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  • Kyler Murray has won the Heisman Trophy, becoming the University of Oklahoma's seventh Heisman winner, beating fellow finalists Tua Tagovailoa of Alabama and Dwayne Haskins of Ohio State on Saturday. Murray gives the Sooners back-to-back years with Heisman Trophy-winning quarterbacks (Baker Mayfield, 2017), something no school has done before. >> Watch the news report here It's the latest award of the week for Murray, who on Thursday was named the AP Player of the Year and won the Davey O’Brien Award given to the nation’s top quarterback. Murray leads the nation in total yards (school-record 4,945), points responsible for (306), passing efficiency rating (205.7; FBS record is 198.9), yards per pass attempt (11.9; FBS record is 11.1) and yards per completion (16.8; tied). He also ranks second in completion percentage (.709; first among Power Five players). >> Read more trending news  The Allen, Texas, product has completed 241 of 340 passes this year for 4,053 yards and 40 touchdowns against seven interceptions. He has also rushed for 892 yards and another 11 scores. He needs 108 rushing yards to become just the second player in FBS history to throw for at least 4,000 and run for at least 1,000 in a season (Clemson's DeShaun Watson did it in 2015 with 4,109 passing and 1,105 rushing in 15 games). Murray has thrown at least two touchdown passes in 12 of 13 games this season, and has thrown at least three TD passes in 10 contests. He had his school- and Big 12-record streak of eight games with at least three TD passes snapped in a win against Oklahoma State on Nov. 10. No. 4-ranked OU, which behind Murray leads the nation in points per game (49.5), yards per game (577.9) and yards per play (8.7; FBS record is 8.6), will make its 52nd bowl appearance when it takes on No. 1 Alabama in the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Capital One Orange Bowl on Dec. 29. Read more here.
  • One win short. That's how close Beggs got to a storybook ending to a season marked by tragedy. The Demons lost to Sperry 35-14 in the Class 2A state championship Thuhrsday night -- five weeks after Beggs running back Kayson Toliver was shot and killed. His younger sister Kloee died several days later. Their mother is in jail for the crime. The Demons though played on, making it to the state title game before losing to Sperry. But Beggs' motivation going into the game wasn't 'win for Kayson.' It was 'play for Kayson.
  • An 18-year-old has been arrested in the death of his father. Shortly before 1:45pm Friday, BAPD told KRMG officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of North Hickory Place, near Kenosha and Elm, to check on an individual. The caller stated they had not been in contact with the person in approximately one week. Upon arrival, officers made contact with a male at the residence who initially did not let them inside. A short time later, the man allowed officers inside.   After entering the residence, officers located a deceased adult male in his early to mid 40s. The person who answered the door was identified as the son of the deceased.  The suspect has been identified as 18-year-old Hayden Samuel Umdenstock. Hayden has been arrested and charged with 1st Degree Murder in the death of his father, 42-year-old Zachary Umdenstock
  • Tulsa police responded to an apartment complex Friday afternoon around 4:00 on a shots fired call.  When they arrived on the scene near 11th and Mingo, officers discovered two bodies inside one of the units. Police are trying to track down the suspects. The names of the victims will not be released until the family is notified.
  • A NASA scientist says we may have already been visited by aliens - we just didn't notice. >> Read more trending news  Silvano Colombano, a researcher at NASA's Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California, argued in a paper published Monday that scientists in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, or SETI, need to rethink some commonly held assumptions about extraterrestrial life - including that aliens would be carbon-based. “I simply want to point out the fact that the intelligence we might find and that might choose to find us (if it hasn’t already) might not be at all produced by carbon-based organisms like us,” Colombano wrote. He goes on to argue that the extraterrestrials could be “an extremely tiny super-intelligent entity.' In an email to Newsweek, Colombano clarified that the aliens could 'ultimately be robotic' in nature.  Other assumptions Colombano calls on scientists to question are that 'interstellar travel is impossible or highly unlikely,' that we have not been visited by aliens already and that aliens would use radio waves to communicate. “If we adopt a new set of assumptions about what forms of higher intelligence and technology we might find, some of those phenomena might fit specific hypotheses, and we could start some serious inquiry.” As part of his conclusion, Colombano proposed scientists 'stretch possibilities as to the nature of space-time and energy' in future SETI research. The paper was submitted as part of SETI’s Decoding Alien Intelligence workshop.
