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MILWAUKEE | Milwaukee officer involved in NBA player’s arrest fired

MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee officer involved in the stun gun arrest of Bucks’ player Sterling Brown has been fired because of social media posts mocking the incident, the city’s police chief said Thursday. Police Chief Alfonso Morales said the firing decision was not tied to anything Erik Andrade did when Brown was arrested, but explained … Continue reading MILWAUKEE | Milwaukee officer involved in NBA player’s arrest fired

LEADING OFF: Verlander returns to Detroit, Cubs host Brewers

A look at what’s happening around the majors Monday: WELCOME BACK Justin Verlander will make his first start in Detroit since the Tigers traded him to the Astros last August. The 2011 AL MVP went on to win the World Series with Houston last fall, while Detroit is powering through what figures to be a … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Verlander returns to Detroit, Cubs host Brewers

LEADING OFF: Price check for Red Sox, Pujols done for season

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: PRICE CHECK The major league-leading Red Sox hope for good news on David Price. The left-hander exited Wednesday night’s start against Miami with a bruised left wrist after getting hit by a line drive. The team said X-rays were negative and further testing would be done … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Price check for Red Sox, Pujols done for season

MILWAUKEE | AP source: Seahawks acquire QB Brett Hundley from Packers

MILWAUKEE — The Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers are heading into the 2018 season with new backup quarterbacks. The Seahawks have acquired quarterback Brett Hundley from the Packers, a person familiar with the deal said Wednesday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the trade hasn’t been announced by … Continue reading MILWAUKEE | AP source: Seahawks acquire QB Brett Hundley from Packers

CHICAGO | Cities vying for 2020 convention court Democrats in Chicago

CHICAGO — The three cities vying to host the 2020 Democratic convention are courting party leaders and activists at their summer meeting in Chicago. Houston, Miami and Milwaukee are the finalists. A selection committee has been visiting the potential sites. A decision is expected early next year. Miami gave people attending the Democratic National Committee … Continue reading CHICAGO | Cities vying for 2020 convention court Democrats in Chicago

LOS ANGELES’ | Facts of Life’ star Charlotte Rae dies at 92

LOS ANGELES — Charlotte Rae, who played a wise and patient housemother to a brood of teenage girls on the long-running sitcom “The Facts of Life” during a career that encompassed many other TV roles as well as stage and film appearances, has died. She was 92. Rae died at her Los Angeles home Sunday … Continue reading LOS ANGELES’ | Facts of Life’ star Charlotte Rae dies at 92

MILWAUKEE | Thames hits walk-off homer, Brewers top Davis and Rockies

MILWAUKEE — Eric Thames hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth off embattled Rockies closer Wade Davis, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat Colorado 5-3 on Friday night. It was Davis’ sixth blown save of the season and his second in as many days after losing in St. Louis on Thursday. Davis (1-5) … Continue reading MILWAUKEE | Thames hits walk-off homer, Brewers top Davis and Rockies

LEADING OFF: Dozier, Hamels, Archer settle in, Springer hurt

A look at what’s happening around the majors Wednesday: STARTING OUT Brian Dozier could make his first start for the Los Angeles Dodgers when they host Milwaukee. The power-hitting Minnesota second baseman was traded Tuesday, shortly before the deadline for making deals without waivers. The defending NL champion Dodgers have revamped their infield in the … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Dozier, Hamels, Archer settle in, Springer hurt