Latest Oshkosh News

Man assisting in crash killed by suspected drunken driver

Jan. 1, 2019 11:04 AM EST

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — A man who stopped to help at the scene of a crash on a Madison area highway during a snowstorm died after being struck by a suspected drunken driver. Monona police say the man who was killed stopped to assist a driver who had crashed on Highway 12 near the Yahara River about 7 p.m....

UW-Oshkosh, foundation reach $4.6 million settlement

Dec. 22, 2018 11:19 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and its private foundation have reached a multimillion-dollar settlement as part of the foundation's ongoing bankruptcy case. The Post-Crescent reports the parties announced the $4.6 million net sum agreement late Friday. A federal district judge...

Man sentenced to nearly 5 years in prison in skimming case

Dec. 21, 2018 11:34 AM EST

OSKHOSH, Wis. (AP) — Federal authorities say an 18-year-old man who was apprehended in Wisconsin has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for a wide-ranging skimming scheme involving the use of counterfeit debit cards. Justice Department officials say Ionel Muresanu was arrested in Oshkosh in May...

Ex-Oshkosh YMCA worker charged with child sex assault

Dec. 13, 2018 6:34 PM EST

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — A former daycare worker at the Oshkosh YMCA is charged with sexually assaulting a 3-year-old girl. Seventy-five-year-old B.T. Adams was charged Thursday with two counts of first-degree sexual assault of a child under 13, and one count of conspiracy to sexually assault a child. All of...

Oshkosh police say death of 10-month-old boy is suspicious

Dec. 13, 2018 6:58 AM EST

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Police in Oshkosh are investigating what they say is the suspicious death of a 10-month-old child. The baby boy was taken to an Oshkosh hospital Sunday night after a medical call to a home and then flown to a children's hospital in Milwaukee, where he was pronounced dead Wednesday. An...

Jury acquits Fox Crossing judge accused of stalking clerk

Dec. 10, 2018 6:11 PM EST

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — A jury has acquitted a Fox Crossing municipal judge accused of stalking his court clerk. Jurors on Monday found suspended judge Leonard Kachinsky not guilty of felony stalking. Kachinsky's clerk, village leaders and prosecutors argued that the 65-year-old judge harassed her and...

YMCA day care worker arrested on suspicion of sex assault

Dec. 8, 2018 12:34 PM EST

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Oshkosh police have arrested a 75-year-old YMCA employee on suspicion of first-degree sexual assault of a child and false imprisonment. WBAY-TV reports the man was taken into custody Thursday night. He was fired by the YMCA. Formal charges are expected next week. Police say the man...

Oshkosh father charged in infant's death

Dec. 5, 2018 8:26 AM EST

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — An Oshkosh father is accused of shaking his newborn son and causing the child's death. Cory Lyons is charged with first-degree reckless homicide in the Nov. 29 death of his 7-week-old son. A criminal complaint says Lyons admitted he was highly frustrated by the baby's crying and shook...

Oshkosh police investigate death of 3-year-old girl

Nov. 30, 2018 12:06 PM EST

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Police in Oshkosh say they're investigating the death of a toddler. Officers were dispatched to a medical call in a residential neighborhood about 7:30 a.m. Friday. First responders found a 3-year-old girl had died. Authorities haven't provided anymore details. Oshkosh police are...

Father of 2-month-old baby who died is arrested in Oshkosh

Nov. 30, 2018 10:44 AM EST

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Oshkosh police say the father of an infant has been arrested in the baby's death. Authorities say officers were called about 7 p.m. Thursday about an incident involving the two-month-old boy. The baby was later pronounced dead at a hospital. The child's 27-year-old father was taken...