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WAOW Wausau
Videorescues rabbit from fires, instantly restores our faith in humanity Walker, fo
WAOW Wausau / Posted 2 days ago
rescues rabbit from fires, instantly restores our faith in humanity Walker, former employees react to Schimel's Lincoln Hills statementWalker, former employees react to Schimel's Lincoln Hills statement Crews fighting blaze on Wausau's... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Marathon County Petsaver: Dudefaith in humanity Morning Weather December 7thMorning Weather December 7th Wa
WAOW Wausau / Posted 3 days ago
faith in humanity Morning Weather December 7thMorning Weather December 7th Walker, former employees react to Schimel's Lincoln Hills statementWalker, former employees react to Schimel's Lincoln Hills statement Crews fighting blaze on Wausau's... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Videoon Wausau’s west side early Tuesday, according the Wausau Fire Department. Wal
WAOW Wausau / Posted 3 days ago
on Wausau’s west side early Tuesday, according the Wausau Fire Department. Walker, former employees react to Schimel's Lincoln Hills statementWalker, former employees react to Schimel's Lincoln Hills statement Woman drove with traffic sign... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Early Christmas celebration raises money for local hospital foundationon Wausau’s west side early Tuesday, according the Wausau Fire Department. Wal
WAOW Wausau / Posted 3 days ago
on Wausau’s west side early Tuesday, according the Wausau Fire Department. Walker, former employees react to Schimel's Lincoln Hills statementWalker, former employees react to Schimel's Lincoln Hills statement Woman drove with traffic sign... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Sheriff: Heroin overdose kills 29-old man in Crandonon Wausau’s west side early Tuesday, according the Wausau Fire Department. Wal
WAOW Wausau / Posted 3 days ago
on Wausau’s west side early Tuesday, according the Wausau Fire Department. Walker, former employees react to Schimel's Lincoln Hills statementWalker, former employees react to Schimel's Lincoln Hills statement Woman drove with traffic sign... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
Homicide charges recommended against Crandon man in Forest County deathin adult prisons and a low number of juvenile inmates, Goyke wants to create ch
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 3 days ago
in adult prisons and a low number of juvenile inmates, Goyke wants to create changes in Wisconsin. "Repurposing Lincoln Hills has the ability to solve both crises with one solution," said Goyke. Lincoln Hills School and youth prison in... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
WJFW -in adult prisons and a low number of juvenile inmates, Goyke wants to create ch
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 3 days ago
in adult prisons and a low number of juvenile inmates, Goyke wants to create changes in Wisconsin. "Repurposing Lincoln Hills has the ability to solve both crises with one solution," said Goyke. Lincoln Hills School and youth prison in... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Videoon Wausau’s west side early Tuesday, according the Wausau Fire Department. Wal
WAOW Wausau / Posted 3 days ago
on Wausau’s west side early Tuesday, according the Wausau Fire Department. Walker, former employees react to Schimel's Lincoln Hills statementWalker, former employees react to Schimel's Lincoln Hills statement Wausau committee recommends... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
Featured Athlete of the Week: Brody Bunnellin adult prisons and a low number of juvenile inmates, Goyke wants to create ch
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 3 days ago
in adult prisons and a low number of juvenile inmates, Goyke wants to create changes in Wisconsin. "Repurposing Lincoln Hills has the ability to solve both crises with one solution," said Goyke. Lincoln Hills School and youth prison in... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
Milwaukee Rep. introduces bill to repurpose Lincoln HillsSubmitted: 12/06/2017 Last week Democratic Representative Evan Goyke of Milwau
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 3 days ago
Submitted: 12/06/2017 Last week Democratic Representative Evan Goyke of Milwaukee announced plans for a series of bills that he hopes will reform the corrections system in Wisconsin. "This is... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
AG: Don't close troubled youth prison without alternativeWalker, former employees react to Schimel's Lincoln Hills statementWalker, form
WAOW Wausau / Posted 4 days ago
Walker, former employees react to Schimel's Lincoln Hills statementWalker, former employees react to Schimel's Lincoln Hills statement Attorney General Brad Schimel said he would be open to closing the facility - but only if a viable alternative was... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Walker, former employees react to Schimel's Lincoln Hills statement Attorney General Brad Schimel said he would be open to closing the facility -
WAOW Wausau / Posted 4 days ago
Attorney General Brad Schimel said he would be open to closing the facility - but only if a viable alternative was... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
AG: Don't close troubled youth prison without alternativeif corrections officials could find another way to handle serious juvenile offe
WAOW Wausau / Posted 4 days ago
if corrections officials could find another way to handle serious juvenile offenders. Milwaukee advocacy group calls for Lincoln Hills to closeMilwaukee advocacy group calls for Lincoln Hills to close Advocates from a youth advocate group,... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
