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High-speed pursuit ends in crash

A high-speed pursuit ended with a vehicle crashing into several parked cars in Green Bay. Shortly after 10:30 Tuesday night, Brown County Sheriff Deputies responded to Symba’s Pub & Grub in the Village of Howard for the reports of a stolen vehicle. When deputies arrived, a short pursuit occurred with the suspect’s vehicle crashing into parked cars at the 300 block of Kelly Jo Drive. Deputies say… → Read More

Bomb squad called to active situation in Manitowoc

Manitowoc, Wis. (WFRV) - A woman reported to the Manitowoc Police Department that her ex-boyfriend was threatening her Friday night. While at the Police Department, the woman received a phone call stating her ex-boyfriend may have thrown some sort of flammable or explosive device in front of her home on the south side of Manitowoc. The Brown and Outagamie County Bomb Squad, Manitowoc County… → Read More

UPDATE: Semi that caught fire was hauling 41,000 lbs. of meat

Semi that caught fire was hauling 41,000 lbs. of meat → Read More

Drive-by Shooting in Oshkosh

Oshkosh, Wis. (WFRV) - Authorities are investigating a reported drive-by shooting in the city of Oshkosh. Police say the shooting happened just before 10:00 Sunday night on the 600 block of East Parkway Avenue. There are no reported injuries. Officers believe the victim was targeted and the public is not in any danger. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Oshkosh… → Read More

Two People Rescued After Falling Through Ice

Ashwaubenon, Wis. (WFRV) - The Ashwaubenon Public Safety Department says two people fell through the ice in Ashwaubenon Thursday evening. It happened shortly after 6:00 PM at Bay Harbor Circle. Authorities are warning people to stay off the ice as temperatures get warmer. → Read More

Local 911 Dispatcher Helps Deliver Baby

Shawano County, Wis, WFRV - Monday was a busy day for the Shawano County Sheriff's Department. Not only was the department dealing with icy road conditions, but they also helped deliver a baby. Tuesday- they released the 9-1-1 call from a very nervous husband driving his very pregnant wife to the hospital on icy roads. The 9-1-1 dispatcher was able to calm the couple down on the phone as the… → Read More

Fire Destroys Local Apartment Complex

Fond du Lac, Wis. (WFRV) - Several families in North Fond du Lac are out of a home this morning after an early morning fire destroyed an apartment complex. The fire broke out around 4:00 AM at the 300 block of Harrison Street in North Fond du Lac. North Fond du Lac Fire Chief Jack Flaherty says the entire building is uninhabitable. No injuries have been reported. The cause of the fire remains… → Read More

Building Catches Fire in Howard

Howard, Wis. (WFRV) - A fire broke out at a building in Howard shortly after 4:00 PM Monday. Fire crews responded to the 1400 block of Gruber Road. We have a crew on the way and will bring you updates as they become available. → Read More

"Smoke" the Turkey Relocated

Ashwaubenon, Wis. (WFRV) - "Smoke" the Turkey has been found and relocated. Smoke was captured Friday morning shortly after 10:15. USDA Wildlife Biologists say they captured the turkey commonly known as “Smoke” in Ashwaubenon. Ashwaubenon Public Safety said Smoke was captured humanely and was not injured. The USDA working with the local DNR. Officials say they will relocated Smoke to an… → Read More

Car Crashes into Home

Green Bay, Wis. (WFRV) - A car crashed into a home Friday morning. It happened shortly after 9:30 at the 3200 block of Meadow Circle in Green Bay. Multiple agencies responded to the crash. There are no reports of injuries. → Read More

Sick Puppy Recovers at Local Animal Shelter

The Oshkosh Area Humane Society received a call from a local veterinarian about a very sick puppy who had been purchased off of Craigslist. The Staff says the people who purchased the puppy could not afford treatment after learning he was diagnosed with parvovirus. They then surrendered the puppy to the shelter. Staff named the puppy Harry Hucklebee and say he will continue his recovery in a… → Read More

UPDATE: Sheriff's Office Says Husband Killed Wife, Killed Himself

LENA, Wis. (WFRV) - UPDATE: 11/14/18 3:00 pm According to the Oconto County Sheriff's Office, Karen Fry was killed by her husband Dennis Fry, he then killed himself. No other information is being released at this time. UPDATE: 5/16/2018 Police have released the names of the victims in the fire. They are identified as 47-year-old Dennis Fry and his 48-year-old wife Karen Fry. The investigation is… → Read More

Snag Reported at Local Polling Place

Green Bay, Wis. (WFRV) - Voter turnout is high across Wisconsin with many counties printing thousands of extra ballots. At least one polling place ran into a snag Tuesday morning when a voting machine malfunctioned. St. Bernard's Catholic Church in Green Bay had to make a couple of calls to maintenance, to get the machine up and running - two separate times. Election officials say there were no… → Read More

Two Adults Found Dead, Amber Alert Issued for Missing Girl in Barron County

Barron County, Wis. (WFRV) - An Amber Alert has been issued for a 13-year-old girl after the Barron County Sheriff's Department says two people found dead inside a Barron County home were the parents of the missing teenager. The Barron County Sheriff's Department says it received a 911 call around 1AM Monday from a person asking for help at the address of 1268 Highway 8, in the Town of Barron.… → Read More

UPDATE: Suspect Identified in Oshkosh Robbery, Police Ask Public for Information

Officers say they have identified a suspect in the Motel 6 armed robbery. → Read More

Fans Paint New Slogan on Packers Fence

The Green Bay Packers kick off their 100th season Sunday --- taking on the Bears at Lambeau Field. → Read More

Pedestrian Killed In Door County

Door County, Wis. (WFRV) - The Door County Sheriff's Department says a 56-year-old Milwaukee man was killed while lying in the road Sunday night. Investigators say it happened in the town of Liberty Grove when an eastbound vehicle driven by a 36 year-old Sister Bay man struck a pedestrian who was reported to have been lying in the roadway for an unknown reason. The Sister Bay-Liberty Grove Fire… → Read More

Milwaukee Police Say a Missing 3-year-old Girl is Safe

Milwaukee, Wis. (WFRV) - (UPDATE) 10:22 A.M. 9/05/2018 The CBS station in Milwaukee is reporting that a 3-year-old girl who was reported missing early this morning is safe. According to the Milwaukee Police Department, Phoenix "Mariah" Dickens was found safe near 20th and Highland. 9:40 9/05/2018 CBS 58 in Milwaukee is reporting that a 3-year-old girl was abducted from her Milwaukee home Monday… → Read More

Bird Tests Positive for West Nile Virus in Appleton

Appleton, Wis. (WFRV) - The Appleton City Health Department reports a dead crow found in Appleton on August 24th has tested positive for West Nile Virus. This is the first bird that tested positive for West Nile Virus in Outagamie County since surveillance for the mosquito-transmitted virus began May 1. > “The positive bird means that residents of Appleton and surrounding areas need to be… → Read More

Police Say Masked Man Robs Appleton Store

Appleton, Wis. (WFRV) - Appleton Police officers responded to reports of an armed robbery happening inside a convenience store early Tuesday morning. Police say the robbery happened at Moto Mart on Wisconsin Avenue around 2:30 AM. According to the victim, a man, who attempted to conceal his identity with a mask and goggles, robbed the business while displaying a knife. The suspect was described… → Read More