• Milwaukee Jan 7

    Milwaukee Driver Shoots Children Who Threw Snowballs at Car

    Milwaukee police say a driver shot and wounded two children who threw snowballs at a car.

  • Milwaukee Dec 2, 2019

    Student in Custody After Shooting at Milwaukee-Area School

    An officer shot an armed male student Monday morning in a classroom at a suburban Milwaukee high school after the suspect pointed a gun at officers, a police chief said. A Waukesha South High School student informed a school resource officer that a classmate had a handgun around 10:17 a.m., Waukesha Police Chief Russell Jack said. He said the resource...

  • Nov 17, 2019

    Census Counting of Prisoners Becomes Partisan Battleground

    When the U.S. Census Bureau counts residents of Milwaukee’s poorest neighborhoods next year, a significant portion of their population will be missing: prisoners. For these predominantly black areas, with incarceration rates among the highest in the nation, the government’s longstanding policy to count inmates as residents of the prison where they are held diminishes their political power back home. “When...

  • Nov 4, 2019

    Hispanic Man Says Acid Attacker Accused Him of Invading US

    Milwaukee police arrested a man suspected of throwing battery acid on a Hispanic man who says his attacker asked him, “Why did you come here and invade my country?” Police said Monday they arrested a 61-year-old white man suspected in Friday night’s attack and were investigating the case as a hate crime. They refused to release his name pending charges,...

  • Oct 24, 2019

    Victim Speaks Out for First Time About 2014 ‘Slender Man’ Attack

    A Wisconsin girl who was lured into the woods by two friends and stabbed 19 times in an effort to please a fictional horror character called Slender Man said she’s come to terms with aspects of the attack but still sleeps with broken scissors “just in case.” In her first interview about the 2014 attack, which is set to air...

  • Sep 1, 2019

    Verlander Pitches 3rd Career No-Hitter, Astros Beat Jays 2-0

    Justin Verlander took the mound for the ninth inning, fully aware of the no-hitters he finished — and his near misses, too. Zeroed in, he wouldn’t be denied this time. Verlander pitched his third career no-hitter, punctuating a dominant season by striking out 14 to lead the Houston Astros past the Toronto Blue Jays 2-0 on Sunday.

  • Aug 7, 2019

    Misunderstood Breed: Pit Bull Mix Goes From Stray to Service Dog

    About six years ago, Paula Slaasted’s husband found Merlin, a boxer-pit bull mix, as a stray running around the campus of USF Holland, a trucking company, near General Mitchell International Airport. Slaasted’s husband sent her a picture of Merlin, saying: “Here’s our next dog.” The couple took the dog to the Wisconsin Humane Society and found he was not microchipped...

  • Jun 30, 2019

    Kawhi to Lakers? Clippers? NBA Free Agency Finally Starts Sunday

    Kawhi Leonard is planning meetings in Los Angeles. Kevin Durant will do the same in New York.

  • Jun 29, 2019

    Kawhi to Lakers? Clippers? NBA Free Agency Finally Starts Sunday

    Kawhi Leonard is planning meetings in Los Angeles. Kevin Durant will do the same in New York.

  • Jun 28, 2019

    Lizzo Says Security Guard Manhandled 2 Staffers at Summerfest

    Singer-rapper Lizzo says a security guard tackled two members of her staff to the ground and used hurtful language just moments after her performance at Milwaukee’s Summerfest. Lizzo late Thursday tweeted the guard “slapped and manhandled” her hair stylist and stylist and that she was “out for blood” after he dragged them off the grounds. She called him a “racist...

  • Jun 20, 2019

    Gay High School Valedictorian Finally Delivers Speech He Was Denied

    Nat Werth, 18, recently graduated as valedictorian at Sheboygan Lutheran High School in Wisconsin. Yet when Werth turned in a draft of his speech to school administrators, they stopped him from speaking at the ceremony, NBC News reported. Werth claims they did this because he revealed he is gay in his speech. Read More

  • Jun 12, 2019

    Gabriele ‘Gabe’ Grunewald, Runner With Cancer Who Inspired Many, Dies at 32

    Gabriele Grunewald, one of the country’s top middle-distance runners, has died at her home in Minneapolis after inspiring many with her long and public fight against cancer. She was 32. Her husband, Justin Grunewald, said she died Tuesday night. “It was one of the most peaceful passings I’ve seen. Everything she did was timed in her own time and perfect,”...

  • May 26, 2019

    NBA Finals are Set: Reigning Warriors vs Newcomer Raptors

    The NBA Finals are set after the Toronto Raptors won the Eastern Conference championship on Saturday night and earned the right to play the Western Conference champion Golden State Warriors. For the Raptors, it’ll be the first time on this stage; for the Warriors, it’ll be an 11th trip to the finals and fifth in a row, as they look...

  • May 21, 2019

    Warriors Beat Blazers 119-117 in OT for NBA Finals Berth

    Experience bred confidence for the Golden State Warriors, even when challenged by the upstart Portland Trail Blazers. No matter how far they were down, they’ve been through too much to ever think they’re out. “We just really understand what we’re capable of on both sides of the basketball,” Draymond Green said. “We’re never out of the fight. That’s just always...

  • May 13, 2019

    Kawhi Leonard Hits Historic Bouncing Buzzer-Beater, Raptors Beat 76ers in Game 7

    Kawhi Leonard hit a shot from the corner over Joel Embiid at the buzzer that bounced off the rim four times before falling to give the Toronto Raptors a 92-90 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday night in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series. After Philadelphia’s Jimmy Butler tied it with a driving layup with 4.2 seconds...

  • May 12, 2019

    CJ McCollum Leads Blazers Past Nuggets 100-96 in Game 7

    Damian Lillard’s shots kept banging off the backboard, rattling off the rim, going everywhere but through the hoop. The Portland Trail Blazers are going to the Western Conference Finals anyway because CJ McCollum had his back. McCollum scored 37 points and added a crucial chase-down block in the closing minutes that helped the Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 100-96 on...

  • May 9, 2019

    Celtics Embarrassed, Eliminated by Bucks

    The season is over for the Celtics after getting blown out by the Bucks in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.

  • May 3, 2019

    Workers Allege Racism at Harley-Davidson Plant in Missouri

    Minority employees at Harley-Davidson’s plant in Kansas City have been subjected to years of harassment and discrimination — including having swastikas and nooses posted in the plant, frequent racial epithets and at least one assault, several employees said at a news conference organized by the NAACP-Kansas City on Friday. “All the time I worked there it’s been there, it’s just...

  • May 2, 2019

    Danny Ainge Recovering From Mild Heart Attack

    Boston Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge is recovering after suffering from a mild heart attack.

  • May 2, 2019

    Danny Ainge Suffers Heart Attack, Expected to Recover

    The Boston Celtics announced Thursday that President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge suffered a mild heart attack and is expected to recover. The team said Ainge suffered the heart attack in Milwaukee on Tuesday night. They said he received immediate medical attention and is expected to make a full recovery.

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