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5 killed, 25 hurt in shooting

FIVE people have been fatally shot and 25 hurt wounded in a mass shooting at a Colorado gay nightclub (Shutterstock).

Five people were fatally shot and 25 hurt when a gunman opened fire inside a nightclub Saturday night in Colorado Springs, Colorado that catered to a gay clientele.

According to the Associated Press, a suspect, identified as Anderson Lee Aldrich, was arrested and will probably be charged with first degree murder. It has been termed “a hate crime” by the owners of the club.

He was reportedly subdued by two people at Club Q who held him until police arrived.

Seven of those hurt are in critical condition.

Heavy snow covers west N.Y.

HEAVY snow is hitting western New York state .

Several more feet of snow were dropped on western New York state on Sunday, although some letup is expected.

United Press International reports that a “heavy lake effect” is to blame for bursts of snow on areas downwind of the Great Lakes, according to the National Weather Service.

The snowfall should fade somewhat by Monday, but winds are expected to return not long after.

Sports: Rams lose to Saints

Matthew Stafford was back as quarterback – for a while – for the Los Angeles Rams Sunday (today), but the losing streak continued with a 27-20 loss to the New Orleans Saints.

The Rams (3-7) led 14-10 at the half, but could only generate two field goals after halftime and were outscored 17-6 by the Saints (4-7) in the third and fourth quarters.

Stafford, who was 11 for 18 passing for 159 yards and two touchdowns, left the game in the third quarter to be evaluated for a concussion. Bryce Perkins took over and ran for 39 yards and passed for 64 yards.

It was the Rams fourth straight loss and they are last in the NFC West Division. They will place the Kansas City Chiefs next week.

Late Chiefs’ charge beats Chargers

A last-minute rally by the Kansas City Chiefs propelled them to a 30-27 victory Sunday night over the Los Angeles Chargers at SoFi Stadium.

Patrick Mahomes’ 17-yard pass to Travis Kelce provided the winning score. Mahomes threw for 329 yards and three scores for the Chiefs (8-2). All of those touchdowns were to Kelce, who caught six passes for 115 yards.

For the Chargers (5-5), Justin Herbert passed for 280 yards and two TDs. He was intercepted once. Austin Ekeler rushed for 83 yards and a score.

The Chargers will will travel to take on the Arizona Cardinals next week.

TROJANS MOVE UP: With their 48-45 win Saturday over cross-town rival UCLA, the USC football team moved up from seventh to fifth place in the AP Top 25 College poll released today (Sunday).

Georgia (11-0) remains in first place, followed by Ohio State (11-0), Michigan (11-0), TCU (11-0) and then USC (10-1).

The Bruins (8-3) fell to 17th from 16th.

Weather: Mostly sunny this week

The forecast for the coming week from the National Weather Service for the West Orange County area is for mostly sunny weather.

Monday is expected to have a daytime high of 75, with an overnight low of 49. On Tuesday, the weather is similar with a high of 73 (47) and Wednesday has the same high with a low of 50.

Thanksgiving Day (Thursday) with see a daytime high of 79, with the nighttime low of 54.

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