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Have a fun and safe Thanksgiving! We’ll be back LIVE November 30! Win delicous pizza from Turbo Fire Pizza with the Morning Mindbender at 7, Keep up with Celebrity 411, and we want to hear about this year’s Thanksgiving Disasters at 8!


in Local

Man Killed After Shooting Inside Home


Incident happened around 3:30am on East Brown.

in Local

Wanted: Historic Farmhouses in Sangamon County

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Do you own a pre-1860's farmhouse?

in Local

Rauner on Refugees: “Take a Deep Breath”


Refugee-resettlement groups say Rauner has no authority to stop incoming Syrians.

in Local

Attorneys: Schock Has Complied with Subpoenas

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Schock's attorneys: our client has done his job.

in Local

Madigan Encourages Online Safety During Holidays

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Tips and guidelines for managing your child’s internet use are a major focus in this year’s Safe Shopping Guide.


in Music

Adele announces tour


Adele, whose latest album "25" has smashed sales records in its first week of release, announced on Thursday she would begin a 15-week concert tour.

in Music

Unsolved: 6 rockers and rappers whose deaths remain a mystery


These six unsolved deaths bring the ugly underbelly of the music industry to the surface. We pair each artist with their swan song hit.

in Music

Patti LaBelle invites sweet potato pie-loving superfan to Thanksgiving


The soul star is giving thanks to a fan who boosted sales of her pies by inviting him to join her for dinner.

in Music

‘N Sync congratulates Adele on breaking their record


The stars of 'N Sync have saluted the "Hello" hitmaker for breaking the boy band's 15-year single-week album sales record.

in Music

Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard plan ‘White Hot Holidays’ special


The "Empire" stars will welcome Mary J. Blige, Jamie Foxx, John Legend, and more.


in Black Friday, Lifestyle, National

Black Friday crowds thin in subdued start to holiday shopping


America's annual Black Friday shopping extravaganza was short on fireworks this year.

in Lifestyle

SPECIAL SECTION: Black Friday & more


Check out the latest shopping tricks, turkey tips, and Black Friday ads.

in Black Friday, Lifestyle

9 fresh ideas for Thanksgiving leftovers


Here are a handful of creative ways to use leftovers.

in Black Friday, Lifestyle

Three ways to curb holiday spending


Ah, the holidays. A time to get together, celebrate with family and make questionable life choices.

in Black Friday, Lifestyle

Secrets for getting the best pieces of turkey


Tips for making sure your turkey is moist and flavorful this Thanksgiving.


in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Harrison Ford, Chewbacca settle feud


With a little help from Jimmy Kimmel and Adele, Harrison Ford and Chewbacca finally set aside their past differences.


in Black Friday, Viral Videos

WATCH: Holiday parodies of the year’s biggest hits


From "Bad Blood" and "Watch Me," to "Uptown Funk," here are the year's hottest songs made fit for the holidays.

in Black Friday, Viral Videos

WATCH: What ‘Black Friday’ would look like as a scary movie


Black Friday would be a scary shopping experience if it got the Hollywood treatment.

in Entertainment

‘Mortdecai,’ ‘American Ultra’ among the year’s biggest box office flops


The list of this year's most disappointing box office performers is out.

in Entertainment

WATCH: 7 fun facts to make you think this Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving is a time of coming together with family and friends. In between bites of stuffing and pumpkin pie, snack on these unusual Turkey Day facts.

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