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2016-03-02

Ribble backs Rubio for president

Northeast Wisconsin's outgoing Republican congressman is endorsing Florida Senator Marco Rubio for president. Congressman Reid Ribble of Sherwood was an early critic of Donald Trump. He said last year that he wouldn't support Trump, if he's the Republican nominee. Ribble…

posted 2016-03-02 13:04 by WHBY

Walker signs new rule for headlights

Drivers will soon have to make sure they turn their headlights on in bad weather. Governor Walker signed a bill this week that requires headlights when conditions limit visibility to 500 feet. Rep. Mike Rohrkaste of Neenah was a co-sponsor…

posted 2016-03-02 13:03 by WHBY

Grilled cheese chicken sandwich wins T-Rats contest

Fans at Wisconsin Timber Rattlers games will be able to eat a Grilled Cheese Chicken Sandwich during the upcoming season. The team held its first Fans Choice Food Fight, and the creation of Mike Zaves topped four other entries in…

posted 2016-03-02 13:02 by WHBY

Lawmaker pushes for sexual assault law

A proposal would ban police from handing out underage drinking tickets when someone reports a sexual assault. A Senate committee held a hearing on the bill. Sen. Jerry Petrowski says they anything that they can do to remove barriers to…

posted 2016-03-02 13:01 by WHBY

Sisters: Lee told them he was Luna shooter

On two straight nights, the suspect in a downtown Appleton murder told two sisters that he was the shooter. That's what Stephanie and Melanie Thao told jurors yesterday afternoon. Thirty-year-old Chong Lee of Neenah is on trial for the December…

posted 2016-03-02 05:04 by WHBY

Dukelow highlighting riverfront potential

The election for Appleton mayor is just over a month away, and the challenger wants to hear about ideas for development along the Fox River. Josh Dukelow is stopping at five places, in five days, for his "Refresh the River…

posted 2016-03-02 05:03 by WHBY

Easier access to vital records on horizon

Getting a vital record from another county won't require as much travel, under a bill that Governor Walker signed this week. Outagamie County Register of Deeds Sarah Van Camp says right now, she can only provide copies of marriage, birth,…

posted 2016-03-02 05:02 by WHBY

Fraud concerns delay some state tax returns

It might take a bit longer for tax returns from the state to make it into to bank accounts this year. The revenue department is putting a higher emphasis on screening for fraud. Secretary Rick Chandler says most tax filers…

posted 2016-03-02 05:01 by WHBY

2016-03-01

Avery's trial lawyers plan 27-city tour

The lawyers for Steven Avery will hit the road this spring and summer, after they became well known for the Netflix documentary series Making a Murderer. Attorneys Dean Strang and Jerome Buting are scheduling a 27-city tour, called "A Conversation…

posted 2016-03-01 21:00 by WHBY

Attorney accuses Lee's brother of murder

A defense attorney accused a murder suspect's brother of being the actual shooter. Thirty-year-old Chong Lee is on trial for the December 2013 shooting death of 25-year-old Joshua Richards in downtown Appleton. The Green Bay man was killed in an…

posted 2016-03-01 13:05 by WHBY

State may have little influence after 'Super Tuesday'

Today is Super Tuesday, and a political expert says once the results are in from the presidential primaries in the 13 states, the Republican and Democratic nominations may be all but locked up. Lawrence University political science professor Arnold Shober…

posted 2016-03-01 13:04 by WHBY

ThedaCare celebrating STEMI program

A ThedaCare cardiologist says a program that's 10 years old is helping the health care provider significantly reduce prep times, for heart attack patients. Doctor Peter Ackell is an interventional cardiologist. He says the Code STEMI system trained first-responders how…

posted 2016-03-01 13:03 by WHBY

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