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Daughter incompetent in theft of mom's checks

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - A judge has ruled that an elderly daughter may never be competent to stand trial on accusations that she joined other family members in a plot to steal some $170,000 worth of her mother's Social Security checks.

Annual fence slogan nod to Ha-Ha

One of the traditions connecting the Green Bay Packers and their fans is an annual slogan painted on a fence across from Lambeau Field.

Castillo, Valbuena help Cubs beat Brewers 4-2

Welington Castillo homered and drove in three runs, Luis Valbuena also hit a home run and the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 Monday.

Newsline 9 Power 9: Week 3

This past week of high school football was one of the wackiest you'll ever see, with most games around the area getting postponed to Saturday due to weather. Once everything was sorted out, we adjusted our Newsline 9 Power 9 for Week 3. There are a few slight changes this week.

Top Five Plays of the Week (8-31-14) Video included

The top five plays from the second week of the high school football season.

Packers eager to see full season of Lacy, Rodgers

Packers running back Eddie Lacy is ready to build on his Offensive Rookie of the Year campaign. The former Alabama star had 1,178 yards rushing and 11 touchdowns in 2013 -- and that was with quarterback Aaron Rodgers sidelined for seven weeks with a collarbone injury.

Giants power past Brewers 15-5 for 3-game sweep

Pablo Sandoval hit a two-run homer among his three RBIs and finished a double shy of the cycle, powering the San Francisco Giants past the Milwaukee Brewers 15-5 on Sunday to match a season high with their sixth straight win.

Brewers acquire Broxton from Reds for 2 players

The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired right-handed reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Cincinnati Reds for two players to be named.

Packers announce practice squad signings

The Packers have announced they have signed 10 players to fill their practice squad. Full list included.

#13 LSU comes back to down #14 Wisconsin, 28-24

The 14th ranked Wisconsin Badgers started out hot, but #13 LSU came back from a 24-7 deficit to defeat the Badgers 28-24 in the season opener in Houston on Saturday night.

Peavy takes no-hitter into 8th of Giants' 3-1 win

Jake Peavy took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and finished with a one-hitter over 7 2-3 innings and the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-1 on Saturday night.

Badgers DE Zagzebski taken off on stretcher

Wisconsin senior defensive end and D.C. Everest alumnus Konrad Zagzebski left in the first quarter of Saturday night's LSU-Wisconsin game with an apparent neck injury.

Saturday Sports Report: Several football games made up Video included

Area scores, results, and highlights from Saturday's high school sports action, including several area football games made-up from Friday night.

Packers keep 3 quarterbacks on roster cutdown day

 Backup quarterbacks Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien both made the team as the Green Bay Packers trimmed their roster to the NFL's 53-man limit on Saturday afternoon.

Packers narrow down roster to 53 players

The Green Bay Packers have released several players ahead of Saturday's NFL's deadline to meet the mandatory 53 player roster limit.

Posey goes 5 for 5 in 6 innings, Giants rout Brews

 Buster Posey went 5 for 5 and drove in three runs in just six innings, then was pulled early as the San Francisco Giants routed the Milwaukee Brewers 13-2 on Friday night for their fourth straight win.

Sports Express - Week Two: (8-29-14) Video included

Final scores, highlights, and postponement information from a rainy night of high school football.

RHP Matt Garza nearing return to Brewers' rotation

Milwaukee right-hander Matt Garza pitched a simulated game in what likely was his final test before returning from the disabled list to the Brewers' rotation next week.

Stewart says Ward's death will affect him forever

(AP Photo/Terry Renna, File). FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2014, file photo, Tony Stewart is introduced before the NASCAR Daytona 500 Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File). FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2014, file photo, Tony Stewart is introduced before the NASCAR Daytona 500 Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Tony Stewart says the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever" as he returned to the track for the first time since his car struck and killed the fellow driver during a sprint-car race in New York.

Packers beat Chiefs 34-14 in backup QB battle

 Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien each threw for two touchdowns in their competition to back up starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers, and the Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas Chiefs 34-14 in a preseason finale Thursday night.

LB Landisch expected to start for No. 14 Wisconsin

Inside linebacker Derek Landisch is expected to start Saturday night when No. 14 Wisconsin faces No. 13 LSU in the season opener in Houston.

NFL increases penalties for domestic violence

NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell.

Newsline 9 is your home for final Packers preseason game

Newsline 9 is your home for Packers coverage of the final preseason game tonight.

