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Advocate, lawmaker's daughter busted for drugs

The daughter of a state lawmaker is back in jail on drug charges. Twenty-five-year-old Cassie Nygren had been an advocate for recovering heroin addicts, since she was released from prison several months ago. She also joined her father, Rep. John…

posted 2014-09-30 05:00 by WHBY

Teen claims man offered him ride near Pulaski

Shawano County authorities are looking for a man, after a 16-year-old boy says he was offered a ride yesterday afternoon. They say the teen was walking home from Pulaski high school, and he yelled at the pickup truck driver. He…

posted 2014-09-30 04:59 by WHBY


Berlin police release 'person of interest' in murder

Berlin police released a potential suspect, in a double murder. Investigators questioned the man, starting late Saturday night. 28-year-old Melissa Tuinstra and 28-year-old Justin Daniels were found dead that night, in the 200 block of Broadway Street. Police also issued…

posted 2014-09-29 13:05 by WHBY

New chancellor chosen for UW-Oshkosh

There's a new leader, at UW-Oshkosh. The UW Board of Regents chose Andrew Leavitt as the school's next chancellor. Interim Chancellor Petra Roter says Leavitt comes from the University of North Georgia. He's a vice president there, and the CEO…

posted 2014-09-29 13:04 by WHBY

Domestic violence claims 39 lives in Wis. last year

A report shows 39 people were killed, in domestic violence incidents around the state last year. End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin released its annual findings, this morning. Spokesman Tony Gibart says the total is around the average, since they started tracking…

posted 2014-09-29 13:03 by WHBY

Name released in fatal Menasha crash

A 32-year-old man lost his life in a fatal crash, early yesterday, in Menasha. Police say Michael Prell was driving, when the car hit a tree, near the intersection of Melissa and Visgro streets, around 2:15 a.m. Prell died at…

posted 2014-09-29 13:02 by WHBY

Mental health program serving as model

A program that provides on-site mental health counseling, for students around the Fox Cities, is spreading to different parts of the state. PATH for Students started in the Menasha school district, in 2008, after a community survey found that 25…

posted 2014-09-29 13:01 by WHBY

Appleton bike corral use evaluated

On average, about three bikes were parked in a bike corral, along College Avenue, in downtown Appleton. The six-month pilot program, to put a corral in an on-street parking place, is done. Lawrence University student Katie Rozek tracked how many…

posted 2014-09-29 13:00 by WHBY

Cranberry farmers lead U.S. production, again

For the 20th straight year, Wisconsin will lead the nation in cranberry production. Tom Lockner is the executive director of the Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association. He says state farmers will likely harvest 5.3 million barrels this year. That's down…

posted 2014-09-29 12:59 by WHBY

UW expert critical of Ebola response

An Ebola virus expert from UW-Madison is weighing in on the response to the deadly disease in west Africa. Professor Richard Keller says the international community needs to change the way it's combating the disease. Keller says more local health…

posted 2014-09-29 12:58 by WHBY

Police investigate double murder in Berlin

The shooting deaths of two people in Berlin are a double murder. Police Chief Dennis Plantz says officers were called to a building in the 200 block of Broadway Street on Saturday night. He says they found 28-year-old Melissa Tuinstra…

posted 2014-09-29 05:05 by WHBY

Man killed in Menasha crash

A man lost his life in an accident early yesterday, in Menasha. Police say the driver of a car hit a tree, near the corner of Melissa and Visgro streets, around 2:15 a.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.…

posted 2014-09-29 05:04 by WHBY

Think pink. October is here and although I think most of us are indeed already aware of breast cancer, almost…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
I don't get it. So this couple sits through really poor service and rewards the server with a $100.00 tip…
posted by Philcast 2 days ago
     Heroin has been a drug of choice in northeastern Wisconsin, but there's evidence methamphetamine is making a comeback.  MEG…
posted by Assignment Fox Cities Blog 3 days ago