On Air Now

Current Show

The Weekend   12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Call the Weekend at 1-800-501-7080

Show Info »

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Listen

Listen Live Now » 550 AM Wausau, WI 99.9 FM Stevens Point, WI

Weather

Current Conditions(Wausau,WI 54403)

More Weather »
73° Feels Like: 73°
Wind: ESE 8 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Today

Cloudy 79°

Tonight

Mostly Cloudy 65°

Tomorrow

AM Clouds/PM Sun 85°

Alerts

Sweetheart Murder Trial Delayed for 3rd Time

by

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Wis. (WTAQ) - The trial of a 76-year-old man accused of killing 2 teenage lovers in Jefferson County 30 years ago has been delayed for a third time. A judge agreed Thursday to move Edward Edwards’ double homicide trial from June 14th to September 27th.

Defense lawyer Jeff De La Rosa said he had commitments that would interfere with the original trial date. But District Attorney Susan Happ says the real reason for the delay is Edwards’ recent confession that he committed 2 similar killings in Akron Ohio in 1977. Happ says she’ll need time to see how the Ohio case would affect hers. De La Rosa was not sure how it would affect his defense.

Edwards is accused of killing Tim Hack and Kelly Drew, both 19, as they left a wedding reception in Sullivan in 1980. He was arrested last summer after DNA evidence linked him to the slayings.

Comments