Chiefs' bus in accident before Packers game

GRAND CHUTE, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities say a tour bus bringing the Kansas City Chiefs to their Wisconsin hotel before Thursday night's preseason game against the Green Bay Packers was involved in an accident.

Athlete of the Week: Victor Kizewski, SPASH Video included

Victor Kizewski is a high school junior with a 3.8 GPA. And for him, the football field is like a second home. He had an outstanding performance in week one of the high school football season, and he's our Athlete of the Week.

USC's Shaw admits to lying about injuries, rescue Video included

Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw has admitted to lying to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew.

Ross, Almonte lead Padres to 4-1 win over Brewers

Tyson Ross pitched 6 1-3 strong innings, Abraham Almonte had two RBIs and the San Diego Padres beat Milwaukee 4-1 on Tuesday night to snap the Brewers' five-game road winning streak.

Volleyball Galore: Tuesday's Area Scores (8-26-14) Video included

Numerous volleyball teams got their seasons started at round-robin tournaments across the area.

Outdoors with Lauren: Women in the Outdoors Video included

Every week I bring Newsline 9 viewers a new adventure. I always have a blast doing it, but my main goal is to inspire more women and children to get involved with the outdoors. On this weeks Outdoors with Lauren I bring you another organization with the same goal.

Bucks acquire Dudley from Clippers

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Small forward Jared Dudley is going to the Milwaukee Bucks.A person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the seven-year veteran has been dealt to Milwaukee by the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for forward Carlos Delfino and backup center Miroslav Raduljica.

B10 teams represented in 4 of 8 neutral-site games

AP College Football WriterFour of the eight neutral-site games the first week of the college football season involve Big Ten teams.

Reid could leave Chiefs' starters in vs Green Bay

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Chiefs' coach said Tuesday that he is unlikely to play any of his starters in Thursday night's preseason game in Green Bay.

Wisconsin football recruit gets 1 year for rape

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A former University of Wisconsin football recruit has been sentenced to one year in prison for sexually assaulting a woman during a visit to the Madison campus last December.

Lohse's strong outing lifts Brewers to 10-1 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Kyle Lohse pitched six strong innings while Ryan Braun and Aramis Ramirez hit home runs to lift the Milwaukee Brewers to a 10-1 win over the San Diego Padres on Monday night.

No word from Andersen on Wisconsin QB for LSU

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen is staying quiet when it comes to his starting quarterback for the No. 14 Badgers' season opener against LSU.

Newsline 9 Power 9: Week 2 Video included

Most of the teams in our preseason poll lived up to their rankings, while some unranked squads grabbed our attention and jumped in the week two edition the Newsline 9 Power 9.

Top Five Plays of the Week (8-24-14) Video included

Watch the top five plays from week one of the high school football season!

McCarthy says B.J. Raji has biceps injury

The Green Bay Packers started the final week of the preseason with two big losses.

Fiers wins 4th straight, Brewers beat Pirates 4-3

Mike Fiers held Pittsburgh to two hits in seven innings for his fourth straight win since coming up from Triple-A, and the Milwaukee Brewers avoided a three-game sweep at home by beating the Pirates 4-3 on Sunday.

Saturday Sports Report: Soccer and tennis scores

Scores from Saturday's high school sports action.

Alvarez homers twice, Pirates beat Brewers 10-2

Pedro Alvarez homered twice to break out of a 5-for-34 slump, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 10-2 on Saturday night.

Packers DT Raji reportedly out for season

According to multiple media reports, the Packers have lost BJ Raji for the season with a biceps tear. The sixth year defensive tackle reportedly tore his right biceps last night in Green Bay's preseason win over Oakland Friday night.

Packers, Peppers like direction of top defense

Coach Mike McCarthy likes the progress of his first-string defense as the preseason winds down for the Green Bay Packers.

Sports Express - Week One: (8-22-14) Video included

Highlights and scores from the first week of the high school football season, plus other local sports scores.

Rodgers has 2 TDs, Packers beat Raiders 31-21

Aaron Rodgers threw for two touchdowns and Eddie Lacy ran for a first-quarter score in the Green Bay Packers' 31-21 preseason victory Friday night over the Oakland Raiders.

Thursday Sports Report: High school football kicks off Video included

Scores and highlights from Thursday's high school sports action.

Packers fans ranked as No. 1 in NFL Video included

Not that Packers fans didn't know this already, but Forbes Magazine has ranked the green and gold faithful as the best fans in the NFL.

Newsline 9 Game of the Week: SPASH vs D.C. Everest Video included

The online votes have been tallied and with 44% of the votes, SPASH visiting D.C. Everest will be Game of the Week's season debut.

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