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2013-12-26

Casino debate among top stories of 2013

Governor Walker is weighing whether to approve a casino project in Kenosha. The issue was one of the top stories in the state, in 2013. The federal Bureau of Indian Affairs approved the Menominee Tribe's application to build an $800-million…

posted 2013-12-26 13:00 by WHBY

G.B. Police: Man threatened to kill woman

Police in Green Bay arrested a 25-year-old man early this morning, after officers say he threatened to kill his ex-girlfriend. They say the man broke into the woman's apartment, in the 1800 block of Badger Street, and tried to stop…

posted 2013-12-26 06:05 by WHBY

G.B. woman killed in Oconto Co. crash

A 21-year-old Green Bay woman was killed in an accident last night in Oconto County. The sheriff's department says she lost control of her car on Highway 41-141, just south of Highway S, in the town of Little Suamico,  around…

posted 2013-12-26 05:05 by WHBY

Man dead after Christmas Eve accident in G.B.

Green Bay police say a 28-year-old man lost his life in a late-night crash on Christmas Eve. Investigators say he went off the road and hit a tree, in the 800 block of Wilson Avenue.

posted 2013-12-26 05:04 by WHBY

Child hurt in sledding accident

A 10-year-old was seriously hurt in a sledding accident yesterday, near Freedom. The Outagamie County sheriff's department says the child was flown by helicopter to a hospital, and there aren't any updates on the child's condition. Crews were called to…

posted 2013-12-26 05:03 by WHBY

Bicyclist hurt in Menasha hit-and-run crash

Menasha police are looking for a hit-and-run driver, after a bicyclist was hurt on Christmas Eve. Officers say the 25-year-old Appleton man was riding in the 1200 block of S. Oneida Street, around 5:30 p.m. The driver took off after…

posted 2013-12-26 05:02 by WHBY

Tavern damaged in Oconto fire

A building in downtown Oconto was heavily damaged in a Christmas Day fire. Firefighters say flames were coming out of windows on the second floor, but no one was living in the second-story apartments. The Log Jam Saloon is on…

posted 2013-12-26 05:01 by WHBY

BBB offers tips on gift returns

Return lines are going to be long today, as people take back Christmas presents that didn't make the cut. Better Business Bureau spokeswoman Kimberly Hazen says it's a good idea to check a store's return policy before you leave the…

posted 2013-12-26 05:00 by WHBY

Van Hollen will continue anti-heroin push

The state's "top cop" believes an effort that targets the growing heroin epidemic is helping. Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says they launched the "Fly Effect" campaign earlier this year, to make sure parents and teens know about the dangers…

posted 2013-12-26 04:59 by WHBY

Nursing shortage still in sight

Nearly 30 percent of all nurses in the state are at least 55 years old. Judy Warmuth of the Wisconsin Hospital Association says there could be a shortage, in the coming years. She says if the current pace of new…

posted 2013-12-26 04:58 by WHBY

Study has mixed reviews of child care ratings

Child care providers around Wisconsin are rated through a state system, and an advocacy group believes the state needs to offer incentives to improve. The YoungStar quality system is three years old, and the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families…

posted 2013-12-26 04:57 by WHBY

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