Chris Mueller, USA TODAY

Chris Mueller


Appleton, WI, United States

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Past articles by Chris:

Video of frustrated migrants at US-Mexico border has no connection to Title 42

A video shows a crowd of migrants gathered at the border in March 2023, despite a post's claim the event happened recently, after Title 42 expired. → Read More

A 22-year-old man died Friday night in a motorcycle crash on the UW-Green Bay campus

The driver was not a UW-Green Bay student. The cause of the crash is still under investigation. → Read More

Judge rules Neenah man who fatally shot grandparents in Grand Chute competent to proceed to sentencing

Outagamie County Judge Mitchell Metropulos ruled that Alex Kraus, 20, of Neenah, was competent to be sentenced for fatally shooting his grandparents. → Read More

14-year-old Chippewa Falls boy accused of killing Lily Peters will return to court in September

The 14-year-old boy accused of killing Lily Peters will return to court in September for a preliminary hearing. → Read More

Man sues Winnebago County deputies, Neenah officers for roles in dismissed drunken driving case

Mark Petersen, of Neenah, said he suffered "pain, suffering and other harms" after he was charged with a fourth drunken-driving offense. → Read More

Missing Waupaca County man graduated from UW-Oshkosh and has ties to state Democratic Party

Rep. Gordon Hintz, D-Oshkosh, describes Brandon Colligan as a 'really bright guy.' → Read More

Missing Waupaca County man graduated from UW-Oshkosh and has ties to state Democratic Party

Rep. Gordon Hintz, D-Oshkosh, describes Brandon Colligan as a 'really bright guy.' → Read More

Wisconsin police focus on ‘stopping the killing’ first when responding to active shooters

Officers responsible for training their colleagues how to respond to active shooters repeatedly emphasized the need to quickly stop any threat. → Read More

Appleton woman in Outagamie County Sheriff’s Office custody dies after exiting moving vehicle on State 441

The incident happened Monday when the woman "exited the vehicle while it was moving" and suffered serious injuries. She later died at a hospital. → Read More

Teenager accused in 2019 stabbing of Oshkosh West school resource officer to stand trial next week

Grant Fuhrman, 19, was charged with attempted homicide after he was accused of stabbing a school resource officer at Oshkosh West n 2019. → Read More

Appleton man sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting man in Oshkosh

Erice Grady was found guilty of first-degree intentional homicide and possession of a firearm by a felon after a four-day jury trial in March. → Read More

ACLU accuses Oshkosh Area School District of failing to address racial harassment at Merrill Middle School

The complaint says two Black students were subject to persistent racial harassment and that administrators failed to address or fully investigate it. → Read More

14-year-old Chippewa Falls boy arrested in Lily Peters homicide, ordered held on $1 million bail

The boy, who was identified only by his initials, appeared in court about 1 p.m. in Chippewa County. → Read More

Man charged in Neenah stabbing death now accused of beating another man in Winnebago County Jail

Mandel Roy, 27, of Minneapolis faces one count of battery in connection with an incident that took place April 4 in the Winnebago County Jail. → Read More

As fatal drug overdoses surge, Winnebago County prosecutors take broad approach to keep people alive

In 2021, Winnebago County had a record number of fatal overdoses for the second year in a row: 41 people died, including eight in a two-week period. → Read More

Appleton Police Chief Todd Thomas announces plan to retire at the end of the year

Thomas announced his retirement in a statement released Friday by the Appleton Police Department, indicating he plans to leave the job in January. → Read More

Ex-Appleton mother charged in co-sleeping death of 2-month-old son convicted of child neglect

Nicole Sobay, formerly of Appleton, pleaded no contest to one count of child neglect causing death. She will be sentenced July 1. → Read More

There are thousands fewer people in Wisconsin’s prisons than before the pandemic. What happened?

Wisconsin’s prison population has fallen to the lowest level in decades, a sign of COVID’s far-reaching impact on the state’s criminal justice system. → Read More

Kaukauna police respond to West 10th Street residence due to 'active investigation'

Kaukauna police are asking the public to avoid the 300 block of West 10th Street because of an active investigation. → Read More

Teenager who fatally shot grandparents will get a third competency exam as he awaits sentencing

Alex Kraus, 19, of Neenah, has been awaiting sentencing for nearly 10 months. He faces mandatory life sentences on both homicide charges. → Read More