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Wisconsin reports 19 new deaths due to the coronavirus

Jan. 18, 2021 3:45 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin health officials on Monday confirmed 19 new deaths due to the coronavirus, all but two of which were in Milwaukee County. The update lifted the number of fatalities since the start of the pandemic to 5,470. The death count is the 23rd highest in the country overall and the 32nd...

Godfrey leads Purdue Fort Wayne over Milwaukee 81-74

Jan. 16, 2021 9:38 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jarred Godfrey had 18 points as Purdue Fort Wayne topped Milwaukee 81-74 on Saturday night. Jalon Pipkins added 16 points for the Mastodons, while Bobby Planutis chipped in 15. Godfrey also had eight turnovers but only seven assists. Pipkins also had six rebounds. Dylan Carl had 10 points...

Antetokounmpo plans to shoot more to fix free-throw woes

Jan. 16, 2021 12:26 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo has a plan to end his growing struggles from the foul line. “It’s simple,” the reigning two-time MVP said Friday night after making just one of his 10 free throws in a 112-109 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. “Just go back. Shoot more....

Bucks survive shaky free-throw shooting to edge Mavs 112-109

Jan. 16, 2021 12:17 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton made a couple of huge 3-pointers and the Milwaukee Bucks overcame poor free-throw shooting to snap the Dallas Mavericks' four-game winning streak. Middleton scored eight points of his 25 points in the final 2 1/2 minutes of the Bucks' 112-109 victory Friday night. Middleton...

Godfrey carries Purdue Fort Wayne over Milwaukee 81-72

Jan. 15, 2021 9:51 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jarred Godfrey had 23 points and 10 rebounds as Purdue Fort Wayne beat Milwaukee 81-72 on Friday night. Dylan Carl had 12 points for Purdue Fort Wayne (5-5, 4-5 Horizon League). Deonte Billups had 8 points and 10 rebounds. Jalon Pipkins added six rebounds. DeAndre Gholston had 16 points...

FILE - Milwaukee Brewers' Josh Hader delivers during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh, in this Wednesday, July 29, 2020, file photo. The Milwaukee Brewers avoided going to arbitration with pitchers Josh Hader and Brandon Woodruff by signing the former All-Stars to one-year contracts. Hader signed for $6.675 million. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Brewers reach 1-year deals with Josh Hader, Brandon Woodruff

Jan. 15, 2021 3:39 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers avoided going to arbitration with pitchers Josh Hader and Brandon Woodruff by agreeing to one-year contracts with the former All-Stars. Hader signed for $6,675,000 while Woodruff agreed to a $3,275,000 deal. The Brewers don’t have any arbitration cases. Last...

Logan T. Kruckenberg-Anderson, 16, top right, appears by video conference in Green County, Wis. Circuit Court on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021 with Circuit Judge Thomas Vale, top left, Assistant District Attorney Laura Kohl and assistant state public defender Guy Taylor. Prosecutors say Kruckenberg-Anderson has admitted fatally shooting his newborn daughter and leaving her body inside a fallen tree in the woods in southern Wisconsin. Logan Kruckenburg-Anderson is charged as an adult with first-degree intentional homicide and hiding a corpse. (Wisconsin Circuit Court Access/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)

Wisconsin teen charged with killing infant daughter in woods

Jan. 15, 2021 12:18 PM EST

MONROE, Wis. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy has admitted fatally shooting his newborn daughter and leaving her body inside a fallen tree in the woods in southern Wisconsin, according to prosecutors. Logan Kruckenburg-Anderson, of Albany, is charged as an adult with first-degree intentional homicide and hiding a...

Wisconsin Rep. Fitzgerald not sure Trump to blame for riot

Jan. 14, 2021 3:05 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's newest member of Congress, Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Fitzgerald, said Thursday he didn't know if President Donald Trump incited the riot last week at the U.S. Capitol and wants a full investigation to find out what motivated the mob. “I don’t think we know...

In this booking photo provided by the Ozaukee County Sheriff's Office Monday, Jan. 4, 2021 in Port Washington, Wis. Steven Brandenburg is shown. The Wisconsin pharmacist, accused of intentionally spoiling hundreds of doses of coronavirus vaccine, convinced the world was

Pharmacist accused of spoiling vaccine has license suspended

Jan. 13, 2021 6:47 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A state board on Wednesday suspended the license of a Wisconsin pharmacist accused of ruining more than 500 doses of COVID-19 vaccine because he thought it was unsafe. Steven Brandenburg was working at Advocate Aurora Health in Grafton, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of Milwaukee,...

Wisconsin state superintendent candidate remains on ballot

Jan. 12, 2021 7:07 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A candidate for Wisconsin state superintendent whose candidacy was challenged because she used the title “Dr.” in front of her name on nomination papers will remain on the ballot, the Wisconsin Elections Commission voted Tuesday. Shandowlyon Hendricks-Williams is one of...