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2014-06-19

Marshals catch Philadelphia suspect in Appleton

The suspect in a sexual assault case in Philadelphia was arrested in Appleton. U.S. Marshals office caught Michael Young in the 200 block of S. Summit Street on Tuesday. They say he saw a woman walking along a sidewalk in…

posted 2014-06-19 05:01 by WHBY

Thompson calls obesity a disease

A longtime Wisconsin politician is trying to fight obesity. Former Governor Tommy Thompson is calling on Congress to recognize obesity as a disease. That would require Medicare to cover obesity treatments. Thompson says the country would save money in the…

posted 2014-06-19 05:00 by WHBY

Diamondbacks Get Walk Off Win Versus Brew Crew

Light hitting Tony Campana hit a one out single off of Brandon Kintzler to drive in Martin Prado in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Arizona Diamondbacks edged the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 Wednesday night in Phoenix. The Brewers…

posted 2014-06-19 00:03:58 by WHBY

2014-06-18

Basic Needs Partnership giving $2.8 mil

More than 100 non-profits, in the Fox Cities, Green Bay, and Oshkosh are receiving money that was raised through an annual golf outing. Cathy Mutschler is the director of giving for U.S. Venture. She says the money from the U.S.…

posted 2014-06-18 14:14:05 by WHBY

NWS watching rain totals with more expected

The overnight storms over the last two days brought plenty of rain, and concerns about the potential for flooding. The National Weather Service is following the situation because more rain is expected to fall, tonight or early tomorrow morning. Meteorologist…

posted 2014-06-18 13:04 by WHBY

2 men arrested in Brown Co. for child pornography

Two men are in custody on child pornography charges, in Brown County. The sheriff's department says 28-year-old Darryl Ripkoski of Bellevue, and 42-year-old Jon Vangheem of De Pere were arrested. Authorities say they've been working on an undercover operation for…

posted 2014-06-18 13:03 by WHBY

Library starting early literacy program

There's a new early-learning initiative through the Appleton Public Library, to try to turn around a decline in third-grade reading scores. Tanya Misselt of the children's department says librarians will leave the library to reach out to families. She says…

posted 2014-06-18 13:02 by WHBY

Wis. drivers hit hard by bad credit

Car insurance can cost up to 80 percent more in Wisconsin, if you have a bad credit score. A national study by WalletHub shows that ranks 12th highest in the country. CEO Odysseas Papadimitriou says he knew insurance companies used…

posted 2014-06-18 13:01 by WHBY

DNR expanding bobcat hunting range

Hunters have been shooting and trapping bobcats for years, in the northwoods, and the DNR is expanding the bobcat hunt to the entire state this year. John Olson is an ecologist for the agency. He says bobcat numbers are growing…

posted 2014-06-18 13:00 by WHBY

Wis. storms spawned at least 6 tornadoes

Southern Wisconsin was hit by at least six tornadoes late Monday night. The National Weather Service determined two of them were in Platteville, and one of them was an EF-2. Some buildings on the U-W Platteville campus were damaged, along…

posted 2014-06-18 05:05 by WHBY

Expo center land deal progressing

A deal on the sale of an Outagamie County parking lot took another step forward yesterday, and the county's leader says it could signal the end of a three-year process. The city wants to help build an expo center on…

posted 2014-06-18 05:04 by WHBY

Appleton fire dept. wants Pierce trucks

A company from the Appleton area could become the exclusive provider of fire trucks for the Appleton fire department. Several years after the city council made a controversial decision to buy a truck from the now-closed Elite Manufacturing, in Shawano…

posted 2014-06-18 05:03 by WHBY

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