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Tunnels, trash and tall tales: We dig into the history underneath downtown Appleton
Some say they've heard there are tunnels underneath College Avenue. Some claim the former Viking Theater building has multiple basements (is it three? four? nine?). You might even hear about some kind of secret passageway from basement to basement or bar to bar.
Appleton police presence causes disturbance
APPLETON (WLUK) -- Police presence around a home on Frances Street near Bennett Street is interrupting the evening.FOX 11 crews on the scene say officials could be heard yelling into megaphones that someone is under arrest.Both Appleton police and Winnebago County SWAT teams are on the scene, blocki
Appleton man indicted on firearm, drug charges
APPLETON, Wis. (CBS 58) – An Appleton man is being indicted on firearm and methamphetamine charges, according to the U.S. Attorney of the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
Things to do in Event City: Oshkosh events calendar for Oct. 21 to Nov. 4
Sunday, Oct. 21Agility Trials,Oshkosh Kennel Club, 220 W. Packer Ave., Oshkosh.Perthshire Paperweights from the Collection of Les and Angie Smith,10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, 165 N. Park Ave., Neenah.Zooloween Boo,11 a.m., Menominee Park Zoo, 520 Pratt Trail, Oshkosh.Unique Singles Su
Man arrested in Oshkosh beating death
Steven Mallas, 47, was beaten around 2 o’clock Sunday morning, October 7, on the sidewalk on the 400-block of Boyd Street. He died in his home as a result of complications, the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office found.
Man, 35, killed in motorcycle crash Tuesday in Appleton
(Photo: Photo: MattGush, Getty Images/iStockphoto)APPLETON - A 35-year-old man was killed Tuesday when the motorcycle he was riding crashed, according to police.The single-vehicle crash in the 900 block of East Randall Avenue was reported about 3:50 p.m. The man appeared to have been ejected from th
Man found dead in Oshkosh died from beating
OSHKOSH, Wis. - Police say a man found dead in his Oshkosh home last week had been beaten five days before he died. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office determined 47-year-old Steven Mallas died as a result of complications from that beating on a sidewalk in Oshkosh on Oct. 7. Police conti
Man sentenced for role in Appleton credit union robbery
Furdge, along with Patrick Jefferson and Jayvon Flemming, were charged in connection with the Sept. 13, 2017, robbery of a Capital Credit Union on E. Calumet Street. Witnesses reported two men, with masks, robbed the bank at gunpoint with handguns and left the scene in a nearby vehicle, Appleton pol
Man sentenced after robbing Appleton bank, making liquor stop
APPLETON (WLUK) – The man who hitched a ride to a bank robbery, and then stopped to buy some vodka before he was arrested, was sentenced Wednesday to five years, six months in prison.
What we know about the disappearance of Jayme Closs, the Wisconsin girl missing since her parents' deaths
Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said he was "struggling" to answer questions at a press conference Tuesday afternoon about the disappearance of Jayme Closs, the 13-year-old Wisconsin girl missing since her parents were found dead Monday. "I don't have some of those answers that I want to give you, I want
Fire damages Victorian home in downtown Appleton
A three-story Victorian home in downtown Appleton was damaged by fire last night.The building in the 200 block of North Union Street is owned by Lawrence University and is being remodeled.No one was inside or working at the home when the fire was reported around 6:30 p.m.Crews found flames and heavy
Police: Oshkosh man died in Broad Street home after battery
Steven Mallas, 47, was involved in a battery around 2 a.m. Oct. 7 in the 400 block of Boyd Street and died from medical complications, police reported.
Dodgers 5, Brewers 2: The Brewers' offensive struggles continue in Game 5
Clayton Kershaw dominated for seven innings, and despite some early-inning pitching gamesmanship and then the best efforts of Brandon Woodruff, the Brewers were overtaken by the Los Angeles Dodgers before falling, 5-2.
Fatal Motorcycle Crash Takes the Life of Appleton Man
A male subject, who appeared to have been ejected from a motorcycle, was found in the roadway.
Appleton man charged in federal meth case
The two-count federal indictment alleges Craig Webb, 42, possessed in excess of 50 grams of meth with the intent to distribute while in possession of a firearm.
Appleton man dies in motorcycle crash
APPLETON (WLUK) -- A 35-year-old Appleton man was found laying in the roadway just after a call came in for a motorcycle crash Tuesday, Appleton police say.It happened on the 900 block of East Randall Avenue in Appleton, at around 3:50 that afternoon.Officials say the man appeared to have been throw
"Flames and smoke": Appleton officials respond to downtown area fire
APPLETON (WLUK) -- Just after 6:20 p.m. Appleton fire officials were called to the city's downtown area for reports of flames and smoke.It happened after a fire started at East Franklin and North Union Streets.No one was hurt, and firefighters were able to put it out in about 15 minutes.Officials ar
Oshkosh Police: Man found dead was beaten
OSHKOSH (WLUK) -- Oshkosh police say aman found dead earlier this week, died as a result of a beating.47-year-old Steven Mallas died at his home on Broad Street Oct. 12.Police say he died as result from an incident that happened days earlier.On Oct. 7 around 2:00 a.m. a battery was reported on the s
Appleton Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Accident
It happened in the 900 block of E. Randall Avenue. A male party, who appeared to have been ejected from the motorcycle, was found in the roadway. First responders immediately began to administer lifesaving efforts.
Appleton's 2019 budget includes partial funding for new parking ramp, public library
The assessed tax rate would increase 2.6 percent to $9.15 per $1,000 of valuation. If approved as presented, the owner of a $175,000 home would pay $1,601 in property taxes for city services, an increase of $40 from 2018.