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2016-07-29

G.C. officers were in 'immediate danger'

Two Grand Chute police officers were in front of a stolen squad car when a suspect drove toward them last Saturday night. Outagamie County District Attorney Carrie Schneider says their lives were in immediate danger when they opened fire on…

posted 2016-07-29 13:05 by WHBY

Officers escaped serious injuries

Four Grand Chute police officers were nearly run over, when Michael Lawrenz took off in the squad car. District Attorney Carrie Schneider says two were in front of the car, when the opened fire. She says Lt. Todd Zolkowski's upper…

posted 2016-07-29 13:04 by WHBY

Vietnam vets on Honor Flight from EAA

A plane filled with Vietnam veterans left AirVenture this morning for Washington D.C. to see their memorial. Drew MacDonald of Old Glory Honor Flight says it's the fourth year that they've sent a flight from the event, and it's always…

posted 2016-07-29 13:03 by WHBY

EAA hosting Make-A-Wish kids

Five kids dealing with life-threatening medical conditions will have the experience of a lifetime tomorrow, at AirVenture. EAA spokesman Dick Knapinski says the Make-A-Wish Foundation arranged for the children to take flights, including on a Black Hawk helicopter. He says…

posted 2016-07-29 13:02 by WHBY

Art at the Park set for Sunday

The Trout Museum of Art's annual Art at the Park is Sunday, at Appleton's City Park. The day is the museum's largest fundraising event of the year. Museum spokeswoman Molly Frederick says 200 artists from nine different states will be on…

posted 2016-07-29 13:01 by WHBY

Boy creates cancer fundraiser in Appleton

Kids have a special way to help other kids fighting cancer. Cole's Cancer Crusade Obstacle Course is tomorrow, at Appleton East high school. It's a mixture of hurdles, pail carries, and tires that kids maneuver through.  Cole Stoffel is 11,…

posted 2016-07-29 13:00 by WHBY

State targets human trafficking

The leader of a group that's raising awareness about human trafficking is pleased with the state's latest efforts on the issue. The Department of Justice launched a website where hotels, gas stations, and other businesses can print posters with the…

posted 2016-07-29 05:05 by WHBY

Headstones vandalized in G.B. cemetery

Dozens of headstones were tipped over at a cemetery on Green Bay's north side this week. A groundskeeper at Fort Howard Memorial Park noticed the damage yesterday morning. Police believe the vandals struck sometime late Wednesday, or early yesterday. It's…

posted 2016-07-29 05:04 by WHBY

Harrison Ford visits EAA for youth program

A Hollywood star helped mark a milestone for a program that gets kids involved in aviation. Harrison Ford was at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh yesterday, for the Young Eagles program. The man known as Han Solo from "Star Wars" flew…

posted 2016-07-29 05:03 by WHBY

Oshkosh park looks to draw aviation businesses

Oshkosh-area leaders hope a new business park can help make the city an bigger draw for aviation-related businesses. An 80-acre aviation park officially opened yesterday, on the southeast corner of the Wittman Regional Airport property. Oshkosh community development director Alan…

posted 2016-07-29 05:02 by WHBY

Baldwin touts Clinton during DNC speech

A U.S. Senator from Wisconsin took the stage a few hours before Hillary Clinton at last night's Democratic National Convention. Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin touted Clinton's work to provide health care for all children. The Madison Democrat says Clinton would…

posted 2016-07-29 05:01 by WHBY

New mural finished in Appleton flats

There's a new mural in the flats in Appleton. Artist Chad Brady painted a wall along Water Street, across from the Atlas Mill. He says it follows the cycle of paper, from trees being planted, to wood going to a…

posted 2016-07-29 05:00 by WHBY

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