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FBI: Man robs bank, buys Christmas tree, uses it to hide

The FBI says a 28-year-old man faces federal and state charges after he robbed a credit union in Oregon, then went on a shopping spree that included buying a Christmas tree he later used to try and hide from police.

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12/23 SAC Tournament Semifinals

The Homestead and South Side girls along with the Carroll and North Side boys will play for the SAC Holiday Tournament title on Saturday after winning in semifinal action on Wednesday at Wayne High School.

Notre Dame running back C.J. Prosise (20) tries to elude Boston College defensive back Justin Simmons (27) on a drive during the first half of the Shamrock Series NCAA college football game at Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox, in Boston, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Prosise Back At Practice For Irish

Running back C.J. Prosise practiced without taking hits Wednesday and coach Brian Kelly expects the leading rusher for eighth-ranked Notre Dame to be ready to play against No. 7 Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl on Jan. 1.

A contractor working at CNG was found dead on the afternoon of December 23, 2015.

Man killed in apparent industrial accident

Investigators are looking into what killed a man whose body was found Wednesday afternoon inside a building where he had been working as a contractor.

A streak of light is seen over an apartment complex in Las Vegas on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015. U.S. Military officials say the streak of light seen burning across the sky by people in three Western states was debris from a Russian rocket re-entering the atmosphere. (Gunnar Lindstrom via AP)

Experts: Fireball in sky was part of Russian space rocket

The body of a Russian rocket that burned up Tuesday night as it entered the earth’s atmosphere set off a wave of excitement on social media and fueled speculation over what caused the flash of light to shoot across western skies.

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Police ask for help finding trespasser

Officers want to talk to the person seen walking on private property near the Indiana-Michigan line in LaGrange County earlier this week.

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Analysis: Glitch didn’t impact ISTEP+ scores

The Indiana State Board of Education announced Wednesday that it has closed an investigation into an anonymous allegation that a software glitch caused lower scores to be given by CTB McGraw-HIll on the Spring 2015 ISTEP+ writing tests.