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Reds strike out 14, beat short-handed Brewers 3-0

May. 21, 2019 11:42 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — With Christian Yelich on the bench, Milwaukee couldn't even get a runner past second base. Sonny Gray and three Cincinnati relievers held down the Brewers, who were missing Yelich because of back spasms, in the Reds' 3-0 victory Tuesday night. It was the major league-leading seventh...

Brewers' Christian Yelich scratched due to back spasms

May. 21, 2019 6:40 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — 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...

Fallen firefighter remembered as selfless public servant

May. 21, 2019 10:18 AM EDT

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin firefighter killed by gunfire after responding to a medical call has been remembered as a proud father, loving husband, loyal friend and selfless public servant. The funeral service for Mitchell Lundgaard Monday evening at Appleton Alliance Church included eulogies from...

Bucks lead East finals 2-0, and now series shifts to Toronto

May. 18, 2019 4:37 PM EDT

Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry have more than held their own against Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton so far in these Eastern Conference finals. Other than some pretty boxscores, the Toronto Raptors have nothing to show for those efforts. The supporting cast hasn't supported much for Toronto, and with what...

Halfway: Bucks top Raptors 125-103 for 2-0 East finals lead

May. 18, 2019 12:00 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo started the game with an emphatic dunk. The next possession, a sprawling block to deny Marc Gasol. The next possession, another dunk. The tone was set. And it never changed. The Eastern Conference doesn't belong to Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks — yet....

Man killed in Wisconsin incident had pending drug charges

May. 17, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — A man who got in a gunfight with police that left a city firefighter dead in the crossfire was identified Friday as a Wausau man who had been free on bond pending drug charges. Ruben Houston, 47, died in the Wednesday evening incident that erupted just minutes after police and...

Police: Aid call for man on bus escalated to shooting

May. 16, 2019 5:34 PM EDT

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — A call to assist a man thought to be having a medical emergency on a bus escalated into a shooting that ended with the man and an Appleton firefighter dead and two others hurt, authorities said Thursday. The incident began at around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday as police, firefighters and an...

The Latest: Subject of Wisconsin medical call among dead

May. 16, 2019 3:44 PM EDT

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the firefighter killed, three others injured in Wisconsin transit center shooting (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Police in Wisconsin say the man who was the subject of a medical emergency call that led to the death of a firefighter also died in the altercation. Police,...

Bucks finish with a flourish, rally to top Raptors 108-100

May. 15, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Down for most of the game, clearly rusty at times after nearly a full week off, the Milwaukee Bucks looked very much like a team in trouble. Until the fourth quarter. The team with the NBA's best record this season found its stride at the perfect time. Brook Lopez scored 13 of his career...

Democratic contenders face economic challenge in Wisconsin

May. 14, 2019 9:27 AM EDT

NEW BERLIN, Wis. (AP) — Business was good at the merchandise table as Republicans meeting at a suburban Milwaukee bowling alley picked out their Trump 2020 "Keep America Great" hats, now available in pink, blue and camouflage in addition to the trademark red. Bruce Kudick, a proud Donald Trump supporter...