News » Page 29

tornado

in National

10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, May 7

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

14-overlay1

in Entertainment

No surprise, the new ‘Star Wars’ expected to break the bank

The new installment could become the highest-grossing film of all time, as experts predict a $100 million opening weekend.

22-overlay

in Viral Videos

Pros and Cons – Mother’s Day edition

Jimmy Fallon weighs the good and bad of the annual mom-appreciating holiday.

deflategate

in Sports

NFL: Patriots likely deflated balls

The investigation into "DeflateGate" is finally over and reveals what many people suspected.

state_capitol_4

in Local

Tempers Flare over “Budget” Votes

Fight over Rauner's suggested cuts

martin

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 7

A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, left, shakes the hand of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, right, before Rauner's address to the city council Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Chicago. The historic address, the first by a sitting governor in the council's chambers, focused on the city's and state's financial and economic challenges. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

in Local

Rauner Speaks to Chicago City Council

Gov. Bruce Rauner tried to sell his so-called "turnaround agenda" to a reluctant audience Wednesday: the Chicago City Council.

cullerton2

in Local

Democrats Slam Rauner in IRMA Speeches

One of the top Democrats at the state Capitol says Gov. Bruce Rauner is showing he does not know everything.

5-6-15 Illinois State Fair Theme

in Local

Agriculture is 2015 Illinois State Fair Theme

"Growing Illinois" is the theme of the 2015 Illinois State Fair.

sandrabullock

in Entertainment

Sandra Bullock’s alleged stalker gets July trial date

Joshua Corbett, 39, pleaded not guilty to charges including stalking and possession of a machine gun.

marijuana

in Local

Marijuana Fine Bill Passes Senate Committee

The measure made it through the Illinois House last week.

state_capitol_1

in Local

House Dems Against Rauner Cuts, House GOP Neutral

Illinois House Democrats have sent a clear message to Gov. Bruce Rauner that they disagree with his proposed cuts to human services in next year's budget.

municipalcenter

in Local

Springfield Budget Chief Says Finances Are Mostly Good

The City of Springfield says finances are in much better now than when Mike Houston once again became mayor four years ago.

beatles

in Music

The science of popular music

A new study shows there have been three major movements in American music since 1964.

ashton-kutcher2

in Entertainment

Super son Ashton Kutcher remodels his mom’s house

The "That '70s Show" star is giving his mom a Mother's Day she'll never forget.

justinbieber

in Music

Justin Bieber, pro wrestler?

The troubled pop star was reportedly in talks to make his debut in a World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) match last summer.

park-district-headquarters

in Local

Springfield Park Police Captain Resigns

Springfield Park District Police Captain Jonathan Davis has called it quits.

marijuana

in Local

More Medical Marijuana Applications Approved

2,300 now approved for medical marijuana in Illinois.

3-9-15 Durbin

in Local

Feds to Look Into Oversight Agency Following Fatal Crash

The U.S. Department of Transportation's inspector general will look at how effective a federal safety oversight program is after a fatal truck crash in Illinois.

Linda Lingle

in Local

Another Big Salary for Rauner Employee

Linda Lingle will receive a $198,000 salary starting in June.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Tracy Morgan settles suit with Walmart over fatal crash

tracymorgan

The "SNL" star sued the retail giant over a semi crash that killed one man and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured.

in Viral Videos

Baby goat doesn’t care about dog’s nap

12-overlay3

Keep on keepin' on, goat. We like your style.

in Entertainment

LiLo is (finally) finishing her community service

lindsaylohan

The "Mean Girls" star had to log 125 hours before May 28 after a judge rejected her previous effort.

in Music

Ryan Adams continues tour after breaking rib

ryanadams

The rocker has vowed to continue touring despite being in a lot of pain.

in Music

U2’s longtime road manager dead as band prepares for L.A. shows

U2

The tour manager worked with the band for more than three decades.