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2016-01-25

Storm strands group from Catholic Diocese

The snowstorm that pounded some areas along the east coast left a group from the Green Bay Catholic Diocese stranded, for about a day. Three busloads of people spent nearly 24 hours on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, on their way back…

posted 2016-01-25 05:04 by WHBY

Police using social media to solve crimes

More police department are using social media, in hopes of solving cases. Appleton's department uses its Facebook page to post pictures from surveillance cameras and videos from a variety of incidents. Sgt. Dave Lund says conservatively, they identified about 30…

posted 2016-01-25 05:03 by WHBY

Kaukauna library moving next month

The new Kaukauna library will open in just over a month, and library staffers are preparing for the move to the former Eagle mill. Tony Wieczorek says furniture started arriving last week. The current library, in the Carnagie building, will…

posted 2016-01-25 05:02 by WHBY

2016-01-22

Police get break from new robberies

There's been a break in the rash of armed robberies on the north side of Appleton and Grand Chute, and police continue to keep tabs on that area. They're investigating five hold-ups at businesses, and the last one was January…

posted 2016-01-22 13:05 by WHBY

4 teens arrested for BB shooting in Oshkosh

Oshkosh police arrested four teens for a BB gun shooting early this morning. Officer Joe Nichols says they're also looking into whether they're responsible for more damage in Oshkosh and Winnebago County. He says they're investigating around five to 10…

posted 2016-01-22 13:04 by WHBY

No delay for Berlin double murder trial

A judge will not delay the murder trial of a man charged with killing his estranged wife and her boyfriend, in downtown Berlin. Thirty-four-year-old Nicholas Tuinstra faces two counts of first-degree intentional homicide, in the September 2014 shooting deaths of…

posted 2016-01-22 13:03 by WHBY

Kaukauna library remembering Carnagie building

The Kaukauna library will move from its historic Carnagie building, to the former Eagle mill, soon, and library staffers are holding a farewell open house, on Sunday. Library director Tony Wieczorek says the building opened in 1905, and it's special…

posted 2016-01-22 13:02 by WHBY

Planners look for ideas for Menasha lock site

There's an effort to develop the area around the Menasha lock on Little Lake Butte des Morts, and people will have a chance to talk about their ideas tomorrow. The East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission is holding a vision…

posted 2016-01-22 13:01 by WHBY

Bill creates felony for unemployment fraud

A Republican lawmaker wants to create tougher penalties, for defrauding the state's unemployment insurance program. Senator Chris Kapenga of Delafield says his proposal would make the crime a felony. He says the current penalties are inadequate. Republican Rep. Samantha Kerkman…

posted 2016-01-22 13:00 by WHBY

Public weighs in on Titletown District

Work could start in the spring on the Titletown District, next to Lambeau Field, and people had a chance to ask questions about the plans last night. The village of Ashwaubenon held an open house, and representatives of the Green…

posted 2016-01-22 05:05 by WHBY

Appleton trestle project could cost $1.1 mil

The price tag for the city of Appleton to turn a railroad trestle over the Fox River, into a trail, could top $1.1 million. The city is hoping to get some help from the state to cover the costs. Parks and…

posted 2016-01-22 05:04 by WHBY

Dassey moved to Portage prison

The nephew of Steven Avery is now at a different state prison. Twenty-six-year-old Brendan Dassey was convicted of helping Avery kill freelance photographer Teresa Halbach on Halloween of 2005. The state corrections department moved Dassey from Green Bay to the…

posted 2016-01-22 05:02 by WHBY

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