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Lake Jackson PD arrest man accused of breaking into neighbor's home and assaulting her as she slept

5 minutes ago   |   ABC

INTRUDER CAUGHT: Authorities say the man accused of breaking into the woman's home and assaulting her as she slept is a neighbor.
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Patrick Kane's point streak at 20 games, but the Blackhawks lose to the Avalanche 5-3 on late goals

21 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune   |   2 articles

It felt like a playoff game and hurt like a playoff loss. The Blackhawks outshot the Avalanche 44-31, but Northbrook native J.T. Compher's second goal of the game with 5...
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Aid showdown: Venezuela opposition prepares to deliver goods

23 minutes ago   |   National Post

CUCUTA, Colombia - Venezuelans frustrated over their nation's crippling food and medical shortages are expected to join opposition leaders Saturday in a potentially risky push...
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UC Santa Cruz student accused of creating app to sell illegal drugs scheduled to appear in court

27 minutes ago   |   ABC

'BANANA PLUG' UPDATE: A former UC Santa Cruz student appeared in federal court Friday afternoon on multiple charges related to an app that prosecutors say he created to sell...
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Source: Rams to hire Eric Henderson as defensive line coach

37 minutes ago   |   Los Angeles Times

The Rams made the Super Bowl with the help of a star-studded defensive line, but the coach who oversaw the unit will not return next season. Eric Henderson, an assistant...
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School sign warns charges for students caught on campus after hours

39 minutes ago   |   ABC

School officials say the sign is actually meant to protect students after the school was vandalized several years ago.
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From Syria, Islamic State group slips into Iraq to fight another day

From Syria, Islamic State group slips into Iraq to fight another day

39 minutes ago   |   Post Gazette

Intelligence officials say more than 1,000 IS fighters are likely to have crossed the border in the past six months.  
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ONLY ON ABC7NEWS.COM: Sunroom contractor sentencing in South Bay upsets victims who lost thousands of dollars

47 minutes ago   |   ABC

A sentence has been handed down in one of the largest contractor fraud cases in recent memory in California. Victims who never got their sunroom built are dissatisfied with the...
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Southland basketball roundup: No. 12 Oregon State women beat USC 68-61

55 minutes ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Mikayla Pivec had 18 points and eight rebounds and Oregon State used a late run to beat Southern California 68-61 on Friday night. Pivec's jumper with 5:15 left in the fourth...
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R. Kelly looking at jail without bond, life in prison if convicted

59 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

This time, the legal odds are not good for Chicago R&B star R. Kelly, according to experts questioned by the ABC7 I-Team.
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R. Kelly surrenders to police on sexual abuse charges

R. Kelly surrenders to police on sexual abuse charges

The R&B star turned himself into Chicago Police on Friday night after being charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Read more ...

Reports: R&B star R. Kelly charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse

Reports: R&B star R. Kelly charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse

Reports indicate R&B star R. Kelly has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Read more ...

Patriots owner charged with 2 counts of soliciting prostitution

Patriots owner charged with 2 counts of soliciting prostitution

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will face two counts of soliciting prostitution in connection with a human trafficking investigation at a Florida spa. Read more ...

Jussie Smollett's character will be removed from the final 2 episodes of...

Jussie Smollett's character will be removed from the final 2 episodes of this season of 'Empire'

In a new statement, the executive producers "Empire" said that Jussie Smollett' s character Jamal will not appear in the final two episodes of this season. "While these... Read more ...

House Democrats introduce measure to revoke Trump's national emergency...

House Democrats introduce measure to revoke Trump's national emergency declaration

Friday's move sets up a fight that could result in President Trump's first-ever veto. Read more ...

ISIS bride refuses to give up fight to come back home to US

ISIS bride refuses to give up fight to come back home to US

WASHINGTON - The father of an Alabama woman who joined the Islamic State in Syria filed suit against the Trump administration in an effort to allow her return to the United... Read more ...

Inside the prostitution sting that netted Robert Kraft

Inside the prostitution sting that netted Robert Kraft

The probe that led to prostitution charges against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft targeted five South Florida massage parlors where the hookers lived like slaves - and... Read more ...

R. Kelly's lawyer says 'I think all the women are lying' as the singer is...

R. Kelly's lawyer says 'I think all the women are lying' as the singer is arrested in Chicago on sexual-abuse charges involving 4 women

R. Kelly's lawyer Steve Greenberg addressed reporters on Friday night after the singer was arrested in Chicago on sexual-abuse charges, saying he doesn't believe the women... Read more ...

Bryce Harper takes a second meeting with the Phillies

Bryce Harper takes a second meeting with the Phillies

Bryce Harper appears to be doing his due diligence before finally choosing a team to play for. The former MVP met with Phillies owner John Middleton in Las Vegas on Friday... Read more ...

Wolves overcome Towns' first absence, beat Knicks 115-104

Wolves overcome Towns' first absence, beat Knicks 115-104

NEW YORK - Derrick Rose scored 20 points, Taj Gibson added a season-high 19, and the Minnesota Timberwolves overcame the first missed game of Karl-Anthony Towns' career to beat... Read more ...