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2014-11-02

FBI analyzing Oshkosh hazardous materials

Oshkosh police say the FBI is involved in figuring out what type of hazardous materials were found in a home last Friday. Police evacuated a four-block area, around the 800 block of Frederick Street, for several hours. A 21-year-old man…

posted 2014-11-02 18:04 by WHBY

Appleton standoff ends peacefully

Police say a man started a standoff on Appleton's eastside by throwing things in an apartment, and threatening family members. Officers went to the 600 block of N. Briarcliff Drive, just before 5:30 p.m. Saturday. All of the family members…

posted 2014-11-02 18:03 by WHBY

Man found dead after fire in Dale home

Investigators believe a man died from accidental or natural causes, after a fire at a home in the town of Dale. The Outagamie County sheriff's department says the small kitchen fire was out when the 55-year-old man was found dead…

posted 2014-11-02 18:02 by WHBY

2014-10-31

College Avenue wins national award

Appleton's College Avenue is getting some national recognition. The street won the latest "Great Places" People's Choice award from the American Planning Association. There was an online vote, and Appleton was one of 10 finalists. Mayor Tim Hanna says they…

posted 2014-10-31 15:05 by WHBY

3 arrested in Clintonville-area pot bust

A major marijuana bust in the Clintonville area landed three people in jail. The state Department of Justice says agents found 56 pounds of harvested marijuana at two homes, just outside of the city. Fifty-three-year-old Allan Schubert, 47-year-old Lynn Koszuta,…

posted 2014-10-31 15:04 by WHBY

Final day for in-person absentee voting

Appleton's city clerk is seeing a steady stream of voters coming to City Hall to cast an in-person absentee ballot. Today is the last day for early voting for next Tuesday's election. Clerk Dawn Collins says they've already topped the…

posted 2014-10-31 15:03 by WHBY

More homeless locally, despite state figures

A national report says the number of homeless people in Wisconsin dropped nearly 1 percent over the last year. But that's not what leaders at two local shelters are seeing. Scott Peeples is the executive director of the Fox Valley…

posted 2014-10-31 15:02 by WHBY

Police expect crowds downtown for Halloween

Appleton police are expecting bigger crowds along College Avenue, since Halloween falls on a Friday this year. Sgt. Dave Lund says officers will be around to make sure people don't get too out of control. He says they'll handle the…

posted 2014-10-31 15:01 by WHBY

Sides weigh in on transportation amendment

There are differing views on a proposed constitutional amendment that's on next Tuesday's ballot. The referendum asks voters to ban lawmakers from using money in the transportation fund for other programs. Craig Thompson is the executive director of the Transportation…

posted 2014-10-31 15:00 by WHBY

Kaukauna students learn from organ donors

Kaukauna high school students are learning about organ donation today, from a woman who donated her husband's organs after an accident. A man who lived, after receiving an organ, is also talking with them. Nancy Bartman's 45-year-old husband, Tom, was…

posted 2014-10-31 14:59 by WHBY

Local chief impressed with training center

The leader of the Grand Chute police department says Fox Valley Technical College's public safety training center will be a great asset for the community. Police Chief Greg Peterson toured the facility yesterday. He says the center's "River City" allows…

posted 2014-10-31 05:05 by WHBY

-- Photo gallery of FVTC training center

Photo gallery of FVTC's public safety training center

posted 2014-10-31 05:04 by WHBY

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