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2014-07-11

Man arrested in attempted abduction

Police arrested a 45-year-old man in an attempted abduction on Appleton's westside. Officers stopped Dennis Mitchell in the 400 block of N. Division Street around 4:30 p.m. Friday. Police say he's from Missouri, but he had been living in Appleton…

posted 2014-07-11 21:05 by WHBY

Oshkosh police: Puppy left by dumpster

Oshkosh police say a semi driver left a puppy in a plastic bag, behind a dumpster, at a truck stop yesterday. A worker at the Planeview Truck Stop found the dog around 11:30 a.m. today. The puppy was taken to…

posted 2014-07-11 15:04 by WHBY

Not guilty plea in toddler's death

A town of Menasha man accused of killing a three-year-old girl is set to stand trial in the case. A not guilty plea was entered this morning, for 26-year-old Ryan Jorgenson, in the death of his fiance's daughter. Winnebago County…

posted 2014-07-11 15:03 by WHBY

Rescued kayakers released from hospital

A Texas woman, her son, and an Illinois boy are out of a hospital, after they were rescued from their kayaks, off the shore of Green Bay, in Door County. Sheriff's officials say 43-year-old Allison Alter, her nine-year-old son, Zach,…

posted 2014-07-11 15:02 by WHBY

Big Appleton ladder truck down for repairs

The Appleton fire department might be without its large ladder truck for three or four months. Chief Len VanderWyst told the city's safety and licensing committee yesterday that there are cracks in the framing that holds the base of the…

posted 2014-07-11 15:02 by WHBY

We Energies budget bills up for many

About one-third of We Energies customers use the budget-billing option, and some of them are facing an increase in their payments because of the rough winter. Spokesman Brian Manthey says they update the payments, every six months. He says some…

posted 2014-07-11 15:01 by WHBY

'Music & Memory' program expanding

More people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia will be exposed to a state program that uses music, to help better their lives. The department of health services launched "Music and Memory" in 100 nursing homes across Wisconsin, at the beginning…

posted 2014-07-11 15:00 by WHBY

Appleton charter school closing

Students won't be returning to one charter school in Appleton in the fall. The board that oversees United Public Montessori notified the Appleton district that only six students were signed up, so the school will close. Asst. superintendent Judy Baseman…

posted 2014-07-11 05:05 by WHBY

Teacher to stand trial for assaulting boy

A 27-year-old teacher and coach in Green Bay was bound over for trial in a sexual assault case. Wayne Makela of Hobart was a fifth-through-eighth grade teacher at Pilgrim Lutheran last school year, and he's accused of having sexual contact…

posted 2014-07-11 05:04 by WHBY

Young birds on endangered list killed

The DNR says someone killed about 25 young birds on an island in Little Lake Butte des Morts. The chicks were part of a colony of Common Tern. The birds are on the state's endangered species list. Wardens believe the…

posted 2014-07-11 05:03 by WHBY

2014-07-10

Brewers swept by Phillies

Jimmy Rollins broke up Matt Garza's no-hit bid with a single in the seventh before scoring seven runs an inning later, helping the Philadelphia Phillies grab a four-game sweep of the Brewers with a 9-1 win.  The Phillies sent 12…

posted 2014-07-10 16:32:49 by WHBY

State officially appeals gay marriage ruling

It's official, the state is appealing a federal judge's decision to throw out Wisconsin's constitutional amendment banning gay marriage. Governor Walker and Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen filed paperwork today, with the 7th District Court of Appeals. Judge Barbara Crabb…

posted 2014-07-10 16:31 by WHBY

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