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D-backs beat Brewers 4-0; Pina, Braun injured  
2:30 a.m.


MILWAUKEE (AP) — Robbie Ray pitched seven innings of two-hit ball to lower the NL’s second-best road ERA to 0.57, Gregor Blanco and Chris Owings homered, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-0 Thursday night for their ninth win in 10 games.   
 Ray (4-3), coming off a dominating performance against San Diego in his last start, did not allow a run for the second straight outing. He struck out nine and walked none to send the Brewers to their season-worst fourth straight loss.   
 Arizona, coming off a three-game sweep against the Chicago White Sox, has won four straight to move 11 games above .500 for the first time since 2011.  Blanco, who went 3 for 4, hit the second pitch of the game off Milwaukee starter Zach Davies (5-3) for his fourth career leadoff home run. Owings tied his career high with his sixth of the season leading off the second. David Peralta had an RBI double in the third and Paul Goldschmidt scored on a wild pitch in the eighth.   
 Archie Bradley pitched the eighth and T.J. McFarland the ninth to preserve the shutout.   
 Ray drilled Manny Pina in the left elbow in the second, knocking the Brewers’ catcher flat. Grimacing in obvious pain, he eventually walked off the field accompanied by the trainer Dan Wright and manager Craig Counsell. Jett Bandy ran for Pina and took over behind the plate.   Juan Aguilar pinch hit in the fourth for Ryan Braun who left the game with left calf tightness. Braun had just been reinstated Sunday from the 10-day DL with a left calf strain.  
 

 

Man convicted in fatal Sussex trail shooting  
10:55 p.m.


WAUKESHA — A 22-year-old man from Milwaukee faces the likelihood of spending most, if not all, of the rest of his life in prison after he was convicted Thursday of fatally shooting a 16-year-old boy during a purported drug deal gone wrong on the Bugline Trail in Sussex last year.
London White showed no emotion as he was led from the courtroom while a family member sobbed following his conviction on counts of first-degree homicide using a deadly weapon and conspiracy to possess marijuana with the intent to deliver. He faces life in prison when he is sentenced Aug. 9.
For more details, see Friday’s Freeman.

 

West Milwaukee man dies in police custody
10:52 p.m.


MILWAUKEE (AP) — Police say a West Milwaukee man died after he was taken into custody by officers who used stun guns during the arrest.   
 Police said they were called to the man’s apartment about 5 a.m. Thursday on initial reports of a person naked, speaking incoherently and flooding the apartment.   
 West Allis and West Milwaukee police said in a joint release that the man was combative and officers used stun guns to take him into custody. Police say the man stopped breathing while officers were monitoring him.   The man was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. The cause of death wasn’t immediately known.   
 Police say a West Milwaukee officer suffered a minor injury, was treated at a hospital and released.  

 

Summerfest announces final grounds stage headliner
3:34 p.m.


MILWAUKEE — Summerfest announced its final grounds stage headliner with Tesla to play opening night at the Harley-Davidson Roadhouse with Miller High Life stage.
The band, which is celebrating 30 years of rock ‘n roll, will start at 10 p.m. June 28. The melodic hard rock quintet has sold more than 25 million albums
Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance is celebrating its 50th anniversary and is expected to draw 850,000 people during its 11-day run through July 9. More than 800 acts will play on 11 stages as part of the festival.

 

 

Fiserv CEO top paid executive in Wisconsin
2:02
p.m.


BROOKFIELD (AP) — A new survey shows the top paid executive in Wisconsin is in the financial services industry.
Calculations by The Associated Press and the executive data firm Equilar show Fiserv CEO Jeffery Yabuki tops the compensation list in Wisconsin, earning $21.2 million in 2016. Fiserv is based in Brookfield.
The survey includes only publicly traded companies with more than $1 billion in revenue that filed their proxy statements with federal regulators. The calculation salary, bonus, stock awards, stock option awards, deferred compensation and other components that include 
benefits and perks.
The typical CEO in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index made $11.5 million last year.

 

 

Budget panel to reject Walker tuition cut, maintain freeze
2:01 p.m.


MADISON (AP) — The Legislature’s budget-writing committee plans to reject Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed University of Wisconsin System tuition cut and will instead keep rates frozen for another two years, its Republican co-chairs said Thursday.
The committee also planned to reduce the funding increase Walker proposed for UW by about $6 million.
Walker tried to cast the defeat on the tuition cut as a win, saying that continuing the freeze would be a ‘‘great victory.’’

‘‘To me I would love to have a reduction, it’s what I proposed,’’ 
Walker said. ‘‘But having a freeze over the next two years would be a great victory. ... Not for me, but most importantly for the students and families in the state who are paying for higher education.’’