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Monday Aug 22 | via WAOW
More than a year after a Lincoln County highway worker was killed while flagging traffic with a stop sign, an 85-year-old Antigo woman faces a felony homicide charge for driving at least 51 mph before she plowed into him, according to a criminal complaint. Mary L. Robinson is accused of homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle and is to make her initial court appearance Friday. Comment?
Sunday Aug 21 | via Merrill Foto News
Selena E.A Flores, 17 of Merrill - was charged August 17 with Misdemeanor Retail Theft and Misdemeanor Bail Jumping. According to court records, Flores was involved in an incident in the city of Merrill on July 21, during which she was reportedly identified as a female party observed shoplifting two bottles of Vodka at a local store, via video surveillance. Comment?
Sunday Aug 7 | via Merrill Foto News
Michael L. Koput, 30 of Wausau - was charged August 2 with multiple felony charges including Criminal Damage to Property , Burglary while armed with a Dangerous Weapon, Theft of Movable Property , Felon in Possession of a Firearm and a misdemeanor charge of Bail jumping. According to court records, on May 13 Koput was involved in an incident in the city of Merrill during which he reportedly made entry into a residence without permission from the homeowner. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 2 | via WTAQ-AM Green Bay
MERRILL, WI The Lincoln County Sheriffs Department is releasing the names of the two deputies involved in the fatal shooting of a suspect after a high speed chase. Sargent Brian Kingsley, a 24-year law enforcement veteran, and Sargent Randy Ruleau II, a 9-year veteran, were involved in the shooting of 50-year-old Scot Minard of Eagle River. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 2 | via WAOW
Two veteran Lincoln County Sheriff's Department investigators fired shots at a Eagle River man who was killed after firing shots at them following a routine traffic stop and chase, Lt. Tim Fischer said Tuesday. Comment?
Jul 27, 2016 | via WBAY-TV Green Bay
Stephen Strasburg shut down Cleveland for seven innings and bounced back from his only loss this season, leading the Washin "This number of complaints in this short amount of time is alarming to us," Susan Bach of the Better Business Bureau says. Some customers An old scam is taking people by surprise: The caller says you missed jury duty and will be arrested - unless you pay. Comment?
Jul 27, 2016 | via Door Reminder
Man killed by police near Merrill identified Four officers have been placed on administrative leave in connection with Tue. shooting. Comment?
Jul 26, 2016 | via Door Reminder
Witness: 12-plus shots fired in Merrill Suspect dead, police investigating how traffic stop led to fatal shooting. Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://wdhne.ws/2a3ZKKE Police from multiple departments converge on the scene of an officer involved shooting at the end of Hillview Road in Merrill that occurred in the morning hours July 26, 2016. Comment?
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