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2016-06-01

Shooter may have had mental health issues

Court records say the man who shot an Appleton police officer, and a Good Samaritan, may have been suffering from mental health problems. Twenty-three-year-old Marcus Felton faced charges from two cases, from earlier this year, before last Saturday's shooting on…

posted 2016-06-01 05:05 by WHBY

Potts can't withdraw plea for G.C. murder

A judge says a man convicted of an eight-year-old Grand Chute murder can't withdraw his plea. Thirty-three-year-old Michael Potts argued that his attorney gave him bad advice, when he reached a deal with prosecutors on the last day of his…

posted 2016-06-01 05:04 by WHBY

Expo has problem-solving focus

Helping businesses overcome obstacles is the main focus of an event today, at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in downtown Appleton. Amy Flanders of the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce says more than 70 companies are participating in the business…

posted 2016-06-01 05:03 by WHBY

Hearing focuses on steps taken at Tomah VA

The reforms at the VA clinic in Tomah are ongoing, after a prescription drug scandal. That's what Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson told a U.S. Senate committee yesterday in Tomah. He says the Department of Veterans Affairs "owns" the problems with…

posted 2016-06-01 05:02 by WHBY

2016-05-31

Neenah man killed while crossing street

A 77-year-old Neenah man died yesterday, after he was hit by a car, while trying to cross a street, north of the downtown. The State Patrol says he stepped into a crosswalk, at Commercial Street and Forest Avenue, around 3:15…

posted 2016-05-31 22:01:11 by WHBY

Man found behind dryer in G.B. standoff

A 40-year-old man was arrested after a standoff on Green Bay's north side last night. Police say a man and a woman got into a fight, and the woman said she had a gun pointed at her. Officers surrounded the…

posted 2016-05-31 22:00 by WHBY

Hafeman charged, bond set at $500K

Prosecutors are charging an Appleton woman with murder, for the stabbing death of her husband. Thirty-four-year-old Tina Hafeman was arrested last Friday, several hours after 35-year-old Chad Hafeman was killed. Court Commissioner Brian Figy set her bond at $500,000 during a…

posted 2016-05-31 17:30 by WHBY

-- Video of Officer Wiener leaving the hospital

Appleton police put together a video of Officer Stephanie Wiener leaving the hospital this morning. She was greeted by officers from several police departments and hospital staff. A caravan of squad cars escorted her home. Wiener was shot in the…

posted 2016-05-31 17:15 by WHBY

Suspect shot at Oconto Co. deputy

Oconto County sheriff's deputies are looking for the man who shot at a deputy this morning, in the town of Abrams. Sheriff Mike Jansen says the deputy was checking doors at the Pine Acres Golf Course near Hwy. 41, because…

posted 2016-05-31 13:05 by WHBY

Johnson holds hearing on Tomah VA investigation

A U.S. Senate committee holding a hearing in Tomah today, on the investigation of drug abuse claims at the Tomah VA clinic. Senator Ron Johnson says the Office of Inspector General either ignored, or failed to follow up on, several…

posted 2016-05-31 13:04 by WHBY

Appleton band in national Memorial Day parade

Members of the Appleton East high school marching band and dance team were in Washington D.C. yesterday, for the National Memorial Day Parade. About 210 students participated in the nation's largest Memorial Day parade. They also played "On Wisconsin." The…

posted 2016-05-31 13:03 by WHBY

Exhibit features troops killed in Vietnam War

The faces of Wisconsin troops killed in the Vietnam War are on display, in downtown Appleton. The Trout Museum of Art is hosting an exhibit, featuring pictures of all of the fallen. Almost 1,200 military members from the state gave…

posted 2016-05-31 13:02 by WHBY

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