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Vin Diesel fuels rumors F. Gary Gray is directing ‘Furious 8’

The "Straight Outta Compton" moviemaker has emerged as a frontrunner to take over the blockbuster franchise.


in Local

Zopp Zaps Duckworth

This time, the subject is criminal justice


in National

Volkswagen recall to start in January

The German carmaker plans to begin recalling cars affected by its diesel emissions crisis in January and complete the fix by the end of next year.


in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Wednesday, Oct. 7.


in Lifestyle

Twitter is having a ‘moment’

Twitter has launched a new feature called "Moments" that helps highlight the top stories being tweeted.


in National

McCarthy seeks to convince conservatives he’s not like Boehner

U.S. House of Representatives Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy sought to convince conservative lawmakers on Tuesday that he will be different from retiring Speaker John Boehner if McCarthy is elected as Boehner's successor this month.


in National

Forecast calls for lower heating bills this winter

Heating bills should drop this winter for most U.S. households, thanks to a combination of lower energy prices and warmer weather across most of the country.


in National

10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, Oct. 7

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


in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 7

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

10-6-15 Springfield City Council

in Local

Springfield City Council Approves CWLP Electric Rate Changes

One alderman voted "present," one voted "no," and eight voted "yes."

Downtown Springfield Inc

in Local

“Artification” Continues in Downtown Springfield

A crosswalk in downtown Springfield is about to look like a combination Lincoln history site and Beatles "Abbey Road" album cover.


in Local

Frerichs Cuts Fees on One College Savings Program

Management fees will be cut by 43 percent in the Illinois’ Bright Directions savings program

Golds Gym Closed

in Local

Springfield Gold’s Gym Closed Due to Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy converted from Chapter 11 to Chapter 7.


in Local

CWLP Head Explains Rate Changes One Last Time

Doug Brown says he's not trying to hide anything.

Illinois Department of Public Health IDPH

in Local

State Cutting Free STD Testing

State has notified jails, health departments, etc.

Frank Mautino

in Local

Mautino Recommended to Replace Retiring Auditor General

Frank Mautino would replace current Auditor General William Holland when he retires at the end of the year.


in Local

First Lady to Help Christen USS Illinois

Obama is the sponsor of the attack submarine that will become the USS Illinois.


in Weird

This raccoon thinks its a dog

Little Pumpkin thinks she is just another canine.

Shelley Duvall hides from Jack Nicholson in 'The Shining.'

in Entertainment

MOVIES: 31 days of Halloween

Get into the Halloween spirit by watching one of these scary movies.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

‘Ant-Man’ sequel and three more Marvel movies are coming


The superhero universe will add three more as of yet unnamed movies by 2020.

in Entertainment

Carlton says there won’t be a ‘Fresh Prince’ reboot


Alfonso Ribeiro is adamant there will never be a TV reboot of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," because no one can take the place of their "cornerstone" James Avery.

in Music

Kool & the Gang have star power


The band was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame while celebrating their 50th anniversary Thursday in L.A.

in Entertainment

‘Netflix and chill’ is going to cost you a little more


The price increase only affects new customers to the company's "standard" plan, which allows two viewers use a subscription at once.

in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘A Reasonable Speed’ with Keanu Reeves


This could give the "Fast & Furious" a run for its money.