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2015-03-13

Advocates react to new app for abuse victims

A new phone app gives domestic abuse victims information about services in the Milwaukee area, and the spokesman for a state group says he's not sure if the technology will expand elsewhere in the state. UW-Milwaukee and the Sojourner Family…

posted 2015-03-13 15:03 by WHBY

Fox Cities CVB starting new program

A local tourism group is turning to people living in the Fox Cities, to bring more events to the area. Pam Seidl is the executive director of the Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau. She says they started the Bring…

posted 2015-03-13 15:02 by WHBY

Former NFL QB talking about suicide

A former quarterback for the Detroit Lions will be in Appleton tomorrow, to talk about how he, and his family, dealt with his son's suicide. Eric Hipple, and his daughter Tarah will be at Lawrence University's Harper Hall. Prevent Suicide…

posted 2015-03-13 15:01 by WHBY

Common Cause weighs in on complaint

The head of a government watchdog group says there might be something to a complaint against a Republican lawmaker from Oshkosh. The state Democratic Party is asking the Government Accountability Board to look into a fundraising offer from Rep. Michael…

posted 2015-03-13 15:00 by WHBY

G.B. couple charged with Wick murder

Brown County prosecutors are now charging two people from Green Bay with the murder of a Howard man, three years ago. About two weeks after 30-year-old Matthew Moore was arrested, prosecutors filed formal charges against him and his girlfriend, 26-year-old…

posted 2015-03-13 05:05 by WHBY

Grant to help with impact of sex trafficking

Sex trafficking is a growing problem in the Fox Cities, and a local group is getting a boost in its effort to address the issue. Appleton Police Lt. Steve Elliot says the Sexual Assault Crisis Center will use a $105,000…

posted 2015-03-13 05:04 by WHBY

Madison shooting probe to take at least 2 weeks

The state justice department won't release any information on its investigation into a Madison police shooting for at least a couple of weeks. Nineteen-year-old Tony Robinson was killed last Friday, at a home on the city's eastside. Dave Matthews is…

posted 2015-03-13 05:03 by WHBY

NAMI opening peer respite center

A non-profit group let people check out its new center for people suffering from a mental health or substance abuse crisis. NAMI Fox Valley hosted an open house yesterday afternoon, at Iris Place in Appleton. House manager Val Neff says…

posted 2015-03-13 05:02 by WHBY

Advocate weighs in on veterans bill

A Madison-area lawmaker is proposing a bill that would require judges to consider a veteran's combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder, when issuing a sentence. But a local veterans advocate says it's not needed in some parts of the state. John LiDonne…

posted 2015-03-13 05:01 by WHBY

2015-03-12

Ricin suspect takes plea deal

A suspended UW-Oshkosh student accused of making ricin, changed his plea this morning. 21-year-old Kyle Smith reached a deal with federal prosecutors, and he entered a guilty plea in federal court, to possessing ricin. Prosecutors agreed to recommend a four-year…

posted 2015-03-12 13:05 by WHBY

Woman arrested for slashing tires near bars

Green Bay police say a woman was driving around to different bars, and slashing tires, early yesterday morning, apparently to stop people from driving drunk. Lt. Jeff Brester says people started calling police around 12:30 a.m. and they were getting…

posted 2015-03-12 13:04 by WHBY

Group maps Lower Fox River for paddlers

A non-profit put together new maps to help paddlers on the Lower Fox River. Candice Montara is the president of the Fox-Wisconsin Heritage Parkway. She says the maps let people know where they should go to steer clear of dams,…

posted 2015-03-12 13:03 by WHBY

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