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2016-05-06

DOJ clears officers of charges in standoff

The state's top prosecutor says two Neenah police officers acted in self-defense when they shot a hostage during a standoff. Attorney General Brad Schimel talked about the justice department's investigation into the December 5th police shooting outside of Eagle Nation…

posted 2016-05-06 15:00 by WHBY

Funk's friend reacts to DOJ ruling

Several members of Eagle Nation Cycles and Michael Funk supporters were at today's press conference. A number of them gasped and left the room, after Attorney General Schimel announced his decision. Funk's friend, Kay Reetz, stayed. She believes officers should…

posted 2016-05-06 14:59 by WHBY

Neenah chief weighs in on DOJ's decision

The leader of Neenah's police department says he's feels the attorney general reached the correct conclusion that his officers acted in self-defense. Chief Kevin Wilkinson says the officers were in a very dangerous situation, and they did what they were…

posted 2016-05-06 14:58 by WHBY

Oshkosh police getting body cameras

Oshkosh police officers will start using body cameras soon. Officer Joe Nichols says they received a shipment of about 75 of them, and all of their patrol officers and school liaison officers will wear them. He says they expect all…

posted 2016-05-06 13:05 by WHBY

TWC to end analog TV service

Time Warner Cable customers in the Appleton, Green Bay, and Oshkosh areas will have to get digital boxes, if they have analog TV service. Spokesman Mike Hogan says they're going to eliminate analog, and switch to an all-digital lineup. He…

posted 2016-05-06 13:04 by WHBY

Police arrest 21-yr-old man in attempted carjacking

Grand Chute police say a 21-year-old Appleton man is in custody for an attempted carjacking yesterday afternoon. Two 19-year-old Green Bay men were questioned and released, after they were found in an SUV. Kaukauna police arrested the Appleton man at…

posted 2016-05-06 13:03 by WHBY

Paddle series starts tomorrow in N.L.

Kayaks, canoes, and paddle boards will be out on the Wolf River, in the New London area, tomorrow morning. It's the first event in the annual Heritage Paddle Series. Spokesman David Horst says they'll launch from the New London Electric…

posted 2016-05-06 13:02 by WHBY

Kuen more comfortable with Paper Valley plans

Stakeholders in the expo center project in downtown Appleton are more comfortable with the renovation plans for the Radisson Paper Valley hotel. Kimberly village president Chuck Kuen was at a recent meeting with hotel owner Joe Gillespie of Inner Circle…

posted 2016-05-06 05:05 by WHBY

Fox River Locks opening today

The Fox River Locks open for the season today. For the first time in about three decades, boaters will soon be able to travel from Little Lake Butte des Morts to downtown Kaukauka. Bob Stark is the CEO of the…

posted 2016-05-06 05:04 by WHBY

Prison guards get raise, Hintz reacts

The state corrections department hopes to keep its prison guards, and bring in new ones, by raising their pay. Officials announced an 80-cent per hour boost for staff, along with another 50-cent raise for workers at certain prisons. Democratic Rep.…

posted 2016-05-06 05:03 by WHBY

2016-05-05

DOJ to talk about Neenah police shooting

The state justice department is going to talk about the investigation into a Neenah police shooting Friday morning. Attorney General Brad Schimel is scheduled to provide an update on the death of 60-year-old Michael Funk of Neenah, during a press…

posted 2016-05-05 17:55 by WHBY

Arrests made in attempted carjacking

Grand Chute police arrested two 19-year-old Green Bay men for an attempted carjacking, and they're looking for a third suspect. Capt. Colette Jaeger says a man tried to force a woman and her six-month-old baby out of their vehicle, around…

posted 2016-05-05 16:31 by WHBY

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