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Five shot, one fatally, at Kenosha residence on July Fourth

Jul. 05, 2022 08:38 AM EDT

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Five people were shot, including one person who died, at a residence in Kenosha Monday night, according to police. Officers have a house surrounded with crime scene tape as the investigation into the July Fourth shooting continues. Authorities say they do not...

Caratini's HR in 10th gives Brewers 5-2 victory over Cubs

Jul. 04, 2022 22:07 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — With one swing of the bat, Victor Caratini turned a forgettable performance into one of the most memorable moments of his career. After striking out in each of his first four plate appearances, Caratini hit a three-run homer off Scott Effross with two outs in the...

Cubs activate OF Seiya Suzuki from IL for Brewers series

Jul. 04, 2022 14:42 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chicago Cubs rookie outfielder Seiya Suzuki has been activated from the injured list after missing about five weeks with a sprained left ring finger. Suzuki was back in the lineup and in the cleanup spot for the Cubs’ Monday game against Milwaukee. Cubs manager...

Reddick's team confident after breakthrough Cup Series win

Jul. 04, 2022 10:20 AM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Tyler Reddick finally has his first Cup Series victory and probably a spot in NASCAR's playoffs. He is not letting off the gas now. The Richard Childress Racing driver and his team have bigger goals than simply qualifying for the playoffs. ...

Woodruff strikes out 8, Brewers beat Bucs for series split

Jul. 03, 2022 17:39 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brandon Woodruff struck out eight in six scoreless innings, steering the Milwaukee Brewers to a 2-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday afternoon. Woodruff (7-3) gave up six hits, his most since May 9, but made up for it with a fifth straight start in which...

Two 3-year-olds shot over two days in Milwaukee

Jul. 03, 2022 15:40 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Two 3-year-old boys have been shot in Milwaukee in separate incidents over a span of 48 hours. The Journal Sentinel reported that a 3-year-old boy was in critical condition after he was struck by gunfire Saturday evening in an apparently accidental shooting. It...

Boy helps Brown put new spin on 'Let's go, Brandon' chant

Jul. 03, 2022 12:08 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Brandon Brown wanted a way to change the narrative behind the “Let’s go, Brandon” message after his first career NASCAR victory inadvertently fostered a chant that has been used to insult President Joe Biden. Brown found that new message thanks to...

Vandals spray Madison church with abortion graffiti

Jul. 03, 2022 10:36 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Police in Madison are investigating after someone spray-painted a Madison church with anti-pro-life graffiti. WMTV reported Saturday that police believe someone spray-painted the graffiti on St. Bernard Catholic Church’s front door and signs overnight. ...

Abortion ruling puts spotlight on gerrymandered legislatures

Jul. 03, 2022 09:12 AM EDT

In overturning a half-century of nationwide legal protection for abortion, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Roe v. Wade had been wrongly decided and that it was time to “return the issue of abortion to the people's elected representatives” in the states. Whether those elected...

Elliott wins pole as he tries to defend Road America title

Jul. 02, 2022 22:33 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Chase Elliott won the pole at Road America and will lead the field to green Sunday in his title defense on the Wisconsin road course. NASCAR’s most popular driver is coming off a win last weekend at Nashville and put himself in position to make it two...