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Little, Mitchell Trials Continued

It will be at least another few weeks before two major Springfield trials get underway.

Police stand guard near the entrance of MetLife Stadium during Hot 97's Summer Jam on Sunday, June 7, 2015, in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Asbury Park Press reports that crowds at the Hot 97 Summer Jam concert Sunday night became upset when the gates were closed and blocked off by police in riot gear. The newspaper reports that angry fans threw bottles at the troopers and that tear gas was later deployed by police.

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Violence erupts outside Summer Jam concert

Rioting erupted outside the Summer Jam 2015 concert in New Jersey when revelers attempting to enter the show without tickets clashed with police.

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IHSA Director Gets $73k Raise — Retirement Pending

Documents show IHSA executive director Marty Hickman's compensation grew by more than $73,000 to $372,293 for the 2013-2014 school year.

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Peoria Teen Swept Away in Flooding Found Alive

Peoria police say a teenager has been found alive and safe after being swept away in a creek swollen by heavy rains.

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100 Places of Dance

One guy, one dance routine, and 100 places. Which location is your favorite?

FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 file photo Oscar Pistorius sits in the dock in court in Pretoria, South Africa, where Judge Thokozile Masipa found Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius faces sentencing this week.

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Oscar Pistorius to be released on parole in August

Oscar Pistorius is set to be released from prison on parole after serving 10 months for culpable homicide in the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris in this April 15, 2014 file photo.

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Federal data breaches offer treasure trove for hackers

A massive breach of U.S. federal computer networks disclosed this week is the latest in a flood of attacks by suspected Chinese hackers.

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Texas policeman suspended after pulling gun on teen at pool party

A policeman is on administrative leave after a video surfaced that showed him throwing a bathing-suit clad girl to the ground and drawing a gun on another at a pool party disturbance.

Bobby Cannavale, from left, Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Paul Feig and Jude Law attend the premiere of "Spy" at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on Monday, June 1, 2015, in New York.

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‘Spy’ tops box office with $30 million

Melissa McCarthy pushed "Spy" to a $30 million debut in an otherwise lackluster weekend at the box office as summer ticket sales continue to disappoint.

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Durbin Plays Defense

The President may veto the money. The Senate may override the veto.

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Clean Power Gets a Boost

Scientists praise Illinois' progress

British model Kate Moss leaves the memorial service for Alexander McQueen at St. Paul's Cathedral, London, September 20, 2010.

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Kate Moss escorted off plane for being disruptive

Kate Moss was escorted off a plane at Luton airport on Sunday after disruptive behavior.

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New President Sees a More Efficient U of I

Multi-year budget proposed

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Illinois Farmers Back Trade Proposals

IFB chief pleads for Yes votes from House delegation

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Duckworth Not Keen on TPP

Possible 2016 opponent Mark Kirk is in favor of the Trans Pacific Partnership

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Bobcat Bill Awaits Governor’s Action

Support is bipartisan ... Downstate

This combination made from photos released by the New York State Police shows inmates David Sweat, left, and Richard Matt. Authorities on Saturday, June 6, 2015 said Sweat, 34, and Matt, 48, both convicted murderers, escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, N.Y. (New York State Police via AP)

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Two murderers escape prison with power tools

More than 200 local, state and federal law enforcement officials are looking for the missing convicted killers.

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Possible Tornado in Menard County

Damage reported in Menard, Champaign Counties

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Today in entertainment history: June 8

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Big commercial hit and small creative musical lead Tony Award nominations

Broadway's biggest night comes on the heels of a record-breaking season with a commercial hit vying against an edgy musical for the top prize.

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This week’s top R&B tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top R&B tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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TOP 10: Countdown the hottest songs this week

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The top 10 songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week ending July 4.

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See what’s new on Netflix this month

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Are you over fireworks and cookouts? Stay inside and binge on these movies and shows that are now showing on Netflix.

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Mayweather, Pacquiao, Perry among the ‘best paid’ celebrities

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Musicians and athletes dominate the world's highest-paid celebs, according to the latest rankings.

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Celebrate safely with these fireworks tips

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!