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2016-03-11

Police: Howard trustee molested piano students

Green Bay police say they arrested a Howard village trustee, after two of his piano students accused him of sexually assaulting them. Sixty-two-year-old Jim Widiger was in Brown County court this morning, and his bond was set at $20,000. Capt.…

posted 2016-03-11 16:02 by WHBY

Heller reaches plea deal in Wick murder

The second suspect in a 2012 Brown County murder accepted a plea deal today. Twenty-six-year-old Katie Heller faced a charge of first-degree intentional homicide for the shooting death of Thomas Wick. The 43-year-old Howard man was found dead in the…

posted 2016-03-11 16:01:00 by WHBY

Drug needles found in Menasha park

Menasha police are warning people to watch out for used drug needles, in parks, and along roads. Officer Aaron Zemlock says someone reported finding one outside of the Taco Bell on Racine Street on Monday. He says a second needle…

posted 2016-03-11 13:05 by WHBY

Heart recipient was in court for murder verdict

When the jury came back with a guilty verdict in an Appleton murder trial earlier this week, the recipient of the victim's heart was there. Twenty-five-year-old Joshua Richards was shot in the former Luna Lounge, in the downtown, in December…

posted 2016-03-11 13:04 by WHBY

Gambling addiction a growing problem

The leader of a Green Bay-based group that helps people overcome gambling addictions says the demographics are changing. Rose Gruber is the executive director of the Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling. She says more women and teens are now gambling,…

posted 2016-03-11 13:02 by WHBY

Fox Cities to be featured on 'Discover Wisconsin'

This weekend's episode of the TV show "Discover Wisconsin" features the Fox Cities and Waupaca. Host Mariah Haberman says they're going to highlight shopping at the Fox River Mall and in downtown Neenah, along with the Downtown Appleton Farm Market.…

posted 2016-03-11 13:02 by WHBY

Video captures tailgating crash on I-41

Video of a tailgating crash on I-41 is making the rounds online, and through social media. Fox Valley Metro Officer Michael Lambie says a 42-year-old Green Bay woman crashed her SUV into the median on I-41 South, just past the…

posted 2016-03-11 12:45 by WHBY

Highway workers killed 10 yrs ago

Ten years ago, two Winnebago County highway workers were killed on the job, and the county's highway commissioner says the current conditions along roadways are worse. The anniversary of the deaths of Dan Melhorn and Mark Neumeyer was on Monday.…

posted 2016-03-11 05:05 by WHBY

Cost of Interstate delays adds up

Traffic congestion forced drivers to spend about 12.4 million hours stuck in traffic last year, on the state's Interstate highways. Patty Mayers is a spokeswoman for the DOT. She says that includes time lost because of accidents, backups, and construction…

posted 2016-03-11 05:04 by WHBY

Home address in GPS can lead to trouble

Entering your address into the "home" button on your GPS unit could lead a thief directly to your door. Fox Valley Metro Police Officer Michael Lambie says some car thieves across the country target vehicles with out-of-state plates, and steal…

posted 2016-03-11 05:03 by WHBY

Farm in N.L. to be preserved

The site of the New London City Fair, over 100 years ago, will be preserved. The family of Sandra Fuller donated the property, at the intersection of Highways 45 and 54, to the New London Heritage Historical Society. Fuller died…

posted 2016-03-11 05:02 by WHBY

Study to focus on concussions in soccer

UW-Madison researchers are studying whether protective headgear can minimize concussions for soccer players. Tim McGuine is a senior scientist at the university's School of Medicine and Public Health. He says girls soccer has the highest concussion rate, behind football, and…

posted 2016-03-11 05:01 by WHBY

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