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2016-03-29

Matz: Expand sobriety check program

A local sheriff is praising a drunk driving bill that made its way to Governor Walker desk. It would let judges sentence drunk drivers to a sobriety check program, instead of requiring an ignition interlock device. Winnebago County Sheriff John…

posted 2016-03-29 05:03 by WHBY

Gas station workers solving Silver Alerts

A gas station worker in the Green Bay area helped with a Silver Alert last weekend, and it marked the fourth time that's happened in the state in less than two months. The Wisconsin Lottery sends information to lottery retailers…

posted 2016-03-29 05:02 by WHBY

2016-03-28

Trump to campaign in Appleton Wednesday

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is making another stop in northeast Wisconsin on Wednesday. He'll be in downtown Appleton, at the Radisson Paper Valley hotel, at 2 p.m. He's already scheduled to have a town hall meeting at UW-Green Bay's…

posted 2016-03-28 13:05 by WHBY

Teen goes on burglary spree at mall

Grand Chute police say a 16-year-old boy went on a burglary spree at the Fox River Mall early this morning. Capt. Mike Velie says mall security called them around 12:30 p.m., after finding a broken window in a door that…

posted 2016-03-28 13:04 by WHBY

Incorporation on ballot in town of Menasha

There's a referendum on next week's ballot, in a part of the town of Menasha. Voters on the west side will determine whether to incorporate into the village of Fox Crossing. Town administrator Jeff Sturgill says the main reason behind…

posted 2016-03-28 13:03 by WHBY

DOC changing notification policy for escapes

The state's corrections department is now in charge of letting people know, when an inmate walks away from a minimum security state prison. Rep. David Steffen says he worked with the department to take over that role, after two inmates…

posted 2016-03-28 13:02 by WHBY

AAA: Seniors more likely to crash after a fall

After seniors are hurt during a fall, they're 40 percent more likely to get into a car accident, if they continue to drive. AAA studied the issue. Wisconsin spokesman Nick Jarmusz says they found that some seniors become less active,…

posted 2016-03-28 13:01 by WHBY

Therapy dogs helping at airport

Therapy dogs are now helping out at the Appleton International Airport. The Fox Valley Humane Association is partnering with the airport. Executive director Deb Lewis says they can comfort worried travelers, and reduce stress levels. They started the program last…

posted 2016-03-28 13:00 by WHBY

Sanders, Clinton, Trump plan events

With the state's presidential primary coming next week, three of the candidates are stopping in northeast Wisconsin tomorrow and Wednesday. Republican front-runner Donald Trump is holding an event in Green Bay, and the two Democrats in the race will be…

posted 2016-03-28 05:05 by WHBY

GAB planning for possible recounts

The Government Accountability Board is preparing for possible recounts, as polls show the margins in the presidential primary and state Supreme Court race could be very small. GAB Director Kevin Kennedy says the agency is prepared, if there's a need…

posted 2016-03-28 05:04 by WHBY

Watchdog reacts to power bill study

The leader of a utility watchdog group hopes people aren't turning down their heat to dangerous levels to deal with high electricity rates. Citizens Utility Board acting director Kurt Runzler is reacting to a report from the Wisconsin Public Service…

posted 2016-03-28 05:03 by WHBY

State's gas pump accuracy rate at 99.6%

When drivers stop at a gas station in the state, the accuracy of the pump is close to 100 percent. The division of Consumer Protection reports that the latest round of tests ended with a 99.6% accuracy rate. Administrator Sandy…

posted 2016-03-28 05:02 by WHBY

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