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A Lindenwood woman suffered fatal injuries following an alcohol related single vehicle crash in rural Byron late Saturday night. 39-year old Jody Young was pronounced dead at Rockford Memorial Hospital early this morning after being transported by ambulance from the scene. She was a passenger in the sports utility vehicle.Reports indicate that 32-year old Scott Young of Lindenwood was traveling ea...read more

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10ThingstoSeeSports - Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders (10) can't make the catch as Indianapolis Colts cornerback Greg Toler (28) defends during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in Denver. The Broncos won 31-24. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney, File)Here's a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports.


File: In this Tuesday May, 20, 2014, file photo Oscar Pistorius outide the HIgh Court in Pretoria, South Africa. Presiding Judge Thokozile Masipa is expected to announce her verdict in Pistorius' murder trail after scrutinizing evidence Thursday and Friday given by 37 witnesses in a court transcript running to thousands of pages in a drama that has played out over six months. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, File)Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide


Hur Mi-Jung of South Korea poses with the trophy after winning the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic, at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, at Capitol Hill Senator Course in Prattville, Alabama, on September 21, 2014Prattville (United States) (AFP) - Hur Mi-Jung fired a six-under par 66 to win the LPGA Yokohama Tire Classic, holding off a final-round charge from world number one Stacy Lewis.


NFL: San Francisco 49ers at Arizona Cardinals(Reuters) - An $11,000 fine for unsportsmanlike conduct levied against San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick resulted from his use of a racial slur during a game last week, Fox Sports reported on Sunday. Fox Sports' Jay Glazer, citing an unidentified National Football League referee, said Kaepernick slung the "N-word" at Chicago Bears' defender Lamarr Houston as the two exchanged insults after a play in the Sept. 14 game. Houston is black and Kaepernick is biracial. Kaepernick has denied using inappropriate language and said he would appeal the fine. ...


NFL: Denver Broncos at Seattle Seahawks(Reuters) - Russell Wilson and the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks returned to winning ways with a thrilling 26-20 overtime victory over the Denver Broncos on Sunday in a heavily anticipated rematch of last season's title game. Running back Marshawn Lynch bulldozed his way into the end zone from six yards out for the game-winning touchdown, ending a 13-play drive over 80 yards by the Seahawks that lasted almost six minutes. ...


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A firefighter lights a backfire to prevent the King Fire from spreading in Fresh Pond, CaliforniaBy Kevin Murphy (Reuters) - Ten houses and 22 outbuildings have been destroyed in a wildfire that swept through parts of the Sierra Nevada mountains in California over the past week and continues to burn, a fire official said on Sunday. No residents of the homes were hurt, said Tom Piranio, a spokesman for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Firefighters were only recently able to enter the burned areas to tally the structural damage caused by the King Fire, he added. About 12,000 homes have been evacuated since the blaze began on Sept. 13, Piranio said. ...


By Joe McDonald BLOOMING GROVE Pa. (Reuters) - Searchers found an assault rifle and ammunition hidden in the woods on the ninth day of a massive hunt for a man suspected of attacking two Pennsylvania state troopers, killing one of them, police said on Sunday. Police said they believe they are closing in on Eric Frein, 31, who they describe as a survivalist, in a rugged area of forests, boulders and caves in the Poconos Mountains of Pennsylvania, where he could easily hide from heat-seeking sensors in helicopters. ...
(Reuters) - Police have recaptured the last of five inmates, described as armed and dangerous, who escaped from a jail near Fresno, California, authorities said on Sunday. The five men, three of whom were accused of attempted murder, escaped on Friday shortly after 9 p.m. from the Madera County Jail, about 20 miles (32 km) northwest of Fresno. Roel Soliz, 30, of Chowchilla, was apprehended mid-afternoon on Sunday in the small central California town of Fairmead, Sheriff John Anderson said in a statement. ...
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