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Sanders says Clinton must become next president

Bernie Sanders said the 2016 presidential election is about the candidate who understands the "real problems" the country is facing and can offer solutions.

Sanders told the Democratic National Convention tonight that "by these measures, any objective observer will conclude that - based on her ideas and her leadership - Hillary Clinton must become the next president of the United States. The choice is not even close."


Brewers outslug Diamondbacks

Scooter Gennett, Jonathan Villar, Martin Maldonado and Andy Wilkins each homered for the Milwaukee Brewers in their 7-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night at Miller Park.

For more, see kenoshanews.com later and Tuesday's Kenosha News.



Pence to campaign in Wisconsin

Donald Trump's running mate Mike Pence is expected to make his first solo campaign stop as the Republican vice presidential nominee in southeast Wisconsin on Wednesday night.

A Republican with knowledge of the campaign's plans told The Associated Press today the Indiana governor plans a campaign stop in the Waukesha area, a Republican stronghold in the state.


Woman charged with child neglect

A 33-year-old Kenosha woman was charged Monday after reportedly leaving five young children home alone on multiple occasions.

For more, check www.kenoshanews.com or see Tuesday's newspaper.



At least 15 killed, dozens injured in attack near Tokyo

Japan's national broadcaster NHK reports that 15 people were killed and 45 injured in a knife attack today at a facility for the handicapped in Sagamihara, just outside Tokyo.

The report said police have arrested a knife-wielding man after he turned himself in.


KUSD's temporary restraining order against Greenfield man remains in force

The Kenosha Unified School District has filed a restraining order against a Greenfield man for allegedly continuing to harass, threaten Superintendent Sue Savaglio-Jarvis and other district employees.



Former Central coach opens gymnastics business

Bill Price, the former coach of the Central High School gymnastics team, has opened a new gymnastics-instruction business in Illinois.

For more, check www.kenoshanews.com or see Tuesday's newspaper.



Clinton turns to party's stars to quiet Democratic firestorm

Hillary Clinton's campaign scrambled to extinguish a political firestorm over embarrassing hacked emails today, hoping a high-wattage lineup of speakers, including first lady Michelle Obama and liberal favorite Bernie Sanders, would overshadow party infighting on the Democratic convention's opening night.

See Tuesday's Kenosha News for more details.


Conservation groups backing Feingold launch attack ads

Conservation groups backing Democrat Russ Feingold in his Senate race against Republican Sen. Ron Johnson have launched another round of attack ads.

The League of Conservation Voters Victory Fund and the Education Defense Fund Action announced a $1 million television and digital ad buy today.




Event honoring Vietnam vets relocates

Because of a large response, the ceremony and reception honoring veterans from the Vietnam Era set for 9 a.m. Friday has been relocated to the Kenosha County Job Center, 8600 Sheridan Road.

The event is part of the U.S. Defense Department's program to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, and commemorations of the landmark event have begun to roll across the nation, giving citizens an opportunity to honor and thank Vietnam veterans for their service and sacrifice.



Report: Cubs acquire Chapman

The Cubs have agreed to a trade with the Yankees to acquire reliever Aroldis is Chapman, according to a report from MLB Network's Jon Heyman.

Heyman reported the Cubs will surrender Gleyber Torres, Billy McKinney, Adam Warren and likely one more player.




Inmate who walked off job site apprehended

An inmate who walked off a job site in Kenosha County last week has been apprehended, and is in the custody of the Wisconsin Department of Corrections. Henry Hicks, 28, walked away on Friday.



Kenosha News Minute ready for watching

The Kenosha News Minute is ready for watching. This morning's stories include a recap of Country Thunder and the need for homes for the many cats brought to shelters this summer.


Kenosha News Minute


A Life Remembered: Utility worker, handyman, got things done

This week's A Life Remembered looks back on the life of John Rasch, a Kenosha Water Utility worker and consummate handyman.

For more, check www.kenoshanews.com or see Monday's newspaper.



Today's forecast

Mostly sunny and less humid in the afternoon. High: 87; low: 63.


Severe storms knock out power in Chicago

Severe storms have knocked out power to thousands of people and snarled public transit in the Chicago area.

The Chicago Transit Authority said service along parts of three train lines was temporarily suspended this evening.


Woodchucks sweep Kingfish

The Wisconsin Woodchucks swept the Kenosha Kingfish by identical 7-6 scores in a Northwoods League doubleheader Sunday at Simmons Field.

For more on the games, check out kenoshanews.com later and Monday's paper.



Police: Man, likely attacker, dies in explosion in Germany

Police in the southern German city of Ansbach said Monday a man was killed when an explosive device he was believed to be carrying went off near an open-air music festival, injuring 10 others.

Ansbach police said in a statement that just after 10 p.m. today they were alerted to an explosion in the city center.


St. Paul's dedicates new playground

The rain held off for a special blessing of a new playground at St. Paul's Lutheran Church after services on Sunday.

For more, check www.kenoshanews.com or see Monday's newspaper.



Local shelters overflowing with cats, kittens

There are way too many kittens and cats in local animal shelters, and officials are offering specials to encourage adoption.

For more, check www.kenoshanews.com or see Monday's newspaper.



Troyanek wins Men's County Open

Andrew Troyanek won his third Men's County Open golf title in four years on Sunday at Brighton Dale Links.

For more, read kenoshanews.com later and Monday's Kenosha News.



Cubs rally to beat Brewers

The Chicago Cubs used a five-run seventh inning to erase a 4-1 deficit, then held on for a 6-5 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday afternoon at Miller Park.

For more, read kenoshanews.com later and Monday's Kenosha News.



Police arrest teen in birthday party robbery

A Kenosha teen was arrested in connection with a robbery Friday at the Southport Beach House in which a 16-year-old was injured.

For more, check www.kenoshanews.com or see Monday's newspaper.



'Star Trek Beyond' soars with $59.6M at weekend box office

"Star Trek Beyond" has landed atop the weekend box office.

Paramount's latest outing with the Starship Enterprise soared to $59.6 million in domestic ticket sales, according to studio estimates today, knocking Universal's "The Secret Life of Pets" from the No. 1 spot.


High levels of lead found in water of 99 Chicago schools

Chicago Public School officials said testing has found high levels of lead in the water of 99 of the district's schools.

Officials said all the schools had at least one sink or water fountain that had water with more lead than the federal Environmental Protection Agency's "action level" of 15 parts per billion.



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