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2016-03-01

AAA: Most drivers afraid of self-driving cars

A survey by AAA shows three out of four drivers would be afraid to ride in a self-driving car. Spokesman Nick Jarmusz says the building blocks toward them are already available in some vehicles. Sixty-one percent said they want at…

posted 2016-03-01 13:02 by WHBY

DNR launching new online system

The DNR going to launch a new system that will let people buy hunting and fishing licenses online. They'll also be able to register a boat, ATV, or snowmobile around the clock. Mark Rappe of the DNR says there are…

posted 2016-03-01 13:01 by WHBY

Murder suspect's brother takes stand

A murder suspect's brother testified that Appleton police forced him to say that his brother shot a man in the downtown. Thirty-year-old Chong Lee of Neenah is on trial for the December 2013 shooting death of 25-year-old Joshua Richards. The…

posted 2016-03-01 05:05 by WHBY

Public weighs in on Erb Park, pool plans

Staffers for the city of Appleton, and a consulting firm, listened to feedback on the preliminary plans to rebuild Erb Pool and make a variety of improvements to the entire park. Parks and recreation director Dean Gazza says they would…

posted 2016-03-01 05:04 by WHBY

Man caught sending nude pictures on Snapchat

An 18-year-old Oshkosh man could face charges, after police say he sent sexually explicit pictures to a minor, using the Snapchat app. Police are trying to find other victims. Officer Joe Nichols says they arrested the man last Friday, after…

posted 2016-03-01 05:03 by WHBY

More candidates get into congressional race

The field of candidates for an open seat in Congress is growing, and a political science professor says more candidates are likely to join. Republican Congressman Reid Ribble isn't seeking another term. Three Republican candidates, and an independent, are officially…

posted 2016-03-01 05:02 by WHBY

State's presidential primary 5 weeks away

It's Super Tuesday, but Wisconsin's presidential primary isn't for five more weeks. Republican strategist Brandon Scholz says it's hard to tell if voters here will have chance to play an important role in picking the GOP nominee. Scholz says the…

posted 2016-03-01 05:01 by WHBY

2016-02-29

One dead in Ripon apartment fire

A 32-year-old man died Saturday, in an apartment fire, in Ripon. Police Capt. Bill Wallner says the firefighters went to the building in the 200 block of Watson Street around 2:45. He says they were able to contain the flames,…

posted 2016-02-29 13:15 by WHBY

Lee trial enters third day

It's the third day of a Neenah man's murder trial, in Outagamie County court. 30-year-old Chong Lee faces several charges, including first-degree intentional homicide, for the December 2013 shooting death of 25-year-old Joshua Richards of Green Bay. Court records say…

posted 2016-02-29 13:05 by WHBY

Robbery suspect to stand trial

A judge is ordering a trial for the Kaukauna man charged with a pair of robberies. Police arrested 41-year-old Justin Posey earlier this month for a couple of the holdups in Appleton and Grand Chute. He'll stand trial, after waiving…

posted 2016-02-29 13:04 by WHBY

Outagamie Co., State Patrol still in talks

Today was the deadline for Outagamie County and the state to work out a deal for a proposed joint facility for the sheriff's department and State Patrol. The county board set a timeline for having a memorandum of understanding in…

posted 2016-02-29 13:03 by WHBY

Kaukauna library was in works for several years

Three years after the city of Kaukauna announced plans to move the library, the facility opened this morning. The library is in the former Eagle mill, and it's part of the Grand Kakalin project. Director Tony Wieczorek says at times,…

posted 2016-02-29 13:02 by WHBY

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