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2014-04-18

Amber Alert once issued for murder suspect

The suspect in a Green Bay murder was once the subject of an Amber Alert. Police believe 21-year-old Terry Shepard shot 32-year-old Steven Sims on Tuesday night, at a home in the 1100 of Stuart Street. Investigators say Shepard just…

posted 2014-04-18 05:05 by WHBY

Burke calls for more tuition tax deductions

The main Democrat running for governor says paying for higher education is one of the main hurdles that keep people from getting a degree. Mary Burke says getting more technical college and university graduates is also a key factor, in…

posted 2014-04-18 05:04 by WHBY

Effort underway to recycle more plastic

The DNR is hoping to keep more plastic bags, and plastic wrap, out of landfills. Cynthia Moore is with the agency's Waste and Materials Management Program. She says the plastic film can't go with the regular curbside recycling, because if…

posted 2014-04-18 05:03 by WHBY

2014-04-17

Pirates Blow Open Close Game Late, Whip Brewers 11-2

Josh Harrison hit a pinch hit 2 run home run in the 7th inning off of Rob Wooten to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 4-2  lead, they added 6 runs in the 8th inning off of rookie Wei-Chung Wang, as…

posted 2014-04-17 21:31:29 by WHBY

Appleton officers cleared in shooting

The man who was shot by Appleton police was trying to commit suicide by cop. That's what Green Bay police determined, from their investigation into last Thursday's incident, in the 1300 block of S. Monroe Street. Capt. Todd Thomas says…

posted 2014-04-17 15:30 by WHBY

G.C. police find woman accused of taking sons

Grand Chute police say they've found a Chicago woman, who's accused of taking her two children yesterday. The woman is a Chicago police officerm and Grand Chute police chief Greg Peterson says they received a tip that shem and the…

posted 2014-04-17 15:30 by WHBY

Police seek suspect in G.B. murder

Police believe a 21-year-old man shot and killed another man in Green Bay Tuesday night. Capt. Todd Thomas says they're looking for Terry Shepard, in connection with the murder of 32-year-old Steven Sims. He says Shepard was visiting a woman…

posted 2014-04-17 15:05 by WHBY

Lawrence official doesn't like financial aid plan

A Lawrence University official is reacting to a proposal that would end federal financial aid for students at private schools. The plan redirects that money, to give students two free years, at public colleges and universities. Ken Anselment is the…

posted 2014-04-17 15:04 by WHBY

International health delegation liked Fox Cities

A traveling delegation of health care officials from former Soviet states left the Fox Cities last week, with a good impression. Larry Burkhardt of the Fox Cities Regional Partnership says the group also visited Washington D.C., Tampa, and Minneapolis. He…

posted 2014-04-17 15:03 by WHBY

Counting over for Mickey Mouse-type votes

When people vote for "Mickey Mouse" or "Donald Duck" on election day, clerks won't have to keep track of those write-ins anymore. Appleton City Clerk Char Peterson says that's going to save time, for staffers. She says they still have…

posted 2014-04-17 15:02 by WHBY

Plank takes over as council president

Appleton has a new city council president. Members picked Ald. Kathy Plank for the job, in a unanimous vote last night. Plank represents the 7th district, covering parts of northeast side. She became the chair of the city's finance committee…

posted 2014-04-17 15:01 by WHBY

G.B. shooting victim had lived in Kenosha

A 32-year-old man, who recently moved from the Kenosha area to Green Bay, was the victim of a shooting late Wednesday night. Green Bay officers were on their way to the scene, around 11 p.m., when the victim, Steven Sims,…

posted 2014-04-17 05:05 by WHBY

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