Insanity plea entered in grandparents’ slaying
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — A teenager accused of killing his grandparents in Outagamie County has pleaded not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect.
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — State Rep. Amanda Stuck says she is running for the U.S. House in northeastern Wisconsin's 8th District.
Stuck said Sunday she is running "because Washington isn't...
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Former Wisconsin Badgers and Green Bay Packers tight end Lance Kendricks has been sentenced to six months of probation for possessing marijuana.
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Two Wisconsin officers were justified when they shot and killed a man who got in a gunfight with police that left a city firefighter dead in the crossfire last month, a...
Wisconsin professor pioneers microgrid technology
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Proponents of a less centralized electric system envision a future in which residents, businesses and communities own and operate solar panels augmented with batteries and...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A death of a Wisconsin man in Las Vegas two months ago has been ruled a homicide by the Clark County coroner's office.
Nicholas Farah of Appleton was put into a restraint...
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin firefighter killed by gunfire after responding to a medical call has been remembered as a proud father, loving husband, loyal friend and selfless public...
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Residents of a Wisconsin city have paid their final respects to a firefighter who was killed after a shootout occurred between police and a suspect.
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Funeral arrangements are set for an Appleton firefighter who was killed in the crossfire of a gunfight between police and a Wausau man who was free on bond pending drug...
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — A man who got in a gunfight with police that left a city firefighter dead in the crossfire was identified Friday as a Wausau man who had been free on bond pending drug...
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Wisconsin shooting that killed a firefighter in Appleton and left another man dead (all times local):
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — A call to assist a man thought to be having a medical emergency on a bus escalated into a shooting that ended with the man and an Appleton firefighter dead and two others...
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the firefighter killed, three others injured in Wisconsin transit center shooting (all times local):
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — A police officer and a firefighter have been injured in a shooting in Appleton, Wisconsin, and several others have been taken to a hospital.
Man dies while in custody of Green Bay police
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay police say a man who was taken into custody overnight has died.
WLUK-TV reports that police had responded to a report of a man causing several disturbances....
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — A 17-year-old typed out pages on how he planned to fatally shoot his grandparents and law enforcement found those notes with a book on an executioner in the teen's backpack...
GRAND CHUTE, Wis. (AP) — A stretch of highway near Appleton was shut down for four hours after semi-truck carrying 41,000 pounds of meat caught fire.
MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) — Police say theft was the motive for the shooting deaths of a Manitowoc father and his teenage daughter.
Police say a 35-year-old Appleton man was taken into custody...
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Greasy Fingers is full of callbacks to bygone eras.
The small barbershop, spa and salon are decorated with photos and mementos, mostly from the 1950s. There's an Elvis...
Firefighters rescue 3 men after stairwell collapses in bar
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say three men were rescued after a stairwell collapsed at a bar in Appleton.
WBAY-TV reports that the incident happened early Friday morning at the Durty...
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Former Case buildings help businesses salvage wood
RACINE, Wis. (AP) — When city officials decided to clear the area known as Machinery Row, or the Water Street Redevelopment Area, it was the end for those former industrial buildings.
But it was the beginning of a massive salvaging of materials from them: primarily lumber, Cream City bricks and metal. The lumber harvest will mean the wood used to construct those buildings will live on, as flooring, furniture, cabinetry and more.
Parents reflect on political activism’s impact on children
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Karen Park still remembers her parents' political influence growing up.
The daughter of two civil rights and peace activists who lived in Washington D.C. in the 1960s, Park was exposed to social movements and the political process early in life.
It impacted her so much that she's passed the same tradition down to her four children — two college students, one in middle school and one in high school.
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Bayfield 66, Butternut 56
Beaver Dam 89, Menasha 70
Birchwood 87, Shell Lake 70
Brookfield East 77, Pius XI Catholic 33
Bruce 62, Winter 48
Cambria-Friesland 59, Pardeeville 53
Catholic Central 55, Kenosha Saint Joseph Catholic Academy 48
Central Wisconsin Christian 69, Valley Christian 44
Shopko announces closure of 6 more stores in Wisconsin
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Shopko has announced the closure of six more stores in Wisconsin.
The Wisconsin-based retailer announced late last year that it was closing 39 stores in 19 states by the end of February.
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Appleton man gets 60 years for trafficking women, drugs
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — An Appleton man convicted of trafficking women through brutal means has been sentenced to 60 years in prison.
Prosecutors say 39-year-old Willie Allison manipulated and controlled women by beating them, withholding food and controlling their access to drugs. Authorities say he also moved large amounts of heroin and cocaine from Milwaukee to the Appleton area, where he sold the drugs.
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Appleton man charged with posing as doctor
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — An Appleton man is charged with posing as a doctor.
Thirty-two-year-old Kyle Larsen was charged Wednesday with 18 counts, including theft, practicing medicine without a license and delivering a prescription drug.
According to the complaint, Larsen presented himself to patients as Dr. Kyle Ellis at his practice, Medical Psychology of Wisconsin LLC.
Wisconsin Guard soldiers given send-off for Afghanistan
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Family and friends have packed Lambeau Field Atrium to send off 400 Wisconsin National Guard soldiers deploying to Afghanistan.
Soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 127th Infantry head to Afghanistan this winter to help protect U.S. advisers for Afghan security forces. The Appleton-based unit includes companies from Green Bay, Fond du Lac, Clintonville, Marinette, Waupun and Ripon.