BC-WI--Wisconsin News Digest 1:30 pm, WI
Here’s a look at AP’s general news coverage in Wisconsin. Questions about coverage plans go to News Editor Doug Glass at 612-332-2727 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Jeff Baenen is on the desk.
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MILWAUKEE _ Police are collecting evidence at a Milwaukee home where a police officer was fatally shot while serving a warrant. Officers have cordoned off part of the residential neighborhood where 35-year-old Officer Matthew Rittner was killed Wednesday. The 17-year police veteran was shot as members of Milwaukee’s Tactical Enforcement Unit served a search warrant on someone suspected of illegally selling firearms and drugs. By Ivan Moreno. SENT: 130 words, photos. Developing.
AROUND THE STATE:
WINTER WEATHER-UPPER MIDWEST
FARGO, N.D. _ A wintry mix of snow, sleet and gusty winds is closing schools, causing power outages and closing interstates in parts of the Upper Midwest Thursday. SENT: 265 words, photo. Developing.
WINTER WEATHER-UPPER MIDWEST-THE LATEST
WISCONSIN-HEALTH OVERHAUL-LAWSUIT, WISCONSIN KILLINGS-KIDNAPPING, WISCONSIN SUPREME COURT
A person familiar with the terms said NBA-leading Milwaukee was sending center Thon Maker to the Detroit Pistons for forward Stanley Johnson. Both were lottery picks, Johnson in 2015 and Maker a year later. That trade was also pending the NBA reviewing the financial terms and approving, which is required for any deal to become final. SENT: By Tim Reynolds. SENT: 1,100 words, photos. Developing.
NBA TRADES-THE LATEST
MINNEAPOLIS _ Ethan Happ walked away with a smile after Wisconsin’s sixth straight win, ensuring his stellar career would not include a loss on rival Minnesota’s home court. The 19th-ranked Badgers have their groove back, with the slender senior leading the way. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 500 words, by 4 p.m. CT.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio _ Milwaukee plays Youngstown State at Beeghly Center. Game start at 6 p.m. CT.
GREEN BAY-CLEVELAND STATE
CLEVELAND _ Green Bay plays Cleveland State at Wolstein Center. Game start at 6 p.m. CT.
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