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2016-03-02

Fraud concerns delay some state tax returns

It might take a bit longer for tax returns from the state to make it into to bank accounts this year. The revenue department is putting a higher emphasis on screening for fraud. Secretary Rick Chandler says most tax filers…

posted 2016-03-02 05:01 by WHBY

2016-03-01

Avery's trial lawyers plan 27-city tour

The lawyers for Steven Avery will hit the road this spring and summer, after they became well known for the Netflix documentary series Making a Murderer. Attorneys Dean Strang and Jerome Buting are scheduling a 27-city tour, called "A Conversation…

posted 2016-03-01 21:00 by WHBY

Attorney accuses Lee's brother of murder

A defense attorney accused a murder suspect's brother of being the actual shooter. Thirty-year-old Chong Lee is on trial for the December 2013 shooting death of 25-year-old Joshua Richards in downtown Appleton. The Green Bay man was killed in an…

posted 2016-03-01 13:05 by WHBY

State may have little influence after 'Super Tuesday'

Today is Super Tuesday, and a political expert says once the results are in from the presidential primaries in the 13 states, the Republican and Democratic nominations may be all but locked up. Lawrence University political science professor Arnold Shober…

posted 2016-03-01 13:04 by WHBY

ThedaCare celebrating STEMI program

A ThedaCare cardiologist says a program that's 10 years old is helping the health care provider significantly reduce prep times, for heart attack patients. Doctor Peter Ackell is an interventional cardiologist. He says the Code STEMI system trained first-responders how…

posted 2016-03-01 13:03 by WHBY

AAA: Most drivers afraid of self-driving cars

A survey by AAA shows three out of four drivers would be afraid to ride in a self-driving car. Spokesman Nick Jarmusz says the building blocks toward them are already available in some vehicles. Sixty-one percent said they want at…

posted 2016-03-01 13:02 by WHBY

DNR launching new online system

The DNR going to launch a new system that will let people buy hunting and fishing licenses online. They'll also be able to register a boat, ATV, or snowmobile around the clock. Mark Rappe of the DNR says there are…

posted 2016-03-01 13:01 by WHBY

Murder suspect's brother takes stand

A murder suspect's brother testified that Appleton police forced him to say that his brother shot a man in the downtown. Thirty-year-old Chong Lee of Neenah is on trial for the December 2013 shooting death of 25-year-old Joshua Richards. The…

posted 2016-03-01 05:05 by WHBY

Public weighs in on Erb Park, pool plans

Staffers for the city of Appleton, and a consulting firm, listened to feedback on the preliminary plans to rebuild Erb Pool and make a variety of improvements to the entire park. Parks and recreation director Dean Gazza says they would…

posted 2016-03-01 05:04 by WHBY

Man caught sending nude pictures on Snapchat

An 18-year-old Oshkosh man could face charges, after police say he sent sexually explicit pictures to a minor, using the Snapchat app. Police are trying to find other victims. Officer Joe Nichols says they arrested the man last Friday, after…

posted 2016-03-01 05:03 by WHBY

More candidates get into congressional race

The field of candidates for an open seat in Congress is growing, and a political science professor says more candidates are likely to join. Republican Congressman Reid Ribble isn't seeking another term. Three Republican candidates, and an independent, are officially…

posted 2016-03-01 05:02 by WHBY

State's presidential primary 5 weeks away

It's Super Tuesday, but Wisconsin's presidential primary isn't for five more weeks. Republican strategist Brandon Scholz says it's hard to tell if voters here will have chance to play an important role in picking the GOP nominee. Scholz says the…

posted 2016-03-01 05:01 by WHBY

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