1 Dead, Multiple Injured San Antonio Shopping Mall Shooting

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A robbery inside a San Antonio shopping mall ended with shots fired on Sunday, leaving one person who tried to intervene dead, three others shot and another two people taken to hospital with non-shooting injuries, police and fire officials said. Police Chief William McManus said two suspects robbed a jewelry store at the Rolling Oaks Mall ...

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Lifetime Announces Michael Jackson Biopic, Viola Davis Movie

Lifetime announced Friday at the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour that it has ordered a biopic about Michael Jackson. “Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland,” is slated for a February production start date, and is based on the best-selling book, Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days. The story will be told through the eyes of the ...

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‘Mudbound’ May Be Breakout Hit At Sundance

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Director Dee Rees wanted to get to the big questions in her enthralling period epic “Mudbound.” Specifically: What is it to be a citizen and what is it to fight for a country that doesn’t fight for you? The film, which premiered Saturday night at the Sundance Film Festival, had audiences raving and some already ...

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Stacey Dash Fired By Fox News

Poor Stacey Dash—she was recently fired from Fox News. According to The Hill, the cable news network decided to not renew the Clueless actress and political pundit’s contract. Dash was signed by Fox in 2014 and was mostly seen on the afternoon news program, “Outnumbered.” She wasn’t the only one to be given the boot: Longtime political commentator George Will and ...

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Little Known Black History Fact: Sam Cooke

Sam Cooke was one of soul music’s greatest talents. The “King of Soul” is largely credited with bridging the gap between pop and soul music using his roots in gospel to influence his formidable vocal talents. Cooke was born January 22, 1931 in Clarksdale, Miss. but was primarily raised in Chicago. As a young man, Cooke sang with his family ...

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Finding Minnesota: Snow Surfing On Frozen Lakes

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Rob Evans will never shy away from Minnesota’s windy winter days. If anything, it gives him an excuse to get outdoors. “There’s nothing better than being the fresh air and the other thing is, it’s really good exercise,” said Evans, a champion snow surfer. The windy days are when Evans can follow his passion for speed on ...

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Cheer Teams Converge On Maple Grove For Crimson Cheer Challenge

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. (WCCO) — It’s not the most talked about sport in Minnesota, but it’s certainly one of the most challenging. There are thousands of cheerleaders in the state of Minnesota. Around 70 teams gathered on Sunday to see who is the best, competing at Maple Grove High School in the Crimson Cheer Challenge. The teams have just a ...

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Falcons, Patriots Will Meet In The Super Bowl

A season that began with Tom Brady serving a four-game suspension will end with him in the Super Bowl, where his New England Patriots will take on Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons. While much of the attention between now and the NFL championship game on Feb. 5 in Houston will be focused on Brady vs. Ryan, the truly key ...

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Father, Daughter Survive Falling Through Ice On Alexandria Lake

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (WCCO) — A trip across a frozen lake for a father and daughter nearly took a turn for the worse when their utility vehicle went through the ice. It happened Saturday afternoon at Lake Ida in Alexandria. Luckily, the two were able to stand on the partially submerged four-wheeler WCCO’s Jeff Wagner talked to the diver who retrieved ...

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Counter-Protester Arrested At St. Paul Women’s March

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Women in the Twin Cities and around the world turned out in record numbers the day after President Donald Trump was sworn in. In Washington, D.C., police estimate nearly a half million people took part in the Women’s March. In St. Paul, the crowd blew past estimates and grew to nearly 100,000 people by early afternoon. The ...

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New Bill Seeks To Prohibit Drone Use In Hunting

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Minnesotans cherish our great outdoors and the opportunities that brings. But now two activities — hunting and a popular hobby — are coming together in concern. The Iraq War introduced us to unmanned aircraft. Since then, drones have become a household name — hugely popular and widely available. “They’re a lot of fun, the price ...

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Anti-Abortion Advocates Rally At State Capitol

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — The Minnesota State Capitol was the scene of another rally on Sunday. Anti-abortion advocates rallied in St. Paul Sunday afternoon to mark the anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court Decision that legalized abortion. The 44th annual march urges lawmakers to protect the rights of unborn children. The group, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life, say they ...

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Dallas Homeowner Fights Off Home Invasion

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Police need the public’s help in catching a team of armed burglars that might have pulled off a home invasion if not for a quick-thinking homeowner. Waking up to see on your surveillance monitor a man at your front door with a rifle is enough to rattle anyone, but a day later Terry Morgan is ...

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Little Elm Community Continues To Mourn Ahead Of Fallen Detective’s Funeral

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter LITTLE ELM (CBSDFW.COM) – The Little Elm Police Department and community are preparing to lay to rest fallen detective Jerry Walker, who was killed in the line of duty Jan. 17. The community continues to find ways to honor detective Walker ahead of his funeral on Tuesday. The Perez family knelt and prayed for healing at the Little Elm ...

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Predators Rally To Top Wild, 4-2

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Filip Forsberg scored twice, including the tiebreaking goal in the third, and the Nashville Predators rallied from two goals down to beat the Minnesota Wild 4-2 Sunday night. Forsberg took a pretty feed from Ryan Ellis and one-timed it from the left circle past Darcy Kuemper with 6:36 left to put Nashville up 3-2. It ...

