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Price, Cabrera lead Tigers to 12-1 rout of Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) – David Price bounced back from an alarming start and Miguel Cabrera homered twice, hitting one of Detroit’s three homers off Cleveland’s Corey Kluber, as the Tigers rolled to a 12-1 win on Monday to slow the Indians’ climb in the standings. Price (13-10) gave up one run and eight hits in seven innings. More >

Castillo, Valbuena help Cubs beat Brewers 4-2

CHICAGO (AP) – Welington Castillo homered and drove in three runs, Luis Valbuena also hit a home run and the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 Monday. Rookie sensation Jorge Soler had two doubles in his home debut for the Cubs and Jacob Turner won in just his second start for Chicago after being acquired More >

Mauer has 4 RBIs to lead Twins over Orioles, 6-4

BALTIMORE (AP) – Joe Mauer drove in four runs, Phil Hughes held Baltimore without an earned run over eight innings and the Minnesota Twins beat the Orioles 6-4 Monday to avoid a four-game sweep. Nelson Cruz hit his major-league leading 36th home run and Nick Hundley had a three-run shot for the AL East-leading Orioles, More >

Twins to add Pinto, 7 others to roster

BALTIMORE (AP) – The Minnesota Twins intend to add eight players to their roster, including catcher Josmil Pinto and four pitchers. The moves were announced Monday before Minnesota concluded a four-game series at Camden Yards. The players were expected to join the team Tuesday, when the Twins host the Chicago White Sox. Those recalled from More >

Renovated Vikings defense ready to play for real

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings have been remaking their defense since Mike Zimmer took over this season as head coach. They’ve made several changes to the lineup, with seven new starters in their base scheme. Their system is a lot different, too, using more man-to-man coverage, blitzing and disguises than in the More >

1 killed in ATV crash in Marathon County

EDGAR, Wis. (AP) – An all-terrain vehicle driver has died in a crash involving two other vehicles in Marathon County. WAOW-TV (http://bit.ly/1lFjicn ) says the accident happened shortly before 10 p.m. Monday on Highway 29 near Edgar. Sheriff’s officials say the ATV operator died at the scene of the crash. The driver of one of More >

Thousands of students heading back to school

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) – Tens of thousands of students are heading back to school across Wisconsin. Among them are nine siblings in the Milwaukee suburb of Brookfield. The Beffel children range from 4-year-old kindergarten to senior year in high school. Mom Marisa Beffel says it takes a lot of preparation to get all her children ready More >

Wisconsin police investigate soccer brawl

FRANKLIN, Wis. (AP) – Police are searching for an adult soccer player who they say kicked an opponent unconscious during a brawl near Milwaukee. Franklin Police Sgt. William Van Zile said Monday the brawl broke out Sunday during an adult league soccer tournament at the Milwaukee County Sports Complex. Police say players went into the stands More >

Milwaukee officer crashes into stopped car

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Milwaukee police say an apparent medical emergency caused an officer to crash into another car near Miller Park. Lt. Mark Stanmeyer said the 22-year-old officer was driving southbound Monday morning when he rear-ended a car stopped at a red light. Stanmeyer says the officer and a 35-year-old woman who was in the stopped car More >

Lakeshore communities could be marine sanctuaries

MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) – Lakeshore communities from Two Rivers to Port Washington will able to apply for marine-sanctuary status, which could lead to protections for natural resources and improved research on shipwrecks. An HTR Media report (http://htrne.ws/1lrd3Ix ) says the 875-square-mile area encompasses 33 known shipwrecks and countless others. Sanctuaries are established by the National Oceanic More >