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Packers sign McCarthy to extension

The head coach of the Green Bay Packers will continue to lead the team for a while. The Packers announced he signed a multi-year contract extension. General manager Ted Thompson says McCarthy has provided great stability and consistency to the…

posted 2014-11-03 15:30 by WHBY

Ricin possible in Oshkosh case

Police are staying pretty tight-lipped about an investigation of suspicious materials that were found in a home, in Oshkosh last Friday afternoon. Court records say the 21-year-old suspect is a UW-Oshkosh student, and two of his professors thought he might…

posted 2014-11-03 13:05 by WHBY

GOP campaign mailings found in dumpster

Campaign mailings for two Republican candidates, and a third-party group, were found in a dumpster in the Neenah area late last week. The federal Office of Inspector General is investigating accusations that a postal worker may have thrown them out.…

posted 2014-11-03 13:04 by WHBY

Ribble, Gruett running for Congress

A Republican is running for a third-term in Congress, and he's facing a challenge from a college professor. Congressman Reid Ribble of Sherwood faces Democrat Ron Gruett of Chilton in the 8th district. Ribble says he wants to continue his…

posted 2014-11-03 13:03 by WHBY

Police warn of 'reshipping' scam

An officer with the town of Menasha police department says he was the target of a reshipping scam. Officer Jason Weber says he got an e-mail this morning from someone claiming to be a Captain in the U.S. Army, stationed…

posted 2014-11-03 13:02 by WHBY

Pierce recalling 135 fire trucks

Pierce Manufacturing is recalling some fire trucks. The Nationial Highway Traffic Safety Administration say the company is recalling 135 Pierce Arrow fire trucks, that were made during the 2010 and 2011 model years. They say a suspension part can fail,…

posted 2014-11-03 13:01 by WHBY

Woman arrested for Oshkosh bomb threat

Oshkosh police arrested a 47-year old woman for calling in a bomb threat to her former employer. Authorities say they searched Olive Garden, on S. Koeller Street, shortly after 8 p.m. yesterday, and they didn't find a bomb. Investigators traced…

posted 2014-11-03 13:00 by WHBY

Grothman, Harris face off for Congress

The Winnebago County Executive and a state lawmaker are squaring off, for an open seat in Congress. Republican state Sen. Glenn Grothman of Campbellsport and Democrat Mark Harris of Oshkosh are on tomorrow's ballot, in the 6th district. Harris says…

posted 2014-11-03 05:04 by WHBY

Catalpa Health marks 2nd anniversary

A partnership to provide mental health services to young people in the Fox Cities is now two years old. Catalpa Health president Lisa Kogan-Praska says they've reduced wait times from about 50 days, to five. She says in a crisis…

posted 2014-11-03 05:03 by WHBY

Dentists collecting candy for troops

Dentists are looking to "buy back" leftover Halloween candy, to send to troops overseas. Phil Levine of the Wisconsin Dental Association says soldiers hand it out to kids, in the area where they're serving. He says that helps show the…

posted 2014-11-03 05:02 by WHBY


Stabbing at downtown Appleton bar

A stabbing at a downtown Appleton nightclub landed a 26-year-old Green Bay man behind bars. Police Sgt. Dave Lund says officers were called to Antro Night Club, inside a Mexican restaurant, in the 200 block of W. College Avenue, around…

posted 2014-11-02 18:05 by WHBY

FBI analyzing Oshkosh hazardous materials

Oshkosh police say the FBI is involved in figuring out what type of hazardous materials were found in a home last Friday. Police evacuated a four-block area, around the 800 block of Frederick Street, for several hours. A 21-year-old man…

posted 2014-11-02 18:04 by WHBY

Happy Turkey Day Weekend!
posted by Philcast 2 days ago
So there it is.... The Christmas tree the city put up in Reading, PA that residents think is so ugly…
posted by Philcast 3 days ago
Yes, it's a rare SATURDAY blog posting here from me. I'm up early on a Saturday in late November, and…
posted by Philcast 5 days ago