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Autopsies coming on mother, girls, apparent homicide victims

Feb. 17, 2020 11:13 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Autopsies are planned Monday on the bodies of a woman and her two young daughters that were found in a Milwaukee garage more than a week after they were reported missing. The bodies of 26-year-old Amarah Banks, 5-year-old Zaniya Ivery and 4-year-old Camaria Banks were discovered Sunday...

No. 17 Iowa women run home streak to 34, top Badgers 97-71

Feb. 16, 2020 5:38 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Kathleen Doyle scored 22 points and No. 17 Iowa ran its winning streak at home to 34 with a 97-71 win over Wisconsin on Sunday. McKenna Warnock added 20 points and Monika Czinano 19 on a combined 14-of-19 shooting for the Hawkeyes (21-5, 12-3 Big Ten Conference), who won the first...

Davis, Hankerson help Green Bay beat Milwaukee 94-90

Feb. 15, 2020 9:58 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Amari Davis tied his career high with 28 points, Kameron Hankerson scored four of his 20 points in the final 19 seconds, and Green Bay rallied to beat Milwaukee 94-90 on Saturday night. Davis made 11 of 15, and Hankerson 7 of 12, from the field. JayQuan McCloud finished with 26 points on...

Ex-Wisconsin receiver surrenders, charged in double-homicide

Feb. 15, 2020 9:12 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A former University of Wisconsin football player who is the brother of a standout in the 2011 Super Bowl surrendered to Chicago police on Saturday in connection with the deaths of two people who were found with gunshot wounds on a road in Janesville, Wisconsin. Marcus Randle El, 33, turned...

Wisconsin guard Brad Davison (34) makes a lay up against Nebraska forward Kevin Cross (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/John Peterson)

Davison, Badgers send Huskers to 10th straight loss 81-64

Feb. 15, 2020 5:28 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Brad Davison couldn’t hit a shot in practice the last two days, but that changed Saturday when he scored 30 points on 8-of-11 3-point shooting to lead Wisconsin to an 81-64 win and send Nebraska to its school-record tying 10th straight loss 81-64 on Saturday. “I’ve...

Cold temperatures turned the fountain in front of the Southern Illinois University, Student Services Building into a partial ice sculpture, Friday morning, Feb. 14, 2020, in Carbondale, Ill. A warming trend is forecast over the weekend with highs reaching the mid to upper 50s by Monday. (Byron Hetzler/The Southern Illinoisan via AP)

Bitter cold in Midwest, Northeast to ease during weekend

Feb. 14, 2020 5:31 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Bitterly cold temperatures persisted from the northern Plains to parts of the Great Lakes and northern New England, with schools in some Upper Midwest communities canceling classes for a second day Friday. The National Weather Service issued a wind chill advisory Friday for parts of...

Wisconsin man sentenced for trying to buy nuclear material

Feb. 13, 2020 11:14 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin political activist who admitted to trying to buy a lethal dose of a radioactive substance online was sentenced to two years of supervised release. Jeremy Ryan, 31, also was sentenced Wednesday to time served, WISC-TV reported. Ryan has been in custody since his arrest in...

Indiana Pacers forward Domantas Sabonis (11) goes up to the basket as Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton (22) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

Pacers pull away late to beat Bucks, snap 6-game skid

Feb. 12, 2020 11:19 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Malcolm Brogdon flipped the script Wednesday night. Rather than watch another late lead slip away, the Indiana Pacers guard found his finishing touch. Brogdon thwarted Milwaukee's charge with a nearly perfect fourth-quarter performance, helping the the Pacers hold on for a 118-111...

This photo taken Jan. 28 2020, shows John Cox, left, a pediatric doctor formerly at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, sitting with his wife, Sadie Dobrozsi, also a doctor, before Cox appears in a Milwaukee County court in Milwaukee. A judge on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, declined to dismiss a complaint charging Cox with physically injuring an infant he was adopting with his wife. (Mike De Sisti/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)

Judge declines to dismiss abuse charge against pediatrician

Feb. 12, 2020 8:21 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A judge on Wednesday declined to dismiss a complaint charging a Wisconsin pediatrician with physically injuring an infant he was adopting with his wife. John M. Cox, 39, was charged last month with felony child abuse after an incident last May when he took his daughter to Children's...

Milwaukee man charged in pregnant woman's fatal shooting

Feb. 12, 2020 7:16 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Prosecutors on Wednesday charged a Milwaukee man in a drive-by shooting that killed a pregnant mother of five who was on board a party bus. Antion Haywood, 31, was charged with first-degree reckless homicide, use of a dangerous weapon. He was being held in the Milwaukee County Jail on...