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Milwaukee police officer fatally shot, shooting suspect dead

Feb. 07, 2023 17:58 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee police officer chased down a robbery suspect and was fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire early Tuesday. The suspect also died from a gunshot wound, police said. Milwaukee Police Chief Jeffrey Norman said the suspect ignored officers' commands and...

Zurn Water: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 07, 2023 17:40 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — MILWAUKEE (AP) — Zurn Water Solutions Corporation (ZWS) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $14.2 million. On a per-share basis, the Milwaukee-based company said it had net income of 8 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 16...

Evers unveils plan to fund local governments with sales tax

Feb. 07, 2023 16:49 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday proposed that counties and more than two dozen large cities in Wisconsin be allowed to ask voters to raise the sales tax to pay for local services such as police and fire protection and road repairs. He first unveiled a proposal to...

Heat say Kyle Lowry out at least 3 games with knee issue

Feb. 07, 2023 14:08 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Kyle Lowry has been ruled out for the Miami Heat's next three games with a left knee issue, and he could be sidelined even longer. Lowry is averaging 12.0 points and 5.3 assists on 39.6% shooting this season, numbers all down from a year ago when Miami went into the...

Nets' Irving drama makes other East contenders look stable

Feb. 07, 2023 04:43 AM EST

Blake Griffin is no stranger to trade drama. He was dealt from the Clippers to the Pistons in 2018, and last season he was playing for the Brooklyn Nets when they sent James Harden to Philadelphia in a February blockbuster. These days, Griffin is with the Boston Celtics, who seem...

Green Bay stuns Milwaukee 80-79 in OT to snap 14-game skid

Feb. 06, 2023 23:00 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Randy Tucker scored 20 points, Davin Zeigler hit clutch shots with one second left in regulation and overtime and Green Bay snapped a 14-game losing streak with an 80-79 victory over Milwaukee on Monday night. Tucker made 7 of 15 shots with four 3-pointers for the...

Evers appoints former Milwaukee health leader to head DHS

Feb. 06, 2023 13:43 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers on Monday appointed the former public health leader in Milwaukee as secretary of the state Department of Health Services. Kirsten Johnson, who formerly served as Milwaukee's health commissioner for two years until resigning in January, will...

Man given 16 years for shooting at kids throwing snowballs

Feb. 04, 2023 12:52 PM EST

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man convicted of shooting at a group of children who threw snowballs at his car in 2020 received a 16-year prison sentence on Friday. WITI-TV reports that prosecutors had asked for a 25-year prison sentence after jurors found William Carson...

James cleared to play at Indiana as scoring chase continues

Feb. 02, 2023 18:54 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James was set to resume his NBA scoring-record chase Thursday night at Indiana after being cleared to start. James entered the day 89 points away from breaking Kareem Abdul Jabbar’s mark of 38,387. James, a 19-time...

Meta Platforms, Allegiant rise; Qorvo, Canada Goose fall

Feb. 02, 2023 16:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Thursday: Meta Platforms Inc., up $35.65 to $188.77. Facebook's owner reported mixed fourth-quarter financial results and will spend up to $40 billion on its own stock. Align...