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Forest County man charged with using a computer to facilitate a child sex crime

A 35-year-old Forest County man is facing two felony charges after he allegedly used an internet dating application to arrange a sexual encounter with a person he believed to be an underage female. (subscriber access)

Arbor Vitae man sentenced to prison for nursing home sexual assault

A 19-year-old Arbor Vitae man was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison, to be followed by 10 years extended supervision, for inappropriately touching an elderly dementia patient while he was working as a nursing assistant in a residential facility. (subscriber access)

State amends charges in sexual assault case

The Oneida County district attorney's office has amended the sexual assault charges filed against a former James Williams Middle School teacher accused of having repeated sexual contact with a juvenile. (subscriber access)

Local man indicted by grand jury

A federal grand jury in the Western District of Wisconsin, sitting in Madison, returned an indictment Thursday against a Rhinelander man. (subscriber access)

Local man facing 29 counts of possession of child porn

A 28-year-old Rhinelander man made his initial appearance in Oneida County Circuit Court Friday afternoon on 32 felony charges, including 29 counts of possession of child pornography. (subscriber access)
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Osterman bound over for trial in child trafficking case

A 34-year-old Rhinelander man charged with trafficking of a child was bound over for further proceedings following a preliminary hearing last week in Marathon County Circuit Court. (subscriber access)

Former middle school teacher files motion to dismiss felony counts in assault case

The defense attorney for a former Rhinelander middle school teacher accused of having repeated sexual contact with a juvenile in her care has filed a motion seeking dismissal of two of the three charges filed in her case. (subscriber access)

Rhinelander man sentenced in child enticement case

A 38-year-old Rhinelander man charged with attempted child sexual assault, attempted child enticement and soliciting an intimate representation from a minor in connection with an Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) sting was sentenced last week to 4 years probation with the threat of 3 years in prison if he violates …

Hair sample leads to child neglect charge against local mother

A 24-year-old Rhinelander woman is facing a felony child neglect charge after a hair sample taken from her toddler child tested positive for several controlled substances. (subscriber access)

Wausau man pleads guilty to 2017 Tomahawk murder

A 35-year-old Wausau man charged with killing a Tomahawk man back in 2017 changed his plea Tuesday morning in Lincoln County Circuit Court. (subscriber access)
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Liebscher remanded to jail following alleged bond violation

The 54-year-old Sugar Camp man accused of fatally striking a motorcyclist on State Highway 17 last August and fleeing the scene has been charged with felony bail jumping following an arrest on Memorial Day for consuming intoxicants. (subscriber access)

Judge denies Plude motion for sentence modification

A Vilas County judge last week rejected a motion for sentence reduction filed by attorneys representing Doug Plude. (subscriber access)

Minocqua man facing OWI, other charges after alleged chase

A 36-year-old Minocqua man is facing several criminal charges after he allegedly tried to elude Minocqua police early Sunday morning in an attempt to avoid a fifth charge of operating while intoxicated. (subscriber access)

Brian Liebscher draws 8-month jail term in obstruction case tied to fatal hit and run

55-year-old Brian Liebscher of Sugar Camp will serve eight months in jail and pay a $2,000 fine for misleading investigators searching for his brother, Jeffrey, following a fatal car vs. motorcycle accident on State Highway 17 Aug. 27, 2019. (subscriber access)

Vilas County man draws jail for sexual assaults

A Vilas County man charged more than two years ago for sexually assaulting a woman twice on the same night in October 2017 will spend nearly two years in the Oneida County Jail after Judge Patrick O'Melia accepted a plea agreement Wednesday. (subscriber access)
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