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2015-05-05

Bentdahl family describes shooting victim

The family of Adam Bentdahl is describing him as a kind and gentle person, with a bright personality. Family members issued a statement about the shooting. They say they're saddened by Bentdahl's senseless death. They also say they're praying for…

posted 2015-05-05 05:04 by WHBY

Youngest victim went to Neenah school

The youngest victim of the Trestle Trail shooting was a fifth grader at a Neenah school. Eleven-year-old Olivia Stoffel went to Fox River Christian Academy, with her seven-year-old brother and five-year-old sister. Principal Ron Halma says he quickly learned that…

posted 2015-05-05 05:03 by WHBY

Online fundraising account set up for Stoffels

A GoFundMe account is set up to help the Stoffel family. Rachel Gulla is a friend of the family, and she created the Stoffel Family Benefit webpage. She says she hopes to raise at least $150,000 to offset the cost…

posted 2015-05-05 05:02 by WHBY

Official recognizes first responders

The coroner from Winnebago County says police officers and first responders put themselves in harm's way, when they were called to the Trestle Trail shooting. Barry Busby says they didn't know what was on the bridge, but they were trying…

posted 2015-05-05 05:01 by WHBY

Investigators try to identify body found in Vinland

A hiker found a body near some railroad tracks, in Winnebago County last week. Authorities are trying to identify the man. Capt. Dave Mack of the sheriff's department says the body was close to a trail, near Highway GG, in…

posted 2015-05-05 05:00 by WHBY

Girl Scout troop helps local cancer patients

Some local Girl Scouts are helping a number of cancer patients in the Appleton area. Brownies from North Greenville elementary helped put together 33 "Chemotherapy Comfort" bags with a number of items. Sarah Mall-Pavich is a Thirty-One gifts consultant, and…

posted 2015-05-05 04:59 by WHBY

2015-05-04

Counsell wins in managerial debut

Milwaukee scored three runs in the eighth to come from behind and beat the LA Dodgers 4-3 giving Craig Counsell a win during his first game as the Brewers manager.  Kyle Lohse got the start for Milwaukee going five innings…

posted 2015-05-04 21:31:13 by WHBY

Police have more details on shooting

A father and daughter from Neenah, and an Appleton man, were the victims of last night's random shooting, on the Trestle Trail in Menasha. Menasha Police Chief Tim Styka says 27-year-old Sergio Valencia del Toro didn't say a word, before…

posted 2015-05-04 13:05 by WHBY

-- Press conference on Trestle Trail shooting

Link to full press conference on Trestle Trail shooting

posted 2015-05-04 13:04 by WHBY

Wounded shooting victim in critical condition

The lead surgeon at Theda Clark Medical Center says the wife of Johnathan Stoffel and mother of Olivia Stoffel yelled for her two other children to run for help. Dr. Ray Georgen says Erin Stoffel is in critical condition, after…

posted 2015-05-04 13:03 by WHBY

Shooting marks 'end of innocence' for area

A pair of community leaders are looking at the impact of the shooting on the Fox Cities. Menasha Police Chief Tim Styka says it's the end of innocence, but the Fox Cities has a very strong spirit and resolve. Dr.…

posted 2015-05-04 13:02 by WHBY

Trestle Trail, Fritse Park closed

The Trestle Trail bridge and Fritse Park remain closed after last night's shooting. Town of Menasha parks director Michael Kading says he's been in constant contact with police. He says the park may open sooner than the trail. Kading says…

posted 2015-05-04 13:01 by WHBY

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