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2014-04-21

Jobs pledge issue heating up

Both of the major candidates for governor are weighing in on Governor Walker's campaign promise four years ago to create 250,000 private sector jobs during his first term. Walker says he doesn't think voters will penalize him for coming up…

posted 2014-04-21 05:05 by WHBY

Dudas trial set to start

A local divorce attorney accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting his wife, and beating her, is scheduled to stand trial this week. Prosecutors charged 49-year-old David Dudas with 31 counts for incidents that date back to the spring of 2012. He's…

posted 2014-04-21 05:04 by WHBY

Testing of tornado sirens expanded

Outagamie County's emergency management department is making some changes, following the controversy that came after a storm spawned six tornadoes last August. This week is Severe Weather Awareness Week. Emergency management director Julie Loeffelholz says they added a siren test…

posted 2014-04-21 05:03 by WHBY

Car sales up slightly in 1st quarter

There wasn't a whole lot of activity at showrooms in Wisconsin during the first quarter of the year. But Scott Quimby of Reg Trak, Inc. says overall sales of new vehicles weren't "too bad." Total sales of new vehicles in…

posted 2014-04-21 05:02 by WHBY

2014-04-20

Brewers sink Pirates on Easter Sunday

The Milwaukee Brewers wrapped up their weekend series at PNC Park with a 3-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in 14 innings on Sunday.  Mark Reynolds and Ryan Braun hit game-tying solo home runs in the eighth and ninth innings…

posted 2014-04-20 17:17:12 by WHBY

2014-04-19

Milwaukee comes back to beat Pittsburgh

The Brewers rallied in the 9th inning to knock off the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-7 at PNC Park on Saturday night.  Ryan Braun got the lead back in the top of the 9th with a two-run home run and then Francisco…

posted 2014-04-19 21:22:16 by WHBY

2014-04-18

Brewers knock off the Pirates

Milwaukee defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3 at PNC Park on Friday night.  Carlos Gomez belted out  a solo home run and then added a RBI single, also Scooter Gennett batted a two-RBI double for the Brewers.  Pitcher Kyle Lohse (3-1)…

posted 2014-04-18 21:29:26 by WHBY

Police see more 'suicide by cop' cases

Appleton's top cop says it's "deeply concerning" that more people are trying to commit "suicide by cop." Investigators say that's what a 22-year-old Appleton man wanted to do last Thursday, when he was shot by two officers on the city's…

posted 2014-04-18 13:05 by WHBY

Appeals court upholds collective bargaining law

Governor Walker's controversial collective bargaining law passed another legal test today. A federal appeals court ruled that the restrictions, that stripped most public workers of nearly all of their collective bargaining rights, is constitutional. That upholds a federal judge's ruling…

posted 2014-04-18 13:04 by WHBY

Court reinstates protester lawsuit against state

A state appeals court is reviving a lawsuit from a group that protested the collective bargaining law, at the Capitol. Six people who were ticketed for carrying signs sued, saying their free speech rights were violated. The tickets were later…

posted 2014-04-18 13:03 by WHBY

New London church open in time for Easter

Just in time for Easter, the doors of a New London church are back open. Much of Trinity Lutheran church was destroyed by a tornado last August, and pastor Bil Sutlief says they were finally able to hold services there…

posted 2014-04-18 13:02 by WHBY

Group gets 40K books for Fox Cities students

Another 40,000 books are on their way to the Fox Cities, as part of a national program to improve literacy. First Book Fox Valley won them for the second year in a row, and they're going to schools in Appleton,…

posted 2014-04-18 13:01 by WHBY

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