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2015-01-12

Former Chilton woman killed in crash

The Calumet County sheriff's department says the 22-year-old woman killed in an accident last Friday used to live in Chilton. Deputies say Nicole Bangart of Madison lost control of her car, at the intersection of Highways 151 and 55 last…

posted 2015-01-12 05:01 by WHBY

Man runs onto Fox River to ellude police

Green Bay police and firefighters caught a 25-year-old man early yesterday morning, after he ran onto the ice of the Fox River. They say an officer saw the man urinating in a parking lot, off of Washington Avenue, around 2:30…

posted 2015-01-12 05:00 by WHBY

Wait continues for lake's ice bridges

Last week's chilly weather didn't make enough ice for a fishing club to put its vehicle ramps out on Lake Winnebago. Don Herman of the Otter Street Fishing Club in Oshkosh says they usually set out the ramps around January…

posted 2015-01-12 04:59 by WHBY

2015-01-10

Family escapes Appleton house fire

A family of six was able to get out of a house safely, after a fire started early this morning on Appleton's southside. Crews say there were flames and heavy smoke inside, when they got to the house on Fairway…

posted 2015-01-10 08:05 by WHBY

Madison woman killed in Calumet Co. crash

An accident in Calumet County yesterday left a 22-year-old woman dead. The sheriff's department says she lost control of her car on a slippery Highway 151, at Highway 55, in the town of Brothertown, a little before 6 p.m. Deputies…

posted 2015-01-10 08:04 by WHBY

Potawatomi loses ruling on Kenosha casino

The state doesn't have to reimburse the Forest County Potawatomi for any losses from a proposed casino in Kenosha. The federal Bureau of Indian Affairs made that ruling yesterday. The Potawatomi had a provision in its gaming compact with the…

posted 2015-01-10 08:03 by WHBY

2015-01-09

Bill would put e-cigs under smoking ban

There's a proposal to include e-cigarettes in the statewide smoking ban. Rep. Debra Kolste introduced the bill today. The Janesville Democrat says there are questions about what chemicals might be included in the vapor that's released. The American Medical Association,…

posted 2015-01-09 15:30 by WHBY

Woman killed in Waupaca Co. crash

A crash on Highway 10 in Waupaca County claimed the life of a 61-year-old woman. The sheriff's department says she was riding in a vehicle that went into the median, in the town of Fremont, around 9 a.m. today. Deputies…

posted 2015-01-09 13:15 by WHBY

Local colleges react to Obama's plan

President Obama wants to give people two free years of tuition at community colleges, and local administrators are interested in learning more details. The president said the program would be for recent high school graduates, and anyone wanting more training.…

posted 2015-01-09 13:05 by WHBY

Police investigate L.C. armed robbery

Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery, in downtown Little Chute. Fox Valley Metro Officer Michael Lambie says two people approached a food delivery driver, around 9:15 p.m. yesterday. He says they threatened the victim with a gun and demanded…

posted 2015-01-09 13:04 by WHBY

Calls to gambling hotline set record

A state group that helps people with gambling issues set a record last year. The Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling's hotline fielded 14,731 calls. That's about 125 more than the previous high from 2009. Executive director Rose Gruber says they…

posted 2015-01-09 13:03 by WHBY

St. Elizabeth addition ready for patients

St. Elizabeth Hospital will start moving patients into its new bed tower tomorrow. Heather Schimmers is the vice president of patient care. She says the new rooms are a big upgrade, with large windows, a private bathroom, and room for…

posted 2015-01-09 13:02 by WHBY

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