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Oshkosh SWAT Called to Weapons Situation, Several Children Escape Harm
Two Oshkosh children were able to avoid being injured in a tense situation in Oshkosh early Monday morning. Officers were called to a residence in the 1100 block of South Main Street just after 12:00 a.m. on a report of a disturbance with a weapon. It was reported that a...
Winneconne woman charged with 4 felonies for taking over $80K through online scams is suspected of role in larger ring
OSHKOSH - A Winneconne woman who was arrested last week in an investigation of a scam has been charged with four felonies and a misdemeanor, according to a criminal complaint filed in Winnebago County. Gail Patterson, 66, faces four felony charges and one misdemeanor relating to theft by false representation from four victims through Internet scams. ...
6-7-23 fdl gas station shooting update
The Fond du Lac Police Chief says it’s fortunate that nobody was hurt or killed in a shooting incident last month outside a Fond du Lac gas station. Two male teenagers, ages 16 and 19, have been arrested on charges of party to the crime of attempted first degree intentional homicide in connection with the May 23rd shooting in the parking lot of the East Pioneer Road Pit Stop gas station. Police Chief Aaron Goldstein told WFDL news video surveillance shows the shooters on foot shooting at an occupied car parked at a gas pump. Goldstein says the person in the car fled inside the gas station for safety and the shooters fled in a vehicle. They were arrested six days later following the execution of a search warrant at a Fond du Lac residence. Police are continuing their investigation.
Plea deal in cold case Fox River Mall kidnapping and assault case
APPLETON, Wis–A Wisconsin Rapids man that abducted and raped a teenager from the Fox River Mall in 2000 reaches a plea deal with prosecutors. John Carter is convicted in Outagamie County Court on charges of First Degree Sexual Assault and Kidnapping. Carter pulled a gun on the 16-year old...
Oshkosh Woman Admits to Stealing Thousands of Dollars from Youth Hockey Association
An Oshkosh woman has admitted to taking thousands of dollars from a youth hockey association. The woman, whose name has not yet been released, reportedly went to the Oshkosh Police Department in late March where she admitted to taking an estimated $60,000 from the Oshkosh Youth Hockey Association over the course of several years.
6/5/23 Standoff Incident in Oshkosh
Oshkosh Police and Winnebago County Sheriff’s officials had to use armored vehicles to respond to a residence in Oshkosh where a 35-year-old man with a gun was threatening people. It happened in the 1100 block of South Main Street just after midnight Monday morning. Police learned the man had pointed a handgun at people inside the residence and was threatening to shoot them. When police arrived they rescued two children from a second story balcony. Several people also escaped from the residence. The man was still inside with 1-and 2-year-old children. SWAT and Negotiation teams and a Drone Team responded to the scene. The State Patrol, Omro, and UW-Oshkosh Police also responded. The armored vehicles and a robot were also brought in. SWAT officers entered the home and found the 2-year-old child who was safely removed from the residence. SWAT Officers continued their search and found the man under blankets, lying on his stomach on an inflatable mattress. Under him was the loaded handgun. The 1-year-old child was found unharmed. The man was taken into custody. He was wanted on an outstanding warrant through Probation and Parole; charges stemming from the incident are pending.
Oshkosh police continue probe of Youth Hockey Association theft that totaled at least $60K
OSHKOSH – Oshkosh police said Tuesday their investigation into a theft of at least $60,000 from Oshkosh Youth Hockey Association that occurred over several years is ongoing. A woman who had served as treasurer of the association told police March 29 she had stolen at least $60,000 from the association over the course of several years, a news release from police said.
How To Get Fireworks Festival Tickets
OSHKOSH, WI (WTAQ-WLUK) – Tickets are on sale for an international fireworks show in Oshkosh this summer. The Pyrotechnics Guild International Convention will run from Aug. 12-18 this summer at the Sunnyview Expo Center. The weeklong convention is primarily for PGI members, but Aug 13. and 18 will be...
Milwaukee man charged in hit-and-run that killed mother of four
A Milwaukee man was charged Monday in connection to a hit-and-run that left a mother of four and her dog dead in October.
