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Multi-vehicle crash brings traffic to a halt on I-44 near Rolla

Trucks, cars and a passenger bus among the 15-20 vehicles involved.

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Tyrone Mass Shooting

Final three victims of Texas County killing rampage identified

Father, son and daughter-in-law identified by authorities in Texas County. One other person remains hospitalized. 


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Saturday Evening Forecast More Snow and Ice

Saturday Evening Forecast: More Snow and Ice

The snow and freezing rain will continue overnight into early Sunday.

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Boy drowns after falling through ice in Vernon County

Three boys fell through ice in farm pond near Nevada, one did not survive. 

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Shrivers

Friends remember family members killed in Texas County

Family described as close-knit, loving people. 

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Two killed in crash in Laclede County

Multi-car crash near Lebanon killed two people. 

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Norton crash

Crash knocks out power for hundreds in north Springfield

Crash on W. Norton Road knocked out power to hundreds near The Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. 

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Three car crash injures two children west of Springfield

Chain reaction crash sent two children to the hospital with serious injuries. 

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PHOTOS: Crash injures two children west of Springfield

A three-car crash sent two children to the hospital Saturday. 

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More Snow and Ice

We're looking at more snow this evening with locally heavy snow near and north of I-44. Some freezing rain will start to develop to the south and move into northern Arkansas.

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MoDOT advises motorists to take travel slow on Saturday; many accidents reported

Dozens of wrecks have been reported across the area, some involving injuries. 


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Texas Co snow

VIDEO: Driving conditions in Texas County

KSPR's Jonathan Wahl gives a look at the snow and driving conditions in Texas County Saturday afternoon. 

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Airport snow

Weather in Dallas affecting travelers at Springfield airport

Snow in Springfield not affecting affecting departing or arriving flights. 

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Airport

VIDEO: Driving conditions near the airport

A look at conditions driving toward I-44 from  the Springfield Branson National Airport. 

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Snow plow

VIDEO: Following a snow plow on Chestnut

Following a snow plow headed west on Chestnut Expressway. 

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VIDEO: Driving S. Glenstone near Primrose

A look at the drive on S. Glenstone near Primrose 

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Hwy 60

VIDEO: Driving conditions at U.S. 60 and S. Glenstone

A look at conditions on U.S. 60 near S. Glenstone Saturday morning 

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KS and Sunshine

VIDEO: Driving at Kansas and Sunshine

A look at driving conditions Saturday morning at Kansas Expressway at W. Sunshine. 

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US 60

VIDEO: Driving east on U.S. 60

KSPR's Jonathan Wahl mounted a camera on his dashboard to show conditions on U.S. west of Springfield. 

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PHOTOS: Crashes in the snow at Campbell Ave. and the James River Freeway

The snow snow caused several crashes involving multiple vehicles in south Springfield. 

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(img1)vid-TYRONE SHOOTING A domestic dispute

TYRONE SHOOTING: Domestic violence takes its toll on a small town

 The small town in Texas County, Missouri captured the nation's attention after eight people were shot dead, and another wounded Thursday night.

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Concert raises about 8 000 for wounded officer and family

Concert raises about $8,000 for wounded officer and family

Springfield Police Officer Aaron Pearson was shot in the line of duty on Jan. 26. He's now in a rehabilitation center in Atlanta, Ga.  The concert was at the Gillioz Theatre on Friday night to raise money for the family of Pearson.  He's now at a rehabilitation center in Atlanta, Ga.  His father-in-law says Pearson is walking on his own.  He thanks community for all its support.

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Shocked family members talk about 7 murders near Tyrone

Shocked uncle talks about nephew accused of killing 7 near Tyrone

Investigators say Joseph Aldridge killed two cousins and their wives, pluse three others.  The sheriff says he had only a minor criminal record, but he served prison time five years ago.

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Facebook offers help to people contemplating suicide

Facebook offers suicide prevention tool

New process gives friends the option to report and help.  

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experts on killing

With 20+ violent deaths in Ozarks in 2 weeks, experts talk about why people kill

The recent killings bring the death count to 23 people killed in the Ozarks in the past 2 weeks. KSPR's Sheena Elzie reports.

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Arkansas House OKs requiring releasing cell phone location data to police

The bill would require communications carriers to release the information to law enforcement when requested to respond to a call for emergency services.

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Tom Schweich

Funeral for Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich is Tuesday

The governor appointed a replacement for Tom Schweich on Friday.

