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Republican kicked out of caucus running for Wis. Senate

Dec. 05, 2022 11:32 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin state Rep. Janel Brandtjen, who was kicked out of the Assembly GOP caucus by fellow Republicans who said they lost trust in her after she pushed election conspiracy theories, is running for an open state Senate seat. Brandtjen announced her candidacy...

Bucks' Khris Middleton shows no signs of rust in his return

Dec. 03, 2022 00:06 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton initially said that making his 2022-23 debut in his return from offseason wrist surgery felt great. Then he quickly corrected himself. “I should actually say good,” Middleton said Friday night after the...

Davis scores 44, LeBron passes Magic as Lakers beat Bucks

Dec. 02, 2022 22:42 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Anthony Davis scored a season-high 44 points, LeBron James overtook Magic Johnson on the NBA’s career assists list and the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 133-129 in a thriller Friday night. Davis and James helped give Lakers coach Darvin Ham a...

Milwaukee election official charged with fraud in court

Dec. 02, 2022 17:11 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The former Milwaukee Election Commission deputy director charged with fraudulently requesting military absentee ballots just days before last month’s election posted a $2,500 signature bond in her initial court appearance Friday. Kimberly Zapata was represented...

Brewers promote Marti Wronski, say MLB's only female COO

Dec. 02, 2022 13:41 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have promoted Marti Wronski to chief operating officer, making her the franchise’s highest-ranking female executive since Wendy Selig-Prieb was the president and chair of the board in the early 2000s. Brewers officials also said Wronski is...

Rand scores 13, Milwaukee beats Green Bay 81-67

Dec. 01, 2022 23:09 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Ahmad Rand's 13 points helped Milwaukee defeat Green Bay 81-67 on Thursday night to open Horizon League play. Rand also added six rebounds and four blocks for the Panthers (6-3). Markeith Browning II scored 12 points and added four steals. Jalen Johnson...

Bucks' Middleton probable to make his season debut Friday

Dec. 01, 2022 22:04 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton appears on the verge of making his 2022-23 debut as he returns from offseason wrist surgery. The NBA released an injury report Thursday night that listed the three-time All-Star as probable for the Bucks’ Friday night game...

Wisconsin parade crash case an issue in Supreme Court race

Dec. 01, 2022 16:19 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The judge who oversaw the trial of a man convicted of killing six people when he drove his SUV through a Christmas parade last year says national exposure and encouragement she got for her handling of the case is not why she is running for a pivotal Wisconsin Supreme Court...

Charges: Wisconsin boy, 10, killed mom over VR headset

Nov. 30, 2022 18:34 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 10-year-old Milwaukee boy intentionally aimed a gun at his mother, then shot and killed her, because she would not buy him a virtual reality headset, prosecutors said. The boy initially told police that the Nov. 21 shooting was an accident, according to criminal...

Milwaukee defeats Southeast Missouri State 84-68

Nov. 28, 2022 23:41 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — BJ Freeman scored 23 points as Milwaukee beat Southeast Missouri State 84-68 on Monday night. Freeman had eight rebounds for the Panthers (5-3). Justin Thomas scored 19 points and added 13 rebounds and three steals. Markeith Browning II recorded 12 points and shot...