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Wisconsin museum with large angel collection is closing

Sep. 26, 2018 12:10 AM EDT

BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin museum that holds the record for the world's largest collection of angels is closing. Joyce Berg, who helped start The Angel Museum 20 years ago with her personal collection, says it is shutting down due to lack of funds, membership, corporate sponsors and volunteers. Berg...

'Making a Murderer' sequel set to premiere Oct. 19

Sep. 25, 2018 6:00 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A sequel to the popular "Making a Murderer" documentary series about a Wisconsin murder case is set to premiere Oct. 19 on Netflix. The first "Making a Murderer" recounted the story of Steven Avery and his nephew, Brendan Dassey, who were convicted in the 2005 slaying of Wisconsin...

Milwaukee GOP group removes tweet mocking Justice Ginsburg

Sep. 25, 2018 1:55 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee County GOP deleted a tweet Tuesday that mocks Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg by suggesting President Abraham Lincoln groped her. The tweet featured a meme that's been making the rounds on social media for the past week or so amid the ongoing debate over Supreme...

Wisconsin workplace shooter passed company background check

Sep. 25, 2018 1:54 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A man who shot and wounded four co-workers at a Wisconsin software company last week passed the firm's background check. WTS Paradigm CEO Nate Herbst said Tuesday that 43-year-old Anthony Tong passed a background check when he was hired. The Wisconsin State Journal reports that Herbst...

Ex-NFL stars want to get paid but it's lucky fan who does

Sep. 25, 2018 2:55 AM EDT

We take a brief break from the weekly angst over the roughing the passer penalties in the NFL to talk cold, hard cash. Anthony Prince got his money. Eric Dickerson wants to get paid, too. Prince isn't a big name like Dickerson, who leads a group of Hall of Famers who are threatening to follow in Terrell Owens'...

With new coach and new arena, Giannis, Bucks are all smiles

Sep. 24, 2018 5:46 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo was all smiles but had no jokes. The Milwaukee Bucks' All-Star forward was more business this time around: While he didn't indulge reporters by opening his media day session on Monday with a gag, as he had done in previous years, Antetokounmpo still flashed an...

Packers lose DL Wilkerson for season after surgery

Sep. 24, 2018 5:27 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers lost at Washington on Sunday, and Mike Daniels lost one of his "buddies" when fellow defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson sustained a season-ending ankle injury. "You never want to see anybody go down. You don't want to see your worst enemy go down out there,"...

Former co-worker: Wisconsin shooting suspect never smiled

Sep. 24, 2018 10:24 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A gunman who opened fire at a Wisconsin software company never talked and never smiled, a former co-worker said. WTS Paradigm employee Anthony Tong shot four co-workers at the company's Middleton headquarters Wednesday before police stormed the building and killed him. All the...

The Latest: Lions lead Patriots 10-0 early in 2nd quarter

Sep. 23, 2018 11:03 PM EDT

The Latest on the third Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times EDT): 9 p.m. The winless Detroit Lions could hardly have asked for a better start against New England. The Lions lead 10-0 after Matthew Stafford's 3-yard touchdown pass to Kenny Golladay early in the second quarter. New England does not have a...

Brewers cruise past Pirates, move closer to playoff berth

Sep. 23, 2018 6:59 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers used their power to put the Pittsburgh Pirates on the ropes. Some heads-up baserunning — and more than a little help from the mistake-prone home team — pushed the Brewers closer to the club's fifth playoff berth in franchise history. Christian Yelich,...