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UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019

$768M Powerball winner bought ticket in Milwaukee suburb

Wisconsin Lottery: Single ticket matching all six Powerball numbers to win third-largest jackpot in US lottery history was sold in Milwaukee suburb


UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019

Democrats: Milwaukee convention choice shows party values

lwaukee will host the 2020 Democratic National Convention, party leaders announced Monday, highlighting the battleground state of Wisconsin that helped elect President Donald Trump and now will launch an opponent …


Milwaukee prosecutors charge jail staff in inmate’s death

Prosecutors have charged three Milwaukee County jail staffers for their role in the dehydration death of an inmate who spent a week without water.


Milwaukee: More than just beer here

Milwaukee is like a smaller, more navigable Chicago, just as beautiful with its Lake Michigan shoreline. Just as trendy with its bars, hotels and restaurants. And just as artsy with …


VP Pence to flex fundraising muscle for Republicans

Vice President Mike Pence went home to Indiana on Friday to pressure the state’s lone Democratic senator to support a GOP tax overhaul. He’ll bounce to Alabama on Monday, campaigning …


Motorcycle maker Royal Enfield gearing up for North American sales from Milwaukee

A year after opening its flagship North American dealership in the city, India-based Royal Enfield says it’s about to ramp up sales through 60 dealerships and new bikes, including one …


Former Milwaukee Sheriff Clarke joining Trump PAC

Former Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke is joining a political action committee that supports President Donald Trump, saying in an email Tuesday he will serve as spokesman and senior adviser to …


Milwaukee sheriff, Trump supporter Clarke resigns

Outspoken Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who built a following among conservatives nationally with his provocative social media presence and strong support of Donald Trump, resigned on Thursday.


Ex-Milwaukee inmate who says officer raped her awarded $6.7 million

A federal jury awarded $6.7 million to former inmate who said a Milwaukee County jail officer raped her several times while she was pregnant in 2013.


Wisconsin Gov. Walker says he won’t remove sheriff over inmate’s dehydration death

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Wednesday that he won’t remove Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke from office over the death of an inmate who was denied water for seven days.


Lawsuit accuses Milwaukee police of illegal stop-and-frisks

The Milwaukee Police Department is operating a stop-and-frisk program that mostly targets black and Latino residents who are often detained without cause, the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin alleges …


Ex-Milwaukee officer charged in fatal shooting of black man

Prosecutors charged a Milwaukee police officer Thursday with killing a black man in August, alleging the man had thrown his gun away and was unarmed when the officer fired the …


Harley-Davidson to pay $15 million in EPA settlement

Harley-Davidson agreed to pay $15 million to settle a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency complaint over engine devices for motorcycles that the EPA said caused excessive pollution.


Autopsy: Man killed in Milwaukee was shot in chest, arm

MILWAUKEE – A black man whose death at the hands of police spurred two nights of violence in Milwaukee was shot once in the chest and once in the arm, …


Milwaukee is latest city to use curfew to tamp down unrest

The neighborhood rocked by violent protests after a black officer fatally shot a black man was calmer after police pledged to strictly enforce a curfew for teenagers in Milwaukee, the …


Sister: Officer, Milwaukee shooting victim knew each other

The sister of a black man shot to death by a Milwaukee police officer says the two men knew each other from high school.


Milwaukee leaders blame outsiders for violence

City leaders blamed outside agitators Monday after a second straight night of violence wracked Milwaukee’s mostly black north side in protest at the fatal shooting of a black man by …


One person shot in Milwaukee during second night of skirmishes

The black man whose killing by police touched off an outbreak of arson and rock-throwing in Milwaukee was shot by a black officer after turning toward him with a gun …


Milwaukee officials plead for calm after unrest wracks city

City leaders pleaded for calm after violence erupted for several hours Saturday night on Milwaukee’s north side following a man’s fatal shooting by police, with the mayor imploring parents of …


Police: Suspect wounds Milwaukee officer then kills himself

MILWAUKEE – A domestic violence suspect opened fire on a Milwaukee police officer who was sitting in his squad car early Sunday, seriously wounding him before fleeing and apparently killing …


Milwaukee 2-year-old fatally shoots mother in back, sheriff says

A 2-year-old boy fatally shot his mother from the backseat of the car as she drove along a Milwaukee highway, sheriff’s officials said Wednesday, less than two months after a …


UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2012

Spokane Shock crush Milwaukee Mustangs

Defenses aren’t supposed to dominate indoor football. The field is only 50 yards and the rules are tailored to wear out scoreboards.