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  • Rodeway Inn Whitehall, Michigan

    Dehydrated 6-month-old found in Michigan hotel room with her dead parents

    WHITEHALL, Mich. — Michigan State Police say a trooper found a dehydrated 6-month-old baby at a motel in the western part of the state in the same room with her dead parents. WOOD-TV reported that a cause of death wasn’t immediately clear and it may take weeks until toxicology results are in. The trooper discovered the bodies Friday, May 24 at the Rodeway Inn near Whitehall after responding to a request for a well-being check. Authorities say the baby girl, named […]

  • Milwaukee Brewers (Getty Images)

    Brandon Woodruff nearly perfect through 8, Brewers beat Phillies 9-1

    MILWAUKEE — Brandon Woodruff allowed a solo homer but was otherwise perfect over eight innings, Christian Yelich hit his NL-leading 21st home run and the Milwaukee Brewers went deep five times in a 9-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday. Woodruff (7-1) retired his first 15 batters before Andrew Knapp opened the sixth with his first homer. Ben Gamel had two homers for the Brewers, and Hernán Pérez and Yasmani Grandal also went long. Woodruff struck out a career-high […]

  • UW assistant basketball coach Howard Moore loses wife, daughter in wrong-way crash

    ‘Heartbreaking news:’ UW assistant basketball coach loses wife, daughter in wrong-way crash

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The University of Wisconsin said Sunday the wife and daughter of men’s basketball assistant coach Howard Moore were killed in a Michigan automobile accident. Moore’s wife, Jennifer, and daughter Jaidyn were killed early Saturday in the crash on the M-14 highway in Washtenaw County’s Superior Township, the department said. “There are no words to describe how devastated we are for Howard and his family,” Wisconsin coach Greg Gard said. “Our basketball program is an extremely close family […]

  • Green Bay Packers legend Bart Starr passes away at age 85

    GREEN BAY — Bart Starr was an ordinary quarterback until teaming with Vince Lombardi and serving as the catalyst for the powerhouse Green Bay Packers teams that ruled the 1960s and ushered in the NFL as America’s most popular sport. The quarterback’s graceful throws helped turn a run-heavy league into a passing spectacle, yet it’s a run for which he’s most famous: the sneak that won the famed “Ice Bowl” in 1967. Starr died Sunday, May 26 at age 85 […]

  • 102-year-old woman facing eviction gets help from Arnold Schwarzenegger

    LOS ANGELES — A 102-year-old woman facing eviction from her California home of nearly 30 years is getting help from Arnold Schwarzenegger. The Los Angeles Times reports Thelma Smith was given until June 30 to move out by landlords who say their daughter needs a place to live. Los Angeles’ rent control law provides relocation assistance for elderly and disabled. But Smith, a retired secretary for the Sugar Ray Robinson Youth Foundation, lives in an unincorporated section of Los Angeles County, just […]

  • El Reno, OK tornado damage

    Tornadoes rake 2 Oklahoma cities, killing 2 and injuring 29: ‘It’s a tragic scene out there’

    EL RENO, Okla. — A tornado leveled a motel and tore through a mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight, killing two people and injuring at least 29 others before a second twister raked a suburb of Tulsa more than 100 miles (160 kilometers) away, authorities said Sunday. The first tornado touched down in El Reno, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) west of Oklahoma City, late Saturday night. It crossed an interstate and walloped the American Budget Value Inn before […]

  • Milwaukee Bucks’ season ends with 100-94 loss to Toronto Raptors

    TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard had 27 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Toronto Raptors into the NBA Finals for the first time with a 100-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night. The Raptors overcame a 15-point deficit to win the series in six games and will host the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. Pascal Siakam scored 18 points, Kyle Lowry had 17 and Fred VanVleet 14 for the Raptors, […]

  • Stan Lee’s former manager arrested on elder abuse charges

    LOS ANGELES — A former business manager of Stan Lee was arrested Saturday on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend. Keya Morgan was taken into custody in Arizona on an outstanding arrest warrant after being charged by Los Angeles County prosecutors earlier this month. Morgan faces felony charges including theft, embezzlement, forgery or fraud against an elder adult, and false imprisonment of an elder adult. A misdemeanor count also alleges elder abuse. Authorities say Morgan sought to […]

  • Miller Park: Brewers fall to Phillies 7-2

    MILWAUKEE — Jake Arrieta pitched eight effective innings, Andrew McCutchen homered and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-2 on Saturday. César Hernández, Rhys Hoskins and J.T. Realmuto also connected in Philadelphia’s third consecutive win. Hoskins finished with three hits and two RBIs, and Hernández also drove in two runs. Arrieta (5-4) allowed two runs and five hits, struck out eight and walked one in his first win since April 27. The 2015 NL Cy Young Award winner was […]

  • Judge: Anheuser-Busch must pull some ads about MillerCoors

    MILWAUKEE — A Wisconsin judge has ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop suggesting in advertising that MillerCoors’ light beers contain corn syrup, wading into a fight between two beer giants that are losing market share to small independent brewers. U.S. District Judge William Conley for the Western District of Wisconsin on Friday granted a preliminary injunction sought by MillerCoors that temporarily stops Anheuser-Busch from using the words “corn syrup” in ads without giving more context. MillerCoors sued its rival in March, saying […]

  • Donald Trump, border wall

    Judge blocks Pres. Trump from building sections of border wall

    SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge on Friday blocked President Donald Trump from building key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, delivering what may prove a temporary setback on one of his highest priorities. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr.’s order prevents work from beginning on two of the highest-priority, Pentagon-funded wall projects — one spanning 46 miles (74 kilometers) in New Mexico and another covering 5 miles (8 kilometers) in […]

  • Spice Girls concert’s ‘awful’ sound disappoints fans

    DUBLIN — The Spice Girls kicked off their highly anticipated reunion tour in Dublin on Friday night, however some fans were left disappointed after complaining of “awful” sound problems during the show. It was the first time the 90s girl group had performed in seven years, where more than 70,000 fans watched Emma “Baby Spice” Bunton, Geri “Ginger Spice” Halliwell Horner, Melanie “Sporty Spice” Chisholm and Melanie “Scary Spice” Brown perform the band’s biggest hits. However, some fans complained on […]

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