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2015-01-19

Strong month caps 2014 housing sales

Home sales were up just over two percent last month, and the totals were the best for December since at least 2005. Economist David Clark of the Wisconsin Realtors Association says median prices also rose 4.3 percent. He says sales…

posted 2015-01-19 13:01 by WHBY

Bill would change child safety seat law

Kids would have to be in a rear-facing safety seat in vehicles, until they're two years old, under a proposal from a state lawmaker. Rep. Chris Taylor of Madison says that would match the recommendations of doctors, federal officials, and…

posted 2015-01-19 13:00 by WHBY

Dental records help identify fire victim

Shawano County authorities released the name of the victim of last week's deadly house fire. The home in the town of Green Valley was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters got there. They found 55-year-old Kenneth Lawniczak's body, after the…

posted 2015-01-19 12:59 by WHBY

Heroin problem not slowing down

The rise in heroin overdoses in the Fox Cities continued in 2014. Special Agent Brad Dunlap of the Lake Winnebago Area MEG Unit says despite strong efforts from the state and local communities, heroin is in high demand. He says…

posted 2015-01-19 05:05 by WHBY

Community to celebrate MLK Day

People will gather on the Lawrence University campus in Appleton tonight, to remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It will be the 24th annual community celebration. City diversity coordinator Kathy Flores says they'll also have a traveling exhibit on the…

posted 2015-01-19 05:04 by WHBY

Deadline on Kenosha casino 1 month away

The clock is ticking for Governor Walker to hand down a decision on the Menominee tribe's proposed casino in Kenosha. The deadline is one month from today. Walker says it's not about politics, because if that was case he would…

posted 2015-01-19 05:03 by WHBY

Appleton updating bike lane plan

There's an updated five-year plan for bike lanes in Appleton, and a number of the projects are on hold. Traffic engineer Eric Lom says the city council is going to decide how to handle putting the lanes on streets, when…

posted 2015-01-19 05:02 by WHBY

Man tries to rob G.B. Taco Bell

Green Bay police say a man tried to rob a Taco Bell on the city's eastside yesterday morning. They say 27-year-old Frederick Davis was waiting by the door, at the restaurant, in the 2200 block of University Avenue, around 7:45…

posted 2015-01-19 05:01 by WHBY

Man shot in shoulder outside G.B. bar

A man was shot in the shoulder at a Green Bay bar early Saturday morning. Police say there was a fight in the parking lot outside of Skirt's tavern in the 1200 block of Main Street around 2:30 a.m. The…

posted 2015-01-19 05:00 by WHBY

2015-01-16

Council may reconsider expo center vote

The plans to build an expo center in downtown Appleton will be coming back to the city council next week. Ald. Patti Coenen is asking members to reconsider last week's vote to turn down a deal to buy the proposed…

posted 2015-01-16 13:05 by WHBY

Appleton ranked 15th-best city for families

Appleton is on another list for the best places in the country. This time, Apartment List.com ranked Appleton 15th among the top cities for young families. Mayor Tim Hanna says all of the lists can help, because you never know…

posted 2015-01-16 13:04 by WHBY

Seattle Packers bar ready for big game

A Seattle-area bar is expecting to see a lot of green and gold this weekend, for the NFC Championship game between the Packers and Seahawks. Ken Wiles owns the Mustard Seed Grill and Pub. He says it's been a Packers…

posted 2015-01-16 13:03 by WHBY

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