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2015-04-28

Domestic abuser charged with stabbing

Police believe an abusive ex-boyfriend stabbed another man on Appleton's northside last week. Court records say 27-year-old Calvin Wilson was hiding in a small shed, behind his ex-girlfriend's house, and watching the woman, for at least a week. The Appleton…

posted 2015-04-28 05:04 by WHBY

G.B. one best places for new businesses

Green Bay ranks eighth on a nationwide list of the best places to start a business. The website Nerd Wallet considered average business revenues, housing costs, and median income. Mayor Jim Schmitt says the article highlighted some attractions in the…

posted 2015-04-28 05:03 by WHBY

Economist: Housing market still affordable

Home prices continue to rise in Wisconsin, but they're still affordable. That's according to economist Dave Clark of the Wisconsin Realtors Association. Prices were up nearly nine percent in March, to a statewide median of just under $150,000. Clark says…

posted 2015-04-28 05:02 by WHBY

2015-04-27

Brewers come up short, lose to Reds

The Brewers scored four runs in the 9th inning but came up short in the end, falling to the Reds 9-6. Cincinnati ended their three game losing streak beating Milwaukee, who has the worst recond in the majors at 4-16.…

posted 2015-04-27 21:16:31 by WHBY

Man killed in Calumet Co. crash

A man died in a crash this afternoon with a Calumet County highway department truck. Chief Deputy Brett Bowe says workers were using two graders and a broom truck, around 2 p.m. on Highway 10-114 near Fire Lane Four. He…

posted 2015-04-27 17:05 by WHBY

4 LU students from Nepal

Several Lawrence University students have been reaching out to family and friends in their home country of Nepal. They're also planning to raise money on campus for the relief effort, after Saturday's earthquake. Freshman Pragyan Sigdel says his family lives…

posted 2015-04-27 17:04 by WHBY

Overnight closures part of Hwy. 10-441 work

The DOT is going to close a stretch of Highway 10-441 overnight tonight and tomorrow, along with some interchanges. Spokesman Mark Kantola says they're shutting down the eastbound lanes tonight between Midway Road and Oneida Street, for the Appleton Road…

posted 2015-04-27 17:03 by WHBY

Bird flu not impacting prices yet

Six farms, and about 1.3 million chicken and turkeys in Wisconsin have been impacted by the bird flu, but the spread of the virus hasn't affected prices much yet. Ron Kean is the poultry specialist for the UW-Extension. He says…

posted 2015-04-27 17:02 by WHBY

Traffic deaths up so far in 2015

More people are dying on Wisconsin roads this year. The DOT says 135 people have been killed so far, and that's up 32 percent from a year ago. The agency is trying to get the word out, by using electronic…

posted 2015-04-27 17:01 by WHBY

Madison police prepare for Robinson ruling

Madison police are planning for an eventual decision in the police shooting of a 19-year-old man. Tony Robinson was unarmed when he was killed, in a duplex, last month. Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne has said he'll give people…

posted 2015-04-27 17:00 by WHBY

Appleton police seek help from private cameras

Appleton police are trying to put together a network of private security cameras, on the outside of homes, in hopes of solving crimes. Sgt. Dave Lund says people can register their system, and if something happens in their neighborhood, officers…

posted 2015-04-27 05:05 by WHBY

UW System head confident about budget

The UW System's leader says he's confident that lawmakers will restore at least some of the $300 million in cuts, in Governor Walker's proposed budget. That's despite comments from Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald last week, that it's unlikely there…

posted 2015-04-27 05:04 by WHBY

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