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2016-03-08

Buting to write book on Avery, justice system

One of the attorneys for Steven Avery's murder trial says he's writing a book to expose the "dysfunction" of the criminal justice system. Jerome Buting has a deal with HarperCollins Publishers, and his book is expected to hit store shelves…

posted 2016-03-08 05:02 by WHBY

Bullets in bathroom, toilet after shooting

Investigators found bullets in and around a toilet, at a nearby bar, several days after a downtown Appleton shooting. Sgt. Neal Rabas testified yesterday in Chong Lee's murder trial. The 30-year-old Neenah man is charged with shooting 25-year-old Joshua Richards…

posted 2016-03-08 05:01 by WHBY

'Cinderella' opening at PAC

A classic fairy tale will be at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center starting tonight. Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Cinderella" is coming to downtown Appleton for eight performances, through Sunday night. PAC spokeswoman Trisha Witt says it's a fresh new take…

posted 2016-03-08 05:00 by WHBY

2016-03-07

Detective in Lee trial talks about interrogations

Day nine of the murder trial in a downtown Appleton shooting continued this morning, with a detective on the stand. Sgt. Neal Rabas interviewed several of the people involved in the events leading up to the December 2013 shooting, at…

posted 2016-03-07 13:05 by WHBY

2 local companies make most ethical list

Two local companies are being honored for their ethical practices. Thrivent Financial and Oshkosh Corporation were among 131 companies on this year's World's Most Ethical Companies list. The Ethisphere Institute grades companies around the globe. Thrivent spokeswoman Callie Briese says…

posted 2016-03-07 13:04 by WHBY

Bradley wrote anti-gay comments in college

State Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley says she's embarrassed by anti-gay opinion pieces she wrote while in college, 24 years ago. The liberal group One Wisconsin Now released Marquette University college newspaper columns from Bradley. In one, Bradley compares homosexuals…

posted 2016-03-07 13:03 by WHBY

Breakfast to feature childhood obesity speaker

A national speaker will be in Neenah tomorrow morning to talk about childhood obesity. The Weight of the Fox Valley is organizing a breakfast event at the Best Western Bridgewood Conference Center. Keren Rosenberg of Weight of the Fox Valley…

posted 2016-03-07 13:02 by WHBY

Lion sculpture to be part of Hydro Park

Kaukauna's new Hydro Park will soon have a large sculpture of a lion. Mayor Gene Rosin says it will symbolize the roar from a big drop in the Fox River that was in place in the community's early days. He…

posted 2016-03-07 13:01 by WHBY

Lee trial stretches into another week

The trial for a murder in downtown Appleton gets going again today. After a weekend off, jurors will be back in an Outagamie County courtroom this morning for the trial of 30-year-old Chong Lee of Neenah. He's charged with first-degree…

posted 2016-03-07 05:05 by WHBY

Town of Menasha referendum set

The April 5th election is less than a month away, and voters on the town of Menasha's west side will decide whether their section of the town will become the village of Fox Crossing. Town administrator Jeff Sturgill says staff…

posted 2016-03-07 05:04 by WHBY

Fatal crashes up 32% in first 2 months

More people are dying on state roads so far this year, compared to 2015. The DOT says 79 people were killed during the first two months, and that's up 32 percent from a year ago. The agency's Steve Olson says…

posted 2016-03-07 05:03 by WHBY

Fox Cities now without a pool hall

When a pool hall in downtown Appleton closed several weeks ago, it left the Fox Cities without one, for the first time in years. KK Billiards was in the former Park Central building. Kurt Jacobson of Amusement Devices in Menasha…

posted 2016-03-07 05:02 by WHBY

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