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2015-02-26

Conviction tossed in N.L. murder

A court ruled that a former New London man should get a new trial for a 2007 murder. Thirty-eight-year-old Chad Magolski was serving a life sentence, without the chance for parole, after he was convicted in 2012. He was charged…

posted 2015-02-26 15:05 by WHBY

Walker plans another trip to Europe

Governor Walker is planning a trade mission to Europe in the coming weeks. The potential 2016 presidential candidate announced this morning in Miwaukee that he's looking to travel to Germany, France, and Spain, in about 1-1/2 months. The trip comes…

posted 2015-02-26 15:04 by WHBY

Other sites explored for expo center

A parking lot that's owned by Outagamie County is the preferred site for the expo center project, and stakeholders evaluated a number of other options. The location was a big topic at a special meeting on the proposed Fox Cities…

posted 2015-02-26 15:03 by WHBY

Brown Co. United Way meets goal

An annual fundraising campaign brought in just over $4 million for the Brown County United Way. The final total was about $4,061,000, and that exceeded the non-profit's goal by $1,000. Spokeswoman Andria Hannula says the money will support 40 programs…

posted 2015-02-26 15:02 by WHBY

Changes likely to EdVest rules

Families sending a student off to college might be able to use a state-sponsored college savings plan, to buy a computer. Congressman Ron Kind says tax-free plans, like Wisconsin's EdVest, have several rules that need to be changed. He says…

posted 2015-02-26 15:01 by WHBY

Freedom sets rule for minors & e-cigs

The town board in Freedom is taking a stance against kids using e-cigarettes. It's already illegal, under state law, for minors to have them, but the board took an additional step to create a town rule. Police Chief Chris Nechodom…

posted 2015-02-26 15:00 by WHBY

Cowles stands by right-to-work vote

A Republican lawmaker from Allouez is talking about his vote on the right-to-work law. Senator Rob Cowles was one of 17 Republicans to support the proposal. He says he supports the change, because he doesn't feel anyone should be forced…

posted 2015-02-26 13:30 by WHBY

County wants to recoup costs for expo site

If Outagamie County is going to sell the preferred site of the Fox Cities Exhibition Center, the planning director says the county would have to recoup its investment. Kara Homan says that amount is a little more than $2 million.…

posted 2015-02-26 05:03 by WHBY

Bill would lift handgun waiting period

A Republican lawmaker wants people to be able to walk out of a gun shop with a handgun without having to wait 48 hours. Sen. Van Wanggaard of Racine introduced a bill to dump the waiting period, and an Assembly…

posted 2015-02-26 05:02 by WHBY

Panel votes to make deer rules permanent

Recommended changes to the way the state manages its deer herd, could soon become permanent. They come from a report that deer management expert James Kroll released in 2012. The DNR put many of the rules in place, on a…

posted 2015-02-26 05:01 by WHBY

2015-02-25

Jury: Boyd competent in Walmart shooting

A Winnebago County jury says a woman knew what she was doing was wrong, when she shot a coworker. Forty-eight-year-old Justine Boyd shot her co-worker, Sharon Goffard, at a Neenah Walmart in July of 2013. The women were both cashiers,…

posted 2015-02-25 20:30 by WHBY

G.B. officer out of hospital after man shot

The wounded Green Bay police officer from last night's shooting was released from a hospital. Police say an officer was stabbed in one of his arms, while he was responding to a report of a suicidal man. Two officers then…

posted 2015-02-25 13:05 by WHBY

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