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2014-08-01

A.G. waits for federal voter ID decision

The state's attorney general says he's now focusing on a federal challenge to Wisconsin's photo ID law for voters. The state Supreme Court ruled yesterday that the law is constitutional. The requirement is on hold right now, because a federal…

posted 2014-08-01 05:03 by WHBY

Both sides react to registry ruling

Both sides are reacting after the state Supreme Court upheld the state's domestic partner registry. Julaine Appling of Wisconsin Family Action challenged the registry. She argued that it violated the constitutional amendment that bans gay marriage, or a similar arrangement.…

posted 2014-08-01 05:02 by WHBY

Thunderbirds arrive at EAA

The Air Force Thunderbirds are back at EAA AirVenture this year, and when the six jets arrived yesterday afternoon, the pilots gave the crowd a preview of what's to come over the next three days. The team will perform today,…

posted 2014-08-01 05:01 by WHBY

Busby seeks re-election as coroner

Winnebago County's coroner has a challenger in next month's primary. Coroner Barry Busby will face Don Hunke of Oshkosh on August 12. Busby says he spent the last 17 years on the job, and before that, he worked with Oshkosh…

posted 2014-08-01 05:00 by WHBY

Woman saved by free smoke detector

An Appleton fire department program likely saved a woman's life this week. Battalion Chief Shannon Young says the department installed more than 1,000 smoke alarms, since receiving a grant in 2012. One of them came in handy Wednesday night. She…

posted 2014-08-01 04:59 by WHBY

Food market opening in Broadway district

A specialty grocery store is coming to Green Bay's Broadway district. John Pagel says he's opening the Cannery Public Market early next year, in the old cannery building where the Titletown Brewery is expanding. He hopes the store attracts the…

posted 2014-08 04:58 by WHBY

2014-07-31

Man dies after crash at AirVenture

A man is dead, and a woman has serious injuries, after a plane crash at Wittman Regional Airport during the EAA AirVenture. It happened around 9 a.m. today. Oshkosh fire officials say the small plane crashed into a line of…

posted 2014-07-31 18:00 by WHBY

Supreme Court upholds collective bargaining law

The state Supreme Court upheld the state collective bargaining law today. That law stripped nearly all of the collective bargaining rights from most public union workers, in 2011. The challenge brought by the Madison teachers union and Milwaukee public workers…

posted 2014-07-31 13:04 by WHBY

Voter ID law upheld by state Supreme Court

The state's high court upheld Wisconsin's law, requiring voters to show a photo ID at the polls, today. The League of Women Voters and the NAACP challenged the law, saying it creates an undue burden on minority and disabled voters.…

posted 2014-07-31 13:03 by WHBY

Domestic partner registry survives challenge

The state's high court upheld Wisconsin domestic partner registry in a ruling today. A group challenged the registry, claiming that it violated the state's ban on gay marriage, or similar arrangements. Justices disagreed with that argument. A spokeswoman for the…

posted 2014-07-31 13:02 by WHBY

Groups connecting homeless with resources

The Emergency Shelter of the Fox Valley and the Fox Cities Housing Coalition helped homeless people get some needed resources today. Chris Lashock is with the Emergency Shelter. He says 70 volunteers searched for people sleeping outside last night...and they…

posted 2014-07-31 13:01 by WHBY

Jefferson Co. DA running for attorney general

The first Democrat to become the Jefferson County district attorney in 70 years, wants to be the next state attorney general. DA Susan Happ is one of three Democrats on the ballot, in the August 12 primary. She says she…

posted 2014-07-31 13:00 by WHBY

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