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Officials: Firefighter died 'in line of duty' after commercial fire

Crews deemed the fire under control around 3 a.m. Saturday.

Police: Man crashes SUV into home

The man had to be pulled out from the vehicle.

Producer convicted in Film Office tax credit fraud case

The judge set a sentencing hearing for March 23.

New public works director faces snowstorm first week on job

Jonathan Gano is now the man in charge of clearing city streets after winter storms.

New plan to fix roads doesn't include gas tax increase

Rogers said he is trying to find an alternative to increasing the fuel tax.

New Chick-fil-A could replace Macaroni Grill

The plan will be received by city officials on Monday.

New lower speed limits being tested during snowstorms

The test is underway now on I-35.

Foster dad sentenced in death of girl left in hot car

The 10-month-old died after being left in a hot car while he and his partner smoked marijuana.

Did these 23 businesses sell alcohol to intoxicated people?

The checks were just conducted at Main Street and Campustown locations.

Students protest to get more info on planned merger

Dozens of students rallied on Friday morning.

3 metro school districts top list for explosive growth

The new numbers were released on Friday.

Semi driver loses control trying to pull loose tooth

He had the proof in his shirt pocket, a crash report shows.

Iowan dies in snowmobile crash with tree in Michigan

The investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.

Romney announces decision about another presidential run

The announcement was just made Friday morning.

Police plan Super Bowl traffic safety crackdown

Here's where extra officers are planning patrols ...

Traffic crackdown underway this morning, here's where

The effort will focus on seat belt enforcement and speeding.

Fire chief resigns after volunteers dismissed

The fire chief resigned following the dismissal of the town's volunteer firefighters.

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