A Wisconsin man has pleaded no contest to a homicide charge after being found competent to stand trial on charges of fatally shooting and dismembering a Minnesota man. Twenty-eight-year-old Kou Thao of Wausau pleaded no contest Wednesday to second-degree intentional homicide in the death of 58-year-old Tong Pao Hang, of St. Paul, Minnesota.
Authorities said about $2 million worth of marijuana was seized in a large drug bust in Wisconsin late last week. The Marathon County Sheriff’s Office executed several search warrants last Thursday homes in Wausau and the Township of Holton as part of a large drug trafficking investigation.
Marathon County sheriff’s officials say human remains have been found in a home near Wausau that was destroyed by an explosion. Sheriff’s Lt. Ryan Weber said Friday investigators determined homemade bombs at the home were intentionally set.
A Wisconsin woman faces charges after police say she held two men hostage and demanded sex. Wausau Police arrested 52-year-old Terry Boyd after a series of incidents.
Authorities found a Minnesota man’s severed head in the trunk of a car and other body parts in the basement of a Milwaukee home, according to a criminal complaint charging a central Wisconsin man with first-degree intentional homicide.
Wausau Paper is selling its specialty paper business and two mills in northern Wisconsin to a private equity firm for $130 million.
President Barack Obama’s campaign has released more information about his visit to Green Bay next week. The president will be at the Brown County Veterans Memorial Arena on Tuesday afternoon.
Yahoo has tapped another Wisconsin native to lead the Internet company. Thirty-seven-year-old Marissa Mayer was an executive at Google before she accepted the challenge of trying to turn Yahoo around.
A state appeals court says a man accused of brutally beating a woman and leaving her body near an abandoned building in Wausau was properly convicted. Prosecutors in 2007 charged James Emerson with first-degree intentional homicide in the 1999 slaying of Rhonda Mertes. A jury found him guilty in 2009 and a judge sentenced him to life in prison without parole.
Prom is one of those nights where parents ask their teens to act responsibly. Now, some Wisconsin schools are requiring students to sign a code of conduct that they will dance “appropriately” at prom.
Five mail processing centers in Wisconsin are among the 252 nationwide that the U.S. Postal Service plans to close starting in April.
The Marathon County Labor Council has reversed a decision that excluded Republican politicians from participating in the Labor Day parade in Wausau.
The mayor of Wausau says the city won’t help with the cost of staging the annual Labor Day parade unless a decision to ban Republican politicians is reversed.
A divided Wisconsin Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the sixth drunken driving conviction of man who no one actually saw driving a vehicle or even sitting behind the wheel.
Wausau emergency crews have recovered the bodies of two men who jumped into the Wisconsin River to cool off.