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Burnes outlasts Snell as Taylor, Brewers beat Padres 4-1

May. 25, 2022 01:45 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Corbin Burnes outlasted Blake Snell in a showdown of recent Cy Young Award winners and Tyrone Taylor hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 4-1 on Tuesday night. Mike Brosseau also homered for the Brewers, who...

Brewers place OF Hunter Renfroe on IL with hamstring strain

May. 24, 2022 21:43 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have placed outfielder Hunter Renfroe on the 10-day injured list with a strained right hamstring and selected infielder-outfielder Mark Mathias from Triple-A Nashville. Renfroe was injured during Monday night's 3-2, 10-inning loss to the San...

$2.3 million stolen from Wisconsin Republicans is recovered

May. 24, 2022 20:48 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — All of the $2.3 million stolen from the Wisconsin Republican Party by hackers just before the 2020 presidential election has been recovered, including nearly $600,000 obtained by the FBI and given back to the party last month, the state party executive director said Tuesday....

State investigators identify man killed in police shooting

May. 24, 2022 18:42 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — State investigators have identified the man a Racine police officer shot and killed last week. The Wisconsin Department of Justice identified the man Tuesday as 37-year-old Da’shontay L. King and the officer as Zachary B. Brenner, a four-year veteran of the...

Rodgers absent as Packers conduct voluntary OTAs this week

May. 24, 2022 16:32 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Reigning MVP Aaron Rodgers was one of several notable veterans missing as the Green Bay Packers began voluntary organized team activities this week. Packers coach Matt LaFleur confirmed Tuesday that Rodgers isn’t expected at all this week. The Packers...

Justices debate Wisconsin school's gender change policy

May. 24, 2022 15:00 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court wrestled Tuesday with whether to block a Madison school district policy that prohibits staff from informing parents that their children have changed genders, with opponents arguing the policy amounts to a secret experiment on children and...

Man convicted of killing couple, leaving bodies at arboretum

May. 24, 2022 11:25 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A man has been found guilty of fatally shooting a University of Wisconsin physician and her husband, who were the parents of his girlfriend, and leaving their bodies at the school's arboretum. Jurors in Dane County on Monday convicted 20-year-old Khari Sanford...

Brewers place Peralta on IL, Hader on family emergency list

May. 23, 2022 21:42 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers placed right-hander Freddy Peralta on the 15-day injured list with a right lat strain Monday and put closer Josh Hader on the family medical emergency list. Milwaukee filled their places on the roster by recalling right-handers Trevor Kelley...

DC sues Zuckerberg over Cambridge Analytica privacy breach

May. 23, 2022 20:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia on Monday sued Meta chief Mark Zuckerberg, seeking to hold him personally liable for the Cambridge Analytica scandal, a privacy breach of millions of Facebook users’ personal data that became a major corporate and political scandal. D.C....

Republican fake elector running to lead election commission

May. 23, 2022 19:29 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — One of the 10 Republicans who attempted to cast Electoral College ballot s for Donald Trump even though he lost Wisconsin said Monday he is running to become chairman of the state elections commission where he currently serves as a member. Robert Spindell has...