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 2020-09-24 14:21 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Child killed, 3 others injured in Oklahoma house explosion, officials say...

WLAX/WEUX | Officials say a child is dead and three other family members are injured after a house exploded in Oklahoma City....

 2020-09-24 14:20 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

UW-Eau Claire football players reinstated for racist social media posts...

WLAX/WEUX | EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) A panel has found five students are not responsible for any violations listed in a Wisconsin administrative code, following an investigation into racial social media posts last year. A panel of faculty, staff and s...

 2020-09-24 14:08 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Marquette University Poll sheds light on how voters feel about filling Supreme Court seat...

WLAX/WEUX | MILWAUKEE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) Part of a new Marquette University Law School poll out today sheds light on how voters feel about filling the vacant U.S. Supreme Court seat. The poll, taken days before Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death on Fr...

 2020-09-24 14:08 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Suspect in fatal Green Bay fatal hit and run crash pleads not guilty...

GREEN BAY (WLUK) Joshua Yahsha pleaded not guilty Thursday in connection with the hit and run crash which killed a bicyclist. No trial date was set. He returns to court Nov. 18 for a status conference. Jordan Krebsky, 26, was killed in the July 15 crash o...

 2020-09-24 14:04 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Dismay over Breonna Taylor spills into America's streets...

WLAX/WEUX | LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Anger, frustration and sadness over the decision not to charge Kentucky police officers for Breonna Taylor's death poured into America's streets as protesters lashed out at a criminal justice system they sa...

 2020-09-24 13:58 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Ohio family discovers family WWII heirloom tucked away in a box...

WLAX/WEUX | DELAWARE, Ohio (WCMH) A priceless family heirloom, uncovered after a Delaware County family moved their elderly mother into assisted living. They made the discovery while cleaning out the home she had lived in for decades. "I'd been gi...

 2020-09-24 13:55 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Visitor finds 9-carat diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas...

WLAX/WEUX | LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KARK) — On Labor Day, Kevin Kinard, a 33-year-old bank branch manager from Maumelle visited Arkansas's Crater of Diamonds State Park and found the second-largest diamond found in the park's history. Kinard has ...

 2020-09-24 13:54 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

UW-Eau Claire celebrates voting milestone with new virtual exhibit...

WLAX/WEUX | EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) Blugolds are shining a light on the Chippewa Valley women who fought for their voting rights one-hundred years ago. First News at Nine's Phoebe Murray introduces us to a virtual exhibit created by students and ...

 2020-09-24 13:39 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Coronavirus in Wisconsin: State and local update, Chippewa and Eau Claire County 9-24-20...

WLAX/WEUX | CHIPPEWA/EAU CLAIRE COUNTY, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) The rise in COVID-19 cases in Chippewa County is not as large as in counties with college campuses, including Eau Claire, Dunn, and La Crosse. However, officials say the concern remains. County Heal...

 2020-09-24 13:28 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Outdoor dining still requires COVID-19 precautions...

WLAX/WEUX | LA CROSSSE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) La Crosse is seeing more outdoor seating options on sidewalks and city streets due to the pandemic. As First News at Nine's Hayley Spitler learned, sitting outside can create a false sense of security. As COVID...

 2020-09-24 13:24 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Octoberfest Reimagined releases list of partnerships...

APPLETON (WLUK) -- For the first time since 1981, Octoberfest in Appleton will look different this year but the mission remains the same. The annual event normally brings thousands of people to downtown Appleton, raising money for local nonprofits. But du...

 2020-09-24 13:14 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Kentucky governor calls for release of Breonna Taylor evidence...

WLAX/WEUX | LOUISVILLE, Ky. Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear called on Attorney General Daniel Cameron during a Wednesday press conference to release further evidence in the Breonna Taylor case. A Kentucky grand jury brought no charges against Louisville police...

 2020-09-24 13:14 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

2 officers shot in Louisville during protests, expected to recover...

WLAX/WEUX | Two police officers were shot in Louisville, Kentucky during protests reacting to the Breonna Taylor case announcement, MetroSafe confirmed to NewsNation....

 2020-09-24 13:12 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Watch: Trump says he won't commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses...

WLAX/WEUX | It is highly unusual that a sitting president would express less than complete confidence in the American democracy's electoral process....

 2020-09-24 13:12 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19?...

WLAX/WEUX | Body aches, sore throat, fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue and headaches are symptoms shared by the two....

 2020-09-24 13:12 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Brown bear breaks into the Alaska Zoo, kills popular alpaca...

WLAX/WEUX | A wild brown bear tunneled under perimeter fencing and killed a popular alpaca at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage, officials said Wednesday. It was killed a day later by wildlife officials....

