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Motorist killed in crossfire of Milwaukee gun fight

Sep. 20, 2019 7:36 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Police say a woman driving with her two young children was killed when she was struck by a bullet during a gun fight in Milwaukee. Authorities say two people on opposite sides of a north side street were shooting at each other Thursday evening when the 23-year-old woman was hit by their...

Cain HR, Brewers fan 16, beat Padres 5-1 to improve position

Sep. 19, 2019 9:19 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Lorenzo Cain has had his share of aches and pains this season. He managed to do some damage to the San Diego Padres before departing with another ailment. Cain hit a solo home run to help lift the Brewers past the Padres 5-1 on Thursday before exiting the game...

Death of Milwaukee police officer investigated

Sep. 19, 2019 9:42 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office is investigating the death of a Milwaukee police officer who was intentionally struck by a motorist in 2017. The Milwaukee Police Department says Officer Mark Lentz died Wednesday at age 56. When Lentz was awarded a Purple Valor Star in May,...

Padres beat Brewers 2-1 behind Lamet's 14 strikeouts

Sep. 18, 2019 11:55 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Since losing Christian Yelich for the season, the Milwaukee Brewers stepped up their push for the playoffs, winning six of their first seven games without the reigning NL MVP. But in a 2-1 loss to the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night, the Brewers were stymied by right-hander Dinelson...

Milwaukee woman pleads not guilty in death of emaciated son

Sep. 18, 2019 12:27 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee mother has pleaded not guilty to child neglect charges following the death of her 42-pound (19.05-kilogram) teenage son. Prosecutors say 16-year-old Hector Pizarro died Sept. 4 at a Milwaukee medical clinic where his mother, Iraida Pizarro-Osorio, had taken him after he became...

Moustakas, Cain lift Brewers past Padres 3-1

Sep. 18, 2019 12:28 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mike Moustakas used one swing of the bat to give the Milwaukee Brewers' playoff push a big boost. Moustakas hit his 35th home run of the season, Lorenzo Cain also went deep and the Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 3-1 on Tuesday night with their 11th win in 12 games. "Moustakas, he's...

Fitzgerald aligns with Trump when announcing Congress bid

Sep. 17, 2019 3:05 PM EDT

OCONOMOWOC, Wis. (AP) — Republican Scott Fitzgerald, a 25-year veteran of the Wisconsin state Senate, aligned himself closely with President Donald Trump on Tuesday when launching his bid for Congress in a deeply conservative district, defending the president's trade policies and efforts to pay for a...

1-month-old, woman injured by gunfire in Milwaukee

Sep. 17, 2019 9:40 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — One of the latest victims of gunfire in Milwaukee is just one month old. Police say the baby boy and a 20-year-old woman were injured in a shooting Monday afternoon on Milwaukee's northwest side. The two were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Authorities are looking...

Spangenberg lifts Brewers, ensures Padres' losing record

Sep. 17, 2019 12:29 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Corey Spangenberg helped the Milwaukee Brewers keep pace in their playoff push and ensured another losing season for his old team Spangenberg drove in three runs, including a tiebreaking, two-run triple in the fourth inning, and the Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 5-1 Monday night....

Yelich says he had 'pity party' for himself after injury

Sep. 16, 2019 6:18 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich said he had a "pity party" for himself after fracturing his right kneecap. Hurt when he fouled off a pitch last week, the reigning NL MVP will miss the rest of the season as the Milwaukee Brewers try to make the playoffs. The projected recovery time for the two-time...