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January 14, 2019 10:20 PM Suspect in Jayme Closs case appears in court

In his confession to police, Jake Thomas Patterson explained how he took a number of steps to carry out his plan and conceal his identity. For one, he stole a pair of license plates and put them onto his vehicle because he did not want his own plates to be spotted. He also disconnected the vehicle's dome light so that he would not be visible when he opened 129

January 14, 2019 7:38 PM Jayme Closs kidnapping suspect decided to take teen after seeing her get off a school bus, complaint says

Prosecutors are expected to formally charge 21-year-old Jake Patterson with kidnapping and murder; Matt Finn reports from the courthouse in Barron, Wisconsin. Jayme Closs’ accused kidnapper began his plot to abduct the 13-year-old girl from her Wisconsin home after randomly seeing her get on a school bus one day, a moment when he said “he knew that was the girl he was going 447

January 14, 2019 7:02 PM U.S. farmers seek answers on trade from Trump

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Thousands of U.S. farmers waited to hear President Donald Trump speak in Louisiana on Monday, hoping for an update on a White House trade war with China that has left them struggling. Farmers gathered in New Orleans at the American Farm Bureau Federation annual convention, an event Trump was due to attend for a second year in a row even as a partial 147

January 8, 2019 1:40 PM Padraig Harrington chosen as Europe captain for 2020 Ryder Cup

Padraig Harrington was named European Ryder Cup captain on Tuesday, pledging to do all he can to continue the high level of success the team has enjoyed through his playing career. Harrington, 47, a three-time major winner who played on six European teams, takes over for Thomas Bjorn, who oversaw a rousing success in France in September when Europe defeated 114

January 5, 2019 12:39 AM Baby sitter accused of killing boy and giving body to mother

This undated booking photo released by Marathon County Sheriff's Office shows Marissa Tietsort of Wausau, Wis. The Wisconsin baby sitter accused of killing a 2-month-old boy has been charged with first-degree intentional homicide. A criminal complaint filed Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, says Tietsort caused the infant's death in October, then put him in a snowsuit 109

December 31, 2018 6:49 PM Firefighters buy cake for little girl's birthday after hers is ruined

A fire department in Wisconsin made sure a little girl wasn't without a cake on her fourth birthday. (Monroe Fire Department) Firefighters in Wisconsin weren’t going to let an uncooked cake ruin one 4-year-old’s birthday party. The Monroe Fire Department responded to a possible stove fire at the home where the little girl and her family were celebrating 105

December 29, 2018 4:10 PM Slovenia says remains found of missing Wisconsin man

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia – Slovenian police say human remains that were found near a popular hiking place have been confirmed as those of a missing American man. Police in the capital of Ljubljana said Saturday that identification tests established the death of 25-year-old Jonathan Luskin of Wisconsin. They said the remains discovered Dec. 23 at Iski Vintgar 80

December 24, 2018 5:18 AM Seahawks clinch NFC playoff spot with win over Chiefs

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) passes under pressure from Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Justin Houston, left, during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, in Seattle. (Associated Press) Count the NFC West's Seattle Seahawks among this year's NFL postseason participants. Thanks to quarterback Russell 154

December 5, 2018 9:05 AM Dean at North Carolina university refers to freshmen as 'freshmores': report

In an effort to make campus life at one North Carolina university more gender inclusive, some students are ditching the term freshman in favor of “freshmore” to describe first-year students. Jefford Vahlbusch, dean of the Honors College at Appalachian State University, introduced the term when he came to the school two years ago, The Appalachian student 91

December 4, 2018 5:28 AM Top 25 roundup: No. 10 Michigan St. dominates No. 18 Iowa

Nick Ward produced a career-high 26 points on 10-of-10 shooting, and No. 10 Michigan State put on a strong defensive display to beat No. 18 Iowa 90-68 on Monday night in East Lansing, Mich. Back on their home court for the first time in two weeks, the Spartans shut down the Hawkeyes from beginning to end, limiting Iowa to 32.8 percent shooting. In the second 147