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2016-07-12

17-yr-old arrested after 2 killed in crash

A 17-year-old boy is in custody for a crash that left two people dead. Brown County authorities say 32-year-old Laurie Shaha of De Pere and 16-year-old Simon Hill of the Greenleaf area were killed in the crash in the town…

posted 2016-07-12 13:05 by WHBY

Some communities allow dogs in parks

While Appleton leaders are debating letting people bring their dogs to parks, a number of communities in the Fox Cities allow them. In Neenah's Riverside Park, pet owners can have their dogs on trails, as long as they're on a…

posted 2016-07-12 13:04 by WHBY

Wis. ranking for uninsured kids falls

The state is no longer among the nation's leaders, for having the lowest rates, of uninsured children. Jon Peacock is the research director for the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families. He says the state dropped from 6th, to 16th,…

posted 2016-07-12 13:03 by WHBY

High court will let Brown Co. man withdraw plea

Justices on the state Supreme Court are throwing out the plea deal and sentence, in a Brown County domestic violence case. Thirty-nine-year-old Timothy Finley of Ashwaubenon reached a plea agreement with prosecutors in 2012, after he was charged with attacking…

posted 2016-07-12 13:02 by WHBY

Panel votes against dogs in parks

There isn't any support on an Appleton panel to let people bring their dogs into city parks. The parks and recreation committee voted 3-0 against the proposal last night. Ald. Christine Williams says she's personally like to allow dogs, but…

posted 2016-07-12 05:05 by WHBY

Boys rescued from Dodge Co. mine

Rescuers helped three teenage boys get out of an old mine, in Dodge County, yesterday. Sheriff Dale Schmidt says the boys went into the mine, south of Mayville, Sunday afternoon. He says there's a maze of passageways, and they couldn't…

posted 2016-07-12 05:04 by WHBY

Appleton firefighters help in search

Two Appleton firefighters helped bring a happy ending to the search for three teens in Dodge County. Capt. Rick James of the fire department is part of a statewide task force, and he's trained to organize searches. He says they…

posted 2016-07-12 05:03 by WHBY

Brown Co. authorities seeing community support

Brown County authorities say they're feeling a lot of support from the community. Sheriff John Gossage says he received several hugs, donuts, and cookies, while directing traffic last weekend, for a charity motorcycle event. He says people are being more…

posted 2016-07-12 05:02 by WHBY

Kaukauna man wins $3.6 mil from Megabucks

A Kaukauna man claimed his Megabucks jackpot. He won $3.6 million with the ticket that he bought at a Shell station on Crooks Avenue, in Kaukauna. The drawing was on April 30. The man is named Kenneth, and he's asking…

posted 2016-07-12 05:00 by WHBY

2016-07-11

Appleton's diversity coordinator resigns

Appleton's diversity coordinator is resigning. Kathy Flores made the announcement this afternoon. She says she's done a lot of work with the city that's she's proud of, shaking the status quo. She says she's really a grassroots advocate, and she'll…

posted 2016-07-11 16:15 by WHBY

Steffen introduces 'Blue Lives Matter' bill

Police officers could be added to the list of groups protected by hate crime laws, in Wisconsin. Rep. David Steffen's wants to add five years, to a possible prison sentence, if people target police. Similar enhanced sentences are already on…

posted 2016-07-11 13:05 by WHBY

Dogs in parks debate returns to Appleton

The issue of dogs in parks is back in Appleton, and city leaders will take up a proposal to lift the ban tonight. The parks and recreation committee meets at 6 p.m. at City Hall. There wasn't enough support on the…

posted 2016-07-11 13:04 by WHBY

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