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The Benefit Concert For Officer Pearson

Rally and Benefit Concert for Officer Pearson

A rally and benefit concert happened Friday evening in Springfield. The rally at the Fox Theatre and the benefit concert at the Gillioz Theatre.

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Shrivers

VIDEO: Friends remember family members killed in Texas County

KSPR's Jonathan Wahl reports from Texas County. 

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Airport

VIDEO: Driving conditions near the airport

A look at conditions driving toward I-44 from  the Springfield Branson National Airport. 

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Snow plow

VIDEO: Following a snow plow on Chestnut

Following a snow plow headed west on Chestnut Expressway. 

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Hwy 60

VIDEO: Driving conditions at U.S. 60 and S. Glenstone

A look at conditions on U.S. 60 near S. Glenstone Saturday morning 

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KS and Sunshine

VIDEO: Driving at Kansas and Sunshine

A look at driving conditions Saturday morning at Kansas Expressway at W. Sunshine. 

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US 60

VIDEO: Driving east on U.S. 60

KSPR's Jonathan Wahl mounted a camera on his dashboard to show conditions on U.S. west of Springfield. 

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TYRONE SHOOTING A domestic dispute

TYRONE SHOOTING: Violence takes its toll on a small town

The small town in Texas County, Missouri captured the nation's attention after eight people were shot dead, and another wounded Thursday night.

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Shocked family members talk about 7 murders near Tyrone

Shocked uncle talks about 7 murders near Tyrone

Joseph 'Jesse" Aldridge is accused of killing relatives and friends, and then himself.

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VIDEO Weekend weather forecast - More snow

VIDEO: Weekend weather forecast - More snow

Chief meteorologist Kevin Lighty with a look at how much snow we could get this weekend.

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Suspected shooter in Texas County was cousin of 4 victims

Suspected shooter in Texas County was cousin of 4 victims

Joe Aldridge apparently shot eight people, killing seven on Thursday night.

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Facebook offers help to people contemplating suicide

Facebook offers help to people contemplating suicide

KSPR's Jonathan Wahl explains how you can use Facebook to help a friend in need.

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Remembering Auditor Tom Schweich

Remembering Auditor Tom Schweich

Officials in Greene County remember Schweich as a "brilliant mind" with a great future, perhaps even Missouri's next governor.

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Auditor s employee says Schweich loved job cared for others

Auditor's employee says Schweich loved job, cared for others

Rachel Dubrovin reports from Jefferson City

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English Bulldog rescued from Texas finds home in Missouri

English Bulldog rescued from Texas finds home in Missouri

KSPR's Jonathan Wahl explains why this isn't the first time she's lived in Buffalo.

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Governor ordered state flags lowered to honor Tom Schweich

Governor ordered state flags lowered to honor Tom Schweich

The state auditor apparently killed himself on Thursdfay.

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VIDEO Thursday evening weather - Bitter cold and more snow

VIDEO: Thursday evening weather - Bitter cold and more snow

Chief meteorologist Kevin Lighty looks at even more snow headed for the Ozarks.

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DUI Flyer

KSPR's Lauren Pozen reports on a flyer that is getting a lot of attention when it comes to sobriety checkpoints.

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Community closeup Golf Auctions and Charity

Community closeup: Golf, Auctions, and Charity

Adam Hooper and Steve Miller talk about the upcoming Community Partnership Open 2015, happening this Saturday in Springfield.

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Branson community reflects on tragedy

Neighbors who lived next to the suspect speak out, meanwhile, a fundraiser took place for Jasmine Miller's funeral expenses.

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(img1)Is 'Beneful' bad for your dog? (1)

Springfield vets say 'Beneful' isn't bad for your dog

A California dog owner is suing the Nestle Purina Petcare Company, saying the ‘Beneful’ brand dog food includes toxic substances that are capable of killing dogs. And thousands of pet owners across the nation are claiming the food made their dog sick as well.

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Wednesday Evening Forecast A Little Snow A Lot of Cold

Wednesday Evening Forecast: A Little Snow...A Lot of Cold

We're looking at minor now accumulations overnight into tomorrow morning...then very cold weather to end the week.

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Families stay long term in Branson motels

Families stay long term in Branson motels

KSPR's Jonathan Wahl explains why so many people stay in extended stays.

