Battle 4 Atlantis opens play Wednesday with 4 games

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — The Battle 4 Atlantis opens play Wednesday with four games in the Bahamas, including contests for fourth-ranked Virginia and No. 25 Wisconsin. The tou...

No. 4 Virginia, No. 25 Wisconsin top Battle 4 Atlantis field

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Virginia coach Tony Bennett knows his fourth-ranked Cavaliers have plenty of veteran talent back from a team that won the Atlantic Coast Conference championship and rea...

Duke steady at No. 1 as Villanova tumbles from Top 25

Two of college basketball's bluebloods remained firmly entrenched atop the AP Top 25 after a week of easy wins, while two more tumbled all the way out after a week filled with defeats. ...

GOP seeks last-ditch laws in states where its power slipped

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — With their grip on power set to loosen come January, Republicans in several states are considering last-ditch laws that would weaken existing or incoming Democratic governors and...

Jury: Man guilty in killing of abusive Missouri mother

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A jury has found a Wisconsin man guilty of first-degree murder for killing a Missouri mother who prosecutors say forced her daughter to pretend she was disabled. ...

Wisconsin Republicans discuss cutting governor-elect's power

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's assembly speaker said following a private meeting Thursday with Gov. Scott Walker that he thinks the exiting Republican governor will be "generally supportive" of plan...

The Latest: Missouri woman testifies in boyfriend's trial

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a Wisconsin man charged with killing the abusive mother of his Missouri girlfriend (all times local): 1:25 p.m. A...

Man on trial for killing girlfriend's abusive Missouri mom

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Defense attorneys for a Wisconsin man on trial in the 2015 death of his online girlfriend's mother don't deny that he killed the Missouri woman. Instead, they...

Sheriff asks hunters to look for evidence in disappearance

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin sheriff leading the investigation into the disappearance of a 13-year-old girl and the fatal shootings of her parents is asking hunters for help. Th...

Wisconsin school district plans program on Nazi salute image

BARABOO, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin school district plans to host a community program after a photograph surfaced of high school boys giving what appears to be a Nazi salute. Baraboo Su...

FBI examining more video in search for Wisconsin teen

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The FBI is examining additional surveillance video taken from an expanded area around the Wisconsin home where a couple was shot and killed and their daughter was apparently abducted,...

Wisconsin company gives employees revolvers for Christmas

HORTONVILLE, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin company is giving employees revolvers for Christmas in what it says is an effort to promote personal safety and team building. Ben Wolfgram is co...

Big question for Amazon's 2 chosen cities: Will it pay off?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The awarding of Amazon's second headquarters to two affluent localities has fanned intense speculation around a key question: For the winning cities, will the economic payoff prove t...

The Latest: Photo prompts calls for Holocaust education

BARABOO, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the photo of Baraboo High School boys giving what appears to be a Nazi salute (all times local): 7:55 a.m. Speakers at a Wisconsi...

Photographer: Wisconsin boys' Nazi salute photo was innocent

BARABOO, Wis. (AP) — The photographer who took a picture of boys from Baraboo High School giving what appears to be a Nazi salute says he simply asked the students to wave goodbye to their parents. ...