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Man convicted of sexually assaulting boy given probation

Nov. 20, 2019 7:35 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A man convicted of repeatedly sexually assaulting a child has been sentenced to probation in Dane County. The sentence handed down by Judge John Hyland Monday has upset advocates for sexual assault survivors and others. A criminal complaint says 45-year-old Nathan McQuillen started a...

Roy scores 21 to lead Milwaukee over North Dakota 79-70

Nov. 19, 2019 11:14 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Darius Roy had 21 points as Milwaukee got past North Dakota 79-70 on Tuesday night. Milwaukee led 41-36 at halftime and the lead was double digits for most of the final 10 minutes of the game. A 3-pointer from Roy put the Panthers up by 12 with 1:47 remaining. Marlon Stewart made a layup...

School bus rollover injures 1 student in western Wisconsin

Nov. 19, 2019 7:09 PM EST

ARCADIA, Wis. (AP) — School officials say one student suffered minor injuries when a school bus rolled over in western Wisconsin. The crash happened around 7:15 a.m. Tuesday south of Arcadia. Arcadia Superintendent Lance Bagstad tells the La Crosse Tribune the bus was carrying about 20 children. One...

Republican lawmaker files lawsuit against Evers over records

Nov. 19, 2019 6:44 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Republican co-chair of the Legislature’s budget committee filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to force Gov. Tony Evers to release records related to the funding of farmer mental health programs, the latest salvo in the ongoing battle over the funding that already contributed to...

Challenger accuses Supreme Court’s Kelly of corruption

Nov. 19, 2019 5:25 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Supreme Court challenger Jill Karofsky suggested Tuesday that Justice Daniel Kelly is corrupt because he repeatedly rules in favor of conservative groups, saying it makes no sense that the law could be on their side all the time. Karofsky made the remarks at the...

Milwaukee Brewers bringing back ball-in-glove logo in 2020

Nov. 19, 2019 4:58 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Brewers are bringing back the team’s iconic ball-in-glove logo next year. Milwaukee unveiled its new uniform designs and logo on Monday night at Miller Park. Starting in 2020, players will wear a modernized version of the ball-in-glove image first introduced in 1978 and worn...

The Latest: Karofsky suggests court incumbent is corrupt

Nov. 19, 2019 4:25 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the three Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates’ first debate (all times local): 2:05 p.m. State Supreme Court challenger Jill Karofsky is suggesting incumbent Justice Dan Kelly is corrupt. Karofsky made the implications during the candidates’ first debate...

Evers vetoes honorary highway, bridge naming criteria bill

Nov. 19, 2019 3:45 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers has vetoed a bipartisan bill that set criteria for honorary highway and bridge designations. Evers says he vetoed the measure Tuesday because he objects to limiting the ability to commemorate those who have made significant contributions or sacrifices for the people of...

Abductor shoots ex-girlfriend, is killed by authorities

Nov. 19, 2019 2:05 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Sheriff’s officials say a man who abducted his ex-girlfriend at gunpoint in Green Bay has been killed by law enforcement in Kewaunee County after he shot the woman. Sheriff Matt Joski says 38-year-old Luis Cardona was fatally shot by authorities Tuesday after he shot his...

Wisconsin’s 9-day gun deer season to begin Saturday

Nov. 19, 2019 12:45 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s nine-day gun deer season starts Saturday. The season begins just before dawn and will run until just after sunset on Dec. 1. Hunters will be allowed to kill does in every county for the first time in a decade, a sign that the herd is robust across the state. The...