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2016-03-15

Man arrested for G.B. robberies

Green Bay police say they've arrested the suspect in four robberies over the past two months. The latest holdup was at the BP station in the 2000 block of Main Street. They believe the same man robbed the Family Dollar…

posted 2016-03-15 16:01 by WHBY

Missing man's body found in Fox River

Police say they pulled the body of a missing Combined Locks man from the Fox River yesterday afternoon. Fox Valley Metro Officer Mike Lambie says 61-year-old Eugene Schmelzer went missing in late January. He says the Fond du Lac County…

posted 2016-03-15 16:00 by WHBY

Man reportedly shoots self in Buchanan Town Hall

The Outagamie County sheriff's department is investigating a shooting this afternoon at the Buchanan town hall. Sergeant Terry Hammen says a man walked into the building around 1:00 p.m. and pulled out a gun. He says there was a shot…

posted 2016-03-15 14:00 by WHBY

Appleton police didn't use force much in 2015

Appleton police officers only had to use force on a very small number of calls last year. The department released its annual report today. Sgt. Dave Lund says they had more than 48,000 police calls, and they only had to…

posted 2016-03-15 13:05 by WHBY

Police investigate Fox River body

Fox Valley Metro police say they think they know whose body was found in the Fox River, in Combined Locks, but they're waiting to talk with the man's family. Officer Mike Lambie says Kaukauna Utilities workers found the elderly man…

posted 2016-03-15 13:04 by WHBY

Neenah taking over Energy Center demolition

The city of Neena is taking over the demolition work at the former Fox Valley Energy Center in the downtown. Community development director Chris Haese says the city agreed to pay the company $150,000 to do the job. But he…

posted 2016-03-15 13:03 by WHBY

Winners picked for Appleton sidewalk poetry

Appleton's sidewalk poetry program will feature six poems this year, including one tribute. City spokesman Chad Doran says Ellen Kort helped with the idea of stamping poems into sidewalks around the city. The Appleton woman was the state's first poet…

posted 2016-03-15 13:02 by WHBY

Police have pictures of robbery suspect

Menasha police have pictures of the suspect in a gas station robbery last night. They say a man walked into the Citgo station in the 1500 block of Appleton Road, a little before 10:15 p.m. Officer Aaron Zemlock says it…

posted 2016-03-15 11:15 by WHBY

Protest focuses on immigration bills

Protesters held signs and chanted in downtown Appleton yesterday, to call on the lawmakers to drop two immigration proposals. Republican leaders in the Senate say they aren't scheduling one of them for a vote today. The bill could dump any…

posted 2016-03-15 05:05 by WHBY

Senate won't vote on student loan interest bill

The Senate isn't expected to take up a proposal that would let people deduct more of their interest from student loans. Rep. Dave Murphy introduced six bills that deal with higher education, and four of them will come up for…

posted 2016-03-15 05:04 by WHBY

Study breaks down sheriff's dept. costs

Two local counties are charging taxpayers some of the lowest rates in the state for sheriff's department costs. A report from the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance shows people in Winnebago County paid the second-lowest per capita rate, at about $47 a…

posted 2016-03-15 05:03 by WHBY

Workshop focuses on city's long-term vision

The city of Appleton is working on its long-range plans, and some people went to a workshop last night to talk about their ideas. The event was at the Scheig Center in Memorial Park, and there's another workshop tomorrow night.…

posted 2016-03-15 05:02 by WHBY

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