Category Archives: Local News

THREE DEAD AFTER DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE IN SEYMOUR

THREE PEOPLE, INCLUDING TWO CHILDREN, ARE DEAD FOLLOWING A DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE IN SEYMOUR. LAST NIGHT, AT 11:20 P.M., SEYMOUR POLICE WERE DISPATCHED TO A HOME IN THE 600 BLOCK OF N. MAIN ST. ON A REPORT OF A DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE. AFTER REPEATED ATTEMPTS TO MAKE CONTACT WITH ANYONE INSIDE WERE UNSUCCESSFUL, THE OUTAGAMIE EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM…MORE

OSHKOSH DRIVE-BY SHOOTING

OSHKOSH POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A DRIVE-BY SHOOTING THAT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT. THE INCIDENT HAPPENED JUST BEFORE 10 P.M. ON THE 600 BLOCK OF E. PARKWAY AVE. NO ONE WAS INJURED IN THE INCIDENT, HOWEVER POLICE BELIEVE THE VICTIM WAS TARGETED. IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION REGARDING THE INCIDENT, PLEASE CONTACT THE OSHKOSH POLICE DEPARTMENT.MORE

PATTERSON PLEADS GUILTY

JAKE PATTERSON, THE MAN WHO KIDNAPPED JAYME CLOSS AND MURDERED HER PARENTS, PLEADS GUILTY TO TWO COUNTS OF 1ST DEGREE INTENTIONAL HOMICIDE AND ONE COUNT OF KIDNAPPING. PATTERSON APPEARED BEFORE A BARRON COUNTY JUDGE THIS AFTERNOON AND TOLD THE JUDGE HE UNDERSTOOD THAT HE WAS PLEADING GUILTY TO THE CHARGES AGAINST HIM AND GIVING UP…MORE

GRAND STREET SHOOTING

FOUR SUSPECTS ARE IN CUSTODY AFTER A 28-YEAR OLD MAN WAS SHOT IN THE CHEST IN OSHKOSH LAST NIGHT. THE OSHKOSH POLICE DEPARTMENT SAYS IT HAPPENED AROUND 11:15 P.M. ON THE 500 BLOCK OF GRAND STREET. THE VICTIM WAS TRANSPORTED TO A LOCAL HOSPITAL WITH A NON-LIFE THREATENING INJURY. DESPITE BEING SHOT, THE VICTIM STILL…MORE

BODY OF MAN FOUND IN LAKE MICHIGAN ON WEDNESDAY IDENTIFIED

THE DOOR COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IDENTIFIES THE BODY OF A MAN FOUND IN LAKE MICHIGAN AT CAVE POINT COUNTY PARK ON WEDNESDAY AS ERIC RICHTER OF NEENAH. THE 57-YEAR OLD HAD GONE MISSING BACK ON FEBRUARY 10TH AFTER TELLING HIS WIFE HE’D BE GOING TO CAVE POINT COUNTY PARK TO TAKE SOME PHOTOS. RICHTER FAILED…MORE

OSHKOSH SHOOTING THIS MORNING

THE OSHKOSH POLICE DEPARTMENT IS INVESTIGATING A SHOOTING THAT HAPPENED EARLIER THIS MORNING. THE INCIDENT OCCURED JUST BEFORE 8 A.M. AT A RESIDENCE ON CIMARRON COURT. A 26-YEAR OLD MALE SUFFERED A SINGLE GUNSHOT WOUND. THE INJURY APPEARS TO BE NON-LIFE THREATING AND THE MAN WAS TRANSPORTED TO A LOCAL HOSPITAL. NO DETAILS HAVE BEEN RELEASED…MORE

GREEN BAY STABBING

A STABBING ON GREEN BAY’S WEST SIDE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON SENDS A 46-YEAR OLD MAN TO THE HOSPITAL. POLICE WERE CALLED TO THE 100 BLOCK OF BADGER LANE AND FOUND THE MAN WITH A SERIOUS WOUND; HE WAS TAKEN TO A LOCAL HOSPITAL WHERE POLICE SAY HE IS IN STABLE CONDITION. A 33-YEAR OLD GREEN BAY…MORE

FOND DU LAC FLOODING

FOND DU LAC OFFICIALS EVACUATE ABOUT 15 HOMES AND A 100 UNIT APARTMENT AFTER ICE JAMS ON THE FOND DU LAC RIVER CAUSES FLOODING. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT SAYS THE FLOODING IS MOSTLY ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF CITY WITH WATER AS HIGH AS 20 INCHES. SOME RESIDENTS HAVE 3-4 FEET OF WATER IN THEIR BASEMENT…MORE

MILWAUKEE TO HOST 2020 DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION

THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE HAS CHOSEN THE FISERV FORUM, HOME OF THE MILWAUKEE BUCKS, AS ITS SITE FOR THE 2020 DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION. DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN, TOM PEREZ, CHOSE MILWAUKEE OVER HOUSTON AND MIAMI, MARKING THE FIRST TIME IN OVER A CENTURY THAT DEMOCRATS WILL GATHER IN A MIDWEST CITY OTHER THAN CHICAGO TO…MORE

OSHKOSH SHOOTING DEEMED MURDER-SUICIDE

THE OSHKOSH POLICE DEPARTMENT’S INVESTIGATION HAS REVEALED THAT THE SATURDAY AFTERNOON SHOOTING WAS A MURDER-SUICIDE. THE VICTIM IS BEING IDENTIFIED AS 26-YEAR OLD BROOKE HARRIS AND THE SHOOTER IS IDENTIFIED AS 26-YEAR OLD CLINT JORGENSEN. HARRIS AND JORGENSEN HAD A 9-MONTH OLD BABY BOY TOGETHER AND HAD BEEN DEALING WITH RELATIONSHIP PROBLEMS. WHEN HARRIS WENT…MORE

Blogs

When the “Victims” Strike Back

A lot of terms were used to describe the man that opened fire on Republicans members of Congress at their baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia on Wednesday.  “Bernie Sanders supporter”, “left wing extremist”, “disturbed”, and “troubled” were the most common used by those investigating the matter, those who were among the targets and those who…

Less Than Compelling

Usually us curmudgeons like to go on and on about how sports, music and movies were better in “our day”.  I think that you can add Congressional hearings to that list as well.  That’s what I was thinking during both the James Comey and Attorney General Jeff Sessions testimony the last couple of weeks.  While…

Un-settling the Science

While James Comey was sucking up all the oxygen in the room, there was a pretty major science announcement last week.  It turns out that the human species might be much older than we originally thought.  Fossils found in Morocco place our earliest ancestors on the planet as far back as 350-thousand years ago.  Until…

Open Week

Welcome to US Open week here in Wisconsin.  Many of you will be venturing down to Erin (or Hartford or Richfield–I’ve seen all three used to describe the location of the course in stories) for practice rounds the next three days–or for the competitive rounds Thursday through Sunday (and possibly Monday–more on that later).  Here…