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  • Milwaukee Bucks vs. Toronto Raptors Game 4 (Getty Images)

    Eastern Conference Finals even after Bucks fell to Raptors in Game 4

    TORONTO — Kyle Lowry scored 25 points, Kawhi Leonard had 19 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 120-102 on Tuesday night to even the Eastern Conference finals at two games apiece. Serge Ibaka had 17 points and 13 rebounds for the Raptors, who improved to 7-2 at home this postseason. Reserve Norm Powell scored 18 points, and Marc Gasol had 17 points and a team-high seven assists. The home team has won all four games in the series […]

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    Milwaukee Brewers fall to Cincinnati Reds 3-0

    MILWAUKEE— Sonny Gray and three Cincinnati relievers held down the Milwaukee Brewers, who were missing Christian Yelich because of back spasms, in the Reds’ 3-0 victory Tuesday night. It was the major league-leading seventh shutout for the Reds as the Brewers were blanked for the first time this season Yelich was a late scratch from the starting lineup because of the back issue. Gray (1-4) earned his first win of the season with six shutout innings in his first appearance […]

  • Gov. Evers vows to veto 4 GOP anti-abortion bills

    MADISON — Democratic Gov. Tony Evers says he’ll veto four Republican-authored anti-abortion bills if they reach his desk. The bills would force doctors to care for babies that survive abortions; end Planned Parenthood’s Medicaid funding; prohibit abortions based on fetuses’ race, sex or defects; and require providers to tell women seeking abortions using the drug mifepristone that the process may be reversed. The Senate expects to take up the proposals in June. Evers promised weeks ago that he would veto […]

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    Christian Yelich out Tuesday vs. Cincinnati with back spasms

    MILWAUKEE — NL MVP Christian Yelich was scratched from Milwaukee’s lineup against Cincinnati on Tuesday night because of back spasms. Yelich leads the major leagues with 19 home runs and is batting .325 with 41 RBIs in 44 games, including 42 starts. He has missed parts of seven games because of back problems. Ben Gamel replaced Yelich in right field.

  • Report: Many Uber, Lyft drivers fail to respond to recalls

    NEW YORK — One out of six Uber and Lyft drivers in the New York City and Seattle areas are driving vehicles with outstanding recalls, according to Consumer Reports. But taking a taxi or limousine isn’t necessarily a safer option: nearly a quarter of traditional for-hire vehicles in New York City such as taxis, limousines and livery cabs also need repairs due to outstanding recalls, Consumer Reports said . That means that many of the cars people jump into using the most […]

  • Racine County judge suspended without pay; SCOWIS cites ‘obviously unethical’ behavior

    MADISON — The Wisconsin Supreme Court has suspended a Racine County judge for five days without pay, citing “concerning” and “obviously unethical” behavior. The unanimous court in an unsigned order Tuesday, May 21 said that Racine County Judge Michael Piontek’s judicial misconduct in two cases from 2014 warranted the suspension. In one case, Piontek called a prosecutor without notifying the defense attorney. In the phone call, Piontek said that any plea negotiation should involve the defendant being convicted of a […]

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    Wisconsin US Rep. Mark Pocan: ‘We must start an impeachment inquiry’ against President Trump

    MADISON – Wisconsin Democratic U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan is calling for impeachment proceedings to move forward against President Donald Trump. Pocan on Tuesday, May 21 tweeted that “Stonewalling Congress on witnesses and the unredacted Mueller report” enhances the appearance of guilt and “has pushed Congress to a point where we must start an impeachment inquiry.” Pocan in 2017 was one of the first members of Congress to discuss possible impeachment. But last year he downplayed that, saying at that point it was a […]

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    Wisconsin among states suing to stop rule letting clinicians object to providing abortions

    NEW YORK — Nearly two dozen states and municipalities are suing the federal government to stop a new rule letting health care clinicians object to providing abortions and other services that conflict with their moral or religious beliefs. The lawsuit filed Tuesday, May 21 in Manhattan federal court asks a judge to block a rule by the Department of Health and Human Services that is scheduled to take effect in July. The department has said the rule requires hospitals, universities, […]

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    GOP approves $37M in pay raises for prison workers

    MADISON — The Wisconsin Legislature’s budget-writing committee signed off on a Republican plan Tuesday, May 21 that would give prison workers nearly $37 million in raises in an effort to retain and recruit more guards. Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ state budget had earmarked about $23.7 million for prison worker raises. His plan coupled with a 2% across-the-board raise for all state workers in each of the next two years would increase guards’ starting wage from $16.65 to $18.22 an hour. […]

  • Virginia man charged in death of dog that was set on fire

    RICHMOND, Va. — An arrest has been made in the death of a pit bull that was tied to a fence in a Virginia park, covered in accelerant and set on fire. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports 20-year-old Jyahshua A. Hill was arrested Monday by U.S. Marshals and charged with felony animal cruelty. The dog was found at the park in February and treated by Richmond Animal Care and Control, which named him Tommie. A picture shared by the shelter showed Tommie covered […]

  • Mexicans buy fake cellphones to hand over in muggings

    MEXICO CITY — Armed robberies have gotten so common aboard buses in Mexico City that commuters have come up with a clever if disheartening solution: Many are buying fake cellphones, to hand over to thieves instead of their real smartphones. Costing 300 to 500 pesos apiece — the equivalent of $15 to $25 — the “dummies” are sophisticated fakes: They have a startup screen and bodies that are dead ringers for the originals, and inside there is a piece of […]

  • American Airlines cuts bag fees for some sports, music gear

    FORT WORTH, Texas — American Airlines says it’s cutting the cost of checking oversized sporting gear and musical instruments on flights. American said Tuesday that it eliminated the extra oversize charge for those items and instead will charge regular bag fees, which are lower. Before Tuesday, a passenger who checked a big item like a surfboard or snowboard on a domestic flight would pay $150. The airline says that will now cost $30, the fee for checking one bag. Travelers […]

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