"We can't just lock them up": Milwaukee Co. Juvenile Judge has no plans for harsher sentencesthe right kids, in the right situation, for the right length of time." Judge D
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 4 days ago
the right kids, in the right situation, for the right length of time." Judge Donald says sending juveniles to places like Lincoln Hills remains a final resort. "If we do that, as a system, we have failed," he says. "Simply locking them up, in my... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
Featured Athlete of the Week: Brody BunnellPlay VideoLINCOLN COUNTY - Every Lincoln Hills employee we talk to wants to kno
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 4 days ago
Play VideoLINCOLN COUNTY - Every Lincoln Hills employee we talk to wants to know the same thing �" when is something going to change? Many staff members hope prosecutors will press charges against the inmates, but the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
Northwoods logging equipment company looks to help in Puerto Rico cleanup; workers frustrated by red tapePlay VideoLINCOLN COUNTY - Every Lincoln Hills employee we talk to wants to kno
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 5 days ago
Play VideoLINCOLN COUNTY - Every Lincoln Hills employee we talk to wants to know the same thing �" when is something going to change? Many staff members hope prosecutors will press charges against the inmates, but the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
Lincoln County Sheriff's Office investigates crimes inside Lincoln HillsSubmitted: 12/04/2017 "To undo the last 8 years…I don't know where to begin wi
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 5 days ago
Submitted: 12/04/2017 "To undo the last 8 years…I don't know where to begin with it," said youth counselor Denise Dillenberg. When Dillenberg started working at Lincoln Hills... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
New bill would turn Lincoln Hills into adult treatment facilityinto an adult treatment facility. The bill was introduced by Rep. Evan Goyke (
WAOW Wausau / Posted 10 days ago
into an adult treatment facility. The bill was introduced by Rep. Evan Goyke (D-18th) from Milwaukee. It would turn Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake Schools into a drug and alcohol recovery center. Goyke said the incarcerated youth would then... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Milwaukee County officials hope to open juvenile rehabilitation center on Milwaukee's north sidethe kids into the Juvenile Justice Systems.” Typically, these kids would be sh
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 10 days ago
the kids into the Juvenile Justice Systems.” Typically, these kids would be shipped to a facility out of the County to Lincoln Hills or even out of state, away from their family. The only other facility similar to this one in the county is the... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
New legislation would help ease serious overcrowding issues in Wisconsin prisonssteady growth in the number of adult prisoners in Wisconsin while the number of
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 10 days ago
steady growth in the number of adult prisoners in Wisconsin while the number of juveniles in detention facilities like Lincoln Hills has declined. Representative Goyke introduced a piece of legislation that would change Lincoln Hills from a... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Videois missingInvestigators: A 62-year-old Hazelhurst woman is missing Sharp objec
WAOW Wausau / Posted 12 days ago
is missingInvestigators: A 62-year-old Hazelhurst woman is missing Sharp objects, makeshift weapons among items found in Lincoln Hills searchSharp objects, makeshift weapons among items found in Lincoln Hills search Nearly 200 accuse massage... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
BREAKING: Body of missing Oneida Co. woman foundSharp objects, makeshift weapons among items found in Lincoln Hills searchSharp
WAOW Wausau / Posted 12 days ago
Sharp objects, makeshift weapons among items found in Lincoln Hills searchSharp objects, makeshift weapons among items found in Lincoln Hills search Investigators: A 62-year-old Hazelhurst woman is missingInvestigators: A 62-year-old Hazelhurst... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Videotherapists who work at Massage Envy of sexual misconduct.More >> Sharp objects
WAOW Wausau / Posted 12 days ago
therapists who work at Massage Envy of sexual misconduct.More >> Sharp objects, makeshift weapons among items found in Lincoln Hills searchSharp objects, makeshift weapons among items found in Lincoln Hills search Investigators: A 62-year-old... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
VideoSharp objects, makeshift weapons among items found in Lincoln Hills searchSharp
WAOW Wausau / Posted 12 days ago
Sharp objects, makeshift weapons among items found in Lincoln Hills searchSharp objects, makeshift weapons among items found in Lincoln Hills search Wausau Fire Dept. kicks off Keep the Wreath Green CampaignWausau Fire Dept. kicks off Keep the... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Bullied kids are more likely to bring weapons to school, study saysSharp objects, makeshift weapons among items found in Lincoln Hills searchSharp
WAOW Wausau / Posted 12 days ago
Sharp objects, makeshift weapons among items found in Lincoln Hills searchSharp objects, makeshift weapons among items found in Lincoln Hills search Woman dies in Wood Co. crashWoman dies in Wood Co. crash One person died in a car crash in Wood... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Sharp objects, makeshift weapons among items found in Lincoln Hills searchThe Department of Corrections confiscated several items from inmates at the Lin
