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River Falls woman gets five years in prison for embezzling

A western Wisconsin woman accused of stealing more than $250,000 from her employer is going to prison. 

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Jail time ordered for drunk driver who hit 2 bicyclists Video included

Scott Horn will spend ten months in jail, lost his drivers license for two years and cannot drink during three years of probation.

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EC robbery suspect also charged with child sexual assault could have record cleared Video included

On Thursday, Judge Jon Theisen placed Antonio Cantu on probation for six years. He won't have to serve a year in jail if he meets all of the conditions of his probation.

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Alleged Eau Claire "Porch Pirate" facing new charges Video included

An alleged "porch pirate", accused of stealing packages left by UPS drivers outside several Eau Claire homes last Christmas is now facing a half-dozen new charges. 

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Two Chippewa Valley men arrested in undercover sex sting Video included

Tanner Gulich of Chippewa Falls, and Wayne Erickson of Eau Claire, were each arrested in early January after responding to a prostitution ad on backpage.com by an undercover Eau Claire officer. 

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Rusk County man faces additional charges from federal grand jury

James Unser, 59, Ladysmith, is charged in a previous indictment with being a felon in possession of firearms, and three counts of possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute.

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Ron Kind primary challenger arrested in La Crosse as a fugitive Video included

Germanotta waived extradition in her court appearance Tuesday.

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NEW INFO: Former Menomonie School Board president pleads guilty to soliciting prostitution Video included

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In the next 12 months, he'll have to complete "John School" (education programs for men arrested for buying sex), do 40 hours of community service and pay a $250 fee.

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Altoona man charged in fatal Polk Co. hit and run Video included

Witnesses said the woman was in a crosswalk when she was hit by a blue Saturn driven by Michael George of Altoona. Witnesses said the woman went over the top of his car before landing in the street.

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Woman accused of scamming Dunn Co. grandma out of $40K gets four months in jail Video included

Investigators said she impersonated the victim's granddaughter, telling her she had been in an accident in Florida and needed money for hospital bills and bail. 

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Charges dismissed for western WI woman accused of murdering her husband Video included

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The Pierce County district attorney asked a judge to dismiss the case last week. He told News 18 that Kees, who was earlier found to be not competent, has not improved, and is not expected to regain competency. 

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Polk County woman sentenced for forging checks worth nearly $400,000 Video included

A Luck woman was sentenced to one year and one day in federal prison for forgery. Her prison sentence will be followed by two years of supervised release.

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UPDATE: EC daycare worker accused of sexually assaulting a child pleads not guilty Video included

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Thompson was charged in October with sexually assaulting a five-year-old girl while he was working at the Learning Tree Childcare Center on Sherwin Ave. 

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Homeless EC man accused of offering store customers money for sex

Employees said he was bothering females in the store asking them to go to a hotel room for sex and offering to pay them. The customers refused and left.

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UPDATE: Rice Lake man pleads no contest after botched drug deal Video included

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Brennon Foster pleaded no contest Tuesday to two counts of recklessly endangering safety in Rusk County. An attempted murder charge was dropped.

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Clark Co. woman faces charges for allegedly seriously injuring a baby Video included

Police were notified by a hospital after the four-month-old baby was brought in with injuries last April. The baby was reported to be breathing and non-responsive after her mother left her in the care of Noah and another woman. 

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Minocqua man now charged in wife's 1982 murder Video included

A Minocqua man, 69, was charged Tuesday with killing his wife more than three decades ago, perhaps using a "pry bar" to beat her in the head at the credit union where she worked, according to a criminal complaint.

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Rice Lake man charged with possessing child pornography Video included

Investigators said a search of Alexander Doffing-Wojciechowski's phone turned up pornographic images of several girls, who appeared to be under the age of 12.  

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CF women sentenced to more than three years for driving drunk with young children Video included

A Chippewa Falls woman arrested for her ninth offense drunk driving, with young children in the vehicle, was sentenced Monday.

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Man sentenced in Marinette Co. for 'Bonnie & Clyde' crimes

A Marinette County man who has been ordered to spend 26 years in prison for a "Bonnie and Clyde" crime spree that involved stealing an ATM, leading police on a high speed chase, firing on a squad car, and triggering a manhunt through the woods.

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