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2014-12-16

Oshkosh police find hit-and-run suspect

Oshkosh police say an Omro man is responsible for a hit-and-run crash last week, that left a boy with non-life threatening injuries. Investigators say a tip led them to the 28-year-old man. They say he admitted that he was driving…

posted 2014-12-16 13:02 by WHBY

AAA predicting busy travel holiday

A drop in the price of plane tickets and gas could lead to a busy holiday travel season.  AAA Wisconsin says gas is at the lowest level in five years, and domestic round-trip plane tickets are expected to fall by…

posted 2014-12-16 13:01 by WHBY

Hansen pushing for kickboxing rules

A lawmaker from Green Bay wants to regulate kickboxing. The state already has rules for boxing and mixed martial arts, but Senator Dave Hansen says there are some problems with carrying those rules over to kickboxing. He says they need…

posted 2014-12-16 13:00 by WHBY

Paper Valley owners reject aution bid

A downtown Appleton hotel is not changing hands, right now. Radisson Paper Valley Hotel general manager Jay Schumerth says the ownership group wasn't pleased with the top-bid of $17.6 million during a three-day auction, earlier this month. Schumerth says the…

posted 2014-12-16 05:05 by WHBY

G.B. man charged for daughter's death

A 20-year-old man now faces charges, for his daughter's death, in June. Green Bay police arrested Queondrai Farris in Milwaukee, last Friday. Brown County prosecutors filed charges of first-degree reckless homicide, and child abuse, against him. An autopsy shows the…

posted 2014-12-16 05:04 by WHBY

Salvation Army hoping for strong finish

The Salvation Army Fox Cities received a big boost from the Thrivent Financial match day, but the non-profit still needs a lot of help to meet its $1.2 million fundraising goal. Salvation Army spokesman Robb Waugus says the bell ringing…

posted 2014-12-16 05:03 by WHBY

Murder suspect pleads 'not guilty'

A town of Menasha murder suspect was in court yesterday. 42-year-old Sean Oehlke faces charges of first-degree reckless homicide, and burglary, for the death of 68-year-old William Summers. He entered not guilty pleas, in Winnebago County court. Court records accuse…

posted 2014-12-16 05:02 by WHBY

Lawmakers asking for blood donation changes

A Wisconsin Senator is among a group of more than 70 Democratic lawmakers, calling on the federal government to lift a ban on gay men, donating blood. U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, and the other lawmakers, say the Food and Drug…

posted 2014-12-16 05:01 by WHBY

2014-12-15

Thrivent 'Match Day' generates $223K

The Thrivent Financial match day for the Salvation Army Fox Cities Red Kettle campaign was a success.  The community donated over $123,000 on Dec. 5th, and Thrivent matched $100,000 for a total at more than $223,000.  Thrivent spokeswoman Kalli Briese…

posted 2014-12-15 13:05 by WHBY

DOT planning for I-41 conversion

By this time next year, Highway 41 will be an Interstate, from Green Bay, to the state line. DOT project supervisor Tammy Rabe says Congress approved the change last week, and President Obama is expected to sign it this week.…

posted 2014-12-15 13:04 by WHBY

Deadlines approaching for holiday mail

Today is the busiest day of the year for the postal service. Spokesman Sean Hargadon says post offices around the country will process more than 610 million pieces of mail today.  He deadlines are approaching for getting letters and packages…

posted 2014-12-15 13:03 by WHBY

St. Norbert College opens time capsule

A 98 year-old time capsule on the St. Norbert College campus gave some insight to the history of a building, that's being torn down. Donald Taylor is the school's director of art galleries. He says construction workers found the capsule…

posted 2014-12-15 13:02 by WHBY

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