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Major changes in outdoor warning siren activation for the Oz

Major changes in outdoor warning siren activation for the Oz

The National Weather Service is teaming with Joplin, Greene County, Springfield, Branson and the local media to make changes in the activation of outdoor warning sirens in an effort to standardize them.

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Locker room selfie gets 7th grader suspended

Locker room selfie gets 7th grader suspended

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'Street racer' allegedly kills 2

A man suspected of killing two people during a "street race" has turned himself in to Los Angeles Police.

Henry Gevorgyan, 21, surrendered to authorities Saturday night in connection with the fatal hit-and-run that left two onlookers dead.

The crash ...

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Notable deaths of 2015

Take a look at the most notable deaths of 2015.

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Boris Nemtsov

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Russia opposition to mourn Boris Nemtsov

This was going to be a rally led by Boris Nemtsov, had he lived two more days to see it. But after the Russian opposition figure was gunned down Friday night, Sunday's rally in Moscow took on a different theme.

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14-year-old girl killed in Alabama after Facebook spat

A fatal feud started with a squabble on Facebook, devolved into a planned brawl at a park and ended with a 14-year-old girl dead. Police in Alabama say two suspects have been arrested.

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Preview: Maple Leafs at Capitals

The St. Louis Blues attempt to continue their recent success on the road when they resume their trek against the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday. St. Louis improved to 2-0-0 on their five-game trip Saturday with a second straight 2-1 victory, t...

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Preview: Blues at Canucks

The St. Louis Blues attempt to continue their recent success on the road when they resume their trek against the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday. St. Louis improved to 2-0-0 on their five-game trip Saturday with a second straight 2-1 victory, t...

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3 UK GIRLS JOIN ISIS

Missing UK teens seen on video in Turkey

Three teen British girls suspected of traveling to Syria appeared on surveillance video in Turkey before they went to their destination. Images show the teens boarding a bus in Istanbul, a Turkish television reported.

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Three dead, one wounded in Missouri shootings

A man suspected in the shooting deaths of two people and the wounding of a third near Columbia, Missouri, was killed in an exchange of gunfire with a Boone County sheriff's deputy Saturday night.

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Israeli leader seeks to bolster ties with Jordan

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Netanyahu calls U.S. trip 'crucial'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described his polarizing trip to Washington as "crucial" as storm raged over his planned speech to Congress. He boarded a flight in Tel Aviv Sunday.

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3-year-old boy's funeral draws many mourners

CTV Network; Family Photos; Surveillance Video

Funeral held for 3-year-old Canadian boy who froze to death

A funeral was held Saturday for a 3-year-old Canadian boy who froze to death in winter storm.

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British royal gets close look at child performer in Japan

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Chinese take a liking to 'Downton Abbey' and all things British

Prince William arrives in Beijing's today -- the first visit to China by a senior member of the British Royal Family in decades -- and he might be expecting culture shock. But chances are he'll feel right at home.

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Victor Barnard sought on sexual assault charges

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Brazil: Hunt for U.S. pastor took months

Brazilian police worked for five months to track down a fugitive American pastor accused of dozens of sexual assaults in Minnesota. Victor Arden Barnard, 53, was arrested Friday at a home in a gated community.

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Preview: Blue Jackets at Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins scored just once in each contest during a three-game losing streak before erupting for 13 goals en route to winning their last three outings. The well-rested Penguins return from a lengthy layoff to host the reeling ...

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Ray Rice, Janay Rice

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Rice says sees why people commit suicide

As disgraced running back Ray Rice seeks another shot to play in the NFL, he is attempting to put his domestic violence incident behind him and convince everyone else he is not a "monster."

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Preview: Lightning at Panthers

The Los Angeles Kings and Winnipeg Jets wrap up their three-game season series at MTS Centre on Sunday. The Jets and Kings are both in the middle of the Western Conference playoff picture, with Los Angeles hanging on to the final spot in th...

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Preview: Kings at Jets

The Los Angeles Kings and Winnipeg Jets wrap up their three-game season series at MTS Centre on Sunday. The Jets and Kings are both in the middle of the Western Conference playoff picture, with Los Angeles hanging on to the final spot in th...

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BYU ends Gonzaga winning streaks

SPOKANE, Wash. -- BYU leads the nation in scoring, but the Cougars' 303rd-ranked defense played a key role in Saturday night's 73-70 upset of third-ranked Gonzaga. BYU halted Gonzaga's 22-game winning streak by limiting the Bulldogs to 37 p...