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 12 days ago
The Department of Corrections confiscated several items from inmates at the Lincoln Hills Youth Prison following a contraband search earlier this month. The institution was placed on lockdown as authorities searched the facility. The following... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
Lawmakers, experts eye Missouri as model for juvenile justice changesinformed, let alone accurate, evaluation of DOC’s juvenile corrections model wi
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 14 days ago
informed, let alone accurate, evaluation of DOC’s juvenile corrections model without having ever visited Copper Lake School/Lincoln Hills School,” Cook said. “We take staff and youth safety concerns extremely seriously and are continuing to identify... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Fire damages Portage Co. homeAshland Co. boy was shotVideo shows moments after Ashland Co. boy was shot SPE
WAOW Wausau / Posted 17 days ago
Ashland Co. boy was shotVideo shows moments after Ashland Co. boy was shot SPECIAL REPORT: Digging deeper into assaults at Lincoln HillsSPECIAL REPORT: Digging deeper into assaults at Lincoln Hills Court records obtained by Newsline 9 led us to... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
VideoAshland Co. boy was shot shows moments after Ashland Co. boy was shot SPECIAL
WAOW Wausau / Posted 17 days ago
Ashland Co. boy was shot shows moments after Ashland Co. boy was shot SPECIAL REPORT: Digging deeper into assaults at Lincoln HillsSPECIAL REPORT: Digging deeper into assaults at Lincoln Hills Court records obtained by Newsline 9 led us to... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
VideoAshland Co. boy was shot shows moments after Ashland Co. boy was shot SPECIAL
WAOW Wausau / Posted 17 days ago
Ashland Co. boy was shot shows moments after Ashland Co. boy was shot SPECIAL REPORT: Digging deeper into assaults at Lincoln HillsSPECIAL REPORT: Digging deeper into assaults at Lincoln Hills Court records obtained by Newsline 9 led us to... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
SPECIAL REPORT: Digging deeper into assaults at Lincoln HillsState lawmakers tour Lincoln Hills, meet separately with employeesState lawmake
WAOW Wausau / Posted 18 days ago
State lawmakers tour Lincoln Hills, meet separately with employeesState lawmakers tour Lincoln Hills, meet separately with employees State Democratic Representatives David Bowen and Gordon Hintz took a tour of the Lincoln Hills Youth Prison... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Wis. Rapids Halloween event raises $25,000 for family in needmissing for a week in Adams Co.UPDATE: Two boys found safe after missing for a
WAOW Wausau / Posted 19 days ago
missing for a week in Adams Co.UPDATE: Two boys found safe after missing for a week in Adams Co. State lawmakers tour Lincoln Hills, meet separately with employeesState lawmakers tour Lincoln Hills, meet separately with employees State... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Videomissing for a week in Adams Co.UPDATE: Two boys found safe after missing for a
WAOW Wausau / Posted 19 days ago
missing for a week in Adams Co.UPDATE: Two boys found safe after missing for a week in Adams Co. State lawmakers tour Lincoln Hills, meet separately with employeesState lawmakers tour Lincoln Hills, meet separately with employees State... Read more
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News 8000
Democratic lawmakers tour Wisconsin juvenile prisonshave toured the state's troubled juvenile prison. Democratic Minority Leader G
News 8000 / Posted 19 days ago
have toured the state's troubled juvenile prison. Democratic Minority Leader Gordon Hintz and Rep. David Bowen toured the Lincoln Hills prison north of Wausau on Monday. WAOW-TV reports that they also met privately with a group of current and... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Inmate missing from Marathon Co. jailmissing for a week in Adams Co.UPDATE: Two boys found safe after missing for a
WAOW Wausau / Posted 19 days ago
missing for a week in Adams Co.UPDATE: Two boys found safe after missing for a week in Adams Co. State lawmakers tour Lincoln Hills, meet separately with employeesState lawmakers tour Lincoln Hills, meet separately with employees State... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Bears at Marshfield zoo wrestlefoodMAKING THE GRADE: Wausau educators help students cut down on food waste, do
WAOW Wausau / Posted 19 days ago
foodMAKING THE GRADE: Wausau educators help students cut down on food waste, donate unwanted food State lawmakers tour Lincoln Hills, meet separately with employeesState lawmakers tour Lincoln Hills, meet separately with employees State... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Videosports season: Nov. 19, 2017Top 5 Plays of the 2017 high school fall sports sea
WAOW Wausau / Posted 19 days ago
sports season: Nov. 19, 2017Top 5 Plays of the 2017 high school fall sports season: Nov. 19, 2017 State lawmakers tour Lincoln Hills, meet separately with employeesState lawmakers tour Lincoln Hills, meet separately with employees State... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
State lawmakers tour Lincoln Hills, meet separately with employees State Democratic Representatives David Bowen and Gordon Hintz took a tour of
WAOW Wausau / Posted 19 days ago
