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Terry Foster: NCAA Tournament Hopeful Max Hooper Has Special Fan In His Dad

News Forum: By Terry [email protected] Joe Louis Arena hosts the Horizon League tournament Saturday through Tuesday for the first time in league history and Oakland University senior guard Max Hooper is hoping for another special moment. He'd love to win this tournament and play in his first NCAA tournament ... Continue Reading

Syracuse star Michael Gbinije credits success to time at Benedictine

News Forum: CHICAGO -- The Elite 8 match-up between the University of Virginia and Syracuse University, Sunday at the United Center in Chicago, will feature one of the Richmond-area's brightest high school basketball stars. But that star does not shine for the school 70 miles from home -- rather the one situat ... Continue Reading

Banks, Moss Power Texas A&M To SEC Title, 12-5 Over Florida

News Forum: Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter HOOVER, Ala. (AP) – Texas A&M took its lumps after joining the Southeastern Conference. On Sunday, the Aggies were the ones delivering the hits. Nick Banks hit two homers, J.B. Moss drove in five runs and Texas A&M rallied for its first SEC Tournament title with ... Continue Reading

Gov’t Report: Airports Need More Help Keeping Intruders Out

News Forum: LOS ANGELES (AP) — While intruders routinely breach the security fences protecting runways and planes at U.S. airports, the federal Transportation Security Administration is not keeping up with the threat or doing enough to help airports identify their vulnerabilities, according to a government repo ... Continue Reading

Fundraiser for Petersburg firefighters to save equipment from repossession

News Forum: PETERSBURG, Va. -- Community leaders and a local radio station are teaming up to host a fundraiser to benefit Petersburg fire departments, who are struggling due to an ongoing city budget crisis. Community activist Ricky Johnson is teaming up with 106.5 The Beat to host the event Friday at the WalM ... Continue Reading

23-Year-Old Man ID’d as Victim of Fatal Sylmar Shooting; Gunman Sought

News Forum: Police on Thursday identified the man who was fatally shot outside an apartment building in Sylmar this week amid the search for his killer. Police investigate a fatal shooting in Sylmar on Sept. 7, 2016. (Credit: OnScene.TV) Alan Castor, 23, was shot to death around 1:40 a.m. Wednesday near the int ... Continue Reading

NASA Study Links Climate Change To Slower Rate Of Rising Sea Levels

News Forum: PASADENA (CBSLA.com) — Climate change has slowed – at least temporarily – the rate of rising sea levels, NASA researchers said Thursday. A new study by scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena and the University of California, Irvine, shows that while ice sheets and glaciers contin ... Continue Reading

GRAPHIC: A Knife-Wielding Reno Student Shot By Campus Police

News Forum: RENO, Nev. (AP) — Social media postings about a school district police officer shooting a Nevada high school student waving a knife toward classmates drew an immediate plea from authorities not to rush to conclusions about the on-campus incident. The 14-year-old boy was reported in critical condi ... Continue Reading

Man arrested in Ashland machete attack

News Forum: ASHLAND, Va. — An Ashland man was arrested and charged with aggravated malicious wounding after he used a machete to attack a man during a fight, an Ashland Police spokesman said. The fight happened Friday, at about 10:30 p.m., at about a motel along the 600 block of North Washington Highway (Route ... Continue Reading

Twins Add Hunter, Hawkins To TV Broadcast Team For 2017 Season

News Forum: MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minnesota Twins stars Torii Hunter and LaTroy Hawkins will serve as television analysts this season for broadcasts on regional cable outlet Fox Sports North. Bert Blyleven has long been the lead analyst on FSN and will continue to call games with play-by-play announcer Dick ... Continue Reading

Fliers Identify Alleged Neighborhood White Supremacists

News Forum: By Rick Sallinger DENVER (CBS4) – Ominous fliers are being distributed throughout an area of East Denver. Tucked onto car windshields were warnings fliers that read, “Community Notice … White supremacists live in this neighborhood … Please be aware and stay safe.” The fliers are written in English a ... Continue Reading

4 Times NYC Area Teams Pulled Off Big Upsets In The NCAA Tournament

News Forum: NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Everyone loves a good Cinderella story. As the heart of the NCAA Tournament gets underway Thursday, some underdogs will inevitably defy the odds and claim victory. MORE: Enter Bracket Challenge Here's a look at four instances in which New York City area times pulled off big u ... Continue Reading

Burr Ridge Resident Asks: Where Did My Pond Go?

News Forum: WBBM's Bob Roberts WBBM 780/105.9FMplaypause(CBS) — A man-made lake that has been a part of a park in southwest suburban Burr Ridge for more than 15 years all but drained overnight. But it's not as mysterious as it sounds, WBBM's Bob Roberts reports. The three-quarter-acre lake in McCullough Park is ... Continue Reading

Plane Crashes Shortly After Takeoff From Bridgeport Airport

News Forum: Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter BRIDGEPORT, TX (CBSDFW.COM) — The Federal Aviation Administration has confirmed that an airplane has crashed shortly after takeoff from the Bridgeport Municipal Airport. Public Affairs Manager Lynn Lunsford told CBSDFW in an email, “Preliminary information indic ... Continue Reading

Orlando Gunman Omar Mateen Worked For Security Firm With SoCal, Homeland Security Ties

News Forum: TORRANCE (CBSLA.com/AP) — A Florida man who killed 49 people in a mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando was employed by a British security firm that has several office locations throughout Southern California. Omar Mateen opened fire at the crowded Pulse Orlando club early Sunday in the deadli ... Continue Reading

Inmate Dies In Parker County Jail After Confrontation

News Forum: Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter WEATHERFORD (CBSDFW.COM) – An inmate at the Parker County Jail died on Saturday, December 24 after a violent confrontation with guards. Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said in a news release on Monday, the incident happened around 6:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve, ... Continue Reading

Governor Forms Panel To Overhaul School Funding Formula

News Forum: CHICAGO (CBS) — Gov. Bruce Rauner has announced a new commission tasked with overhauling Illinois' outdated public school funding formula. The governor said each of the state's four legislative leaders has agreed to appoint five members to the Illinois School Funding Reform Commission. Rauner will a ... Continue Reading

Friends supportive after former deputy arrested for brother’s murder

News Forum: DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. -- Dinwiddie County residents say they are shocked after a one of their Sheriff's Deputies was charged in the murder of his brother Sunday morning. Former Dinwiddie Sheriff's Deputy Terrell Coles, 24, has been charged with second-degree murder after an altercation with his old ... Continue Reading

TCU Tops Texas A&M, Advances To College World Series

News Forum: Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter COLLEGE STATION (AP) – TCU has made a habit making trips to Omaha, Nebraska, at this time of year. This time, though, the Horned Frogs made it as underdogs. TCU advanced to its third consecutive College World Series with a 4-1 victory over Texas A&M — the nation ... Continue Reading

Meet Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia, the Democratic Vice President candidate

News Forum: RICHMOND, Va. – Tim Kaine, the presumptive Democratic Vice President nominee, is one of the few politicians whose path has traveled, starting in 1994, from city council seat to mayor, on to governor and then U.S Senator. He also served as head of the Democratic National Committee for two years, sta ... Continue Reading