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2016-05-09

Group calls for road funding solution

State lawmakers need to do something soon, to deal with funding for road projects around Wisconsin. That's the feeling of Jerry Deschane of the League of Wisconsin Municipalities. He says the current model of relying on gas tax revenue, vehicle…

posted 2016-05-09 13:00 by WHBY

Hanna: Downtown housing a 'very hot topic'

More people are talking about wanting to live in downtown Appleton. That's what Mayor Tim Hanna says he's hearing, so far this year. He says they're having more and more discussions with people who are interested in investing in the…

posted 2016-05-09 05:05 by WHBY

Paper Valley hotel entrance could get facelift

The College Avenue entrance to the Radisson Paper Valley hotel in downtown Appleton could get a new look. General manager Jay Schumerth says they haven't designed anything yet, but they want to replace the current canopy with the light bulbs.…

posted 2016-05-09 05:04 by WHBY

Neenah tweaks 'sober server' law

Bartenders in Neenah can be arrested, if they're drunk while they're working. But a recent state Supreme Court case forced the city to change its standards for enforcing the "sober server" rule. City Attorney Jim Godlewski says it was based…

posted 2016-05-09 05:03 by WHBY

Lawmaker wanted bathroom rule in Wis.

The public bathroom debate continues to get attention, and a Wisconsin lawmaker introduced a similar bill to the controversial one in North Carolina. Republican Rep. Jesse Kremer of Kewaskum wanted to create rules, covering public school bathrooms. It didn't come…

posted 2016-05-09 05:02 by WHBY

2016-05-07

Wilde case now officially considered a murder

The disappearance of a UW-Green Bay student, 18 years ago, is now officially a murder case. Nineteen-year-old Amber Wilde was pregnant when she went missing in 1998. Detective Lee Kingston says Matt Schneider was the father of the child. He…

posted 2016-05-07 06:30 by WHBY

2016-05-06

DOJ clears officers of charges in standoff

The state's top prosecutor says two Neenah police officers acted in self-defense when they shot a hostage during a standoff. Attorney General Brad Schimel talked about the justice department's investigation into the December 5th police shooting outside of Eagle Nation…

posted 2016-05-06 15:00 by WHBY

Funk's friend reacts to DOJ ruling

Several members of Eagle Nation Cycles and Michael Funk supporters were at today's press conference. A number of them gasped and left the room, after Attorney General Schimel announced his decision. Funk's friend, Kay Reetz, stayed. She believes officers should…

posted 2016-05-06 14:59 by WHBY

Neenah chief weighs in on DOJ's decision

The leader of Neenah's police department says he's feels the attorney general reached the correct conclusion that his officers acted in self-defense. Chief Kevin Wilkinson says the officers were in a very dangerous situation, and they did what they were…

posted 2016-05-06 14:58 by WHBY

Oshkosh police getting body cameras

Oshkosh police officers will start using body cameras soon. Officer Joe Nichols says they received a shipment of about 75 of them, and all of their patrol officers and school liaison officers will wear them. He says they expect all…

posted 2016-05-06 13:05 by WHBY

TWC to end analog TV service

Time Warner Cable customers in the Appleton, Green Bay, and Oshkosh areas will have to get digital boxes, if they have analog TV service. Spokesman Mike Hogan says they're going to eliminate analog, and switch to an all-digital lineup. He…

posted 2016-05-06 13:04 by WHBY

Police arrest 21-yr-old man in attempted carjacking

Grand Chute police say a 21-year-old Appleton man is in custody for an attempted carjacking yesterday afternoon. Two 19-year-old Green Bay men were questioned and released, after they were found in an SUV. Kaukauna police arrested the Appleton man at…

posted 2016-05-06 13:03 by WHBY

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