Local • 2A-3A, 6A-7A
Procession for Marine planned
The body of Ethan Barclay-Weberpal, the Marine killed last week at a California military base, is coming home tonight, and police invite the public to line the procession route. Barclay-Weberpal’s casket will be driven from Milwaukee to Janesville beginning around 6:15 p.m.
Man gets charge reduced
A Janesville man charged as party to a murder in April 2014 was sentenced Thursday in Rock County Court to probation and jail time on a reduced charge. A big part of the reasoning for the sentence is that Ronald L. Hicks, 32, gave a full statement about the shooting that led to the conviction of his co-defendant, Laquann J. Kendall of Beloit. Authorities also seem to doubt Hicks was involved in killing.
Nation/World • 6B
Trump wanted Mueller fired
President Donald Trump wanted to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating whether his campaign colluded with Russian officials in the election, last June but didn’t after the White House counsel threatened to quit, according to a New York Times report.
Sports • 1B-3B
Brewers add two outfielders
First, the Milwaukee Brewers first traded a group of prospects to the Miami Marlins on Thursday to acquire outfielder Christian Yelich. After that, they finalized a deal with outfielder Lorenzo Cain, who spent the last seven seasons with Kansas City after breaking into the majors with the Brewers for 43 games in 2010. The moves gave the Brewers a surplus of major league outfielders—for now.