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    Milwaukee Bucks beat by Utah Jazz, 109-95

    MILWAUKEE — Gordon Hayward scored 29 points, Derrick Favors added 19 and the Utah Jazz beat the Milwaukee Bucks 109-95 on Friday night, dominating the paint in their first game back from the All-Star break. Hayward finished 11 of 17 from the field, breaking free for short, open jumpers or dunks. The 6-foot-10 Favors shot 9 of 14, often going strong to the hoop. Center Rudy Gobert had 15 points and 16 rebounds for Utah, which held a 52-34 edge […]

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    Milwaukee Panthers fall to Detroit Titans, 81-74

    MILWAUKEE — Josh McFolley shot 12 of 12 from the free-throw line and finished with 22 points to lead Detroit Mercy to an 81-74 victory over Milwaukee on Friday night. Detroit took the lead for good with 16:29 to play, and had a nine-point lead with three minutes left. A 12-7 spurt, capped by Jeremy Johnson’s 3-pointer, pulled Milwaukee to 75-71 with 44 seconds remaining. The Titans made 6 of 7 free throws to seal it. Jaleel Hogan scored 13 […]

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    Wisconsin man gets over 3-year sentence in finger amputation

    GREEN BAY — A Wisconsin man has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison after pleading no contest last year to cutting off a woman’s finger as part of a ritual to honor a fellow rap music fan. Twenty-four-year-old Jonathan Schrap was sentenced Friday on one count of second-degree reckless injury. A complaint says Schrap and his friends were staging a “ritualistic memorial” at his house in August to commemorate a deceased member of the Juggalos, the name given to […]

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    Search for murder suspect, 6-year-old daughter ends in crash

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Police say a 6-year-old Connecticut girl has been found in Pennsylvania after a high-speed chase and crash involving a car driven by her father, who’s suspected in her mother’s killing. Pennsylvania state police say Aylin Sofia Hernandez suffered minor injuries in the crash at about 11 a.m. Friday on Interstate 99 in Benner Township. Her father, Oscar Hernandez, was taken into custody and taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries. Two state troopers suffered minor injuries. […]

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    Wisconsin Supreme Court: Sheriff Clarke exempt from releasing immigration records

    MILWAUKEE  — The Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled that Milwaukee County’s sheriff does not have to release immigration detainer forms for people he’s holding at his jail for federal authorities. The 4-2 decision Friday reverses lower-court decisions ordering Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke to provide the forms under the state’s open records law following a request from an immigrant advocacy group. The court says the records are exempt from release because of federal law. What many are calling a victory […]

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    Stampede! Drone causes 1,500 elk to charge in Wyoming snow

    JACKSON, Wyo. — Wildlife refuge officials say a man with a drone caused 1,500 elk to stampede half a mile through the snow. The stampede happened Monday at the National Elk Refuge in western Wyoming. Elk and bison often congregate at the refuge to eat feed put out to help them survive the winter. This winter has been especially harsh for wildlife. More than 3 feet of snow has piled up, conditions that can be stressful for all kinds of […]

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    Snow storm misses American Birkebeiner course, 2017 race canceled

    HAYWARD — Organizers of the American Birkebeiner ski race have canceled this year’s event in northern Wisconsin. A snow storm that’s dumped more than 10 inches of snow in parts of Wisconsin since Thursday missed the Hayward and Cable area where the annual cross-country race is held. Officials say record high temperatures and rain recently have left the Birkie course unsafe for a race on Saturday. The accompanying races, Kortelopet and Prince Haakon, are also canceled. The American Birkebeiner Ski […]

  • Brad Schimel

    Wisconsin attorney general appeals redistricting ruling

    MADISON — Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel has filed an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court challenging a ruling striking down GOP-drawn legislative boundaries as unconstitutional. Schimel filed the appeal with the nation’s highest court on Friday. Schimel had said he would appeal since a panel of judges last month struck down the maps and ordered the Republican-controlled Legislature to draw new boundaries. The judges ordered new maps be drawn by November so they would be in place for the […]

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    ‘No anonymous sources:’ Pres. Trump scolds after White House uses them

    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump used his first presidential appearance before the nation’s largest gathering of conservative activists on Friday to sharply escalate his criticism of the news media and take direct aim at the use of anonymous sources. Reporters “shouldn’t be allowed to use sources unless they use somebody’s name,” he declared, just hours after members of his own staff held a press briefing and refused to allow their names to be used. “A source says that Donald Trump is […]

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    Appeals court hearing arguments in Wisconsin voting cases

    CHICAGO — A federal appeals court is hearing arguments in a pair of cases involving Wisconsin’s voting laws. The U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals was hearing arguments Friday in the cases that involve Wisconsin’s voter ID and early voting laws. Rulings in the cases were expected in the coming months. One case before the court is an appeal by Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel of a federal judge’s ruling last year striking down restrictions on early voting and limited […]

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    J.C. Penney closing up to 140 stores and two distribution centers

    NEW YORK — J.C. Penney said Friday that it will be closing anywhere from 130 to 140 stores as well as two distribution centers over the next several months as it aims to improve profitability in the era of online shopping. The closures represent about 13 percent to 14 percent of the department store operator’s current store count, and less than 5 percent of total annual sales. The company said that it would also initiate a voluntary early retirement program […]

  • Madison Police Officer Matt Kenny and Tony Robinson

    $3.3M settlement for family Tony Robinson, killed by Madison police officer; largest in WI history

    MADISON — Relatives of 19-year-old Tony Robinson, who was fatally shot by a police officer will receive $3.35 million to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit filed in Wisconsin, attorneys announced on Thursday, February 23rd. Robinson was shot and killed by Madison Police Officer Matt Kenny in 2015. The shooting sparked protests throughout the city and calls for an examination of police use of force. Robinson’s attorneys said the deal was the largest police shooting settlement in Wisconsin history. Attorney David Owens called […]