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2015-08-26

United Way Fox Cities sets fundraising goal

A local non-profit is trying to raise $8.3 million by the end of the year. The United Way Fox Cities announced this year's fundraising goal, this morning. Faith Technologies chief operating officer Mike Weller is the co-chair of the effort.…

posted 2015-08-26 13:04 by WHBY

Burglary suspect arrested for assault case

Appleton police say a 34-year-old man tried to break into an apartment, almost three years to the day after he sexually assaulted a woman a block away. Sgt. Dave Lund says a woman called police around 10 p.m. last Wednesday,…

posted 2015-08-26 13:03 by WHBY

Private school students return to class

Students at Fox Valley Lutheran high school and the St. Francis Xavier school system started their new year today. Xavier president, Deacon Ray DuBois says he's encouraged for the future, because enrollment is up in all of the schools. He…

posted 2015-08-26 13:02 by WHBY

DOT holding meeting on Oneida Street work

People will have a chance to weigh in tonight, on the DOT's plans to repave a portion of South Oneida Street. Project manager Tim Verhagen says they'll be adding a new layer of asphalt on the road, south of Highway…

posted 2015-08-26 13:01 by WHBY

Suspects arrested for pizza place burglary

Three people are in custody for breaking into a Little Chute business early this morning. Fox Valley Metro police were called to Jet's Pizza in the 200 block of W. Main Street, around 1:15 a.m. Officers stopped a vehicle leaving…

posted 2015-08-26 13:00 by WHBY

Oshkosh Defense wins huge contract

The U.S. Army is hiring Oshkosh Defense to replace the Humvee. The company was among three finalists for the initial $7.6 billion contract. It calls for 17,000 trucks by 2018. The deal could eventually grow to as many as 55,000…

posted 2015-08-26 05:05 by WHBY

Restaurant owner faced past sex accusations

A history of sexual misconduct allegations follow a Neenah business owner accused of paying an employee to have sex with him. Prosecutors recently filed prostitution charges Gyros and More owner Ahmad Jahan Pima. Court records say he was paying a…

posted 2015-08-26 05:04 by WHBY

Mass shootings more common in U.S.

The U.S. only has five percent of the world's population, but a University of Alabama study shows that the country had nearly one-third of all mass shootings, between 1966 and 2012. Menasha police officer Aaron Zemlock says that's a disturbingly…

posted 2015-08-26 05:03 by WHBY

District weighs in on fan conduct policies

A Neenah high school official says his school won't be following Baraboo high school's lead by instituting a fan code of conduct. Activities director Nate Werner says before each season, coaches and other school officials talk to parents about expectations…

posted 2015-08-26 05:02 by WHBY

Latest tests find no signs of Asian carp in area

A DNR official says there's no sign of Asian carp in Green Bay or the Fox River. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service runs tests for the invasive fish. A test came back positive in Sturgeon Bay, in 2013. Last…

posted 2015-08-26 05:01 by WHBY

2015-08-25

Refinery restarted, gas prices to fall

Gas prices should be back to normal levels, within the next couple of weeks. BP officials announced that the company's Indiana refinery, restarted today. It's the largest one in the Midwest, and prices jumped about 40 cents, after it went…

posted 2015-08-25 13:05 by WHBY

Appleton teachers, staffers begin new year

Appleton teachers and staff got together this morning to kick off their school year. The district held its annual meeting for educators in the West high school auditorium. Sup. Lee Allinger challenged them to work on their own character development…

posted 2015-08-25 13:04 by WHBY

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