Latest Wisconsin News

Hiura's HR in 11th gives Brewers 7-6 victory over Braves

May. 18, 2022 18:57 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Keston Hiura celebrated his return to the majors by delivering the huge blow that capped the Milwaukee Brewers' biggest comeback of the season. Not bad for someone who spent much of the previous day battling the flu. Hiura hit a two-run homer off...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

May. 18, 2022 15:49 PM EDT

Wisconsin State Journal. May 15, 2022. Editorial: Fast internet for everyone in Wisconsin is within reach With bipartisan support, Wisconsin has made considerable strides at expanding high-speed internet to rural areas. That’s important and...

Wisconsin man gets 10 years in prison for racist acid attack

May. 18, 2022 13:26 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge sentenced a white Wisconsin man to a decade in prison Wednesday for throwing acid in a Latino man's face in a racist attack at a Milwaukee bus stop. Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Jean Marie Kies told 64-year-old Clifton Blackwell that he acted with...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

May. 18, 2022 12:37 PM EDT

Charlotte Observer/ Raleigh News and Observer. May 18, 2022. Editorial: In Cawthorn loss, Republicans show they can stand up to one of their own On the eve of Tuesday’s primary, former President Donald Trump asked voters to give U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn a...

Ex-Wisconsin governor questions hire for UW-Madison leader

May. 18, 2022 11:15 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Former four-term Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson is questioning the hiring of a law school dean from California to run the flagship University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, saying he hoped she does not bring a “California philosophy” with her. Thompson, who...

Democratic Wisconsin Senate hopeful Barnes releases first ad

May. 18, 2022 10:44 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Mandela Barnes highlights his middle class upbringing in his first television ad released Wednesday, after two of his primary challengers have already spent millions on TV spots and as polls show a tightening race. The...

Acuña returns, Ozuna homers as Braves defeat Brewers 3-0

May. 18, 2022 00:15 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. returned to action and wasted no time showing he's feeling just fine. Back atop the Atlanta lineup as the designated hitter Tuesday night after missing five games with a sore groin, Acuña opened the game by beating out an infield hit and later...

Bears try to prove they can support QB Justin Fields

May. 17, 2022 20:31 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — From his work ethic to understanding a new offense, quarterback Justin Fields has convinced his new coaches with the Chicago Bears that he is making progress. The real question facing the Bears is whether they have made enough progress supporting Fields. ...

Packers defense ready to deal with heightened expectations

May. 17, 2022 19:46 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — As they chase their fourth consecutive NFC North title and first Super Bowl berth in more than a decade, the Green Bay Packers may rely on a different formula than usual. The trade of All-Pro receiver Davante Adams could force the Packers to lean more on a...

Deer District shootings leave Milwaukee leaders at the brink

May. 17, 2022 19:45 PM EDT

Milwaukee's mayor and police chief on Tuesday pleaded with citizens and lawmakers to help address ongoing gun violence punctuated by shootings outside an NBA playoff game that left 21 injured. Police Chief Jeffrey Norman said police have arrested 11 people varying in ages from 19 to...