 2020-09-24 13:11 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Carole Baskin of 'Tiger King' fame sued for defamation...

WLAX/WEUX | Carole Baskin, who became a pop culture sensation due to Netflix's docuseries "Tiger King," is being sued for defamation by a former assistant....

 2020-09-24 13:11 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

870,000 Americans filed new unemployment claims last week...

WLAX/WEUX | The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits was issued on Thursday....

 2020-09-24 13:10 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

President Trump set to pay respects to Ginsburg at Supreme Court...

WLAX/WEUX | President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are expected to be among the thousands paying respects to Justice Ruther Bader Ginsburg at the Supreme Court on Thursday....

 2020-09-24 13:10 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Unrest breaks out in Louisville and across the country after Breonna Taylor case announcement...

WLAX/WEUX | Protests are expected around the country after a Kentucky grand jury announced their decision in the police shooting death of Black medical worker, Breonna Taylor....

 2020-09-24 13:05 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

The historic role of El Lector in educating cigar factory workers...

WLAX/WEUX | More than a century ago, cigar factories were filled with hundreds of immigrant cigar rollers, the strong smell of tobacco, and the sound of knowledge....

 2020-09-24 12:57 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Crews work to put out fire at Calumet County dairy farm...

RANTOUL (WLUK) Ten fire departments have responded to a fire at Holsum Dairy. The call came in about 5 a. m. Thursday, according to the Calumet County Sheriff's Dept. The fire is at the farm near Irish Road and Dreier Road. The Brillion News reports t...

 2020-09-24 11:27 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Shawano schools to go virtual for two weeks due to increase in COVID-19 cases...

SHAWANO (WLUK) -- Students and staff in the Shawano School District are preparing to go virtual for two weeks. Superintendent Randi Anderson says the decision stemmed from staffing issues and the increase of COVID-19 cases in the area. In a video message,...

 2020-09-24 03:47 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

'Lakeside Forward' plan for Fond du Lac park remains undecided after hours of debate...

FOND DU LAC (WLUK) -- After more than four hours of debate during a city council meeting, Fond du Lac remains undecided on the future of Lakeside Park. It's the great debate in Fond du Lac, and it's been going on for a long time. No final action w...

 2020-09-24 01:58 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Kewaunee County rises to third in the state for COVID-19 activity level...

KEWAUNEE (WLUK) -- Kewaunee County now has the third highest COVID-19 activity level out of the state's 72 counties, using the state's burden measure of cases per 100,000 people over the past two weeks. For the first five months of the pandemic, K...

 2020-09-24 01:08 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

President Trump, GOP AGs accuse social media companies of silencing conservatives...

WLAX/WEUX | Republican attorneys general from several states are joining President Donald Trump in accusing the big social media companies of silencing conservative voices....

 2020-09-24 00:49 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

2 charged with arson during civil unrest in downtown Madison...

A man and woman have been charged with attempting to damage and destroy two commercial buildings with fire during the civil unrest in downtown Madison last month. Anessa Fierro, 27, and Willie Johnson, 45, both of Madison, were charged in two-count compla...

 2020-09-23 23:57 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lies in repose at U.S. Supreme Court...

WLAX/WEUX | The late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in repose at the U.S. Supreme Court for two days....

 2020-09-23 23:29 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

As COVID-19 spreads on college campuses, UWO is cracking down...

OSHKOSH, Wis. (WLUK) -- Wisconsin Health Services data also shows cases are up week-to-week, across almost every age group. Infections in the college-age group, 18 to 24 year olds, have been especially high. At the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, almost ...

 2020-09-23 22:43 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

From 2016 to 2020: Democrats, Republicans switch up on election year SCOTUS appointments...

(WLUK) -- In 2016, it was replacing justice Antonin Scalia on the U. S. Supreme Court. "The president has done his job and sent us a nominee for the Supreme Court, said Democratic Senator Tammy Baldwin in 2016, then referencing President Barack Obama&...

 2020-09-23 22:37 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Outagamie County housing market stays hot as mortgage rates hit record lows...

(WLUK) -- The U. S. housing market is staying hot -- even as summer has come to a close. Ashley Williams is looking for her home sweet home,"We are living with my in-laws right now, but homes are just cruising off the market. We can't seem to see ...

 2020-09-23 22:08 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

2 day COVID 19 testing site planned for UW Platteville next week...

GRANT COUNTY, Wis. — A two-day coronavirus testing site will be hosted at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville next week. According to a news release, the site will be open Monday, Sept. 28 and Tuesday, Sept. 29. The free testing site will be loc...

 2020-09-23 21:59 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Sellery and Witte residents relieved to be released from quarantine...

MADISON, Wis. This morning was a huge sigh of relief for healthy students living in Sellery and Witte Residence Halls, now free to leave this dorm rooms after 14 days. "I'm thankful for it to be over and we lowered the amount of coronavirus cases ...

