Wauwatosa West's Austin Jones named 2013 NOW All-Suburban Baseball Player of the Year

Aug. 07, 2013 12:32 p.m. | Wauwatosa West's Austin Jones has been named the NOW All-Suburban Baseball Player of the Year for the 2013 season.

The hard-throwing senior struck out 131 batters in 80 innings while compiling a 0.70 ERA, 0.80 WHIP and a 9-3 record.

New Berlin West coach Tom Farina is the 2013 NOW All-Suburban Baseball Coach of the Year. The veteran skipper led the Vikings to their first-ever state baseball title and was also named the state coach of the year.

You can see the complete team and more in the 2013 NOW All-Suburban Baseball Team special section.

Milwaukeeans Chill on the Hill with Nora Collins and Eagle Trace

Aug. 07, 2013 9:10 a.m. | Humboldt Park in Bay View was filled with country sounds from Nora Collins and rock music from Eagle Trace on Aug. 6 in the latest Chill on the Hill concert.

And photos, videos and tweets filled the social media sphere as musicgoers shared their experiences. Read our social media story of last night's Chill on the Hill.

Oak Creek community remembers Sikh Temple shooting with vigil

Aug. 06, 2013 8:22 a.m. | Many people showed up Monday night, Aug. 5, to remember the events of one year ago, when a man shot and killed six worshippers at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin.

Read our Oak Creek Sikh Temple vigil Storify story, with photos from people sharing on social media. You can also visit NOW photographer Peter Zuzga's Sikh Temple photo gallery, featuring images from memorial ceremonies.

'Abraham Lincoln' arrested for drunken driving on front lawn of South Milwaukee City Hall

Aug. 05, 2013 2:31 p.m. | A 60-year-old South Milwaukee man, who later told hospital staff he was Abraham Lincoln, was arrested for drunken driving, first offense, after police found him in his minivan parked in the front lawn of South Milwaukee City Hall, 2424 15th Ave., passed out with the engine running and music blaring, around 2 a.m. Friday.

According to the police report:

When an officer asked him to turn the volume of his music down, he stared blankly and turned the volume up louder.

Eventually, responding officers turned the car off for him. helped him out and seated him on the lawn, while he was begging them not to beat him.

The man requested medical attention, and he was taken by an ambulance to St. Luke's South Shore Hospital without giving a breath sample.

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Oak Creek community remembers Sikh temple shooting

Aug. 05, 2013 8:17 a.m. | For the past few days, Oak Creek and Milwaukee have been hosts to activities and events to honor and remember the Sikh Temple shooting on Aug. 5, 2012.

The events included a 6k memorial run/walk, special sermon and more.

Read our Oak Creek Sikh Temple shooting anniversary Storify story, with tweets and photos from social media.

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