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Wausau Man Accused of Soliciting Sex From Teen Over Internet

Updated: 08/12/2006 - Thirty-four-year-old Rob Corda is in the Taylor County Jail. Officials say he offered to pay a 16-year-old boy he met over the Internet for sexual favors, but the boy turned him over to sheriff's deputies.

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Fatal Crash in Vilas County

Updated: 08/11/2006 - A Winchester woman is dead after a car crash Thursday (8/10) on County Highway W near Keppler Road in Vilas County.

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30th Annual Mohican Pow Wow

Updated: 08/11/2006 - The 30th Annual Mohican Pow Wow is going on Friday (8/11) to Sunday (8/13) at Many Trails Park on the Stockbridge-Munsee Indian Reservation.

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Fire Destroys Home in Kronenwetter

Updated: 08/11/2006 - A Kronenwetter family's home is completely destroyed after a fire just before midnight Thursday (8/10).

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Local Mail Scam Uncovered

Posted: 08/10/2006 - A new scam involves a piece of certified mail promising you millions of dollars, and it's making its way through Wausau. Now, one woman who's seen it firsthand is warning others to be on the lookout.

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Causing Explosions Without High-Tech Materials

Updated: 08/10/2006 - The liquid those alleged terrorists were reportedly planning to use isn't exactly a high-tech explosive. It's said to be a peroxide-based solution that could be ignited with an electronic device, like a camera flash. We spoke with an expert to find out just how easy it can be to cause an explosion.

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No Bottled Water as Airport Security Tightens

Updated: 08/10/2006 - Even though the airline bomb plot was blocked, airports across the nation are still jacking up security as a precaution, and because the plan involved liquid explosives, any type of liquid or gel is banned from a carry-on.

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Travel Agencies Encouraging Travelers to Keep Plans

Updated: 08/10/2006 - People in the business of travel are facing the task of informing their customers about the new security restrictions on liquids in carry-on luggage. The news spread quickly among local travel agencies who are hoping to prepare travelers for the changes.

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Security Heightened at Wisconsin Airports

Updated: 08/10/2006 - Security is heightened at Wisconsin airports and elsewhere after British authorities revealed they've stopped a terrorist plot to simultaneously blow up several airliners headed to the U.S.

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Local Reaction to Premiere of "World Trade Center"

Updated: 08/10/2006 - The second film of the year depicting the events of nine-11 is opening across the country. "World Trade Center" recounts the experiences of two New York police officers as they try to save lives at the twin towers.

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Reel Talk: World Trade Center

Updated: 08/09/2006 - NewsChannel 7 movie reviewer Jan Janssen reviews "World Trade Center," the Oliver Stone film based on the 9/11 attack in New York City.

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UW Stevens Dance Team Future Still Up in the Air

Posted: 08/09/2006 - UW Stevens Point's vice chancellor of student affairs says a hearing panel will decide this fall what punishment, if any, will be given to the dance team. Racy pictures of the team, some possibly showing underage drinking, appeared on the Internet earlier this year.

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City Council Won't Renew Wausau Bar's Liquor License

Posted: 08/09/2006 - The Wausau City Council voted 11 to 1 Tuesday (8/8/06) not to renew the liquor license of The Pine Bar on 6th Street. Police say they've been called to the bar countless times for problems with patrons. The bar's owner says she's being targeted because of serving minority customers.

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Trash Tactics Topic of Billboard

Updated: 08/09/2006 - There's no shortage of billboards along Grand Avenue in Wausau. But one in particular is attracting attention. It targets a legal but controversial tactic used by police and it's got some people scratching their heads.

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A Proposed Bar Site in Weston is Stirring Up Controversy with the Neighbors

Updated: 08/09/2006 - Some residents in Weston are trying to keep a bar from moving into their neighborhood... But the Village of Weston says the business is close to getting its full approval. The owners liquor license has been approved as long as the prospective owners Mike and Jenifer Ritzel agree to sound proof the building.

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Cyclists Always Aware of Dangers on Road

Updated: 08/09/2006 - After numerous days of traveling by bike, a Washington man has been killed along Highway 10 East near Milladore. The news came as a shock to other travelers taking the same route Wednesday.

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Electric Rates Could Go Up Four Percent

Updated: 08/09/2006 - Xcel Energy has asked state regulators for permission to increase electric rates next year because of increased costs of renewable energy sources and fuel for coal-generated power.

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