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8-year-old fatally shot in Milwaukee identified

Jan. 17, 2022 11:13 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the young girl fatally shot over the weekend in Milwaukee. Police say they are investigating the death of 8-year-old Tiana Huddleston as a homicide. A 47-year-old man is accused of...

Republican plan would lower age to carry concealed weapon

Jan. 17, 2022 08:19 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican state lawmakers are pushing a plan that would lower the minimum age to legally carry a concealed weapon in Wisconsin. Currently, a Wisconsin resident needs to be 21 years old before they can apply for a concealed carry permit. The GOP-backed bill...

As NBA prepares to celebrate King, Robertson also remembers

Jan. 16, 2022 21:01 PM EST

Officially, NBA players began participating in games that were scheduled to celebrate and honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1986 when the federal holiday commemorating the civil-rights leader was observed for the first time. Oscar Robertson knows the tradition dates...

Police investigating Milwaukee girl's death as homicide

Jan. 16, 2022 14:31 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police say they are investigating the Saturday afternoon shooting death of an 8-year-old girl as a homicide. A 47-year-old man is accused of handling a firearm that discharged and struck the girl, who died at a nearby hospital. Evidence...

Pascal Siakam has triple-double, Raptors beat Bucks 103-96

Jan. 15, 2022 22:11 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Pascal Siakam had 30 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds for his second career triple-double and the Toronto Raptors overcame an early 15-point deficit to beat the cold-shooting Milwaukee Bucks 103-96 on Saturday night. “I just try to come out every night with...

Milwaukee shoots 62% in 89-54 thumping over IUPUI

Jan. 15, 2022 21:14 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Deandre Gholston scored 21 points and reserve Tafari Simms scored 19 on 7-for-9 shooting and Milwaukee clobbered IUPUI 89-54 on Saturday. The Panthers (6-12, 4-5 Horizon League) shot 62.3% (33 for 53) which is the seventh-highest, single-game percentage in program...

Police: Pedestrian killed by train at Waukesha intersection

Jan. 15, 2022 17:28 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Police say a pedestrian was struck and killed Saturday morning by a Wisconsin & Southern Railroad train in Waukesha. The Journal Sentinel reports Waukesha police received calls from citizens and the Canadian National Railroad Company around 10:55 a.m....

Milwaukee man charged in fatal hit-and-run crash

Jan. 15, 2022 10:55 AM EST

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (AP) — A 54-year-old Milwaukee man faces hit-and-run charges in connection with a crash in West Allis that killed a woman. The Journal Sentinel reports Martin Aurelio Martinez Rodriguez was charged Friday with a felony count of hit-and-run involving death. ...

Police: Burger King robbery that left 1 dead was staged

Jan. 14, 2022 16:50 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Burger King robbery that left a Milwaukee girl dead was staged, investigators allege in court documents filed Friday. Sixteen-year-old cashier Niesha Harris-Bracell was shot to death during the robbery Jan. 2. Video surveillance showed a man with a gun leaning...

Waukesha parade suspect to stand trial for murder

Jan. 14, 2022 15:13 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Milwaukee man accused of killing six people and injuring dozens more when he drove an SUV through a suburban Christmas parade must stand trial, a court commissioner ordered Friday. Prosecutors have presented “ample” evidence to show Darrell Brooks Jr....