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Morant scores 29 and Murray State routs Eastern Illinois

3 minutes ago   |   Saint Louis Today

CHARLESTON, Ill. - Ja Morant scored 29 points, 20 of his team's 48 in the first half, and Murray State routed Eastern Illinois 83-61 on Thursday night.
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WATCH: Ja Morant posterizes a poor Eastern Illinois player

43 minutes ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

Alternatively: Condolences to Lucas Jones. Murray State sophomore guard Ja Morant added another highlight dunk to his rapidly-growing season highlight reel during an 83-61 win...
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UMass announces 10-game series with Army, rescheduled Mississippi State game, road trip to Penn State and more

1 hour ago   |   NBC Sports

UMass had plenty of scheduling announcements to make with long-term plans with Army, a rescheduled game with Mississippi State, a future road trip to Penn State and more.
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Spice it up: Here are Chicago's 3 newest eateries

1 hour ago   |   ABC

Read on for a rundown of the newest eateries in Chicago, from Mexican to chicken and more.
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Ravens RBs coach Thomas Hammock heading to Northern Illinois

2 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

Ravens running backs coach Thomas Hammock is returning to Northern Illinois for his first head coaching job, college football insider Brett McMurphy reports. Hammock, 37, has...
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Chicago Heights teen defends mom, siblings during domestic stabbing incident

3 hours ago   |   ABC

A Chicago Heights teenager defended his mother and younger siblings during a domestic violence incident on Wednesday.
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R. Kelly attorney speaks out after singer's West Loop studio inspected

3 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

An attorney representing Chicago native R. Kelly addressed the media Thursday, one day after city inspectors found code violations in the embattled R&B singer's West Loop...
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Crew battling fire at restaurant in Aurora

5 hours ago   |   WGN TV

AURORA, Ill. - Emergency crews are on the scene of a fire in Aurora. The first started at a McDonald's in the 1000 block of N. Lake Street. WGN is told the restaurant had been...
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Man charged in stabbing death of Whitney Young HS student with autism

5 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

A 31-year-old man, who lived on the same block where a Whitney Young High School student with special needs was fatally stabbed, was charged Thursday in the teen's murder.
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Chicago cops acquitted of covering up police shooting of Laquan McDonald

Chicago cops acquitted of covering up police shooting of Laquan McDonald

5 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   4 articles

Three Chicago police officers were acquitted on Thursday over accusations that they lied on police reports in an attempt to cover-up the fatal 2014 shooting of 17-year-old...
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'Totally appropriate': President denies Speaker Nancy Pelosi aircraft for...

'Totally appropriate': President denies Speaker Nancy Pelosi aircraft for planned trip abroad

On Thursday the president denied the House speaker an aircraft for a planned trip abroad. Read more ...

Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen says Trump directed him to pay for poll...

Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen says Trump directed him to pay for poll rigging

President Donald Trump's former "fixer" Michael Cohen said he paid the head of a small technology company thousands in 2015 to rig online polls at "the direction of and for the... Read more ...

Police: Man made bomb in sushi restaurant, claimed threats aren't taken...

Police: Man made bomb in sushi restaurant, claimed threats aren't taken 'seriously'

Police say a man built a bomb inside a sushi restaurant because “people don't take these types of threats seriously.” Read more ...

Government may have split up thousands more migrant families than initially...

Government may have split up thousands more migrant families than initially reported

A federal report found that family separations were occurring before the spring of last year, when the administration announced its "zero tolerance" policy on the southwest border. Read more ...

Ashleigh Barty into 4th round at Australian Open

Ashleigh Barty into 4th round at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia - Local favorite Ashleigh Barty became the first player through to the fourth round at the Australian Open with a 7-5, 6-1 win over Maria Sakkari at Rod... Read more ...

Tim Tebow invited back to Mets' major league spring training

Tim Tebow invited back to Mets' major league spring training

Tebow played his first professional season in 2017 after spending three seasons in the NFL. Read more ...

Trump Cancels Pelosi's Trip Abroad

Trump Cancels Pelosi's Trip Abroad

President Trump, it appears, is working on a new travel ban -and this one is aimed at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. On Thursday, the President sent Pelosi a letter saying that he... Read more ...

Driver in crash that killed family of 5 had blood alcohol level nearly 4...

Driver in crash that killed family of 5 had blood alcohol level nearly 4 times legal limit

A suspected drunken driver heading the wrong way on an interstate in Kentucky struck a vehicle carrying five family members from Michigan. Read more ...

Trump responds to Pelosi by canceling her foreign travel after she asks him...

Trump responds to Pelosi by canceling her foreign travel after she asks him to postpone SOTU

President Donald Trump sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi cancelling her government trip to Belgium, Egypt, and Afghanistan, citing the ongoing partial government... Read more ...

Trump cancels delegation's trip to Davos due to shutdown

Trump cancels delegation's trip to Davos due to shutdown

President Trump has canceled his administration's trip to Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum next week. The White House released a statement on Thursday that said... Read more ...