUSAU (WAOW) - Wausau police say an alert neighbor helped investigators track down a burglar who broke into a home twice in recent weeks and stole nearly 20 guns.
Detective Lt. Craig Dunbar said a 23-year-old man was arrested in two burglaries at a South 10th Avenue home.
The man broke in twice, most recently early Monday morning, and took 19 guns, mostly rifles and shotguns, Dunbar said. Some of the guns stolen from the 52-year-old man's home were given to him by his father and were "pretty valuable," Dunbar said.
Police got a break in the case because a neighbor noticed a suspicious car during the second break-in and snapped a picture of it with her cell phone, the detective said.
Dunbar said 14 of the stolen guns have been recovered from local gun shops or pawn stores.
Dunbar said it is not unusual for thieves to go after the same victim more than once. "They see an easy target. Why not? Nobody is home and they go back."
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