State Democratic Representatives David Bowen and Gordon Hintz took a tour of the Lincoln Hills Youth Prison... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Lincoln Hills staff members share sexual harassment stories At Lincoln Hills, employees used to take a walk around campus during their lu
WAOW Wausau / Posted 23 days ago
At Lincoln Hills, employees used to take a walk around campus during their lunch breaks. At Lincoln Hills, employees used to take... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Lawmakers and community leaders push to close Lincoln Hills youth prisonare broken and need to be closed. The group is made up of state lawmakers and m
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 23 days ago
are broken and need to be closed. The group is made up of state lawmakers and members of the Milwaukee Common Council. Lincoln Hills youth prison for boys and Copper Lake youth prison for girls have had both had their fair share of criminal... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Milwaukee group calling for closure of juvenile prisonsYouth Justice Milwaukee say they feel like no one is addressing the problems th
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 24 days ago
Youth Justice Milwaukee say they feel like no one is addressing the problems that have been under investigation at the Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake facilities. The group is calling on judges to stop sending young offenders to the prisons.... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Youth Justice Milwaukee calls on local judges to refuse to send Milwaukee children to the troubled Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake juvenile facilitiesA Milwaukee activist group is calling on local judges to refuse to send offende
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 24 days ago
A Milwaukee activist group is calling on local judges to refuse to send offenders to the Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake juvenile prisons. The plea from Youth Justice Milwaukee came during a Thursday morning press conference after yet another week of... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Advocates, officials call for closure of Lincoln Hills youth prisonofficials and the Common Council spoke at a news conference on Thursday, Novemb
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 24 days ago
officials and the Common Council spoke at a news conference on Thursday, November 16th to demand the closure of the Lincoln Hills youth prison. During the news conference, they will also call for county officials to stop the flow of young... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
HAPPENING NOW: Milwaukee advocacy group calls for Lincoln Hills to close Advocates from a youth advocate group, formerly incarcerated youth, and repre
WAOW Wausau / Posted 24 days ago
Advocates from a youth advocate group, formerly incarcerated youth, and representatives from the faith... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Holiday decorations go up in downtown Wausauimmediately be lights out:' DEA says deadly fentanyl is showing up in marijuana
WAOW Wausau / Posted 25 days ago
immediately be lights out:' DEA says deadly fentanyl is showing up in marijuana Three staff members attacked by inmates at Lincoln HillsThree staff members attacked by inmates at Lincoln Hills Three staff members were attacked by inmates over the... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Lincoln County Petsaver: Kittens named Rachel and Rossimmediately be lights out:' DEA says deadly fentanyl is showing up in marijuana
WAOW Wausau / Posted 25 days ago
immediately be lights out:' DEA says deadly fentanyl is showing up in marijuana Three staff members attacked by inmates at Lincoln HillsThree staff members attacked by inmates at Lincoln Hills Three staff members were attacked by inmates over the... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Police and citizens break down barriers over coffeeAward Winners honored Tuesday2017 Jefferson Award Winners honored Tuesday Thre
WAOW Wausau / Posted 25 days ago
Award Winners honored Tuesday2017 Jefferson Award Winners honored Tuesday Three staff members attacked by inmates at Lincoln HillsThree staff members attacked by inmates at Lincoln Hills Three staff members were attacked by inmates over the... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
3 Wisconsin juvenile prison workers hurt in assaultsDepartment and the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department are investigating the at
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 25 days ago
Department and the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department are investigating the attacks that happened Saturday at the Lincoln Hills prison. One employee was hurt in an assault Saturday morning and two others were injured in separate assaults... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Videoformed on some Central Wisconsin water and the first wave of ice fishing began.
WAOW Wausau / Posted 25 days ago
formed on some Central Wisconsin water and the first wave of ice fishing began. Three staff members attacked by inmates at Lincoln HillsThree staff members attacked by inmates at Lincoln Hills Three staff members were attacked by inmates over the... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
VideoshootingDash Cam: Two Wis. teens arrested in Minn. high-speed chase, shooting
WAOW Wausau / Posted 25 days ago
shootingDash Cam: Two Wis. teens arrested in Minn. high-speed chase, shooting Three staff members attacked by inmates at Lincoln HillsThree staff members attacked by inmates at Lincoln Hills Three staff members were attacked by inmates over the... Read more
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