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2016-04-28

Brewers fall to Cubs 7-2

The Brewers lost 7-2 to the Chicago Cubs but they broke Jake Arrieta's scoreless home streak Thursday afternoon.  Alex Presley hit a double in the fifth inning to drive in Jonathan Villar to break up the streak.  Taylor Jungmann (0-4)…

posted 2016-04-28 17:25:45 by WHBY

Neenah police respond to shooting video

A video of the police shooting outside of a downtown Neenah bike shop shows that a hostage wasn't warned, before officers opened fire. 60-year-old Michael Funk of Neenah was a hostage, in a standoff. He was shot after he ran…

posted 2016-04-28 13:05 by WHBY

G.B. police recommend charge for prom Tweet

Green Bay police are asking prosecutors to charge a boy for making a threatening Tweet, about his school's prom. Green Bay police say officials at Notre Dame Academy saw the suspicious message yesterday afternoon. They tracked the Tweet to a…

posted 2016-04-28 13:04 by WHBY

Mother arrested for son's heroin overdose

Ashwaubenon police say a woman gave her son, and his girlfriend, heroin. They arrested 53-year-old Elizabeth Woods, after her 22-year-old son overdosed, and he had to be revived, using the drug Narcan. Capt. Jody Crocker says they were called to…

posted 2016-04-28 13:03 by WHBY

St. Norbert College receives $13 mil gift

A $13 million donation is helping Saint Norbert College revitalize its sports complex. School President Tom Kunkel says the gift from James and Miriam Mulva is the largest in school history. It will cover half of the cost of the…

posted 2016-04-28 13:02 by WHBY

Improvements suggested for Wisconsin Ave.

There's talk about ways to bring more life to Wisconsin Avenue in Appleton.  Mayor Tim Hanna took part in a discussion, at The Refuge this morning, for Young Professionals Week. He says they have to fight the perception that the…

posted 2016-04-28 13:01 by WHBY

Habitat has big plans for 'Rock The Block'

Habitat for Humanity's "Rock the Block" program is growing. The Fox Cities chapter held its first event to fix-up several homes, in a neighborhood that's west of downtown Appleton. Executive director John Weyenberg says it went very well and they…

posted 2016-04-28 05:04 by WHBY

Menasha man gets 14 yrs for child porn

A man convicted of having child pornography will be behind bars for 14 years. Investigators say 53-year-old Derek Rose of Menasha had pictures of young, local girls at his Tayco Street home when they searched it last November. Their parents…

posted 2016-04-28 05:03 by WHBY

Appleton studying quiet zones for train whistles

A firm is reviewing railroad crossings through Appleton, to find out what improvements are necessary to get trains to stop blowing their whistles. The city hired SRF Consulting to study one line, between Perkins Street and Ballard Road. Associate engineer…

posted 2016-04-28 05:02 by WHBY

Hanna cooks chili to raise money

Appleton Mayor Tim Hanna likes to cook, and he made a batch of chili for a group last night. He sometimes agrees to let non-profits auction off a dinner that he has to make. The leader of Willow Heart Respite…

posted 2016-04-28 05:01 by WHBY

2016-04-27

Justice Prosser to retire in July

A state Supreme Court justice from Appleton will step down from the high court this summer. Justice David Prosser announced this afternoon that he's retiring on July 31. The 73-year-old served on the Supreme Court for 18 years. Former Governor…

posted 2016-04-27 16:30 by WHBY

Habitat preparing for Neenah 'Rock the Block'

Volunteers from Habitat for Humanity are preparing to complete 34 projects next week, for a Rock the Block event, in Neenah. Executive director John Weyenberg says they're focusing on an area west of the Neenah's downtown, around Monroe Street. He…

posted 2016-04-27 13:05 by WHBY

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