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2016-05-04

Smoking rate for pregnant women raises concerns

Almost 16 percent of pregnant women in Winnebago County still smoke, and that's higher than the state and national averages. A study by UW-Milwaukee shows the smoking rate in Wisconsin is 13 to 14 percent, and it's nine percent across…

posted 2016-05-04 13:02 by WHBY

COPD program showing positive results

A program at St. Elizabeth Hospital, that helps people with chronic lung diseases, is drawing some attention. Janine Boldra is the hospital's manager of rehabilitation services. She says their "Breathe at Ease" initiative focuses on helping COPD patients learn how…

posted 2016-05-04 13:01 by WHBY

Tourism dept. involved with vacation day push

The state tourism department is getting involved with a national effort to get people to use all of their vacation time. Secretary Stephanie Klett says across the country, 469 million vacation days were left on the table last year. She…

posted 2016-05-04 13:00 by WHBY

Boucher pleads not guilty in deadly OWI crash

The 27-year-old Green Bay man charged with killing two people in a drunk driving crash is entering not guilty pleas. Daniel Boucher was arrested in February for the deaths of 52-year-old James Rush, and his 47-year-old wife, Wendy. They were…

posted 2016-05-04 05:05 by WHBY

Prof: Devastating if Bradley wasn't in photo

A history professor at Lawrence University says it would be "devastating" for the community, and the country, if one of Appleton's own didn't raise the flag at Iwo Jima. The Marine Corps is launching an investigation into whether John Bradley…

posted 2016-05-04 05:04 by WHBY

Health official watching for Zika virus

Local health officials are keeping an eye out for people with Zika virus, but they aren't collecting mosquitoes eggs for testing. Some counties in southern Wisconsin are setting traps to see if a species that can carry the disease moves…

posted 2016-05-04 05:03 by WHBY

SCORE celebrates 40th anniversary

An organization that provides mentors for small businesses marked a milestone last night. SCORE Fox Cities is turning 40 years old. Tony Busch is one of about 50 current mentors, covering eight counties. He says they conduct about 1,200 interviews…

posted 2016-05-04 05:02 by WHBY

2016-05-03

Woman gets 21-1/2 years in prison for murder

A woman accused of helping her boyfriend kill a Howard man, four years ago, will spend 21-1-2 years in prison. A Brown County judge sentenced 26-year-old Katie Heller this afternoon, for the shooting death of 43-year-old Thomas Wick. Heller pleaded…

posted 2016-05-03 15:15 by WHBY

Tragedy didn't keep people from Trestle Trail

A Fox Cities trail and park are still seeing plenty of users, a year after a random shooting left four people dead, and one seriously hurt. Today marks the first anniversary of the Trestle Trail attack. Former town of Menasha…

posted 2016-05-03 13:05 by WHBY

Police seek charges in break-ins

Police are asking prosecutors to file formal charges against a 28-year-old Green Bay man for a string of home break-ins. Police arrested Antwon Graham, after three women told officers that they woke up in the middle of the night and…

posted 2016-05-03 13:04 by WHBY

State health officials watching for Zika virus

The state's health department has a plan to watch out for an emerging disease that's spread by mosquitoes. The Zika virus made headlines over the winter, after it was tied to birth defects, and other health problems. Zip Johnson is…

posted 2016-05-03 13:03 by WHBY

Kaukauna going back to full-time principals

The Kaukauna school district will have full-time principals at all three elementary schools for the next school year. Right now, they only have part-time leaders. Superintendent Mark Duerwaechter says one person is splitting his time between Haen elementary and Park Community…

posted 2016-05-03 13:02 by WHBY

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