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2016-02-12

Appleton student charged for bomb threat

Police say a senior at Appleton East high school faces criminal charges for making a bomb threat against the school. Sgt. Dave Lund says a student reported that a threat was posted on an anonymous phone app last week. He…

posted 2016-02-12 05:03 by WHBY

Bradley in race for state Supreme Court

The race for state Supreme Court features three candidates, representing all levels of the state's judicial system. Milwaukee County Judge Joe Donald, Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley, and state appeals court Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg will square off in next Tuesday's…

posted 2016-02-12 05:02 by WHBY

Group reacts to trafficking case

An Appleton man is accused of trying to get four girls to go to Minneapolis for sex trafficking, and a local advocate says sadly, it's not surprising. Twenty-nine-year-old Tha Moua is charged with human trafficking, after two women escaped from…

posted 2016-02-12 05:01 by WHBY

CASA building off busy year

More children in the Fox Cities got help from a non-profit group last year. CASA of the Fox Cities trains volunteers to become court appointed advocates for abused and neglected kids. Executive director Maria Turner says they helped 73 children,…

posted 2016-02-12 05:00 by WHBY

2016-02-11

Dems prepare for debate in Wis.

The two Democratic candidates for president are preparing for a debate tonight, in Wisconsin. UW-Milwaukee is hosting the event, with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. St. Norbert College political science professor Charlie Jacobs says…

posted 2016-02-11 13:05 by WHBY

Bargaining bill introduced 5 yrs ago

Today is the five-year anniversary of Governor Walker's collective bargaining proposal. The bill led to mass protests at the Capitol, and a recall attempt about a year later. Walker maintains that eliminating the bargaining rights of nearly all public workers…

posted 2016-02-11 13:04 by WHBY

Discovery confirms Einstein theory

The physics community is buzzing today, after scientists were able to confirm the final part of Albert Eistein's Theory of Relativity. Lawrence University associate physics professor Megan Pickett says scientists believed the gravity waves that connect space, time, and gravity,…

posted 2016-02-11 13:03 by WHBY

Klein in primary for Menasha mayor

There's a primary for Menasha mayor next Tuesday. Former Ald. Chris Klein is one of three candidates, joining Ald. James Taylor and Mayor Don Merkes on the ballot. Klein is the owner of Klein Service Group, an insurance, real estate,…

posted 2016-02-11 13:02 by WHBY

Flatoff to stand trial for Neenah standoff

The suspect in a Neenah shooting and standoff decided not to go forward with hearing yesterday. Prosecutors were prepared to have witnesses testify in the case against 45-year-old Brian Flatoff, but he chose to waive his preliminary hearing. Winnebago County Judge…

posted 2016-02-11 05:05 by WHBY

Bond set for suspected robber

Prosecutors filed formal charges yesterday against the suspect in two recent armed robberies. Forty-one-year-old Justin Posey of Kaukauna is behind bars on a $100,000 bond. Court records say he confessed to holding up a Walgreens, near the corner of Richmond…

posted 2016-02-11 05:04 by WHBY

Local schools singled out by state

Two Calumet County schools are being singled out for grades in the classroom. Hilbert middle school made the Department of Public Instruction's high-achieving list. District administrator Tony Sweere says it has a lot to do with teachers making sure that…

posted 2016-02-11 05:03 by WHBY

Kloppenburg running for state's high court

There's a race for a spot on the state Supreme Court this spring, and voters will narrow the list of candidates from two to three. The primary is next Tuesday. Justice Rebecca Bradley, state appeals court Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg, and…

posted 2016-02-11 05:02 by WHBY

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