  • A 12-year-old Michigan boy is raking leaves, collecting bottles and doing odd jobs to raise money for a headstone for his best friend, who died earlier this year. Kenneth “K.J.” Gross, 12, was diagnosed with leukemia as an infant. He endured multiple surgeries and treatments before he died May 1 of congestive heart failure. Kaleb Klakulak, 12, was by his bedside up until the end. The pair had been friends since second grade. Instead of watching TV and playing PlayStation games at home, they did so in a hospital. K.J. was buried in a family plot, but LaSondra “San” Singleton, his mother, is unable to pay for a headstone, which costs about $2,500. “I love Ms. San,” Kaleb told the Detroit News. “I was sad she couldn’t afford it. I wanted people to be able to find (K.J.’s grave) when they went to see him.” So Kaleb’s mother, Kristy Hall, helped him set up a PayPal account and posted on social media.  'I really think this is a great thing for Kaleb to focus on and help him with his healing as well as K.J.'s mom, who misses her baby and has to visit an unmarked grave,' Hall wrote. Singleton appreciates the support.  'He and K.J. were so much alike. They were kindred spirits; they were like brothers,” Singleton told the Detroit News. 'My son’s not here, but (Kaleb) still loves my son enough to (do) this. It just speaks volumes to the type of people that they are, and it speaks to the type of person that K.J. was -- he impacted people to where they want to do this for him.' The Associated Press contributed to this report. 
  • A month after losing their house in the Camp Fire, the homeowners were brought to tears when Madison, an Anatolian shepherd, was found alive and well -- protecting “what was left of his home.” Over a month ago, Madison’s owner, Andrea Gaylord, was not able to get back the home after the Camp Fire forced evacuations and she had to leave him and his brother Miguel at the house.  >> Read more trending news Gaylord told KXTV that she believed that Madison had survived the fire.   Shayla Sullivan located Miguel earlier in neighboring Citrus Heights and asked to use an article of clothing belonging to Gaylord to leave on the now burned out property hoping that Madison would pick up the scent. She said the dog was apprehensive and kept his distance. “I had the idea of placing an article of clothing that would smell like her to keep Madison's hope alive until his people could return,” Sullivan wrote on Facebook. When Gaylord was finally able to return to where her home once stood, she found Madison there waiting for her. 'Imagine the loyalty of hanging in in the worst of circumstances and being here waiting. It was so emotional,' Gaylord told KXTV. Though Gaylord lost her home in the fire, Miguel and Madision are back at her side.  'He had stayed to protect what was left of his home, and NEVER gave up on his people!' Sullivan wrote in a Facebook post Wednesday. At least 1,643 buildings, most of them homes, were destroyed in the Camp Fire, the worst wildfire in the history of California.
  • Yet another blood pressure medication has been added to the list of recalled hypertension drugs.  >> On AJC.com: Blood pressure medication recalls: Everything you should know, Atlanta doctors, experts say Mylan Pharmaceuticals has voluntarily expanded its recall for its valsartan-containing products, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced. The affected pills include valsartan, amlodipine/valsartan and valsartan/hydrochlorothiazide tablets and were distributed in the United States between March 2017 and November 2018. The FDA has listed additional information about the specifics, including doses, lot numbers and expiration dates, on its site. >> Read more trending news  According to the press release, the drugs contain traces of N-nitroso-diethylamine (NDEA). The impurity, typically found in certain foods, drinking water and air pollution, has been classified as a human carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer.  Mylan is notifying its distributors and customers by letter and is arranging for the return of all recalled products. It is also coordinating returns with retailers, wholesalers and consumers.  Patients on the medications are advised to continue taking the tablets and to contact their doctor for advice. The company said, “the risk of harm to a patient’s health may be higher if the treatment is stopped immediately without any comparable alternative treatment.” The agency recently recalled several other blood pressure medications due to cancer concerns, and another was recalled for mislabeling.  >> On AJC.com: Yet another blood pressure medication recalled over cancer risk Read the full FDA announcement at FDA.gov.