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Woodruff strikes out career-high 12, Brewers beat Reds 7-5

Jun. 23, 2019 8:47 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Travis Shaw made the all the difference for Brandon Woodruff. Woodruff struck out a career-high 12, Shaw homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-5 on Sunday. "That ball was crushed," Woodruff said of Shaw's big hit in the third off Anthony DeSclafani. "After that, we...

Milwaukee man charged in death of 5-year-old who found gun

Jun. 23, 2019 4:24 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Authorities say a Milwaukee man has been charged in the death a 5-year-old boy who found a gun and killed himself. Court documents released Sunday by the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office show 25-year-old Michael Moore is charged with neglecting a child resulting in death. Moore...

2 adults detained for questioning in death of 5-year-old boy

Jun. 23, 2019 11:25 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police have detained two adults for questioning following the death of a 5-year-old boy. Police say in a release that authorities arrived on scene about 2:30 a.m. Saturday and discovered that the boy was not breathing. First responders attempted life-saving measures, but the...

Yelich: Giannis winning NBA MVP in Milwaukee would be 'cool'

Jun. 23, 2019 10:26 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich first met Giannis Antetokounmpo last month in downtown Milwaukee. The encounter happened inside a hallway at Fiserv Forum after Antetokounmpo and the Bucks eliminated the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference semifinals. The meeting of the Milwaukee stars occurred about...

Grandal hits first lead-off HR, Brewers beat Reds 6-5

Jun. 22, 2019 8:35 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell juggled his lineup, hoping for a spark. Yasmani Grandal certainly delivered it. Grandal led off for the first time in his career and homered in his opening at-bat to help the Milwaukee Brewers snap a season-high five-game losing streak with a 6-5...

Believing robbery was imminent, man accidentally shoots self

Jun. 22, 2019 11:01 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police say a 20-year-old man accidentally shot himself when he believed he was about to get robbed. Authorities say the man was walking in a residential area on the north side of the city at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday when he saw two people walking toward him. Police say that's...

Reds withstand another homer by Yelich, beat Brewers 11-7

Jun. 22, 2019 2:03 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Derek Dietrich turned a hitless night into a decisive contribution. Dietrich was hit by a pitch three times and walked, scoring each time, and the Reds withstood another homer from major league leader Christian Yelich, beating the Milwaukee Brewers 11-7 on Friday night and extending their...

Quiet warrior: How 95-year-old female veteran made history

Jun. 22, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Anna Mae Robertson once spent her time evading Nazi U-boats in war-torn Europe. Now, perched on her living room recliner with photos of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren covering the walls, some may find it difficult to believe. Robertson, 95 and a longtime Milwaukee...

Milwaukee man charged in crash that killed police officer

Jun. 21, 2019 4:39 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee man has been charged with multiple counts in a crash that killed a police officer. Thirty-four-year-old Dante James was charged Friday with homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle, hit-and-run causing death and operating a vehicle with a revoked license. According to the...

Bucks prepare for free agency after dealing sole draft pick

Jun. 21, 2019 1:31 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The NBA draft came and went without the Milwaukee Bucks adding a player to its roster. Milwaukee drafted Kevin Porter Jr. of Southern California with the 30th overall pick Thursday night, but that selection is expected to go to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Bucks and Pistons agreed to a...