Natalie Brophy, Daily Herald Media

Natalie Brophy

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Wausau, WI, United States

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Recent articles by Natalie:

Wausau mom accused of driving son to drug deal, man accused of shooting him charged Friday

Julie Appleyard, accused of driving her 16-year-old son to a drug deal, and Kaiden Bemowski, accused of shooting the teen, were charged Friday. → Read More

Ogema man photographs rare white deer between Merrill and Medford

Tanner Hause, of Ogema, spotted a white deer Sept. 12 between Merrill and Medford while driving home from work. → Read More

Former Wausau paramedic found guilty of sexually assaulting woman in ambulance

Clifford J. Heiser, 34, of Wausau, pleaded no contest in Marathon County to two counts each of fourth-degree sexual assault and misconduct in office. → Read More

'Kill me:' DA says Menasha man's actions forced Neenah officer to shoot and kill him in June

Winnebago County prosecutors won't charge a police investigator who shot and killed a Menasha man who had a knife June 25 in a child porn search. → Read More

Wausau police respond to 'weapons-related incident' on Thomas Street

Two women were in handcuffs after Wausau police responded to a "weapons-related incident" in the 700 block of Thomas Street. No one was injured. → Read More

Rudolph woman dies in Wood County crash after hitting tree

A Rudolph woman was driving on North Road in Seneca Saturday morning when she hit a tree and died, the Wood County Sheriff's Department said. → Read More

Escaped classroom python found at Fond du Lac High School

A ball python named Kai, who escaped from his cage before the first day of classes at Fond du Lac High School, was found Friday. → Read More

Suspect wanted in Wausau drive-by shooting arrested in Texas

Police arrested Maurice "JB" Bell on Friday in Euless, Texas, near Dallas. Wausau police say he was involved in a July drive-by shooting downtown. → Read More

More parents accuse Wausau day care provider Merisa Sell of child abuse, documents show

Four more families accuse Wausau day care provider Merisa Sell of child abuse, though no new charges have been filed. → Read More

Weston man at center of bail controversy convicted of sexual assault, child abuse

Colton Bradberry, 19, pleaded no contest Friday to sexual assault, child abuse and felony bail jumping. He faces over 77 years in prison at his sentencing. → Read More

Wausau company teams up with Eau Claire artist to transform building with giant mural

Rocket Industrial, a Wausau-based packaging company, commissioned Eau Claire artist Dez Lezotte to paint a mural on the side of it's new headquarters. → Read More

Spontaneous combustion of stain rag causes fire at Home Contractors building in Waupun

The Waupun Fire Department warns people to dispose of stain-soaked rags in noncombustible metal containers. → Read More

Driver involved in fatal Oneida County motorcycle crash charged with homicide, hit-and-run

Jeffrey M. Liebscher, 53, of Rhinelander, was charged Friday with homicide and hit-and-run in a fatal motorcycle crash that killed Sean Holtslander. → Read More

Woman accused in downtown Wausau drive-by shooting pleads not guilty

Amanda J. Lewis pleaded not guilty Friday to her role in the incident. Prosecutors say she brought the suspected shooter to Wausau and was in the car. → Read More

Sugar Camp man arrested in connection to fatal Oneida County motorcycle crash

The Oneida County Sheriff's Office arrested Jeffrey Liebscher, 53, on suspicion of hit and run and homicide in the crash that killed Sean Holtslander. → Read More

'My heart outside of my body': Kohl's parking lot crash victim was positive, loving woman

Danielle Dahlquist, 31, of Wausau, died Sunday after she was involved in a four-car crash in the parking lot of the Rib Mountain Kohl's. → Read More

DNR beginning to clean out hidden bunker used by Wisconsin fugitive

Staff from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources started cleaning out the hidden bunker used by fugitive Jeremiah Button. → Read More

Marathon County sex offender, twice convicted, charged again with assault of child

Logan L. Neu, 30, of Marathon, faces sexual assault charges for the second time in four months. He was twice convicted of sexual assault of a child. → Read More

Six who died in Langlade County fire identified after two-month investigation

Amanda Bocek, Raymond Michiel, Nathan Bolding, Johnny R. Bocek, Jazmin R. Michiel and Zoe Munoz Soto all died June 25 after their Pickerel home went up in flames. → Read More

Fugitive lived in isolated bunker for 3 years to evade arrest in Wisconsin

Jeremiah Button was sleeping in a homemade bunker in the woods on the morning of Aug. 9 when his three-year run from the law came to an end. → Read More