RHINELANDER - Hot weather can be especially dangerous for babies.
Summertime makes it extra important not to leave your kids in the car by themselves.
Outside of crashes, more children die in cars each year from heatstroke than any other cause.
About 38 kids die every year from heatstroke in cars.
"What we like to say in public health is, 'beat the heat, check the backseat'. Create reminders by putting something in the backseat that will help you to remember that you need to get something before you get to your final destination," says Oneida Co. Public Health Nurse Jill Blake.
Try putting a purse, briefcase, or cell phone in the backseat with your child.
That forces you to go to the back to get your belongings.
Then, you'll remember to take your child.
Always call 911 if you see a child alone in a different car.
GREEN BAY - Prosecutors have charged a 26-year-old man accused of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend and her mother and injuring a third person in the Green Bay area.
Jacob Cayer of Ashwaubenon was charged Friday with two counts of first-degree intentional homicide. WLUK-TV reports Cayer also is charged with attempted first-degree intentional homicide, burglary, and bail jumping.
WAUSAU - Police in Wausau expect to forward forgery charges to the Marathon County District Attorney against four people after finding counterfeit money in the area.
Patrick J. Eppolite Jr., 22; Michael A. Beck, 27; Jeremy J. Hess, 36; and Amanda M. Bender, 32, are currently in jail on probation holds, but investigators believe they're connected to some counterfeit $20 bills in the area, according to the Wausau Police Department.
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