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2015-12-08

Open records change raises concerns

Several weeks after a public backlash over a push to weaken the state's open records law, a little-known board made a change that Governor Walker's administration is using to deny requests. It impacts what emails, text messages, and other electronic…

posted 2015-12-08 05:00 by WHBY

2015-12-07

Shooting, standoff suspect named

A 45-year-old man is the suspect in Saturday's shooting and standoff in downtown Neenah. Brian Flatoff is in the Winnebago County jail. Negotiators convinced Flatoff to walk out of Eagle Nation Cycles, about four hours after police say a man…

posted 2015-12-07 13:05 by WHBY

Kaufert asks for patience with investigation

The investigation into Saturday's shooting and standoff in downtown Neenah is ongoing, and the city's mayor while he understands people want answers right now, they have to be patient. The state Division of Criminal Investigation is handling the case because…

posted 2015-12-07 13:04 by WHBY

G.B. murder victim's name released

The victim of a murder on Green Bay's east side last Thursday night was 32-year-old David Shorter of Green Bay. Officers found him in a duplex, in the 800 block of Bellevue Street. He was taken to a hospital and…

posted 2015-12-07 13:03 by WHBY

Chisel nominated for Grammy

A musician from Appleton is on the list of Grammy nominees. Cory Chisel is credited as the main songwriter for "The Traveling Kind" in the best American Roots Song category. The Mile of Music co-founder wrote the song with Rodney…

posted 2015-12-07 13:02 by WHBY

Escaped sex offender spotted in Appleton, G.B.

A sex offender with a violent past is on the loose, and he might have been in Green Bay and Appleton over the weekend. The Waushara County sheriff's department says 66-year-old Lloyd Pitzen cut off his GPS bracelet on Saturday.…

posted 2015-12-07 13:01 by WHBY

Fireworks, not gunshots, sparked Shawano standoff

Police in Shawano arrested a 19-year-old Shawano man, and an 18-year-old Clintonville man early this morning, during an investigation into possible gunshots. Lt. Dan Mauel says a neighbor called police to the 600 block of Lieg Street, just before 12:30…

posted 2015-12-07 13:00 by WHBY

Hortonville asks public for downtown vision

There's a push to develop a plan for the future of downtown Hortonville, and the community can have a say tonight. Village President Traci Martens says they're holding a Shape Hortonville vision workshop at the Opera House. She says they're…

posted 2015-12-07 12:59 by WHBY

Lawyer: Man killed in standoff was a hostage

A 60-year-old business partner of the owner of a downtown Neenah bike shop was the person killed in Saturday's shooting and standoff. Michael Funk was a Vietnam veteran, known as "M.L." Attorney Cole White of Green Bay represented Funk. He…

posted 2015-12-07 05:05 by WHBY

Chief credits community for SWAT gear

Neenah's police chief says a ballistic helmet likely saved the life of a SWAT officer on Saturday. Chief Kevin Wilkinson says officers went into the Eagle Nation Cycles building, about half-hour into the standoff, because they believed the hostages were…

posted 2015-12-07 05:04 by WHBY

Ribble weighs in on transportation bill

Congress put together a long-term plan for transportation funding, and a lawmaker from northeast Wisconsin was in on the negotiations. Republican Congressman Reid Ribble of Sherwood says it was important for the bill to cover five years, because they'll be…

posted 2015-12-07 05:03 by WHBY

Ag zone expanding in Greenville

An area set aside for non-traditional farming in Greenville is expanding. Steve Nagy of Homestead Meadows says the county and state recently agreed to grow the current land in an Ag Enterprise Area from 1,400 acres to nearly 6,000. Nagy says…

posted 2015-12-07 05:02 by WHBY

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