 2020-09-23 21:55 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Plaza Tavern asks community for help through GoFundMe campaign...

Since 1930, The Plaza Tavern & Grill has been a downtown staple, but now the business is asking for help to stay open. With limited or no indoor and outdoor seating, carry out and delivery food is not covering Plaza's overhead costs. The team at Plaza...

 2020-09-23 21:55 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

1st deadly grizzly attack recorded in nation's largest park...

WLAX/WEUX | Park officials said in a statement that the hunter was killed Sunday, attacked while the hunter and a friend were near the Chisana River drainage....

 2020-09-23 21:38 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

President Trump to hold White House news briefing Wednesday...

WLAX/WEUX | President Trump is holding a news briefing at the White House Wednesday....

 2020-09-23 21:32 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Trump announces 'Born Alive' executive order...

WLAX/WEUX | President Trump announced Wednesday an executive order that would require medical care be given to babies who are born alive after failed abortion attempts....

 2020-09-23 21:25 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Gov. Evers announces 5 million in CARES Act funding for broadband expansion projects...

MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Tony Evers announced Wednesday more than $5 million in CARES Act funding to expand high-speed, broadband internet. "This pandemic further illustrates the need for additional funding to expand broadband. These dollars, along ...

 2020-09-23 21:21 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Section of Highway 10 in Manitowoc reopens...

MANITOWOC (WLUK) -- Part of U. S. Highway 10 is officially reopened in Manitowoc. The section from County Highway R to the Lakeshore has been closed and under construction for the past two years. City officials and the Department of Transportation celebra...

 2020-09-23 21:20 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Wisconsin-Madison lifts quarantine on 2 of its largest dorms...

WLAX/WEUX | MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin-Madison lifted quarantine orders for two of its largest dorms on Wednesday, on a day when the state added 56 hospitalizations from COVID-19 complications to its record total. In the first ...

 2020-09-23 21:20 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Medical officials identify man killed in Mineral Point Road crash...

MADISON, Wis. — The Dane County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the victim who died in a two-vehicle crash on Mineral Point Road last week. Law enforcement officials said the crash happened at the intersection of Mineral Point Road and ...

 2020-09-23 21:19 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

Giannis Antetokounmpo named to Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People list...

MILWAUKEE — Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo was named to Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People list on Wednesday. The two-time NBA Most Valuable Player had his blurb written by Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. "Giannis Antetoko...

 2020-09-23 21:03 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Democrats promise showdown over Supreme Court seat...

WLAX/WEUX | Democrats on Capitol Hill say they will not stand idly by if Republicans confirm a Supreme Court justice weeks before the presidential election....

 2020-09-23 21:02 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

56 hospitalized with COVID 19 in WI as 7 day average positivity rate approaches 17 percent...

MADISON, Wis. — Dozens of more Wisconsinites have been hospitalized with COVID-19 on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Health Services. Health officials recorded an additional 56 hospitalizations Wednesday afternoon. Seven more people ...

 2020-09-23 20:59 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

Will SCOTUS dispute affect COVID-19 relief negotiations?...

WLAX/WEUX | Lawmakers on both sides are doubtful a coronavirus relief deal will come before the November election....

 2020-09-23 20:58 

WMSN

[ Madison ]

UW Madison returning to some in-person classes starting Saturday...

MADISON, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Madison will return to some in-person classes starting Saturday, Sept. 26. According to an email sent to students Wednesday morning, some courses will resume in-person or hybrid learning Saturday. The emai...

 2020-09-23 20:55 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Manitowoc schools ask for community's help to slow COVID-19 spread...

MANITOWOC (WLUK) -- Manitowoc County schools are joining together to try and slow the spread of COVID-19. Manitowoc school district and Roncalli High School are asking the community to follow the three W's: watch your distancing. wash hands. wear a ma...

 2020-09-23 20:45 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

'You are not listening:' Fauci loses patience with Rand Paul in Senate COVID hearing...

WLAX/WEUX | In the contentious exchange, captured on video, Paul says the low positivity rate may simply be due to community immunity developing in New York....

 2020-09-23 20:41 

WLAX

[ La Crosse ]

'Cautiously optimistic': US health experts should have safe, effective vaccine by end of year...

WLAX/WEUX | Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation...

 2020-09-23 20:34 

WLUK

[ FOX Green Bay ]

Some spiders are active as Northeast Wisconsin fall arrives...

TWO RIVERS (WLUK) -- As we head into fall, many creatures are going through seasonal changes, including some spiders. Scientists say the garden spider is common, harmless, and important to the ecosystem. Some spiders are on the move at Woodland Dunes Natu...

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