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West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen speaks with an official during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma in Morgantown, W.Va., on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Tyler Evert)
No. 4 Oklahoma beats West Virginia 45-33Perine runs for 242 yards, 4 TDs, No. 4 Oklahoma beats West Virginia 45-33
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Mississippi State running back Josh Robinson (13) carries for a 66 yard gain as LSU safety Ronald Martin (26) tackles him in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Mississippi St. stuns No. 8 LSU, 34-29Prescott passes for 2 TDs, runs for another, as Bulldogs stun No. 8 Tigers, 34-29
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Sprint car driver killed in WisconsinSprint car driver killed in wreck during practice for a race in Wisconsin
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Uniformed Secret Service officers walk along the lawn on the North side of the White House in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. The Secret Service is coming under intense scrutiny after a man who hopped the White House fence made it all the way through the front door before being apprehended.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Secret Service boosts security outside White HouseSecret Service chief steps up White House security after fence-jumper with knife gets inside
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This Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 photo shows smoke from a California wildfire rising behind Lake Tahoe as seen from the Nevada side of the lake near Incline Village, Nev. Higher humidity Friday helped slow the growth of the massive Northern California wildfire that authorities say was set deliberately and has forced some 2,800 people to evacuate. (AP Photo/Steve Ellsworth)
Teams assess damage as California wildfire burnsTeams assessing damage from massive Northern California fire that threatens thousands of homes
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Newly-appointed Archbishop of Chicago, Archbishop Blase Cupich left, listens as Cardinal Francis George, retiring leader of the Archdiocese of Chicago right, speaks during a press conference in Chicago, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
Pope chooses a moderate for Chicago archbishopPope names moderate Bishop Cupich to lead Chicago archdiocese, succeeding Cardinal George
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Man barricaded in home on tribe's reservationFort Hall reservation officials say man with weapons barricaded in residence, homes evacuated
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FILE - In this May 7, 2008, file photo, Doug E. Fresh performs with Galactic at the seventh annual Jammy awards at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York. Atlanta is set to host the taping of the BET Hip-Hop Awards, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Fresh will be honored with "I Am Hip-Hop Icon" awards for the achievements in his career. He's known for classic hits such as "La Di Da Di" and "The Show." (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, File)
Doug E Fresh highlights BET Hip-Hop awardsDoug E Fresh, Snoop Dogg highlight 9th BET Hip-Hop Awards in Atlanta
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Barrett Township Police patrolman William Carey holds Riley Killinger, 2, as her mother Kerriann Sanders stands near their vehicle, after patrolman Carey picked them up from their house in Canadensis, Pa., to reunite with her fiancee Andrew Killinger who could not drive to her home due to the roads closed during the search for suspected killer Eric Frein on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Barrett Township near Canadensis, Pennsylvania. Saturday is her wedding day which was delayed for several hours. Frein is suspected of fatally shooting a state trooper and wounding another at the Blooming Grove state police barracks a week earlier. (AP Photo/Scranton Times & Tribune, Butch Comegys)
Tense hunt in trooper ambush case hits 8 daysHunt for trooper killing suspect focuses on his neighborhood, hatred of police a mystery
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  • Police arrest sex offender near St. Rene School

    A registered sex offender from Summit was arrested and charged after he was allegedly observed talking to several young children outside of St. Rene Elementary School on the 6300 block of South New England Avenue in Chicago on Sept. 10. Karl Trujillo, of the 7300 block of West Archer Avenue, was arrested and charged after approaching the children at about 3 p.m., police said. Southwest News-Herald, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 10:50 PM
  • Teen Boy Killed, 13 Others Shot Since Friday Night

    A 16-year-old boy was shot to death and at least 13 other people were wounded in shootings across the city from Friday night to Saturday morning. The teen and six other people were shot in three separate incidents that occurred within blocks of each other in West Garfield Park. CBS Local, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 01:48 PM
  • High School Student Charged in Oak Lawn Man's Death

    An 18-year-old high school student is being held on $1 million bail for setting up a fake drug deal that left an Oak Lawn man dead near Midway Airport, Cook County prosecutors alleged. Prosecutors said during a bond hearing on Thursday that Alfaro was contacted by an acquaintance to assist him in setting up a fake drug deal to rob Galindo, Fox 32 News reported. Patch.com, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 10:42 AM
  • Joliet Diocese faces another sex abuse lawsuit

    The Diocese of Joliet is facing another lawsuit claiming a now-deceased Catholic priest from a west suburban parish sexually abused three boys more than 30 years ago. The three alleged victims were between 6 and 11 years old when they were abused by the Rev. My FOX Chicago, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 06:52 AM
  • Chicago, south suburban Harvey battle over water bills

    A legal battle between Chicago and one of its suburbs is turning increasingly heated, with the city accusing Harvey of "stealing" tens of millions of dollars worth of water while the suburb's spokesman implied that it's been gouged for years by its bigger neighbor. A Cook County judge on Friday denied a second request by Chicago for the court to take control of a lucrative stream of money that Harvey collects from selling Chicago water to tens of thousands of south suburban residents and businesses. Chicago Tribune, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 01:58 AM
  • Vandalism spree prompts Country Club Hills school to close

    Sykuta Elementary School in Country Club Hills was closed Thursday and was to be closed again Friday because of a vandalism spree, Country Clubs Hills School District 160 Supt. Sandra Thomas said. The Southtown Star, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 02:15 PM
  • New York men charged with Wheeling fraud

    Two New York men arrested in Wheeling were ordered held on $150,000 bail each Thursday on charges of identity theft and possession of a fraudulent credit or debit card. Police arrested Zacky Taylor, 25, of Copiague, New York, and Prince Omigie, 27, of Brooklyn, New York, about 4:30 p.m. Monday at a Wheeling Walmart after employees reported the two men used fraudulent credit cards to make purchases, said Cook County Assistant State's Attorney David Shin. Daily Herald, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 10:13 PM
  • Federal judge says she thinks convicted drug dealer killed police officer, gives defendant 35 years

    State prosecutors in Cook County, Illinois, couldn't prove a murder case against Jason "J-Rock" Austin in the 2008 slayings of an off-duty Chicago police detective and his companion. But federal prosecutors in a subsequent drug case argued at sentencing that Austin had indeed killed Chicago police detective Robert Soto and social worker Kathryn Romberg and asked for a life prison term. ABA Journal, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 10:12 PM
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