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2016-07-07

Good Samaritans honored by police

Appleton police honored two Good Samaritans for helping an officer, during a struggle with a shoplifting suspect. Brothers Andrew and Nicholas Maltbey received the department's Civilian Medal of Gallantry last night. Mayor Tim Hanna says their actions are an example…

posted 2016-07-07 05:05 by WHBY

1st expo center contracts in place

Appleton's leader expects work to move very quickly on the downtown expo center. The city council approved the first two contracts, on a unanimous vote, last night. Miron Construction will get over $600,000 to be the construction manager. Zimmerman Architectural Studios…

posted 2016-07-07 05:04 by WHBY

State: Flu mist nasal spray not effective

People shouldn't use the flu mist nasal spray, in place of a flu shot. That's a recommendation from the state health services department. State public health officer Karen McKeown says the nasal spray wasn't effective during the last flu season.…

posted 2016-07-07 05:03 by WHBY

Police speak out about crash gawkers

Fond du Lac police say gawkers created safety problems Tuesday, while authorities dealt with a fatal accident on I-41 North. Capt. Rick Olig says people in the southbound lanes were slowing down, to take pictures with their cell phones. Twenty-four-year-old…

posted 2016-07-07 05:02 by WHBY

2016-07-06

Brewers can't sweep Nationals, lose 7-4

The Washington Nationals (51-35) avoided the sweep by Milwaukee (37-47) by beating the Brewers 7-4 on Wednesday afternoon.  Milwaukee did take the series two games to one.  All four runs from the Brewers came in the thrid inning off of…

posted 2016-07-06 17:49:09 by WHBY

Police honoring Good Samaritans from shooting

The Good Samaritans from a shooting on Appleton's east side will be honored tonight by the city's police department. Twenty-three-year-old Andrew Maltbey and his younger brother Nicholas will receive the department's Civilian Medal of Gallantry, at the city council meeting.…

posted 2016-07-06 13:05 by WHBY

Prof: Clinton scandal unlikely to sway voters

A political expert says yesterday's announcement from the FBI, about the Hillary Clinton e-mail investigation, won't change many votes, in the race for president. Marquette University political science professor Charles Franklin says most already had their minds made up, about…

posted 2016-07-06 13:04 by WHBY

Name released in fatal I-41 crash

The man killed in yesterday's crash on I-41 North, in Fond du Lac, was 24-year-old Joseph Wegner. The State Patrol says the North Fond du Lac man was driving a flatbed truck, and he hit the back of a semi,…

posted 2016-07-06 13:03 by WHBY

2 men rescued from Lake Winnebago

Two men from the Brillion area were rescued from Lake Winnebago this morning. The Calumet County sheriff's department says their 14-foot fishing boat tipped around 9:15 a.m., near Stockbridge Harbor. Deputies say the 62-year-old and 76-year-old men were tossed into…

posted 2016-07-06 13:02 by WHBY

Man to stand trial for human trafficking

A judge is ordering a trial in a human trafficking case in Appleton. Police say two women escaped from a hotel on the city's northeast side last November, after two men from the Twin Cities area tried to take them…

posted 2016-07-06 13:01 by WHBY

UW scientist says bacteria could block Zika

A researcher from UW-Madison says they could make progress in the fight against the Zika virus, thanks to work that's already being done, on another virus. Matthew Aliota is a scientist, with the school's veterinary medicine program. He says five…

posted 2016-07-06 13:00 by WHBY

WEDC didn't track outsourcing of jobs

The state's job creation agency failed to track companies that are receiving state funding, and outsourcing jobs. Citizen Action of Wisconsin says that no 30-day notifications were filed over the last two years. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation created a…

posted 2016-07-06 12:59 by WHBY

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