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2016-01-13

Kutska appeal denied

A judge says one of the "Monfils 6" should not get a new trial. Sixty-four-year-old Keith Kutska appealed his conviction for the 1992 death of Tom Monfils. His attorneys argued that Monfils could have committed suicide at the former James…

posted 2016-01-13 13:05 by WHBY

Appleton police investigating armed robbery

For the fourth time in just over a week, police are investigating an armed robbery, around Appleton's north side. Sgt. Dave Lund says the latest one was this morning, at the Walgreens, in the 700 block of West Northland Avenue.…

posted 2016-01-13 13:04 by WHBY

Windows of Wisconsin damaged by fire

It took much of last night, and this morning, for Green Bay fire crews to get a business fire under control on the city's west side. Flames were shooting from the back of the Windows of Wisconsin building in the…

posted 2016-01-13 13:03 by WHBY

Oshkosh home destroyed by fire

A home on the west side of Oshkosh is a total loss, after a fire last night. John Holland is a spokesman for the Oshkosh fire department. He says they went to a house in the 1700 block of Crestview…

posted 2016-01-13 13:02 by WHBY

Ribble reacts to State of the Union speech

A Republican from northeast Wisconsin says he agrees with several things President Obama said in his State of the Union speech last night. Congressman Reid Ribble of Sherwood says he's on board with Obama's statements that the U.S. is the…

posted 2016-01-13 13:01 by WHBY

Statewide ACT scores in for juniors

Every high school junior in the state took the ACT last year, and the average score was 20. Nearly 46 percent were proficient or advanced in English, and almost 36 percent reached that level in math. It was the first…

posted 2016-01-13 13:00 by WHBY

Kaukauna doctor helps rescue Cuban refugees

A Kaukauna doctor helped rescue eight Cuban refugees who were at sea for more than two weeks, on a Styrofoam raft. Doctor Alan Cherkasky says he was serving as the senior physician on a Carnival cruise ship last Sunday...when the…

posted 2016-01-13 05:04 by WHBY

Bills protecting child abuse victims move ahead

A local lawmaker says a pair of bills approved by the state Senate yesterday would help child abuse victims. Republican Senator Rob Cowles of Allouez authored the proposals. One would allow a victim advocate to accompany a child who was…

posted 2016-01-13 05:03 by WHBY

Vos scraps burial site bill

A bill that would make it easier for property owners to get rid of burial sites on their property won't move forward this spring. The proposal came up, after a Madison area quarry owner applied for a permit to excavate…

posted 2016-01-13 05:02 by WHBY

Speaker talks about kids, social media

Two Appleton elementary schools brought in a speaker yesterday, to talk to students and parents, about being respectful. Mike McGowan of Pewaukee stopped at Columbus and Edison schools, during the day. He spoke with parents, at Edison, last night. McGowan…

posted 2016-01-13 05:01 by WHBY

2016-01-12

Avery files second appeal

Convicted murderer Steven Avery is trying to appeal his murder conviction again. The Steven Avery case has drawn international attention, in the wake of the Netflix documentary "Making a Murderer." Court records show he actually filed the appeal, on December…

posted 2016-01-12 19:19:12 by WHBY

Stores taking precautions after robberies

In the wake of three recent armed robberies, some businesses on Appleton's north side are being more vigilant. Police believe at least two suspects are responsible for the afternoon holdups at stores along N. Richmond Street and W. Wisconsin Avenue.…

posted 2016-01-12 13:05 by WHBY

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