Local • 3A, 7A

Police: Kids forced to fight

Two men accused of forcing two boys, ages 7 and 8, to fight each other at a baby shower face felony charges in Walworth County Court. Two boys told a sheriff’s deputy that the men forced the boys to fight each other in one of the men’s backyard. The men threatened to beat the two boys if they didn’t fight each other, according to a criminal complaint.

Nation/World • 6B-7B

Rocket, car sent into orbit

SpaceX’s big new rocket blasted off Tuesday on its first test flight, carrying a red sports car aiming for an endless road trip past Mars. The Falcon Heavy rose from the same launch pad used by NASA nearly 50 years ago to send men to the moon. With liftoff, the Heavy became the most powerful rocket in use today, doubling the liftoff punch of its closest competitor.

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