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'Laverne & Shirley' actor Cindy Williams dies at 75

Jan. 31, 2023 07:31 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cindy Williams, who was among the most recognizable stars in America in the 1970s and 1980s for her role as Shirley opposite Penny Marshall's Laverne on the beloved sitcom "Laverne & Shirley," has died. She was 75. Williams died in Los Angeles on Wednesday...

Hunter Renfroe, Angels in 1st arbitration hearing this year

Jan. 30, 2023 21:33 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Outfielder Hunter Renfroe went to salary arbitration with the Los Angeles Angels on Monday in the first case to be argued this year. Renfroe, who turned 31 on Saturday, requested a raise from $7.65 million to $11.9 million and the Angels asked...

Milwaukee wins 75-74 over Northern Kentucky

Jan. 28, 2023 19:19 PM EST

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — BJ Freeman scored 23 points to lead Milwaukee to a 75-74 victory over Northern Kentucky on Saturday. Freeman added nine assists for the Panthers (15-7, 9-3 Horizon League). Zach Howell and Vin Baker Jr. both scored seven. Chris Brandon...

Analysis: It may be time to re-think NBA All-Star voting

Jan. 27, 2023 19:43 PM EST

It’s reasonable to think Chet Holmgren will be an NBA All-Star one day. He was a highly recruited high school player whose one year at Gonzaga was stellar enough for Oklahoma City to make him the No. 2 pick in last year’s draft. He's an obvious talent, an enormous talent. And...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Jan. 27, 2023 12:18 PM EST

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. January 23, 2023. Editorial: Initiative exposes state’s laggardly approach to veterans The plan to use a wing at Grace Lutheran Church for veterans housing is an interesting one. It’s well outside the typical project for Habitat for...

Pistons beat Nets, first win in Brooklyn in almost 5 years

Jan. 26, 2023 23:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Saddiq Bey scored 25 points and the Detroit Pistons won in Brooklyn for the first time in nearly five years, beating the Nets 130-122 on Thursday night. Alec Burks added 20 for the Pistons, who snapped a four-game losing streak. They were playing for the first time...

Antetokounmpo helps Bucks beat short-handed Nuggets 107-99

Jan. 25, 2023 23:20 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo’s ability to keep getting to the free-throw line assured the Milwaukee Bucks would outlast the short-handed Denver Nuggets. Antetokounmpo had 33 points and 14 rebounds Wednesday night as the Bucks won 107-99 over the Nuggets, who were...

Jokic won't play for short-handed Nuggets at Milwaukee

Jan. 25, 2023 18:54 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Two-time reigning MVP Nikola Jokic won’t play for the Western Conference-leading Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night at Milwaukee as he continues to recover from a tight left hamstring. This will be the third game in the last four that Jokic has missed. After...

Man charged with opening fire at picnic found dead in jail

Jan. 23, 2023 13:11 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee man who landed on the FBI's top 10 most wanted list after he allegedly killed two people and wounded three others at a 2006 Memorial Day picnic has been found dead in his jail cell. Octaviano Juarez-Corro was found unresponsive in his cell in the...

Bystander killed in Milwaukee police chase

Jan. 23, 2023 10:55 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A man is dead after a vehicle fleeing Milwaukee police crashed into his car. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Monday that the 47-year-old man was killed Sunday evening. Police said in a news release that officers starting chasing a stolen...