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Fire breaks out outside Holiday Inn Appleton

GRAND CHUTE, Wis. (WBAY) - The Holiday Inn Appleton was evacuated Tuesday evening when a fire broke out on the outside of the building. Fire on scaffolding outside the Holiday Inn in Grand Chute on March 20, 2018 (Photo: Preston Knippel) The fire broke out where scaffolding is set up on the exterio

WBAY GREEN BAY - 2018-03-21 01:08:00

Firefighters battle fire at Holiday Inn in Grand Chute

GRAND CHUTE, Wis. - The Holiday Inn in Grand Chute, 150 S. Nicolet Rd., was evacuated Tuesday due to a fire. The fire was not inside the building, according to a hotel spokesperson. The fire was contained to a trash chute outside the building, a fire official said. No one was hurt. The cause of the

NBC26 - 2018-03-21 04:16:46

Suspected gun from Appleton shooting found in Fox River

APPLETON (WLUK) -- Police have found a gun in the Fox River -- and they think it's the one fired during a fight outside an apartment complex last week. Police say the incident last Thursday started as a fight between Terry Hooks and another man outside an apartment on W. Schindler Place. Hooks' half

FOX11ONLINE.COM - 2018-03-20 14:40:11

Crews on scene at Grand Chute hotel fire

Fire at Grand Chute hotel, March 20, 2018. (WLUK) GRAND CHUTE (WLUK) -- Fire officials are on scene of a fire at a Grand Chute hotel. It's happening at the Holiday Inn on S. Nicolet Road near the Fox River Mall. Flames are visible outside the building on what appears to be a construction trash shoot

FOX11ONLINE.COM - 2018-03-20 17:31:47

Seymour schools on lockdown after weapon report

SEYMOUR, Wis. (WBAY) - The high school and middle schools in Seymour are on lockdown as police investigate reports regarding a weapon. Police say they received reports that a weapon was brought to school Wednesday. The Seymour Community School District says a student came forward around noon Wednes

WBAY GREEN BAY - 2018-03-21 20:08:00

Oshkosh man charged with attempted murder in Hobbs Avenue shooting

OSHKOSH - Police are looking for an 18-year-old man who faces an attempted murder charge in connection to a July shooting on Hobbs Avenue that paralyzed a man. Jwan S.R. Wright, of Oshkosh, faces one count of attempted first-degree intentional homicide, as a party to a crime. Winnebago County prosec

OSHKOSH NORTHWESTERN - 2018-03-20 21:50:23

'Hack Appleton' competition planned for April 8

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The Appleton Youth Education Initiative is partnering with Microsoft to put on the first-ever Appleton hackathon from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 8 at the Appleton North High School commons. "Hack Appleton" is the first computer science competition of its kind in nort

POST-CRESCENT - 2018-03-21 17:40:30

Woman charged with setting fire that killed brother

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) - A Fox Valley woman is charged with starting a house fire that killed her developmentally disabled brother. A criminal complaint filed in Outagamie County Circuit Court charges Dana Nachtrab with first-degree reckless homicide, arson and bail jumping. Prosecutors say the 27-year

KBJR6.COM - 2018-03-20 19:10:00

The Buzz: 3 Grand Chute openings

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Reader question: Any idea on openings dates for Cheddar's, Gander Outdoors and Meijer? Answer: Just one of the three - Cheddar's - has publicly nailed down its opening date so far. Here's the rundown: CHEDDAR'S Cheddar's Scratch kitchen opens April 10 at 4531 W.

POST-CRESCENT - 2018-03-20 11:28:06

Sheboygan Police looking for bathroom vandal

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - Sheboygan Police are asking for the public's help in catching a bathroom vandal who has cost the city thousands of dollars over the past year. According to press release, the person has been taking a 20 ounce soda bottle and putting it into the toilet pipes of the women's bathroom

NBC26 - 2018-03-20 19:00:21

Gun located in Fox River

An alert citizen and team of law enforcement officers has led to the discovery of a handgun in the Fox River. On March 15, the Appleton Police Department began an investigation into a shooting outside a south side apartment complex. An eluding incident, related to the shooting, brought investigators

NBC26 - 2018-03-20 19:45:24

Appleton man uses CPR skills to save wife

APPLETON, Wis. (WBAY) - An Appleton couple is sharing their story in hopes of helping others. The couple's story, about the importance of learning CPR, was recently featured online by People Magazine. Andrea Benrud is alive and well thanks to her husband, Luke, and his knowledge of CPR. In was in Au

WBAY GREEN BAY - 2018-03-19 23:11:00

St. Paddy's parade candy possibly tainted, police investigating

NEW LONDON, WI (WLUK/CNN) - Police in Wisconsin recommend St. Patrick's Day parade-goers throw away their candy after several children experienced numbness on their tongue and cheeks after eating what they thought were Tootsie Rolls. A long-standing tradition in New London, WI, turned from fun to di


Gilbert Paper employee crushed while unloading coal | Back in Time

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Highlights from the Neenah-Menasha area dating back 50, 75, 100 and 125 years. 1893: St. Stephen's Guild is preparing for a great Easter ball and fair to be held Easter week at Concordia Hall in Menasha. 1918: Alfred Morris, Menasha, met almost instant death in an


Rumors of violence on social media put Fox Cities police, schools in tough spot

A 23-year-old Appleton man was arrested Saturday after sending a threat to the FBI to "shoot up the school," Appleton police Sgt. Dave Lund told media Saturday night. The threat came in the week after a shooting at a Florida high school left 17 dead. Alison Dirr/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin APPLETON


Candy sent to crime lab after health issues arise

NEW LONDON, Wis. (AP) - New London police have sent piece of candy from a St. Patrick's Day parade to the State Crime Laboratory to see if it's tainted. Police warned people not to eat candy they got at Saturday's parade over concerns it may be contaminated. They received about 10 complaints about c


Hobart woman sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing man in 2015 fire

GREEN BAY - A Hobart woman will spend two decades behind bars for killing an elderly man in a house fire nearly three years ago. Roni C. Anderson, 49, was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison and 15 years extended supervision for setting a house fire that killed 89-year-old Harold Ambrosius. The

GREEN BAY PRESS-GAZETTE - 2018-03-19 23:32:53

Fox Cities Habitat for Humanity opens 2nd ReStore in Appleton

APPLETON, Wis. The Greater Fox Cities Habitat for Humanity is celebrating the grand opening of its second Appleton ReStore location, this time on the west side of town. ReStore is a non-profit extension of Habitat for Humanity, where people can buy gently used items for the home to benefit their own


Police: Appleton man, 32, arrested after firing shots on city's south side

APPLETON - A 32-year-old man has been arrested for firing at least six gunshots outside of an apartment complex Thursday afternoon on the south side of Appleton, police said. Police responded to multiple reports of a physical altercation that escalated into gunshots shortly after 2 p.m., police said


Appleton Police investigate gunfire at southside apartment complex

Appleton officers are investigating an early afternoon disturbance which erupted with gunfire at a southside apartment complex. Officers were dispatched at 2:12 p.m. Thursday to an apartment complex in the 500 block of West Schindler Place on the report of gunshots. Multiple callers told dispatchers