Latest Oshkosh News

Oshkosh police arrest homicide suspect after 6-hour standoff

Sep. 20, 2020 11:05 AM EDT

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Oshkosh police say a man suspected in a homicide was arrested Saturday after a six-hour standoff with a SWAT team and negotiators. Police say officers were sent to a welfare check earlier in the day and discovered a man suffering from a gunshot wound. Jarvis Gladney, 36, was...

People applaud during a campaign rally for President Donald Trump, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, in Yuma, Ariz. (Randy Hoeft/The Yuma Sun via AP)

Trump, Pence campaign events signal lax approach to virus

Aug. 19, 2020 3:43 PM EDT

DES MOINES (AP) — Sitting and standing shoulder to shoulder, some without face masks, hundreds of supporters of President Donald Trump jammed into an airplane hangar for an Arizona campaign event this week, ignoring the advice of Trump's own health experts. Like his boss, Vice President Mike Pence went...

Pence visits Wisconsin, wonders where Biden is

Aug. 19, 2020 2:42 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence poked fun at Democrats during a visit to Wisconsin on Wednesday for canceling their in-person national convention in Milwaukee in favor of a virtual gathering due to the coronavirus pandemic. “I did hear the Democrats were supposed to have their...

In this image from video, former first lady Michelle Obama speaks during the first night of the Democratic National Convention on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. (Democratic National Convention via AP)

The Latest: Michelle Obama says vote like lives depend on it

Aug. 17, 2020 11:46 PM EDT

Michelle Obama is warning Americans to “vote for Joe Biden like our lives depend on it” during her speech at the Democratic National Convention. In remarks that capped off Monday night's event, Mrs. Obama offered a sharp rebuke of the Trump presidency, telling viewers that he “has had more...

President Donald Trump speaks to a crowd of supporters at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, Monday, Aug. 17, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump counters Biden with law-and-order message in Midwest

Aug. 17, 2020 7:32 PM EDT

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Declaring it’s “crunch time” for the upcoming election, President Donald Trump zeroed in on Midwest battleground states on Monday with a law and order message to counter former Vice President Joe Biden's show at the Democratic National Convention. In Mankato,...

President Donald Trump speaks at a news conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trump plans campaign stops Monday in Minnesota, Wisconsin

Aug. 14, 2020 4:35 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — President Donald Trump was making a campaign swing through the Midwestern states of Minnesota and Wisconsin on Monday, just as the Democratic National Convention kicks off. Trump's campaign said Friday that the Republican will highlight “Joe Biden's failures on jobs and the...

Evers expects Trump to wear mask during visit next week

Aug. 13, 2020 4:55 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said Thursday that he expects President Donald Trump and his entourage to wear masks indoors and social distance when Trump visits Oshkosh for a rally next week. Evers, a Democrat, issued a statewide mask mandate in July to combat rising coronavirus...

Plane expert, octogenarian, man builds his third aircraft

Aug. 9, 2020 1:44 PM EDT

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — There are plenty of old men in Pensacola who have an interest in airplanes. You might know one. But, there aren’t many old — or young, for that matter — men in town whose aeronautical knowledge can match the know-how of 88-year-old David Thatcher. His level of...

Suspect arrested in shooting that left 1 dead, 2 injured

Aug. 6, 2020 7:26 AM EDT

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Oshkosh police have made an arrest in a shooting this week that left one person dead and two others wounded. Officers responded to a south side residence Tuesday about 8:30 p.m. where they found a 59-year-old man was dead and a 57-year-old man and 33-year-old woman were wounded. A...

2 boat operators arrested after lake collision injures 3

Aug. 2, 2020 11:58 AM EDT

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Authorities have arrested two boat operators on suspicion of operating while intoxicated after their boats collided on Lake Butte des Morts in Oshkosh, injuring three people. The crash happened around 9 p.m. Saturday. The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office said a 26-foot Glastron...