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Complaint: Former Oshkosh YMCA Santa assaulted three-year-old girl
OSHKOSH, Wis. (WBAY) — Child sex assault charges have been filed against a former Oshkosh YMCA employee who played Santa Claus and worked in the Children’s Drop Off Center.
Baby dies after medical call to Grove Street home; police call death suspicious
OSHKOSH - A 10-month-old boy died Wednesday, three days after a medical call to the 800 block of Grove Street. Police and paramedics arrived at the home about 8:30 p.m. Sunday and took the baby to a local hospital, police said in a news release. A medical helicopter eventually flew the child to Chil
Father Charged in Son's Death
OSHKOSH, WI (WTAQ) - An Oshkosh father has been charged in connection to his son's death. Cory Lyons stood trial on Thursday after allegedly shaking his son so violently on November 29 that the seven-week-old child died.
A Sister Design Team Turns a Onetime Men's Club into a Buzzy Events Destination
When big things started happening in the small city of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, (the opening of Menominee Nation Arena; a multimillion-dollar YMCA arrival; and restaurant renovations galore), sisters Carey Sharpe and Jenna Golem knew they needed to be a part of the action. “We wanted to help see our comm
Ex-Oshkosh YMCA Santa charged with child sex assault
OSHKOSH, Wis. - A former daycare worker at the Oshkosh YMCA is charged with sexually assaulting a 3-year-old girl. B.T. Adams, 75, was charged Thursday with two counts of first-degree sexual assault of a child under 13, and one count of conspiracy to sexually assault a child. All of the counts invol
A Wisconsin county's plan for soon-to-be-released sex offender: A trailer with a view of a landfill
Dwight Chouinard is coming home to Oshkosh and Winnebago County wants to build him his own new residence. It's not exactly a warm welcome — Chouinard is a violent sex offender and his new place will be a trailer next to the county's landfill.
Renovation projects to revitalize five old properties in Oshkosh
OSHKOSH — Construction around Oshkosh is breathing new life into older properties and bringing new business and living opportunities to the city. Large-scale projects like The Morgan District and the Oshkosh Corp. Global Headquarters are moving forward at varying paces, but smaller-sized projects (a
Police Offer To Help Parents After Child Deaths
OSHKOSH, WI (WTAQ) - After recent infant and child deaths in the city of Oshkosh, Police are offering a helping hand to parents. Police Chief Dean Smith says boyfriends and girlfriends of parents can be good caretakers of children, but you need to take time to get to know them in that regard. "Befor
Deal keeps Wisconsin Kimberly-Clark plant open
MADISON — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has reached a deal with consumer-products giant Kimberly-Clark Corp. worth up to $28 million over five years to keep a plant open and save nearly 400 jobs.
Wisconsin Targeted In Massive Bomb Threat Hoax: Reports
MILWAUKEE, WI -- Multiple bomb threats have been reported in the Metro Milwaukee area Thursday, authorities said. Bomb threats have been surfacing nationwide in what several police departments have called a hoax.
Oshkosh Man Brightens Holidays with Lights Display to Raise Donations for Humane Society
OSHKOSH, Wis. (WFRV) - An Oshkosh man is brightening the holiday season for area residents... and animals. John Peterson has constructed a massive Christmas light show in his yard out of 11,000 LED lights. The show includes lights on his house, across his front yard, and into his side yard. Peterson
A defensive Scott Walker insists signing Wisconsin power grab wouldn't just be dirty partisanship
Outgoing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is laying the groundwork to sign the power grab bills denying his Democratic successor, Tony Evers, the same powers he has enjoyed so much. If he sounds a little defensive—as he should—that doesn’t mean that his argument doesn’t boil down to “I feel righteous abo
Oshkosh Police Investigate Death of 10-Month-Old Child
OSHKOSH, Wis. (WFRV) - The Oshkosh Police Department is investigating the death of a 10-month-old. On December 9th around 8:30 p.m., police were called to the 800 block of Grove Street in the City of Oshkosh involving a 10-month-old male. He was taken to a local hospital but was later transported to
Dinner Theater to Debut at the Howard in Oshkosh
The debut of dinner theater at The Howard in Oshkosh begins Thursday, December 13 with Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings, presented by Timber Mill Theatre Company. Ring in the holiday season by enjoying an upscale fine dining experience and quality entertainment in this majestically restored venue. Sit b
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Oshkosh Bus Fare Might Get More Expensive
OSHKOSH, Wis. (WFRV) - The cost of getting around in Oshkosh could be going up. The city council will vote on a proposal that would raise the bus fare from $1 to a $1.50. Monthly passes would also go up to from $25 to $35.
Seven years on: How has Act 10 affected Oshkosh, school employees' wages?
OSHKOSH — There's about a month left in Gov. Scott Walker's term, and the state is nearing the seventh anniversary of the passage of his signature piece of legislation. The controversial Act 10 stripped most public employees of many of their collective bargaining rights. Some, however, were exempted
Oshkosh YMCA employee arrested on suspicion of inappropriate conduct
OSHKOSH, WI (WSAU) -- An employee of the Oshkosh YMCA was arrested late last week on suspicion of first-degree child sexual assault and false imprisonment. The incident in question reportedly occurred in late November, calling it an incident of "inappropriate conduct" between the employee and a chil
Man sentenced for threatening Winnebago Co. judge
OSHKOSH (WLUK) – The man who threatened to kill a Winnebago County judge was sentenced Tuesday to four years in prison. Chadwick Grubbs was also placed on extended supervision by Sheboygan County Judge Daniel Borowski, court records show.
Teen driver arrested for OWI after hitting Winnebago County Sheriff's Office squad car
TOWN OF CLAYTON - No one was injured after a teen driver slammed into a squad car during a snowstorm — but video footage depicting the early December crash is harrowing. Two Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office squad cars responded about 1:15 a.m. Dec. 2 to State 76 in the town of Clayton to help a car