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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Oct. 14, 2015.

NBA and 'Kardashians' star Lamar Odom fighting for his life

Former Los Angeles Lakers player Lamar Odom was found unconscious in a purported Las Vegas brothel on Tuesday, and reports say he is currently comatose as he fights heart failure. The ex-husband of reality star Khloe Kardashian, his drug abuse problems have been well publicized.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

Large-scale sting operation brings down underage sex trafficking ring

One-hundred fifty people are in jail – and nearly as many children have been rescued – following the bust of a nationwide sex trafficking operation. FBI officials say girls as young as 12 were victimized in hotels and truck stops from coast to coast.

[Read more from CBS News]

Future officially here: Tesla sending remote 'autopilot' upgrade to its cars

Electric car maker Tesla is introducing a "sort of" autopilot mode via an automatic software update to its customers' cars. Described as a beta version of the autopilot feature, it allows for some (very) limited hands-free driving.

[Read more from WIRED]

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Amber Alert in Wisconsin: Search for missing 15-year-old girl

Police believe 15-year-old Kryssy King may be with a 22-year-old man.

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3 St. Paul fast food restaurants robbed in space of an hour

The thieves struck between 7:15 p.m. and 8 p.m.

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What to do with the Kmart site? Minneapolis wants your ideas

The project will connect Nicollet Avenue south of Lake street and north of the Midtown Greenway, reestablishing a street grid.

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Crowd evacuated at end of homecoming football game in Brooklyn Park

Police blamed 'unruly teens' in the stands and some who were trying to enter the stadium.


State to help 44 Minnesota gas stations add E15 pumps

The yellow 88 button is coming to more gas stations in Minnesota.

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FBI, police investigating bank robbery at Edina's 50th and France

An ATM technician was robbed by four men at a U.S. Bank.

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Paralyzed Bloomington football player begins rehabilitation in Colorado

Ethan Glynn is at a world-renowned rehabilitation hospital.

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Owner of St. Cloud bar gets 6 years for arson, ordered to repay $3M

A February 2020 fire at the Press Bar and Parlor was later determined to be an insurance job.


Bloomington, Richfield districts tighten security ahead of weekend football

Enhanced safety measures will be in place this weekend.