Fires at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary
An organization on the outskirts of Neenah uses horses to serve people of many different ages and many different needs. Life-saving surgery successfully performed on baby in Waupun. Updated: 8 hours ago. A baby girl from Waupun is here today thanks to a life-saving surgery that allowed her to breathe...
6/6/23 Hometown Broadcasting News Tuesday
The 54-year-old Fond du Lac woman who was drunk when she hit a man walking his scooter across a street in Fond du Lac last September has pled no contest to an injury by intoxicated use of a vehicle charge. Terri Huettl was in Fond du Lac County court for a plea hearing last Thursday. A second charge was read into the record and dismissed. According to the criminal complaint when Huettl’s truck struck the 18-year-old Fond du Lac man on September 2nd he hit her windshield and flew into the air. Medical staff who treated him told police he suffered a fractured skull, traumatic brain injury, broken clavicle, and severe internal bleeding. A partial portable breathalyzer test administered at the county jail put Huettl’s blood alcohol concentration at nearly 2 ½ times the legal limit. She will be sentenced on July 19th.
DEBRIEF: AriensCo ends multiple shifts at Brillion campus
An organization on the outskirts of Neenah uses horses to serve people of many different ages and many different needs. Fire crews had the grass and marsh fires out by 6 p.m. Life-saving surgery successfully performed on baby in Waupun. Updated: 4 hours ago. A baby girl from Waupun is...
Memorial service planned for Oshkosh K9 Lando
OSHKOSH, Wis. (WBAY) - The Oshkosh Police Department is having a memorial service for K9 Lando on Friday, June 9. Oshkosh Police said the service is open to law enforcement and the public. K9 Lando became unexpectedly ill and it was discovered that he had an autoimmune disease, Myasthenia Gravis....
A Kaukauna meat market reopened with an expanded storefront, new owners after temporary closure: The Buzz
KAUKAUNA – After being closed for seven months, Haen Meat Packing has now reopened, unveiling new construction under its new ownership. Haen Meat Packing is at 600 County KK and has operated since 1959, becoming well-known in the valley for its sausages, according to representative Taylor Schmidt. Greenville meat market The Meat Block bought Haen in 2021 and expanded and renovated the Kaukauna store.
Octoberfest's License to Cruise to start earlier this year
APPLETON (WLUK) -- Octoberfest weekend in downtown Appleton will get an earlier start this year. Organizers are adding three hours to the Friday night License to Cruise event. The classic car show on College Avenue will start at 3 p.m. Sept. 29. It closes at 9:30 p.m. "We've received a...
AriensCo. cutting 2nd, 3rd and weekend shifts, impacting employees
BRILLION (WLUK) -- A Calumet County company says it's immediately ending some shift operations. Small-engine manufacturer, AriensCo. told FOX 11 it's ending its second, third and weekend shift operations at its Brillion campus as part of its plan to rebalance its manufacturing workforce to maximize production output. The company says it's expanding the production output on first shift, allowing impacted employees to apply for the roughly 100 open positions.
Good Samaritans, armed with metal detectors, recover wedding ring
CHILTON, Wis. (WBAY) - A recent outing to a local festival turned into heartbreak for a Denmark woman. After returning from Beer Fest in Chilton, she discovered she had lost her wedding ring. But thanks to her emotional Facebook post, some good Samaritans sprang into action. At the end of...
Lawrence University Details Hopes for its Space in Fox Commons
APPLETON, WI (WTAQ-WLUK) — Lawrence University is looking forward to potentially creating a “living-learning community” unlike ever before for the small liberal arts college. Lawrence is a nearly 100% residential campus, meaning all of its students — save fifth-year students and a few others — are required...
4 things to know before attending Appleton's 13th annual Juneteenth celebration
APPLETON - African Heritage Inc.'s annual Juneteenth event is bringing health and educational resources to downtown Appleton on Sunday. "We're connecting and providing access to Black life and freedom, creating a way to be healthy and putting us on a pathway for wealth," African Heritage Inc. board member Sabrina Robins said of the event.
3 BRILLIANT MINUTES: Quiet your jets
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