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2016-03-02

Sisters: Lee told them he was Luna shooter

On two straight nights, the suspect in a downtown Appleton murder told two sisters that he was the shooter. That's what Stephanie and Melanie Thao told jurors yesterday afternoon. Thirty-year-old Chong Lee of Neenah is on trial for the December…

posted 2016-03-02 05:04 by WHBY

Dukelow highlighting riverfront potential

The election for Appleton mayor is just over a month away, and the challenger wants to hear about ideas for development along the Fox River. Josh Dukelow is stopping at five places, in five days, for his "Refresh the River…

posted 2016-03-02 05:03 by WHBY

Easier access to vital records on horizon

Getting a vital record from another county won't require as much travel, under a bill that Governor Walker signed this week. Outagamie County Register of Deeds Sarah Van Camp says right now, she can only provide copies of marriage, birth,…

posted 2016-03-02 05:02 by WHBY

Fraud concerns delay some state tax returns

It might take a bit longer for tax returns from the state to make it into to bank accounts this year. The revenue department is putting a higher emphasis on screening for fraud. Secretary Rick Chandler says most tax filers…

posted 2016-03-02 05:01 by WHBY

2016-03-01

Avery's trial lawyers plan 27-city tour

The lawyers for Steven Avery will hit the road this spring and summer, after they became well known for the Netflix documentary series Making a Murderer. Attorneys Dean Strang and Jerome Buting are scheduling a 27-city tour, called "A Conversation…

posted 2016-03-01 21:00 by WHBY

Attorney accuses Lee's brother of murder

A defense attorney accused a murder suspect's brother of being the actual shooter. Thirty-year-old Chong Lee is on trial for the December 2013 shooting death of 25-year-old Joshua Richards in downtown Appleton. The Green Bay man was killed in an…

posted 2016-03-01 13:05 by WHBY

State may have little influence after 'Super Tuesday'

Today is Super Tuesday, and a political expert says once the results are in from the presidential primaries in the 13 states, the Republican and Democratic nominations may be all but locked up. Lawrence University political science professor Arnold Shober…

posted 2016-03-01 13:04 by WHBY

ThedaCare celebrating STEMI program

A ThedaCare cardiologist says a program that's 10 years old is helping the health care provider significantly reduce prep times, for heart attack patients. Doctor Peter Ackell is an interventional cardiologist. He says the Code STEMI system trained first-responders how…

posted 2016-03-01 13:03 by WHBY

AAA: Most drivers afraid of self-driving cars

A survey by AAA shows three out of four drivers would be afraid to ride in a self-driving car. Spokesman Nick Jarmusz says the building blocks toward them are already available in some vehicles. Sixty-one percent said they want at…

posted 2016-03-01 13:02 by WHBY

DNR launching new online system

The DNR going to launch a new system that will let people buy hunting and fishing licenses online. They'll also be able to register a boat, ATV, or snowmobile around the clock. Mark Rappe of the DNR says there are…

posted 2016-03-01 13:01 by WHBY

Murder suspect's brother takes stand

A murder suspect's brother testified that Appleton police forced him to say that his brother shot a man in the downtown. Thirty-year-old Chong Lee of Neenah is on trial for the December 2013 shooting death of 25-year-old Joshua Richards. The…

posted 2016-03-01 05:05 by WHBY

Public weighs in on Erb Park, pool plans

Staffers for the city of Appleton, and a consulting firm, listened to feedback on the preliminary plans to rebuild Erb Pool and make a variety of improvements to the entire park. Parks and recreation director Dean Gazza says they would…

posted 2016-03-01 05:04 by WHBY

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