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April 17, 2014 in Local

Rochester Man Accused of Bringing Drugs onto a Train

Nearly a pound of pot, police say


April 17, 2014 in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 14

A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable milestones.


April 16, 2014 in Local

INA: Massacre in 1987 Still Unsolved

The execution of a serial killer re-opens debate on massacre of entire family a quarter century ago.


April 16, 2014 in Local

KIRK: U.S. Should Publish List Of Risky Airports

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk says the State Department should publish a list of airports that don't check for stolen passports


yesterday in Local

Inmates Helping to Prepare for Possible Flooding

With flood season approaching, Illinois prison inmates are helping restock the supply of sandbags for makeshift levees


yesterday in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

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yesterday in Local

Quinn, Rauner Spar Over Education

Democratic Governor Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner have attacked one another for their record and positions on education. Quinn…


yesterday in National

Making headlines this week

A look at the stories you missed and the headlines to remember.


yesterday in Sports

This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at the weekend's sports schedule.


yesterday in Music

Rock Hall inducts 2014 class

The ceremony centered on live performances but KISS stayed true to their vow not to perform.

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yesterday in Viral Videos

Grandma takes a roller coaster ride

Ria Van den Brand takes her first roller coaster ride at age 78.


yesterday in Local

Health Officials Want Injunction Entered for TB Patient

Health officials in Champaign County will be are will be in court Friday afternoon.  They’ll urge a judge to order…


yesterday in Local

“Gay Conversion Therapy” Remains an Option for Illinois Parents

Illinois parents will still be able to place their children into “conversion therapy” to try to switch them from gay to straight


yesterday in National

President puts fresh face on Obamacare with new health secretary

Budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell will be the next health secretary, presiding over the next phase of Obamacare.

This image released by Summit Entertainment shows Kevin Costner, left, and Jennifer Garner in a scene from "Draft Day."

Monday in Entertainment

REVIEW: Kevin Costner fits right in with ‘Draft Day’

Draft Day isn't a great sports movie, but if it propels the Browns toward the Super Bowl, it deserves a lifetime achievement Oscar.


Monday in Weird

Would you pay $2K for a sewage plant wedding?

A sewage treatment plant near Seattle is advertising its availability as a wedding venue.


Monday in Viral Videos

Gary Busey’s terrifyingly weird Amazon TV ad

Hello pants? Gary Busey really likes talking to things ... even when they don't talk back.


Monday in National

At least 10 dead after FedEx truck slams into tour bus

10 are dead and 30 others injured in a fiery crash along a California highway.


Monday in Sports

Giants QB Manning has ankle surgery

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has undergone left ankle surgery, the team has announced


Monday in National, World

Pope Francis asks forgiveness for priests who abused children

Pope Francis asked for forgiveness for priests who molested children in some of his strongest words on the church's sexual abuse crisis.

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Imagine Dragons star recognized by Songwriters Hall of Fame


Frontman Dan Reynolds is set to receive the prestigious Hal David Starlight Award at the 2014 Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala.

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Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly re-team for new comedy


The duo are teaming up on the big screen for a third time in a new comedy.

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Jay Z and Beyoncé team up for summer tour


The power couple plans to take their talents on the road together this summer.

today in Music, Entertainment

Brad Paisley to appear opposite wife on ‘Two and a Half Men’


Country singer Brad Paisley is set to star opposite his wife in the season finale of "Two and a Half Men."

today in Music

Students protest Puff Daddy as commencement speaker

Sean Combs attends as Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 in Los Angeles.

The hip-hop mogul is due to return to Howard University, where he studied in the '80s, to pick up an honorary degree.