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Alaska Airlines

Alaska cancels flights due to ash from Russia

Airborne ash from a volcano in Russia led to the cancellation of flights in Alaska this weekend, Alaska Airlines spokeswoman Halley Knigge said.

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NHL roundup: Red Wings rally to edge Predators

USC 70, Washington 55: Nikola Jovanovic recorded 16 points and seven rebounds as the host Trojans knocked off the Huskies in Pac-12 play.Elijah Stewart added 14 points and nine boards as USC (11-18, 3-14) won for only the second time in 14 ...

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Recap: USC 70, Washington 55

USC 70, Washington 55: Nikola Jovanovic recorded 16 points and seven rebounds as the host Trojans knocked off the Huskies in Pac-12 play.Elijah Stewart added 14 points and nine boards as USC (11-18, 3-14) won for only the second time in 14 ...

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waterfall in Yellowstone National Park

Ray Birden

On this day: March 1

Salem is gripped by witch hysteria, Yellowstone becomes the world's first national park, the Lindbergh baby is kidnapped, and the Watergate Seven are indicted, all on this day.

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Recap: BYU 73, Gonzaga 70

Blues 2, Oilers 1: Paul Stastny snapped a tie late in the third period as visiting St. Louis completed a sweep of the three-game season series.Stastny also set up Dmitrij Jaskin's goal for the Blues, who have won five straight contests at R...

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Recap: Blues 2, Oilers 1

Blues 2, Oilers 1: Paul Stastny snapped a tie late in the third period as visiting St. Louis completed a sweep of the three-game season series.Stastny also set up Dmitrij Jaskin's goal for the Blues, who have won five straight contests at R...

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Minnesota wins wild one against Colorado

DENVER -- The Minnesota Wild boosted their playoff prospects and put a dent in the postseason hopes of the Colorado Avalanche. Goaltender Devan Dubnyk made 33 saves, center Erik Haula and right winger Justin Fontaine had a goal and an assis...

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Recap: Senators 4, Sharks 2

Senators 4, Sharks 2: Rookie Mike Hoffman scored a pair of third-period goals and set up another tally to power visiting Ottawa to its season-high fifth consecutive victory.Captain Erik Karlsson and Mark Stone each recorded a goal and an as...

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Burke and defense spark Jazz over Bucks

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah Jazz point guard Trey Burke is playing like he wants his starting job back. The reserve guard sparked the Jazz to a hard-fought 82-75 win over the Milwaukee Bucks in a defensive struggle Saturday night at Energy Solut...

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Anthony Mason had undergone several surgeries

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Ex-Knick Mason dies at 48

Longtime NBA player Anthony Mason, who helped the New York Knicks reach the 1994 NBA Finals, died Saturday at the age of 48. He had been diagnosed with congestive heart failure in February.

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Multi-vehicle crash brings traffic to a halt on I-44 near Rolla

Trucks, cars and a passenger bus among the 15-20 vehicles involved.

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Spurs end "Rodeo Trip" with rout of Suns

PHOENIX -- The San Antonio Spurs wanted to go home. The Phoenix Suns played like they wanted to be somewhere else. Forward Kawhi Leonard produced 22 points and 10 rebounds and the Spurs held the Suns to the lowest-scoring first half in fran...

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Recap: Senators 4, Sharks 2

PHOENIX -- The San Antonio Spurs wanted to go home. The Phoenix Suns played like they wanted to be somewhere else. Forward Kawhi Leonard produced 22 points and 10 rebounds and the Spurs held the Suns to the lowest-scoring first half in fran...

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Arizona survives Utah with strong finish

SALT LAKE CITY -- No one went for the rebound when Arizona guard Gabe York missed the second of two free throws. So the junior took matters into his own hands. York raced into the wide-open lane, grabbed the ball and put it in for a go-ahea...

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Angst behind Mexican worker killed by Wash. cops

The family of Antonio Zambrano-Montes, a farm worker from Mexico killed by police in Pasco, Washington, are awaiting further autopsy and test results before burying him and pursuing a civil case against police.

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Blues 2, Oilers 1

DENVER -- Goaltender Devan Dubnyk made 33 saves, center Erik Haula and right winger Justin Fontaine had a goal and an assist each and the Minnesota Wild continued their mastery of the Colorado Avalanche with a 3-1 win on Saturday night. Rig...

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