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A teen missed the bus to school. When he knocked on a door for directions, a man shot at him.

The woman who opened the door after Brennan Walker, who is black, knocked, started yelling. Then her husband grabbed a shotgun and fired.

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Driver killed in Crown Point rollover crash

A man was killed in a rollover crash Wednesday afternoon in northwest Indiana.

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A man who fatally shot another patron during a fight at a South Bay bar more than 12 years ago was sentenced Thursday to 18 years in state prison. Guillermo Gonzalez Nunez, 44, pleaded guilty in August to voluntary manslaughter in the April 3, 2006, killing of 54-year-old Willie Clark Jr....

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Man reports robbery, then police find out he's the culprit: authorities

A review of video footage revealed that only Mendoza was seen with the bike prior to the alleged robbery, Leonard said, noting that there is no evidence of the robbery he reported   An alleged victim of a strong-armed robbery was arrested when police found that it was he who committed the crime,...

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N.J. man dies after he's hit by 2 cars while darting across street

Thomas Murphy, 52, of Hamilton, died after he was hit by cars on South Broad Street, police said. A 52-year-old Mercer County man died Thursday after he was hit by two cars while attempting to dart across a street in Hamilton, authorities said. Thomas Murphy, of Hamilton, was hit about 6:40 a.m. by...

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Kanye West made his first visit to the Oval Office. And he had a lot to say about Chicago. President Donald Trump and West — but mostly West — spoke with reporters before a private lunch on Thursday. West launched into a one-man show of sorts on social policy, mental health, why he wants to...

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Chief who threatened councilwoman is docked pay for 120 days, then gets to retire

The Englewood Cliffs council on Wednesday night voted unanimously to suspend Michael Cioffi without pay for 120 days. The Englewood Cliffs Police Chief -- who was allegedly recorded saying he'd like to kill the former council president -- is no longer leading the department. The council on...

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2018 Fantasy Basketball Rankings: Center

Do you want a versatile big man or a two-category specialist? Fantasy Alarm's 2018-19 fantasy basketball center rankings feature something for everyone. Get a sneak peak, and get your cheat sheet ready for your draft.

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Fate of 2 accused of murder is in jury's hands; victim was shot at least 19 times

Two fate of two Jersey City men charged with murdering a man shot some 19 time will be in the hands of the jury today. JERSEY CITY -- Two Jersey City men charged with murdering a man who was shot as many as 19 times on a front stoop in 2016 will have their fates placed in the hands of the jury...

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A 17-year-old boy and a man believed to be in his 20s were each fatally shot in a string of separate daytime shootings that also left two others wounded, authorities said. The four shootings, stretching from the city’s Far South Side to the West Side, all took place during a 4½-hour period...

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Who knew driving a tow truck could be such a dangerous business? The Canadian crime drama “22 Chaser” — directed by Rafal Sokolowski, from a script by an “Orphan Black” writer-producer, Jeremy Boxen — functions as an exposé of a surprisingly sleazy job, and the gritty story of a good...

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At Least 2 Dead, Including Child, After Hurricane Michael Slams Florida & Weakens Over Georgia

Hurricane Michael has left at least two people dead, including a child, after entering Florida with 155 mph winds on Wednesday. A 11-year-old girl in Seminole County, Georgia, was killed around 3 p.m. local time on Wednesday by a tree falling on a mobile home, the Tallahassee Democrat and The...

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Lil Xan uses the N word during mall fight

Lil Xan is proving his recent hospital visit for eating too man Flamin’ Hot Cheetos isn’t stopping him. The rapper already appears well enough to start fights at mall food courts. Footage surfaced of Xan getting into an argument with another customer at a mall in Indianapolis. Oh, he also made a...

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Kat Von D was smack dab in the middle of an active police situation when an attempted burglar jumped into her yard to escape arrest. Around 11:30 PM Wednesday night LAPD was called to a home in the Hollywood Hills after a couple was awoken by a man inside of their bedroom. The victims allegedly...

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Texans are your best play in eliminator and survivor pools for Week 6

Houston’s defensive front, featuring one-man wrecking crew J.J. Watt, has the sixth-highest adjusted sack rate in 2018.

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Man charged with fatal Riverdale neighborhood stabbing

Jose De La Torre, 30, was charged with one felony count each of first degree murder and first degree attempted murder, Chicago police said.

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A man hospitalized for dehydration a few months ago at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center started suffering a severe fever, and doctors weren’t sure why. The patient was homeless, a clue to doctors that he might have typhus. Every year people contract flea-borne typhus in Southern...

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First Lady Melania Trump Says She’s ‘the Most Bullied Person in the World’

Melania Trump‘s anti-bullying agenda is driven by her own experience, she says — as “the most bullied person in the world.” In a sit-down with ABC News, the first lady told chief national affairs correspondent Tom Llamas that her “Be Best” policy platform targeting online bullies is...

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Naked guy on meth takes dip in holy water, masturbates during Mass: cops

A North Dakota man allegedly high on meth climbed into a church’s holy water fountain while nude.

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Christine Blasey Ford, married and in her 50s, reluctantly came forward recently to say she’d been sexually attacked by a now-famous man many years ago. She didn’t remember the date of the attack, she hadn’t reported it to police at the time and certain incongruous details gave rise to doubts...

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