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2016-07-06

UW scientist says bacteria could block Zika

A researcher from UW-Madison says they could make progress in the fight against the Zika virus, thanks to work that's already being done, on another virus. Matthew Aliota is a scientist, with the school's veterinary medicine program. He says five…

posted 2016-07-06 13:00 by WHBY

WEDC didn't track outsourcing of jobs

The state's job creation agency failed to track companies that are receiving state funding, and outsourcing jobs. Citizen Action of Wisconsin says that no 30-day notifications were filed over the last two years. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation created a…

posted 2016-07-06 12:59 by WHBY

G.B. hopes to reopen coaster soon

City leaders in Green Bay hope the Zippin Pippin will be up-and-running by next week. The city has to make some changes, after state inspectors found four violations while they investigated last month's crash. One car hit another, in the loading…

posted 2016-07-06 05:05 by WHBY

G.B. inmate dead, days after attack

Less than a week after attacking three prison workers, an inmate in the Green Bay prison is dead. Officials at the Department of Corrections say Francisco Flores-Rocha died on Monday. The agency wouldn't say how it happened. The Brown County…

posted 2016-07-06 05:04 by WHBY

Brantner hearing set for Sept.

A 62-year-old man could find out in September, if he'll stand trial again for a cold case murder. A jury couldn't reach a verdict last week, in the Dennis Brantner trial. Fond du Lac County Judge Gary Sharpe scheduled a…

posted 2016-07-06 05:03 by WHBY

24-yr-old man killed in I-41 crash in FdL

The northbound lanes of I-41 were closed for four hours yesterday, after a 24-year-old man was killed in Fond du Lac. The State Patrol says the North Fond du Lac man was driving a flatbed truck, and he hit a…

posted 2016-07-06 05:02 by WHBY

Final list of Mile of Music artists out

The list of artists for the Mile of Music is in place, and it's larger than organizers originally planned. Event coordinator Cameron Wengrzyn says they'll bring 236 artists to downtown Appleton. He says they were initially shooting for about 200,…

posted 2016-07-06 05:01 by WHBY

2016-07-05

4 violations found with Zippin Pippin

A state inspection found several problems with the Zippin Pippin at Bay Beach in Green Bay. State officials checked out the roller coaster after one of its trains crashed into another one in the ride's loading area, last month. The…

posted 2016-07-05 13:05:00 by WHBY

Neenah survey looks long term

Neenah officials are asking people to take an online survey to help put together a long-term plan for the city. Brad Schmidt is the deputy community development director. He says there are 15 questions covering things like the city's assets,…

posted 2016-07-05 13:04:00 by WHBY

Teens arrested at Oshkosh fireworks

Oshkosh police broke up a fight after the fireworks in Menominee Park last night, and they arrested five teens. Officer Joe Nichols says the park was starting to clear out. He says a 17-year-old girl pushed an officer while a 17-year-old…

posted 2016-07-05 13:03:00 by WHBY

UW-Madison student remembered

Family and friends are remembering the UW-Madison student who was killed in Rome. Nineteen-year-old Beau Soloman was from Spring Green, in southwest Wisconsin. He landed in Italy last Thursday to study abroad. He was reported missing last Friday morning. Anders…

posted 2016-07-05 13:02:00 by WHBY

Police group calls for education effort

There's a call for public education efforts on interacting with police officers. Madison Mayor Paul Soglin thinks that would be a good idea, after a recent video of a teen's arrest went viral. Jim Palmer is the executive director of…

posted 2016-07-05 13:01:00 by WHBY

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