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Milwaukee beats Louisiana-Lafayette 56-52

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Steve McWhorter had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Milwaukee snapped a two-game skid on Monday with a 56-52 win over Louisiana-Lafayette in the MGM Grand Main Event tournament. McWhorter assisted Matt Tiby’s layup to give the Panthers (2-3) the lead for good at 52-51 with 43 seconds left. Milwaukee followed with a More >

Green Bay coasts past East Carolina 66-49

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) – Greg Mays scored 15 points and grabbed six rebounds to lead Green Bay to a 66-49 victory over East Carolina on Monday in the Gulf Coast Showcase. Keifer Sykes added 12 points and five assists for Green Bay (2-1). The Phoenix shot 55.3 percent from the floor compared to 31.9 for East More >

More than just axe game for No. 14 Badgers, Gordon

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Take a good look at Melvin Gordon when No. 14 Wisconsin meets No. 22 Minnesota on Saturday. It could be his last game at Camp Randall Stadium. The junior and Heisman Trophy candidate isn’t saying whether Saturday will be his last home game. But Gordon let out a big laugh when told about More >

Cosby’s Green Bay appearance canceled

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – A performing arts center in Green Bay is the latest to cancel an appearance by comedian Bill Cosby who has been accused of sexual assault by a growing number of women. The Weidner Center provided no explanation for canceling Cosby’s April 12 show, but said any tickets purchases made by More >

Sheriff: Officer involved in fatal Wisconsin crash

ASHLAND, Wis. (AP) – Authorities say a squad car from a tribal police department in northern Wisconsin has crashed head on with another vehicle and killed a passenger. WDIO-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1tgfCLL ) the Ashland County Sheriff’s Office said the crash Monday happened on Highway 2 between Ashland and Odanah. It’s unclear if the officer from the More >

70,000 more pages of Walker documents coming

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Nearly 70,000 pages of emails and attachments collected during the first John Doe investigation into former aides and associates of Gov. Scott Walker during his time as Milwaukee County executive are being released. The information being made public Tuesday is the fourth such release of emails and other documents prosecutors seized from More >

Police: Milwaukee man dies in hit-and-run

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Police say a 34-year-old pedestrian has died after being struck in a hit-and-run in Milwaukee over the weekend. Police said the Milwaukee man died Monday afternoon following the crash early Sunday on the city’s near south side. They haven’t released the victim’s name. Police say they’re searching for the driver, who was in a More >

2 dead in south-central Wisconsin crash

PORTAGE, Wis. (AP) – Two people are dead after their car collided with a pickup truck in south-central Wisconsin. The Columbia County sheriff’s office says the crash happened around 2:45 p.m. Monday on Highway 22. Authorities say the northbound car apparently lost control and went into the southbound lane, where it collided with a pickup pulling a More >

Utility workers rescued from platform in Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Four utility workers have been brought to safety after getting stuck on a platform about 150 feet above the ground at the We Energies plant in Milwaukee’s Menomonee Valley. A spokesman for the utility company said the workers were rescued late Monday after being stranded when an elevator traveling up a smokestack at More >

Hamilton’s supporters gather again at park

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Supporters and family members of a black man fatally shot by a white Milwaukee officer last spring have gathered again in the downtown park where the April shooting happened. About two dozen supporters of Dontre Hamilton put up signs Monday on the city Christmas tree at Red Arrow Park. The signs included messages More >