Green Bay

GREEN BAY, WI (AP)--   Authorities say a man who shot and killed two people and wounded a third at a Wisconsin casino restaurant before police killed him had been fired from the eatery and banned from the property.

Brown County Sheriff Todd Delain said Monday that 62-year-old Bruce Pofahl walked into the Duck Creek Kitchen and Bar on Saturday and fatally shot Ian Simpson and Jacob Bartel at a wait station, then shot and wounded Daniel Mulligan outside the restaurant.

GREEN BAY, WI (AP)--   Authorities in Wisconsin say a gunman killed two people at a Green Bay casino restaurant and seriously wounded a third before he was shot and killed by police.

MADISON, WI (AP)--   President Donald Trump is planning a pair of campaign rallies on Saturday in La Crosse and Green Bay, less than five weeks before the Nov. 3 election.

The stops announced Monday by Trump’s campaign come just over two weeks after he held a rally in central Wisconsin near Wausau in Mosinee. Both of Saturday’s rallies are scheduled for airports in the respective cities.

ESCANABA, MI--   A Green Bay man was arrested on drug charges in Delta County Thursday.

Around 9:06 p.m. a deputy with the Delta County Sheriff’s Office stopped a vehicle on South Lincoln Road near the airport for a traffic violation. Escanaba Public Safety’s K-9 was called in to conduct an exterior sniff of the vehicle. As a result, deputies located methamphetamine and items used in the sales of narcotics.

The 34-year-old male passenger was arrested and lodged in the Delta County Jail on charges of possession with intent to deliver meth and possession of marijuana.

GREEN BAY, WI (AP)--   A United flight diverted from the Twin Cities in Minnesota slid off an icy runway at Green Bay's Austin Straubel International Airport. 

Officials say there were no injuries among the 180 passengers and seven crew members on board United 878 when it slid about 250 feet off a runway about 3 a.m. Friday.

UPDATE, 8/20/17:  The Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday, pending further information or developments.


MILWAUKEE, WI--   The Coast Guard, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and local agencies are searching for a kayaker who went missing Saturday in Green Bay near Horseshoe Island off of Peninsula State Park. 

GREEN BAY, WI (AP)--   Investigators are trying to determine how a prison inmate in Green Bay died. 

State Corrections Department spokesman Tristan Cook said 34-year-old Green Bay Correctional Institution inmate Francisco Flores-Rocha died on July 4.

MILWAUKEE, WI (AP)--   The owner of the only fuel pipeline serving northeastern Wisconsin has shut it down indefinitely as it considers the future of the aging line.  

West Shore Pipe Line Co. is looking into how to supply the Green Bay area with gas and diesel fuel in the meantime. The Journal Sentinel reports the 55-year-old pipeline that runs from north of Milwaukee to Green Bay was closed for repairs and inspection in March and hasn't been reopened since.

MADISON, WI (AP)--   Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies have arrested 38 people in connection with a methamphetamine investigation in northeast Wisconsin.  

According to a news release sent Tuesday, the seven-month investigation has focused on methamphetamine distribution spanning several counties and has involved the Brown County Drug Task Force, the state Division of Criminal Investigation and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

More than 100 officers from multiple departments served 20 search warrants, most in Green Bay.

GREEN BAY, WI (AP)--   City officials in Green Bay have enacted a ban on flying drones at special events.  

The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve the ban on flying unmanned aerial vehicles at such events. Press-Gazette Media reports Green Bay is the first city in Wisconsin to have such an ordinance.

City Attorney James Mueller says the ban came out of a request by the Green Bay Packers for an ordinance that lets police regulate drone use at Lambeau Field.