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LA man among 3 killed in lightning strike near White House

Aug. 07, 2022 12:07 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 29-year-old Los Angeles bank executive was one of three people killed last week when lightning struck in a park across from the White House, his employer said. Brooks Lambertson, a vice president for City National Bank, was in Washington, D.C., on business...

Dems rally around abortion. Are they reaching Black voters?

Aug. 07, 2022 11:56 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Facing critical races for governor and U.S. Senate, Democratic hopefuls in Wisconsin are hoping that their support for abortion rights in the face of a Supreme Court ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade can overcome the headwinds of a midterm election long expected to favor...

GOP seeking power over elections in Wisconsin, Minnesota

Aug. 07, 2022 08:04 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s secretary of state has no role in elections, but that could change if Republicans are able to flip the seat this year and pass a law that would empower the office with far more responsibilities. All three GOP candidates competing for the...

Barrero hits first 2 HRs, Reds drop Brewers into 2nd place

Aug. 07, 2022 00:21 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — José Barrero hit his first two major league home runs and the Cincinnati Reds beat Milwaukee 7-5 on Saturday night, dropping the Brewers into second place in the NL Central. Joey Votto and Donovan Solano each had a solo homer for the Reds, who hadn’t scored more...

Tony Boselli becomes 1st Jaguars player in Hall of Fame

Aug. 06, 2022 15:56 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Tony Boselli looked out at all the teal-colored jerseys in the crowd and screamed: “Duuuuval!” Finally, the Jacksonville Jaguars have a player in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Boselli, the first pick in Jaguars history, was among eight...

Rittenhouse attorney to defend stabbing case in Wisconsin

Aug. 06, 2022 14:18 PM EDT

HUDSON, Wis. (AP) — The attorney who helped Kyle Rittenhouse get acquitted on murder charges says he will represent a Minnesota man accused in the stabbing death of a teenager during a tubing trip in western Wisconsin. Nicolae Miu, 52, is charged with first-degree homicide in the...

Shooting on Milwaukee's north side leaves 4 men wounded

Aug. 06, 2022 12:11 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police say four men suffered non-life threatening injuries in a shooting on the city's north side. The incident was reported shortly before 6 p.m. Friday. The four men, ages 31, 20, 28 and 27, were transported to a local hospital, police said. ...

Lauer works 7, Tellez and Taylor homer as Brewers top Reds

Aug. 06, 2022 09:10 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Lauer pitched seven strong innings, Rowdy Tellez and Tyrone Taylor homered, and the Milwaukee Brewers shook out of their post-trade deadline funk with a 5-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. NL Central-leading Milwaukee had lost three straight...

Savage injures hamstring during Packers' 'Family Night'

Aug. 05, 2022 23:28 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Starting safety Darnell Savage suffered a hamstring injury during the Green Bay Packers' traditional “Family Night” practice at Lambeau Field on Friday. During one-on-one matchups between receivers and defensive backs early in practice, Savage pulled up...

Trump ally takes on Walker protégé in Wis. governor's race

Aug. 05, 2022 22:58 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican hopes to reclaim a crucial governor’s seat in swing-state Wisconsin this year long appeared to rest on Rebecca Kleefisch, a former TV news anchor who spent eight years as former Gov. Scott Walker’s heir apparent and vowed to continue his sharply conservative...