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2016-07-19

Name released from Utica shooting

Investigators are releasing the name of the man killed yesterday in the town of Utica. The Winnebago County sheriff's department says 29-year-old Luke Smith died after shooting himself. His 36-year-old girlfriend is recovering from a gunshot wound. They say three…

posted 2016-07-19 13:04:00 by WHBY

Neenah man killed in Winchester crash

A 20-year-old Neenah man was the person killed in a crash in Winnebago County last weekend. The sheriff's department says Christopher Howard lost control of his car on Grandview Road in the town of Winchester, around 2 a.m. on Sunday. His…

posted 2016-07-19 13:03:00 by WHBY

Netflix plans 2nd season of 'Murderer'

The Netflix documentary that focused on the murder trials of Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey is coming back for a second season. "Making a Murderer" received attention around the globe, after the first 10-episode series came out last December. Netflix…

posted 2016-07-19 13:02:00 by WHBY

BLM banner stolen again

A banner outside of an Appleton church was stolen for a third time. Officials at the Fox Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship replaced its "Black Lives Matter" banner for the second time, last Friday. Minister Kathleen Rolenz says they noticed that…

posted 2016-07-19 13:01:00 by WHBY

Jacque wants to expand hate crime law

When state lawmakers return to Madison in January, they'll consider two bills that would expand hate crime protections. A proposal unveiled last week by Rep. David Steffen of Howard, would classify attacks on police officers as a hate crime. Rep.…

posted 2016-07-19 13:00:00 by WHBY

Bank robbery video released

Appleton police released video today of a bank robbery from last week. It happened at Horicon Bank on Midway Road, on the south side, last Wednesday. Sgt. Dave Lund is hoping someone will recognize the suspect's walk or mannerisms. The…

posted 2016-07-19 12:59:00 by WHBY

App prompts call for updated law

Pokemon Go is leading a group to call for changes to the state's law on texting and driving. There are reports of crashes around the country, because of the popular smartphone game. There were two last weekend in the Madison…

posted 2016-07-19 12:58:00 by WHBY

Survivor talks about Lake Michigan ordeal

The man who survived being tossed into Lake Michigan says he and his friends were immediately submerged in the cold water, when a wave tossed them off of a pier in Sheboygan. Dylan Abeyta of Sturgeon Bay says the first…

posted 2016-07-19 05:05 by WHBY

G.B. police focusing on officer safety

The Green Bay police department is making some changes to make officers safer, while they're on patrol. Chief Andrew Smith says after the Baton Rouge attack, he's letting officers working in pairs. He says they're also waiting longer to cancel…

posted 2016-07-19 05:04 by WHBY

G.B. prison guard burned in inmate attack

A guard from the Green Bay prison was sent to a hospital yesterday, following an attack by an inmate. Brown County sheriff's department officials say the inmate threw a pot of boiling water in the guard's face. They say the…

posted 2016-07-19 05:03 by WHBY

Fire damages Menasha home

Officials say a fire at a Menasha house Monday, was likely caused by fireworks.  Capt. Peter Jungers of Neenah-Menasha Fire Rescue says firefighters went to a home in the 800 block of Sheboygan Street around 6:30 p.m. He says when…

posted 2016-07-19 05:02 by WHBY

Appleton looking for more election workers

Appleton's city clerk is looking for more people to help out at the polls, on election day, in November. Clerk Kami Lynch says turnout for the presidential primary in April showed that there could be a lot of voters in…

posted 2016-07-19 05:01 by WHBY

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