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Milwaukee police investigate baby's death

Jan. 26, 2020 3:36 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police are investigating the death of a 3-month-old baby who was brought to a police station Sunday. Police said the infant was brought into the front lobby of Milwaukee District Four's police station shortly after 8:30 a.m. Sunday. The baby was unresponsive. Officers began...

Booking photos made Jan. 25, 2020 and provided by the Stutsman County (N.D.) Correctional Center show Jamey Cleasby, left, and his sister Jessica Cleasby. Authorities in North Dakota arrested Jamey Cleasby, left, and his sister Jessica Cleasby, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2020, wanted in Wisconsin for allegedly kidnapping the woman's toddler son. The two were arrested Sayurday at a motel in Cooperstown in eastern North Dakota, Griggs County Sheriff Wesley Straight said Sunday.  (Stutsman County (N.D.) Correctional Center via AP)

Sheriff: Woman, brother arrested in ND with missing toddler

Jan. 26, 2020 3:15 PM EST

COOPERSTOWN, N.D. (AP) — Authorities in North Dakota have arrested a woman and her brother wanted in Wisconsin for allegedly kidnapping the woman's toddler son. Jessica Cleasby, 34, and Jamey Cleasby, 52, were arrested without incident Saturday night after their vehicle was found at a motel in Cooperstown...

Man fatally shot in Glendale shopping center parking lot

Jan. 26, 2020 1:46 PM EST

GLENDALE, Wis. (AP) — A 30-year-old Milwaukee man was fatally shot in a parking lot of a shopping center in the Milwaukee suburb of Glendale, police said. The man was killed in the parking lot of U.S. Bank at Bayshore Town Center early Sunday morning. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports an employee at...

Rating Super Bowls: Classics, Memorables and Duds

Jan. 26, 2020 12:31 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Not all Super Bowls are super. Some are classics, some are memorable but not quite fit for total greatness. Some have elements making them noteworthy, but otherwise won't make many championship scrapbooks (except with fans of the winners). And some are outright duds. Here's a look at America's...

Hit-and-run driver strikes, kills bicyclist in Milwaukee

Jan. 26, 2020 11:22 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a man riding a bicycle. The crash happened around 1:30 a.m. Sunday on the north side of Milwaukee. The victim was a 39-year-old Milwaukee man. Emergency crews tried to revive the man, but he died. The driver...

A week after Wausau police shooting, few details released

Jan. 25, 2020 6:13 PM EST

WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — More than a week after a fatal police shooting in Wausau, Wisconsin authorities still haven't released the names of officers involved or the suspect. Few details have been released about the Jan. 16 shooting. Wausau police officers and Marathon County sheriff's deputies are on...

Youngstown State needs overtime to hold off Green Bay, 98-94

Jan. 25, 2020 4:26 PM EST

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Devin Morgan knocked down a career-high six 3-pointers and Darius Quisenberry scored the final six points in overtime to help Youngstown State hold off Wisconsin-Green Bay, 98-94 on Saturday afternoon. Morgan hit his sixth trey from the corner to put the Penguins up, 92-89 with :50...

1 dead after crash involving Milwaukee County squad car

Jan. 25, 2020 4:02 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — One person died Saturday after a crash involving a Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office squad car. Authorities said the crash happened Saturday morning in downtown Milwaukee. The deputy's squad car was traveling north on 10th Street when it collided with a westbound car on State Street. The...

Kenosha County: Shoreline damage is state of emergency

Jan. 25, 2020 1:11 PM EST

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Kenosha County has declared a state of emergency after a winter storm earlier this month caused shoreline flooding and damage. The declaration is the first step in requesting federal disaster relief. The Jan. 11 storm brought strong winds and then combined with record-high water...

In this Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, photo, Ava Wawroski, 11, holds her chameleon while flanked by two Christmas cards she made and pet rocks she creates to sell, in Milton, Wis. She has seven pets - three lizards, a cat and three dogs - and she once ordered a pet cockroach on Amazon. But right after Halloween every year, Ava carves out time to start making Christmas cards for people who spend the holiday season in the hospital. (Anthony Wahl/The Janesville Gazette via AP)

Milton girl's cards cheer those hospitalized over holidays

Jan. 25, 2020 1:01 AM EST

JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Ava Wawroski is a busy 11-year-old. She plays piano (her favorite song is Queen’s operatic rock ballad “Bohemian Rhapsody.”) She has her own business. She has seven pets — three lizards, a cat and three dogs — and she once ordered a pet cockroach...