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2016-02-27

Air Wisconsin flight entered Capitol airspace

There's a report that an Air Wisconsin plane that took off from a Washington D.C. airport yesterday morning entered prohibited airspace near the U.S. Capitol. The Washington Post says the pilot for the company that's based in the Appleton area…

posted 2016-02-27 07:58 by WHBY

2016-02-26

Witness: Lee admitted to Luna shooting

Two witnesses in the murder trial of a Neenah man say the suspect talked to them about what led up to a shooting, in a downtown Appleton nightclub. 30-year-old Chong Lee is accused of killing 25-year-old Joshua Richards of Green…

posted 2016-02-26 13:05 by WHBY

SUV slams into Kwik Trip in G.C.

Police are trying to find out what led up to a high-speed crash near the Fox River Mall in Grand Chute last night. They say a 23-year-old Kaukauna man slammed into the Kwik Trip in the 100 block of Mall…

posted 2016-02-26 13:04 by WHBY

Lena bicyclist killed in Oconto Co. crash

Oconto County authorities say a 59-year-old Lena man died this morning, after an SUV hit him while he was riding his bicycle. It happened around 6:30 a.m., on Highway A in the town of Little River. A 39-year-old Lena man…

posted 2016-02-26 13:03 by WHBY

City holding open house on Erb Park, pool

People will have a chance to weigh in on the design for Erb Park and a new pool in Appleton, on Monday night. The parks and recreation department is holding an open house at the Scheig Center in Memorial Park,…

posted 2016-02-26 13:02 by WHBY

Pantry reacts to report on poverty

The statewide poverty rate was at a 30-year high, over a five-year period that included the start of the last recession. The leader of a local pantry says they saw an increase in demand late in 2008, and it's tapered…

posted 2016-02-26 13:01 by WHBY

Poll: Supreme Court race deadlocked

The race for state Supreme Court is tight right now, according to the latest Marquette University law school poll. State appeals court Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg and Justice Rebecca Bradley are tied, at 30 percent. Another 31 percent are undecided. Poll…

posted 2016-02-26 13:00 by WHBY

Schimel fighting FCC rule on jail calls

Wisconsin and eight other states are challenging an FCC rule that limits how much jail and prison inmates have to pay, for phone calls. The cap would be 11 cents per minute for state prisons. The rate would be up…

posted 2016-02-26 12:59 by WHBY

Witness to shooting testifies at Lee's trial

A witness in the murder trial of a Neenah man testified that he saw the suspect hit the victim, and then he heard a boom, and watched the man drop. Thirty-year-old Chong Lee is accused of shooting 25-year-old Joshua Richards…

posted 2016-02-26 05:05 by WHBY

Ice conditions on Winnebago raise concerns

It might be a little difficult to get on the ice for a major ice fishing tournament. Don Herman of Sunk Towing says some fishing clubs pulled their truck bridges from Lake Winnebago yesterday, ahead of the Battle on Bago.…

posted 2016-02-26 05:04 by WHBY

MU poll breaks down presidential races

Donald Trump has at least a 10-point lead over the other Republican candidates for president, in the latest Marquette University law school poll. Poll director Charles Franklin says 30 percent in Wisconsin support Trump, followed by Marco Rubio with 20…

posted 2016-02-26 05:03 by WHBY

Poverty at 30-yr high in Wis.

The poverty rate in the state reached a 30-year high. The UW-Madison Applied Population Laboratory used census data, over a five-year period that ended in 2014. Assistant scientist Malia Jones says 13 percent were living in poverty, and that's the…

posted 2016-02-26 05:02 by WHBY

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