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Thursday May 21 | via WKOW-TV
Exploding air bags made by Takata Corp. are so dangerous that U.S. safety regulators want to manage a massive recall so cars can be fixed faster. On Tuesday Takata doubled the size of its recall to 33.8 million air bags, making it the largest recall in U.S. history. Comment?
Wednesday May 20 | via NBC26
Brown County DA says he is reviewing the Wisconsin Department of Criminal Investigations report on the officer involved shooting in Green Bay on February 24th, 2015 a determination if charges will be filed. Investigators say Joseph Biegert was shot and killed by two Green Bay officers after a struggle at his apartment on Plymouth Lane. Comment?
Wednesday May 20 | via WTAQ-AM Green Bay
The Wisconsin Department of Corrections has turned over its report on the officer involved shooting earlier this year in Green Bay to the Brown County prosecutor. Two Green Bay police officers were called to do a welfare check on a man living at an apartment on Plymouth Lane back on February 25 . Comment?
Sunday May 3 | via WTAQ-AM Green Bay
A man fatally shot three people on a walking and biking bridge in central Wisconsin on Sunday, and wounded a fourth before being found dead himself, police said. "We believe that this was a random act and we do not believe that anyone was targeted," Menasha Police Chief Timothy Styka said during a news conference aired on local television. Comment?
Saturday May 2 | via WTAQ-AM Green Bay
Court documents show that the two teens arrested in connection with a Green Bay apartment fire this week allegedly set the blaze to quote, "send a message" to a rival gang member. 18-year-old Jesse Jones and 17-year-old Jordan Gardner are both charged with arson, burglary and endangering safety. Comment?
Thursday Apr 30 | via WBAY-TV Green Bay
Police say the two, who are both from the Green Bay area, face charges including arson, burglary and recklessly endangering safety. The pair was arrested after an investigation by the Brown County Arson Task Force, Green Bay fire and police departments, and state Division of Criminal Investigation into the fire at 1011 North Danz Avenue. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 28 | via WLUK-TV Green Bay
Benjamin Hubbard waived a preliminary hearing on three counts, including attempted first-degree intentional homicide, according to online court records. No one was injured in the March 30 incident in the 300 block of 12th Avenue, on Green Bay's west side. Comment?
Saturday Apr 25 | via Star Tribune
TV journalist Bob Schieffer recently recalled how difficult it can be to maintain sympathy for the “dregs of our society.” Veteran CBS newsman Bob Schieffer, busy reminiscing these days as his retirement approaches, paused during a recent "Face the Nation" broadcast to reflect on bygone days as a cub police reporter - the "best training" for a journalist "or anything else," he said. Schieffer wanted to add something "to the rash of stories lately about cops gone wrong." Comment?
Apr 24, 2015 | via NBC26
GREEN BAY, Wis.- Shocking numbers in a new study published by the Journal of Public Health show Wisconsin as one of the highest drinking states in the nation. "It's been part of the culture for so long," said executive director for the Jackie Nitschke Center, William LaBine. Comment?
Apr 21, 2015 | via WTAQ-AM Green Bay
Hubbard met up with Dwayne Carlton to sell Carlton marijuana, according to the criminal complaint. After Carlton tossed one bag to a friend, who left, Carlton then claimed he didn't have the money. Comment?
Apr 20, 2015 | via Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal
Ted Cydzik, an inmate at the State Reformatory at Green Bay, looks at books in his dormitory room in 1975. He was among three prisoners earning their bachelor's degrees from the Univeristy of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Comment?
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