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4 dead in apparent murder-suicide in Milwaukee

Dec. 08, 2021 16:12 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Police in Milwaukee are investigating after officers discovered four people dead in an apparent murder-suicide on Wednesday morning. Police said in a news release that officers entered a home just before noon to conduct a welfare check and found four people shot...

Judge picks prosecutors to decide charges against officer

Dec. 08, 2021 16:03 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A business attorney and a western Wisconsin prosecutor will decide whether to file charges against a former police officer who killed a man in a suburban Milwaukee park five years ago, a judge announced Wednesday. Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Glenn Yamahiro...

Republican Martin joins crowded lieutenant governor race

Dec. 07, 2021 09:41 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A former official in two prior Republican gubernatorial administrations joined the crowded GOP lieutenant governor's race on Tuesday. Will Martin, who served under both Tommy Thompson and Scott Walker, becomes the seventh announced Republican candidate for the...

11 students treated for breathing issues in pool malfunction

Dec. 07, 2021 08:53 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eleven students from a private Milwaukee school were taken to the hospital after a chlorine buildup in the pool area caused air quality to deteriorate. Fire officials say the children from St. Augustine Preparatory Academy were treated for breathing problems at...

Antetokounmpo scores 27 on 27th birthday, Bucks win 112-104

Dec. 06, 2021 23:47 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo came back from a two-game absence and scored 27 points on his 27th birthday to help the Milwaukee Bucks defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers 112-104 on Monday night. The two-time MVP made all three of his 3-point attempts and also had 12 rebounds in...

Antetokounmpo back in Bucks' lineup for his 27th birthday

Dec. 06, 2021 19:57 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo is celebrating his 27th birthday by returning to the Milwaukee Bucks’ lineup after a two-game absence. The two-time MVP is listed among the Bucks’ five starters for their game Monday night with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Antetokounmpo had...

Milwaukee police investigating fire that killed one person

Dec. 05, 2021 10:29 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police are investigating a fire that left one person dead early Saturday. A tenant of a building heard a fire alarm, saw smoke and called 911 early Saturday. Firefighters found a victim in a bedroom on the building's second floor. All other...

Bucks rout short-handed Heat 124-102 without Antetokounmpo

Dec. 05, 2021 00:15 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — It wasn’t exactly a revenge game for the Milwaukee Bucks, though it felt good. Pat Connaughton made seven 3-pointers and scored 23 points, and the Bucks avenged an embarrassing loss from the second game of the season, beating the Heat 124-102 on...

Baldwin Jr. leads Milwaukee past Robert Morris 77-69

Dec. 04, 2021 15:07 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Patrick Baldwin Jr. had 26 points as Milwaukee beat Robert Morris 77-69 on Saturday. Baldwin Jr. converted all six of his 3-point attempts. He added seven rebounds. Josh Thomas had 19 points for Milwaukee (2-6, 1-1 Horizon League),...

Bucks bring veteran Wesley Matthews back to Milwaukee

Dec. 03, 2021 20:20 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wesley Matthews is back with the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks signed the swingman Friday, bringing him back after he spent the 2019-20 season with them. Matthews, who played in high school in Madison, Wisconsin, and collegiately at...