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Boy Scout staffer accused of sexually assaulting children at Wisconsin camp

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By Shereen Siewert WAUSHARA COUNTY — As an investigation continues into potential inappropriate sexual contact at a Rhinelander-area Boy Scout camp, an Illinois man is facing multiple felony charges alleging he assaulted underage teens at Scout camp in Waushara County. The Waushara County case is unrelated to the Camp Tesomas investigation, which Wausau Pilot and…

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DOJ arrests suspected human trafficker operating in Wisconsin

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MADISON — A Chicago man accused of trafficking women in at least nine states including Wisconsin is now in custody, according to a Wisconsin Department of Justice news release issued Wednesday. Glenwood Brown, Jr., faces charges involving human trafficking following an investigation led by human trafficking bureau agents from the Wis. DOJ Division of Criminal…

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Stalking suspect arrested after Wausau crash

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WAUSAU — A 20-year-old Wausau man is facing an array of criminal charges after allegedly crashing his vehicle in what police describe as a stalking incident. The crash happened at about 6:30 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Fifth and Hamilton Streets in Wausau after the man created a disturbance and followed another person and…

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2 convicted in execution-style killing of Lac du Flambeau man get life in prison

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By Shereen Siewert HURLEY — Two Hurley men were convicted Monday of conspiring to commit first-degree intentional homicide and of hiding a corpse in connection with the December 2017 death of a Lac du Flambeau man, according to a WJFW report. Wayne Valliere Jr. disappeared on Dec. 22. His body was discovered on New Years…

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1 injured in Pine River crash

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TOWN OF PINE RIVER — A 19-year-old Merrill man was injured in a two-vehicle crash Sunday evening in the town of Pine River, police said Monday. The crash was reported just after 5 p.m. on Hwy. 51 near CTH G. One lane of the highway was closed for about 30 minutes while crews cleared the…

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Police: 1 injured in Freemont motorcycle crash

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FREEMONT — A 78-year-old man is hospitalized after crashing his motorcycle into a tree, officials said Sunday. The crash happened at about 2 p.m. in Freemont, when the motorcycle driver appeared to have mechanical issues that stalled the trike-style bike, police said. After starting back up from the stall, the motorcycle quickly accelerated, crossed a…

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UPDATE: Suspect in weapons-related domestic situation arrested near Wausau

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WAUSAU — A 47-year-old man accused of breaking into his estranged wife’s residence and threatening her with a handgun is in custody, police said. Freddie P. Henderson of Wausau was arrested Sunday evening after a Marathon County Sheriff’s Deputy located the suspect’s vehicle at an apartment complex in the 4400 block of Stewart Avenue, according…

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