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Moore scores 21 to carry DePaul over Marquette 68-61

Jan. 23, 2021 9:38 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Charlie Moore had 21 points as DePaul beat Marquette 68-61 on Saturday. Moore hit all 10 of his free throws. Javon Freeman-Liberty had 19 points and six rebounds for DePaul (3-5, 1-5 Big East Conference). Darious Hall added seven rebounds. Nick Ongenda had five blocks. D.J. Carton scored a...

Jefferson carries Green Bay over Purdue Fort Wayne 87-72

Jan. 23, 2021 7:54 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Josh Jefferson scored 21 points as Green Bay downed Purdue Fort Wayne 87-72 on Saturday. Amari Davis had 18 points for Green Bay (5-11, 5-7 Horizon League), which earned its fourth straight home victory. Japannah Kellogg III added 15 points and Lucas Stieber 14. Green Bay scored a...

Ohio State's E.J. Liddell rebounds over Wisconsin's Nate Reuvers during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Liddell helps No. 15 Ohio State beat No. 10 Wisconsin 74-62

Jan. 23, 2021 7:48 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Ohio State is capitalizing on the lack of fans at Big Ten games this season to take down one ranked opponent after another on the road. E.J. Liddell scored 20 points and the 15th-ranked Buckeyes never trailed in a 74-62 victory over No. 10 Wisconsin on Saturday. Ohio State has beaten...

2 dead, including 12-year-old boy, in rural Wisconsin fire

Jan. 23, 2021 7:25 PM EST

LANCASTER, Wis. (AP) — Two people were killed, including a 12-year-old boy, and four others were injured in an early morning house fire in rural southwestern Wisconsin on Saturday. Officials in Grant County say the fire happened around 3:30 a.m. in the Village of Blue River. The cause of the fire is being...

Wisconsin sees 42 new virus deaths, drop in hospitalizations

Jan. 23, 2021 5:15 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin health officials reported an additional 42 new deaths related to COVID-19 on Saturday, and 1,681 new cases of the virus. But the state is also seeing a decline in hospitalizations, after hospitals were overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients in the fall. As of Friday, the Wisconsin...

In this image from video provided by the Kenosha County District Attorney, Kyle Rittenhouse poses for a photo at Pudgy's Pub in Mount Pleasant, Wis., on Jan. 5, 2021, the day he was arraigned on charges related to the killing of two people at an August protest in Kenosha. Prosecutors presented this photo and others as evidence of Rittenhouse consorting with white supremacists, citing the use of the “OK” sign, which has been co-opted as a sign of “white power.” Rittenhouse's attorney said he is not and has never been a member of a white supremacist group. Rittenhouse's shirt and the face of the man posing with him were redacted by the source. (Courtesy of Kenosha County District Attorney via AP)

Judge: Kenosha shooter can't associate with supremacists

Jan. 23, 2021 5:08 PM EST

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — An 18-year-old Illinois teen charged with fatally shooting two people during a protest in southeastern Wisconsin last year is prohibited from associating with known white supremacists under a judge's recently modified bail conditions. Kyle Rittenhouse was 17 during the Aug. 25...

Packers elevate CB Williams to active roster for game day

Jan. 23, 2021 4:23 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have elevated recent cornerback acquisition Tramon Williams to their active roster for Sunday’s NFC championship game with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The move Saturday comes two days after the Packers announced they had signed Williams to their practice...

Les Motes and his two-year-old daughter Mahalia leave flowers, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, in Atlanta, near the spot where a ball hit for a home run by Atlanta Braves' Hank Aaron cleared the wall to break Babe Ruth's career home run record in 1974. Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth but went on to break the career home run record in the pre-steroids era, died peacefully in his sleep early Friday. He was 86. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Aaron's death prompts call to change name: Braves to Hammers

Jan. 23, 2021 2:29 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — As his adopted hometown mourned Hank Aaron's death, some fans called on the Atlanta Braves to change their name to the Hammers in his honor. “Hammerin' Hank” died Friday at age 86, drawing praise from all segments of society — including the current and former presidents...

Boy, 2, recovering after possibly shooting self in Milwaukee

Jan. 23, 2021 12:22 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 2-year-old boy was recovering Saturday after he possibly shot himself in Milwaukee. Police said the boy was in his father’s care when the shooting happened at about 7 p.m. Friday. The man has been arrested. The boy is at a hospital where he is in stable condition. Police are...

Teaching about Trump brought death threats, hate mail

Jan. 23, 2021 1:04 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Ken Mayer watched on TV earlier this month as a violent mob of Donald Trump supporters stormed the Capitol, killing a police officer, pillaging the hallowed halls of democracy and delaying the process of certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. The UW-Madison political...