Milwaukee

U.S. Navy Blue Angels (AP Photo)

Dozens of air shows cancel without military jets

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Dozens of air shows that draw tens of thousands of people and generate millions of dollars for local economies have been cancelled this year after the military grounded its jet and demonstration teams because of automatic federal budget cuts.

04/28/2013

(AP Photo)

Gardeners make plans with no certainty in forecast

MILWAUKEE (AP) — There’s no question that Eric Ciula picked a bad year to get into a competition for growing the biggest tomato. The worst U.S. drought in decades was gripping two-thirds of the nation.

04/20/2013

Bret Lewis

The good old days

The ’71-’72 Lakers’ record is safe — the Heat lost to the Bulls 101-to-97. They fall six short of the Lakers’ streak of 33 straight wins.

03/28/2013

Los Angeles Clippers

Clippers host Warriors in Pacific showdown

(AP) — Surprising Golden State tries to run its winning streak to five-games when the Warriors visit the NBA Pacific Division leading Clippers tonight.

01/05/2013

Clippers cruise past Bucks for 9th straight win

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers have a solid starting five and a deep bench. On Saturday night, it was Matt Barnes’ turn to lead the way to another victory.

12/15/2012

n this Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 photo, Karen Mallet stands in front of her Alexander Calder print in her Shorewood, Wis., home. Mallet bought the print for $12.34 at a Goodwill thrift store in Milwaukee. It turned out to be a lithograph by the American artist Alexander Calder worth $9,000. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

$9K artwork bought for $12 at Milwaukee Goodwill

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Holiday bargain-hunters may want to head to Goodwill. A picture that sold for around $12 at a thrift store in Milwaukee turned out to be a print by American artist Alexander Calder worth $9,000.

12/02/2012

shotgun shells

Live shotgun shell found on Delta plane in Milwaukee

Passengers on a Delta Air Lines flight were taken off a plane in Milwaukee and rescreened after a man found a live shotgun shell at his seat.

Milwaukee County sheriff’s spokeswoman Fran McLaughlin says the passenger notified flight crew at about 6:45 a.m. Wednesday of the shell while the Detroit-bound plane was still at General Mitchell International Airport.

11/28/2012

Romney seizes on uptick in unemployment rate

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – Mitt Romney says the one-tenth-of-a-point increase in the unemployment rate to 7.9 percent is, quote, “a sad reminder that the economy is at a virtual standstill.” The Republican presidential nominee says […]

11/02/2012

Suspected gunman's wife among 3 dead at Wis. spa

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) – Officials say one of the people killed in yesterday’s shootings at a Wisconsin spa was the estranged wife of the suspected gunman. Authorities say Radcliffe Franklin Haughton killed three women, including […]

10/22/2012

Spa shooting suspect shot self

  BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) — A police chief says the suspect in a mass shooting at a spa outside Milwaukee died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Brookfield Police Chief Dan Tushaus says 45-year-old Radcliffe Franklin […]

10/21/2012

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