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Sheriff: Remains are those of 2 missing Wisconsin brothers

Nov. 22, 2019 5:38 PM EST

KINGSTON, Mo. (AP) — Northwest Missouri authorities say human remains found in Missouri and Nebraska are those of two missing brothers from Wisconsin. Caldwell County Sheriff Jerry Galloway announced in a news release Friday that remains found Monday in a livestock trailer in Lincoln County, Nebraska, are...

Sheriff: Man in bunker by Milwaukee River had weapons stash

Nov. 22, 2019 5:09 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A man living in an underground bunker along the Milwaukee River had been there for a “considerable period” with a stash of weapons that included a bow with arrows fashioned from “snowplow stakes,” a Wisconsin sheriff said Friday. Milwaukee County Sheriff Earnell...

Senator asks Air Force head to halt whistleblower discharge

Nov. 22, 2019 1:54 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin asked the head of the Air Force on Friday to halt discharge proceedings against a Wisconsin Air National Guard whistleblower until investigators determine whether his commanders are retaliating against him for complaining about sexual assaults in his unit....

No. 14 Wisconsin seeks 14th straight victory over Purdue

Nov. 22, 2019 12:30 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin has absolutely dominated Purdue of late. The Badgers have won 13 consecutive games against the Boilermakers, including six straight at Camp Randall Stadium. A year ago, Wisconsin needed every bit of three overtimes to eke out a victory at Purdue. “People don’t...

Antetokounmpo has triple-double, Bucks beat Trail Blazers

Nov. 22, 2019 12:35 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee crowd greeted Carmelo Anthony with a loud ovation when the 10-time All-Star was introduced before the game. It cheered louder after the Bucks extended their winning streak to six straight. Giannis Antetokounmpo had his second triple-double of the season and Milwaukee beat...

Reuvers, Davison lead Wisconsin in 88-70 win over Green Bay

Nov. 22, 2019 12:00 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay coach Linc Darner knew the Phoenix couldn’t guard Wisconsin one-on-one down low, so he had to roll the dice and double the Badgers in the post. It didn’t work. Nate Reuvers scored 19 points and Brad Davison added 15, all in the first half, as Wisconsin beat...

Saquon Barkley wants to start having fun playing for Giants

Nov. 21, 2019 6:54 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Saquon Barkley wants to start having fun again playing for the New York Giants. Since returning from a high ankle sprain to his right ankle more than a month ago, the 2018 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year hasn’t had a great time playing the game he loves, at least...

No. 14 Wisconsin looks to extend winning streak vs. Purdue

Nov. 21, 2019 4:03 PM EST

Purdue (4-6, 3-4 Big Ten) at No. 14 Wisconsin (8-2, 5-2, No. 12 CFP), Saturday at 4 p.m. EST (FOX). Line: Wisconsin by 24 1/2. Series record: Wisconsin leads 49-29-8. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Purdue needs to win its final two games in order to be bowl eligible, while Wisconsin looks to keep pace with No. 11 Minnesota in...

Bucks star Antetokounmpo suing home remodeling contractor

Nov. 21, 2019 10:08 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo is suing a home remodeling contractor he says failed to perform the work for which he was hired. The lawsuit says Antetokounmpo hired David Gonzalez, of Cedarburg, to do some remodeling work at his suburban Milwaukee home. The work included...

UW-Eau Claire suspends 5 football players for racist message

Nov. 20, 2019 7:20 PM EST

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has suspended five football players after racist messages were shared on Snapchat. The Leader-Telegram reports the messages in the Snapchat string included a picture of a cross burning at a Ku Klux Klan rally. The messages referred to the Black...