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2016-07-19

App prompts call for updated law

Pokemon Go is leading a group to call for changes to the state's law on texting and driving. There are reports of crashes around the country, because of the popular smartphone game. There were two last weekend in the Madison…

posted 2016-07-19 12:58:00 by WHBY

Survivor talks about Lake Michigan ordeal

The man who survived being tossed into Lake Michigan says he and his friends were immediately submerged in the cold water, when a wave tossed them off of a pier in Sheboygan. Dylan Abeyta of Sturgeon Bay says the first…

posted 2016-07-19 05:05 by WHBY

G.B. police focusing on officer safety

The Green Bay police department is making some changes to make officers safer, while they're on patrol. Chief Andrew Smith says after the Baton Rouge attack, he's letting officers working in pairs. He says they're also waiting longer to cancel…

posted 2016-07-19 05:04 by WHBY

G.B. prison guard burned in inmate attack

A guard from the Green Bay prison was sent to a hospital yesterday, following an attack by an inmate. Brown County sheriff's department officials say the inmate threw a pot of boiling water in the guard's face. They say the…

posted 2016-07-19 05:03 by WHBY

Fire damages Menasha home

Officials say a fire at a Menasha house Monday, was likely caused by fireworks.  Capt. Peter Jungers of Neenah-Menasha Fire Rescue says firefighters went to a home in the 800 block of Sheboygan Street around 6:30 p.m. He says when…

posted 2016-07-19 05:02 by WHBY

Appleton looking for more election workers

Appleton's city clerk is looking for more people to help out at the polls, on election day, in November. Clerk Kami Lynch says turnout for the presidential primary in April showed that there could be a lot of voters in…

posted 2016-07-19 05:01 by WHBY

2016-07-18

Divers find bodies of missing men in Lake Michigan

Sheboygan County officials say they've found the bodies of two men who were swept off of a Lake Michigan pier, in Sheboygan. Three men were tossed into the water Sunday, when a wave hit the pier. One was rescued, but…

posted 2016-07-18 21:09:46 by WHBY

1 killed, 1 wounded in shooting

One person is dead and another is in a hospital following a shooting this morning, southwest of Oshkosh. Capt. Mark Habeck is with the Winnebago County sheriff's department. He says deputies were called to a home in the 5200 block…

posted 2016-07-18 13:05:00 by WHBY

Missing men linked to SNC

The three men who were swept into Lake Michigan by a big wave yesterday have ties to St. Norbert College. They were fishing on the south pier in Sheboygan, and one of them was rescued. He's a recent graduate of…

posted 2016-07-18 13:04:00 by WHBY

G.B. prison worker burned in attack

An employee at the Green Bay prison is being treated for burns after an inmate reportedly threw boiling water at the worker. Department of Corrections officials say the victim was taken to a hospital. The Brown County sheriff's department is…

posted 2016-07-18 13:03:00 by WHBY

Fallen firefighter gets gravestone

Green Bay firefighters are making sure that the department's first firefighter to die in the line of duty isn't forgotten anymore. Hans Hansen died in 1892. He was buried in an unmarked grave at Woodlawn Cemetery in Allouez. The department…

posted 2016-07-18 13:02:00 by WHBY

Police investigate gun shop break-in

Green Bay police are trying to find the people who broke into a gun store early this morning on the city's west side. Capt. Kevin Warych says officers went to Nelson Tactical in the 1300 block of Velp Aveune around…

posted 2016-07-18 13:01:00 by WHBY

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