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The Latest: Democrats want fire foam pollution standards

May. 23, 2019 11:45 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on legislation to limit pollution from fire-fighting foam (all times local): 10:50 a.m. A group of Democratic lawmakers are introducing a bill that calls for the state Department of Natural Resources to establish standards and monitoring requirements for pollution from...

Josh Jones not in attendance at Packers' OTAs

May. 21, 2019 7:11 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Packers would love nothing better than to put an offseason of turmoil behind them. Not so fast: Safety Josh Jones reportedly wants a trade. With just about everyone on the 90-man roster present on Tuesday for the second day of the team's voluntary organized team activities, Jones...

Bucks lead East finals 2-0, and now series shifts to Toronto

May. 18, 2019 4:37 PM EDT

Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry have more than held their own against Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton so far in these Eastern Conference finals. Other than some pretty boxscores, the Toronto Raptors have nothing to show for those efforts. The supporting cast hasn't supported much for Toronto, and with what...

Man killed in Wisconsin incident had pending drug charges

May. 17, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — A man who got in a gunfight with police that left a city firefighter dead in the crossfire was identified Friday as a Wausau man who had been free on bond pending drug charges. Ruben Houston, 47, died in the Wednesday evening incident that erupted just minutes after police and...

The Latest: Man in Wisconsin shooting faced drug charges

May. 17, 2019 5:15 PM EDT

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Wisconsin shooting that killed a firefighter in Appleton and left another man dead (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Authorities in Wisconsin have identified a man who they say exchanged gunfire with police this week, leading to his death and that of a firefighter. Ruben...

Pence coming to Eau Claire to tout trade agreement

May. 14, 2019 7:03 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is coming to Eau Claire on Thursday to promote the U.S.-Mexico trade agreement. The visit announced Tuesday by the White House comes after President Donald Trump held a rally in Green Bay last month. It marks Pence's first visit to Wisconsin since he attended...

Democratic contenders face economic challenge in Wisconsin

May. 14, 2019 9:27 AM EDT

NEW BERLIN, Wis. (AP) — Business was good at the merchandise table as Republicans meeting at a suburban Milwaukee bowling alley picked out their Trump 2020 "Keep America Great" hats, now available in pink, blue and camouflage in addition to the trademark red. Bruce Kudick, a proud Donald Trump supporter...

Bucks have Milwaukee dreaming of first title since '71

May. 13, 2019 5:49 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Hunter Trimmel couldn't give away his season tickets to Milwaukee Bucks games five years ago. Losing season after season made the Bucks almost an afterthought in Wisconsin, where most teams live in the shadow of the Green Bay Packers. But now the Bucks are the hottest ticket in town, with...

Green Bay mom arrested after crashing SUV with kids inside

May. 13, 2019 11:09 AM EDT

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (AP) — Formal charges are pending against a Green Bay woman who police say was driving under the influence with her three small children in the vehicle when she crashed in Ashwaubenon. Police say the 32-year-old woman's sport utility vehicle left the road about 10 p.m. Friday, nearly hit...

Packers' Ted Thompson says he has autonomic disorder

May. 8, 2019 12:36 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Packers senior football operations adviser and former general manager Ted Thompson says he has been diagnosed with an autonomic disorder that affects his body's nerves. Thompson released a statement through the club on Wednesday detailing that his health led him to step down as GM...