Giannis Antetokounmpo helps Bucks beat short-handed NuggetsBasketball fans at Fiserv Forum didn’t get the two-time MVP vs. two-time MVP battle that they hoped for on Wednesday night. BOX SCORE: Bucks 107, Nuggets 99The Bucks had their MVP in Giannis Antetokounmpo, who contributed 33 points and 14 rebounds in a 107-99 victory. With Denver hanging around in the waning minutes of the fourth quarter, Antetokounmpo had a no-look pass to Joe Ingles for a three-pointer that gave Milwaukee a 102-92 lead. Near the end of the third quarter, Antetokounmpo sprinted past Nuggets guard Ish Smith and Middleton hit Antetokounmpo with a perfectly timed alley-oop pass from the free-throw line for a dunk. But he summoned enough energy to drive the lane and finish with a reverse layup late in the fourth quarter.
Shortly following that altercation, an inspector on site alerted the fire department because smoke was appearing from the back garage of the property, Lipski said. Upon the arrival of the fire department, crews found extreme hoarding conditions in the garage. The next day, property owner's representatives cleared out at least three truckloads of debris, Lipski said. Lipski said the hoarding conditions were so extreme that fire crews did not suspect a body was underneath all the clutter. According to Lipski, firefighters are increasingly facing hoarding conditions in Milwaukee.10 days ago Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Here's what to know about voting and ballot access in 2022Wisconsin voters began casting their ballots in the 2022 midterm elections early and in person for key statewide races starting Oct. 25. More than 40% of all votes cast that year were through absentee ballots. Earlier this year, legislation that would have allowed absentee ballots to be counted the day before died in the state Senate. At the time about 110,000 absentee ballots had already been returned and 400,000 had already been requested. What they are sayingThe Cook Political Report with Amy Walter still rates the Johnson/Barnes Senate race a toss-up.3 months ago Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Khris Middleton injured as Bucks lose 97-92 to RocketsShow Caption Hide Caption Khris Middleton one of Milwaukee Bucks' most creative passers Khris Middleton is one of Bucks' most creative passers, beating defenses with bounce passes, baseball passes and everything in between. Lori Nickel, Milwaukee Journal SentinelThe Milwaukee Bucks split their season series with the Houston Rockets Sunday night after losing 97-92 at the Toyota Center Sunday night. Including the first game against the Rockets this season, the Bucks entered Sunday night 6-1 against those teams. They were 37-10 last season when Antetokounmpo, Middleton and Holiday played a few minutes together. 🌪 pic.twitter.com/uyYOHgEKDD — Bally Sports Wisconsin (@BallySportWI) December 12, 2022Bucks injury reportJoe Ingles (left knee), outWesley Matthews (health and safety protocols), outWho do the Bucks play next?1 month ago Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Milwaukee man convicted in February shooting that killed 15-year-old Gabrielle Landry Despite Marcellus Duckworth’s claim that the gunshot which killed Gabrielle Landry was fired in self-defense during an argument with two other women, a jury convicted him of reckless homicide. Jurors on Thursday convicted a 24-year-old Milwaukee man in the February shooting death of 15-year-old Gabrielle Landry. Despite Marcellus Duckworth’s claim the gunshot that killed Gabrielle was fired in self-defense during an argument with two other women, a 12-person jury took less than three hours to convict him of first-degree reckless homicide. Gabrielle, who was in her freshman year at North Division High School, is one of 20 minors to be killed in homicides in Milwaukee this year. Immediately after the shooting, Duckworth said, he went back into his home and called his mother about the incident.3 months ago Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Milwaukee County committee votes to restore paratransit taxi service funding, invest $1.3M in parksFollowing outcry from the disabilities community, the county's finance committee unanimously recommended to adopt an amendment that would restore funding for the paratransit taxi service in the 2023 county budget. “We heard loud and clear from our neighbors that paratransit taxi service is vital to accessibility in Milwaukee County and discontinuation would be detrimental to riders." The amendment also directs the Milwaukee County Transit System to provide a report to the County Board on new or extended contract details by April 2023. The committee also took on two other concerns for the county: the much-needed fiscal injection into Milwaukee parks and translation services for County Board meetings. "This investment in transportation and parks will make Milwaukee County stronger while simultaneously lowering our tax levy," Sumner wrote in a statement.3 months ago Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Council committee to vote on restoring funding to Milwaukee Public Library, which faces unpopular cutsIn the wake of criticism of proposed cuts to the Milwaukee library system, a majority of Common Council members have signed on to a budget amendment that, if passed, would undo all the reductions and restore full funding. The budget, the first proposed under new Mayor Cavalier Johnson, would provide $1.9 million less than the $27.7 million the Milwaukee Public Library said it needed to continue its normal operations next year. Milele Coggs, one of the sponsors of the amendment and a member of the Milwaukee Public Library Board of Trustees, had called the proposed cuts "a step in the wrong direction." Members of the Finance Committee will vote on amendments to the mayor's proposed budget on Thursday. When the library cuts in the mayor's proposed budget were initially made public, some residents responded with outrage.3 months ago Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Bucks come up with a key three and a stop late to edge 76ers 90-88 in openerShow Caption Hide Caption Bucks forward Wesley Matthews talks about his winning three-pointer Wesley Matthews and the Bucks win the season opener in Philadelphia. Jim Owczarski, Milwaukee Journal SentinelPHILADELPHIA – The Milwaukee Bucks opened the 2022-23 regular season with a rugged 90-88 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers Thursday night at Wells Fargo Center. His timing was back on defense, too, as he perfectly blocked two shots and redirected another at the rim. Philadelphia outscored the Bucks 46-30 in the paint for the game, but Matthews’ three was the Bucks’ eighth of the game – three more than the 76ers made. In the final 1:43 of the game, the 76ers only got up two shots and scored two points off Tucker free throws.3 months ago Milwaukee Journal Sentinel