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Todd Kendhammer found guilty of killing his wife Video included

The jury has reached a guilty verdict in the Todd Kendhammer trial. 

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Loyal man charged for allegedly stealing road signs Video included

Brent Decorah was charged Thursday. When police arrived, he admitted that he had been stealing a number of road signs. Police estimate the signs cost roughly $3,000.

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Two EC teens face 10 felony charges after allegedly buying and selling thousands of drugs Video included

According to the complaint, the West Wisconsin Drug Task Force received a tip from customs about a package sent to Castro from Great Britain containing more than 5,000 Alprazolam pills, a class 4 controlled substance.

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Cameron man arrested for 7th OWI on his way to buy alcohol Video included

Police found him partially parked in the stall of a grocery store with the engine running.

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Menomonie mom faces charges of reportedly beating, biting, and choking her young daughter Video included

Callie Wilson was charged in Dunn County with child abuse creating a high probability of great harm. According to the criminal complaint, police were notified last month when the seven-year-old girl showed up at school with bruises to her face.

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Man arrested after police say he was selling meth at a Chetek business Video included

On December 13, the Barron County Sheriff’s Department Drug Unit, Rusk County Sheriff’s Department and the Chetek Police Department, conducted a search warrant at Chetek Realty, LLC and arrested Quinlan Thomas, 53, of Chetek.

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Police: Collazo tells woman, inmate he killed Janesville victim Video included

Janesville Police officials say the man arrested in connection with a Janesville woman's homicide told another woman, and a fellow jail inmate he killed the victim.

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Chippewa County man charged with having a meth lab in his uncle's basement sentenced to jail Video included

The sentence was handed down Tuesday by Judge Steven Cray  after Mackenzie Gabert of Boyd pleaded guilty to possessing ingredients used to make meth. 

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Eau Claire man faces charges of child assault and enticement Video included

According to the criminal complaint Stephen Martin, 23, befriended a 15-year-old runaway girl at a gas station on Madison Street in October. 

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Altoona man charged with breaking arm, rib of infant has charges reduced Video included

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An Altoona man accused of breaking the arm, and a rib, of his infant child will see felony charges reduced to a misdemeanor if he stays out of trouble for two years. 

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One of people charged with robbing, beating teen in Eau Claire pleads guilty Video included

Austin Waldera was among those charged with attacking a teen as he was riding his bike home in August

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14 additional felony charges of child porn filed against an Eau Claire man

Erio Oliver was already facing six charges of possessing child pornography.

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Woman reaches plea deal after reportedly providing drugs to students at school Video included

Four students at the Siren Junior-Senior High School were hospitalized after overdosing at school.

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UPDATE: Two men suspected of stealing a Michael Jordan jersey from a sick child face felony charges Video included

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They're accused of stealing dozens of antiques and collectibles including the jersey and numerous gold coins, from a home in November.

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POLICE: Homeless man given probation for punching two people at Eau Claire library Video included

In addition to probation, Judge Jon Theisen ordered Barbosa to pay restitution, have no contact with the victims, and get an alcohol and other drug assessment. 

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UPDATE: EC man charged for stalking, sexually assault found dead of suicide Video included

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Bayfield County Chief Deputy Dan Clark told News 18, Garland Balmer's body was found on family property last Wednesday in the town of Eileen, one day after charges were filed.

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Altoona police arrest man for allegedly trying to set up sex with a 14 year old Video included

Police said Alex Bawek of South Dakota posted a Craigslist ad saying he was staying in Eau Claire for the night for work, and was looking for discreet, hot, fun.

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Plea bargain reached for woman accused of raping a 16 year old Video included

Sara Haas, 40, was accused of using meth with the teen, then having sex with him in her car at the Pioneer Park boat landing.

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CF woman arrested for allegedly stalking a man and trying to rob him Video included

An Eau Claire man told police he met Courtney Subatch on Tinder and they had sex. Several days later, he said Subatch walked into his apartment unannounced, and tried to steal his prescription medicines.

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