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Milwaukee investment club treasurer duped friends for $81K

Sep. 21, 2019 1:47 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The longtime treasurer of a Milwaukee investment club convicted of bilking her friends out of more than $80,000 has been sentenced to nine months in federal prison. The Journal Sentinel reports that 63-year-old Wendy Yanow allegedly stole $50 monthly investments from Women of Wealth club...

Anderson pitches 6 scoreless, Brewers stretch wild-card lead

Sep. 21, 2019 12:54 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chase Anderson hadn't pitched past the fourth inning in any start in nearly a month. On Friday night, with his team in the heat of a playoff race, the Milwaukee Brewers right-hander stepped up. Anderson pitched six scoreless innings, Trent Grisham hit a bases-loaded triple and the Brewers...

Milwaukee zoo visitors get first glimpse of red panda cub

Sep. 20, 2019 2:49 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The public is getting its first glimpse of new red panda cub at the Milwaukee County Zoo. Kiki made her first public appearance Friday. She was born in June to father Dash and mother Dr. Erin Curry, who was named after a Cincinnati Zoo reproductive physiologist. The pair had their first...

Motorist killed in crossfire of Milwaukee gun fight

Sep. 20, 2019 2:32 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A mother driving with her two young children was killed when she was struck by a bullet during a gun fight in Milwaukee Thursday, police said. Two people on opposite sides of a north side street were shooting at each other at about 6:30 p.m. Thursday — while it was still light out...

Cain HR, Brewers fan 16, beat Padres 5-1 to improve position

Sep. 19, 2019 9:19 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Lorenzo Cain has had his share of aches and pains this season. He managed to do some damage to the San Diego Padres before departing with another ailment. Cain hit a solo home run to help lift the Brewers past the Padres 5-1 on Thursday before exiting the game...

Padres beat Brewers 2-1 behind Lamet's 14 strikeouts

Sep. 18, 2019 11:55 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Since losing Christian Yelich for the season, the Milwaukee Brewers stepped up their push for the playoffs, winning six of their first seven games without the reigning NL MVP. But in a 2-1 loss to the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night, the Brewers were stymied by right-hander Dinelson...

Milwaukee woman pleads not guilty in death of emaciated son

Sep. 18, 2019 12:27 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee mother has pleaded not guilty to child neglect charges following the death of her 42-pound (19.05-kilogram) teenage son. Prosecutors say 16-year-old Hector Pizarro died Sept. 4 at a Milwaukee medical clinic where his mother, Iraida Pizarro-Osorio, had taken him after he became...

Moustakas, Cain lift Brewers past Padres 3-1

Sep. 18, 2019 12:28 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mike Moustakas used one swing of the bat to give the Milwaukee Brewers' playoff push a big boost. Moustakas hit his 35th home run of the season, Lorenzo Cain also went deep and the Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 3-1 on Tuesday night with their 11th win in 12 games. "Moustakas, he's...

Spangenberg lifts Brewers, ensures Padres' losing record

Sep. 17, 2019 12:29 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Corey Spangenberg helped the Milwaukee Brewers keep pace in their playoff push and ensured another losing season for his old team Spangenberg drove in three runs, including a tiebreaking, two-run triple in the fourth inning, and the Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 5-1 Monday night....

Yelich says he had 'pity party' for himself after injury

Sep. 16, 2019 6:18 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich said he had a "pity party" for himself after fracturing his right kneecap. Hurt when he fouled off a pitch last week, the reigning NL MVP will miss the rest of the season as the Milwaukee Brewers try to make the playoffs. The projected recovery time for the two-time...