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2014-04-18

Police see more 'suicide by cop' cases

Appleton's top cop says it's "deeply concerning" that more people are trying to commit "suicide by cop." Investigators say that's what a 22-year-old Appleton man wanted to do last Thursday, when he was shot by two officers on the city's…

posted 2014-04-18 13:05 by WHBY

Appeals court upholds collective bargaining law

Governor Walker's controversial collective bargaining law passed another legal test today. A federal appeals court ruled that the restrictions, that stripped most public workers of nearly all of their collective bargaining rights, is constitutional. That upholds a federal judge's ruling…

posted 2014-04-18 13:04 by WHBY

Court reinstates protester lawsuit against state

A state appeals court is reviving a lawsuit from a group that protested the collective bargaining law, at the Capitol. Six people who were ticketed for carrying signs sued, saying their free speech rights were violated. The tickets were later…

posted 2014-04-18 13:03 by WHBY

New London church open in time for Easter

Just in time for Easter, the doors of a New London church are back open. Much of Trinity Lutheran church was destroyed by a tornado last August, and pastor Bil Sutlief says they were finally able to hold services there…

posted 2014-04-18 13:02 by WHBY

Group gets 40K books for Fox Cities students

Another 40,000 books are on their way to the Fox Cities, as part of a national program to improve literacy. First Book Fox Valley won them for the second year in a row, and they're going to schools in Appleton,…

posted 2014-04-18 13:01 by WHBY

Benefit for injured trooper Saturday, in Kaukauna

The man who was stranded on the side of Highway 41, when a car lost control and hit a State Trooper, is trying to help the trooper. Brian Wood owns 1 Bar in Kaukauna, and tomorrow he's holding a benefit…

posted 2014-04-18 13:00 by WHBY

Michaels latest retailer with data breach

There are reports today from another national retailer of a major data breach. This time it's Michaels, the arts and crafts store, with locations around Wisconsin. The leader of the state's consumer protection agency says apparently, it's something that shoppers…

posted 2014-04-18 12:59 by WHBY

Hanna to bartend to raise money

Appleton's mayor will be a "guest bartender" tonight to help the city's sister city in Nicaragua. Mayor Tim Hanna will be behind the bar, making drinks at CU Saloon. He says all of his tips, and the proceeds from every…

posted 2014-04-18 12:58 by WHBY

Amber Alert once issued for murder suspect

The suspect in a Green Bay murder was once the subject of an Amber Alert. Police believe 21-year-old Terry Shepard shot 32-year-old Steven Sims on Tuesday night, at a home in the 1100 of Stuart Street. Investigators say Shepard just…

posted 2014-04-18 05:05 by WHBY

Burke calls for more tuition tax deductions

The main Democrat running for governor says paying for higher education is one of the main hurdles that keep people from getting a degree. Mary Burke says getting more technical college and university graduates is also a key factor, in…

posted 2014-04-18 05:04 by WHBY

Effort underway to recycle more plastic

The DNR is hoping to keep more plastic bags, and plastic wrap, out of landfills. Cynthia Moore is with the agency's Waste and Materials Management Program. She says the plastic film can't go with the regular curbside recycling, because if…

posted 2014-04-18 05:03 by WHBY

2014-04-17

Pirates Blow Open Close Game Late, Whip Brewers 11-2

Josh Harrison hit a pinch hit 2 run home run in the 7th inning off of Rob Wooten to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 4-2  lead, they added 6 runs in the 8th inning off of rookie Wei-Chung Wang, as…

posted 2014-04-17 21:31:29 by WHBY

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