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Taraji P. Henson and Pharrell Williams Offer Multiple Free Screenings Of ‘Hidden Figures’

Taraji P. Henson and Pharrell Williams (photo via essence.com) article by Paula Rogo via essence.com Taking a cue from Octavia Spencer, both Taraji P. Henson and Pharrell Williams have bought out screenings of Hidden Figures at movie theaters in Virginia, Georgia, Illinois, Texas and Washington D.C. on Sunday.  Spencer paid for a free screening of the critically-acclaimed film earlier this month, ...

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Taraji P. Henson and Pharrell Williams Offer Multiple Free Screenings Of ‘Hidden Figures’

Taraji P. Henson and Pharrell Williams (photo via essence.com) article by Paula Rogo via essence.com Taking a cue from Octavia Spencer, both Taraji P. Henson and Pharrell Williams have bought out screenings of Hidden Figures at movie theaters in Virginia, Georgia, Illinois, Texas and Washington D.C. on Sunday.  Spencer paid for a free screening of the critically-acclaimed film earlier this month, ...

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Taraji P. Henson and Pharrell Williams Offer Multiple Free Screenings Of ‘Hidden Figures’

Taraji P. Henson and Pharrell Williams (photo via essence.com) article by Paula Rogo via essence.com Taking a cue from Octavia Spencer, both Taraji P. Henson and Pharrell Williams have bought out screenings of Hidden Figures at movie theaters in Virginia, Georgia, Illinois, Texas and Washington D.C. on Sunday.  Spencer paid for a free screening of the critically-acclaimed film earlier this month, ...

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They’re Back: Brady And Patriots Win AFC, 36-17 vs Steelers

BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Tom Brady redemption tour is headed to the Super Bowl. After beginning the 2016 season suspended for four games for his role in the “Deflategate” scandal, the New England quarterback relentlessly carried the Patriots to an unprecedented ninth appearance in the title game, and his seventh. Brady threw for ...

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Brady Leads Patriots Back To Super Bowl With Win Over Steelers 36-17

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Tom Brady redemption tour is headed to the Super Bowl. After beginning the 2016 season suspended for four games for his role in the “Deflategate” scandal, the New England quarterback relentlessly carried the Patriots to an unprecedented ninth appearance in the title game, and his seventh. Brady threw for a franchise playoff-best 384 ...

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Have These Been The Worst Playoffs In NFL History So Far?

Bryan Altman For NFL fans around the country the playoffs is supposed to be the fruits reaped from the labor of a 16-game NFL season. It’s a grind, even for Patriots fans I’d imagine, and we’re supposed to be rewarded with the best of the best going head-to-head for 60 minutes, with constant, heart-wrenching drama and lead changes and plays we’ll tell ...

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Michael Jackson Biopic, Viola Davis Movie Coming To Lifetime

Lifetime announced Friday at the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour that it has ordered a biopic about Michael Jackson. “Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland,” is slated for a February production start date, and is based on the best-selling book, Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days. The story will be told through the eyes of the ...

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JP Morgan Chase & Co. to Pay $55 million to Settle Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

(photo via venturesafrica.com) article by Adebola Adeniyi via venturesafrica.com On Wednesday, a United States Attorney, Preet Bharara, filed a suit in Manhattan against multinational bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co., after over 53,000 African-American and Hispanic borrowers were charged more for home loans than white borrowers with the same credit and risk profiles by the bank’s authorised mortgage brokers. JPMorgan Chase & ...

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JP Morgan Chase & Co. to Pay $55 million to Settle Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

(photo via venturesafrica.com) article by Adebola Adeniyi via venturesafrica.com On Wednesday, a United States Attorney, Preet Bharara, filed a suit in Manhattan against multinational bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co., after over 53,000 African-American and Hispanic borrowers were charged more for home loans than white borrowers with the same credit and risk profiles by the bank’s authorised mortgage brokers. JPMorgan Chase & ...

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JP Morgan Chase & Co. to Pay $55 million to Settle Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

(photo via venturesafrica.com) article by Adebola Adeniyi via venturesafrica.com On Wednesday, a United States Attorney, Preet Bharara, filed a suit in Manhattan against multinational bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co., after over 53,000 African-American and Hispanic borrowers were charged more for home loans than white borrowers with the same credit and risk profiles by the bank’s authorised mortgage brokers. JPMorgan Chase & ...

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Timberwolves Hold Off Nuggets, 111-108

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns had 32 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists and hit the go-ahead shot with 42.5 seconds to play to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 111-108 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday night. Towns hit 13 of 19 shots and also had four blocks and Andrew Wiggins scored 24 points in Minnesota’s fourth straight ...

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Super Falcons: Atlanta Routs Packers 44-21 For NFC Title

PAUL NEWBERRY, AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Ryan and Julio Jones teamed up for a dominant playoff performance, and the Atlanta Falcons ignored all those ghosts from the last half-century. Next up: Super Bowl 51. Ryan threw for 392 yards and four touchdowns in another MVP-worthy showing, while Jones shook off a toe injury to haul in nine ...

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Computer Glitch Grounds Domestic United Airlines Flights

NEW YORK (WJZ/AP) — United Airlines says a ground stop has been lifted after all of its domestic flights had grounded on Sunday because of a computer problem. UPDATE: The ground stop has been lifted. We’re working to get flights on their way. We apologize for the inconvenience to our customers. — United (@united) January 23, 2017 Company spokeswoman Maddie ...

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Ground Stop Lifted After United Airlines Computer Glitch

NEW YORK (AP) — United Airlines says all of its domestic flights had to be grounded on Sunday because of a computer problem. Company spokeswoman Maddie King said in a brief statement that it issued a ground stop in the U.S. because of an “IT issue.” It did not give any more details, and it was not immediately clear how ...

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