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Milwaukee police officer fatally shot, shooting suspect dead

Feb. 07, 2023 11:29 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee police officer chased down a robbery suspect and was fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire early Tuesday. The suspect also died from a gunshot wound, police said. Milwaukee Police Chief Jeffrey Norman said the suspect ignored officers' commands and...

Nets' Irving drama makes other East contenders look stable

Feb. 07, 2023 04:43 AM EST

Blake Griffin is no stranger to trade drama. He was dealt from the Clippers to the Pistons in 2018, and last season he was playing for the Brooklyn Nets when they sent James Harden to Philadelphia in a February blockbuster. These days, Griffin is with the Boston Celtics, who seem...

Green Bay stuns Milwaukee 80-79 in OT to snap 14-game skid

Feb. 06, 2023 23:00 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Randy Tucker scored 20 points, Davin Zeigler hit clutch shots with one second left in regulation and overtime and Green Bay snapped a 14-game losing streak with an 80-79 victory over Milwaukee on Monday night. Tucker made 7 of 15 shots with four 3-pointers for the...

Evers appoints former Milwaukee health leader to head DHS

Feb. 06, 2023 13:43 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers on Monday appointed the former public health leader in Milwaukee as secretary of the state Department of Health Services. Kirsten Johnson, who formerly served as Milwaukee's health commissioner for two years until resigning in January, will...

Man given 16 years for shooting at kids throwing snowballs

Feb. 04, 2023 12:52 PM EST

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man convicted of shooting at a group of children who threw snowballs at his car in 2020 received a 16-year prison sentence on Friday. WITI-TV reports that prosecutors had asked for a 25-year prison sentence after jurors found William Carson...

James cleared to play at Indiana as scoring chase continues

Feb. 02, 2023 18:54 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James was set to resume his NBA scoring-record chase Thursday night at Indiana after being cleared to start. James entered the day 89 points away from breaking Kareem Abdul Jabbar’s mark of 38,387. James, a 19-time...

Meta Platforms, Allegiant rise; Qorvo, Canada Goose fall

Feb. 02, 2023 16:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Thursday: Meta Platforms Inc., up $35.65 to $188.77. Facebook's owner reported mixed fourth-quarter financial results and will spend up to $40 billion on its own stock. Align...

Pullian scores 12 in Milwaukee's 72-69 victory against IUPUI

Feb. 02, 2023 15:33 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kentrell Pullian scored 12 points to help Milwaukee defeat IUPUI 72-69 on Thursday. Pullian also added five rebounds for the Panthers (16-7, 10-3 Horizon League). BJ Freeman scored 10 points and added seven rebounds. Angelo Stuart shot 4 for 10, including 1 for...

Woman faces charge in stolen car crash that killed toddler

Feb. 01, 2023 18:19 PM EST

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) — Authorities said a Milwaukee woman did not have a valid license when she was driving a stolen car that crashed, killing a 13-month-old boy who was in the rear seat. The 31-year-old woman faces a charge of knowingly operating a motor vehicle without a valid...

Report: Infant in stolen car died after crash in Milwaukee

Jan. 31, 2023 15:18 PM EST

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) — A 13-month-old boy who was in a car stolen last week in Milwaukee died after it crashed into a minivan shortly after the theft, a medical examiner says. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office said Zarion Robinson was in a car seat in the stolen...