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Green Bay Metro Fire Department announce new Fire Chief

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – The Green Bay Metro Fire Department has announced who will take over as their next fire chief. Matthew Knott from the Rockford (IL) Fire Department is to become the Green Bay Metro Fire Department leader after being selected by the Police and Fire Commission. According to the City of Green […] → Read More

One dead after fiery crash on I-41 in Outagamie County

OUTAGAMIE COUNTY, Wis. (WFRV) – One person is dead after a fiery crash on I-41 in Outagamie County on Monday morning. The Wisconsin State Patrol reports the single-vehicle crash happened around 11:00 a.m. The driver allegedly left the northbound lane of I-41 and rolled over multiple times before bursting into flames. First responders attempted to […] → Read More

The Community Foundation matching up to $51K in donations to Salvation Army on Fri.

MENASHA, Wis. (WFRV) – Donations to the Salvation Army of the Fox Cities Red Kettles are worth double the amount on Friday. The Community Foundation is matching up to $51,000 in donations, making it the largest match day in the Fox Valley. The money raised goes toward the Salvation Army’s Christmas program and all the […] → Read More

Packers OT David Bakhtiari to miss game vs. Chicago after having appendectomy

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – The Green Bay Packers will be without offensive tackle David Bakhtiari on Sunday against the Chicago Bears. This comes after Bakhtiari had an appendectomy on Friday and will be out for Sunday’s game. An appendectomy is a surgery to remove the appendix when it is infected. This condition is called appendicitis, […] → Read More

Crews save one occupant after being trapped by early morning fire in Sheboygan County

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (WFRV) – The Sheboygan Fire Department saved one person after being trapped on the rear porch during a Friday morning fire. According to a release, around 7:00 a.m. on December 2, the Sheboygan County 911 Center received a report of a residential structure fire on the 500 block of Geele Avenue with one […] → Read More

What is that burning red flare near the Leo Frigo Memorial Bridge?

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Those passing over the Leo Frigo Memorial Bridge may notice a burning red flare. That burning red flare is actually a safety flare for the NEW Water’s Green Bay campus. The flare is designed to burn gas from their digestion process safely. The flare intermittently operates as needed, and with […] → Read More

One dead, one taken into custody after shooting in Marinette

THURSDAY, 12/1/2022, 8:43 p.m. MARINETTE, Wis. (WFRV) – The Marinette Police Department has provided more details on the large police presence on the 1500 block of Main Street. According to a release, around 4:05 p.m., officers were sent to the Trolley Station Apartments at 1529 Main Street for a report of a female with a […] → Read More

Police presence on Bay Settlement Road outside of Green Bay

SCOTT, Wis. (WFRV) – There is a police presence building on the 2800 block of Bay Settlement Road in the town of Scott. Local 5 News arrived at the scene around 3:30 p.m. and is awaiting any information regarding the law enforcement presence. Those traveling in the area should avoid Bay Settlement Road until police […] → Read More

Prior to the Snap: 206th Edition of Packers & Bears rivalry as playoff chances begin to fade

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – The Green Bay Packers have been one of the more disappointing teams of the season after starting 4-8. Faced with a tough matchup in Week 12 against Philadelphia, the Green and Gold fell 40-33, with quarterback Jalen Hurts running all over the defense. Now with their playoff hopes on life […] → Read More

Green Bay-based manufacturer donating bed frames to several shelters

Yesterday might have been Giving Tuesday, but the giving continued into Wednesday after KI, a Green Bay-based custom manufacturer, donated solid wood bedframes. → Read More

UPDATE: Gas leak cleared, GBPD provides more details

TUESDAY, 11/29/2022, 8:17 p.m. GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – The Green Bay Police Department has given the all-clear, and the gas leak on the 500 block of Edgewood Drive is now over. The department was sent to the residence around 4:30 p.m. for a gas leak report at a condemned home. The incident had officials […] → Read More

Hobart-Lawrence Police Department names new Chief of Police

HOBART, Wis. (WFRV) – The Hobart-Lawrence Police Department is promoting within the agency to name its next Chief of Police. Michael A. Renkas, currently a Captain with the department, will be the next Chief of Police following Randy Bani’s retirement on January 2, 2023. The Police Commission narrowed down four finalists, but ultimately Renkas was […] → Read More

10-year-old playing with firearm accidentally shoots, kills Wisconsin woman

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (WFRV) – The Milwaukee Police Department is currently investigating a fatal shooting involving a 10-year-old who reportedly fired the gun. The shooting happened on Monday morning around 6:50 a.m. on the 7400 block of North 87th Street in the city of Milwaukee. Officers say a 10-year-old child was playing with a firearm when […] → Read More

UPDATE: All lanes reopen on WIS 172 in Brown County

MONDAY, 11/21/2022, 5:42 p.m. BELLEVUE, Wis. (WFRV) – The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) has given an update regarding the crash on WIS 172 at Bellevue Street. According to WisDOT, the crash is now cleared, and all lanes of traffic are now open to motorists. TRAFFIC ALERT: Right lane closed on WIS 172 in Brown […] → Read More

Crash caused by slippery conditions kills two in central Wisconsin

LOWVILLE, Wis. (WFRV) – Two people are dead after the driver lost control of their vehicle during slippery conditions in central Wisconsin. According to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, at around 6:30 p.m. on November 17, dispatch received a call about a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of CTH B and Hagan Road in the […] → Read More

Green Bay Police ramping up presence, safety for holiday parade

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – The holiday season is in full effect, and the 38th annual Prevea Green Bay Holiday Parade is set to march downtown. The Green Bay Police Department is preparing to ramp up officer presence and supply barricades along the parade route to ensure the safety of all spectators. The parade will […] → Read More

Wisconsin gang member sentenced for sex trafficking of a minor

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (WFRV) – A Milwaukee gang member was sentenced to several years in federal prison after being convicted of multiple crimes. 31-year-old Jovante L. Champion from Milwaukee was found guilty of Sex Trafficking by Force, Fraud, or Coercion, Interstate Transportation for Prostitution, Sex Trafficking of a Child and by Force, Fraud, or Coercion, and […] → Read More

Appleton man dead after failing to yield at a stop sign in Outagamie County

CENTER, Wis. (WFRV) – One person is dead in Outagamie County after failing to yield at a stop sign and colliding with a pickup truck. According to the Outagamie County Sheriff’s Office, around 1:45 p.m., deputies were sent to the intersection of Cty Tk S and Cty Tk A in the town of Center for […] → Read More

‘If you haven’t been to a game, this is the one to do so’: Packers tickets selling for cheap, but not due to Green Bay’s record

The Green Bay Packers are playing on Thursday night against the Tennessee Titans, and many have noticed a decrease in ticket prices compared to the game against Dallas. → Read More

Grand Chute PD take two into custody following string of car break-ins

GRAND CHUTE, Wis. (WFRV) – Two people are in custody, including a 17-year-old, in connection to several car break-ins in Outagamie County. According to a press release from the Grand Chute Police Department, over the past several weeks, officers have responded to increased calls for service relating to stolen vehicles and car thefts during overnight […] → Read More