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Rochester Police Looking for Gun-Toting Intruder

Chief Bill Marass says the man knocked on at least three doors on Vernon Drive sometime around midnight.


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Demolition Begins on Honeywell-Hobbs Plant

Honeywell-Hobbs may meet the wrecking ball.


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Kasich Campaigns in Illinois

John Kasich stopped in Chicago.


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Lady Gaga is Billboard’s woman of the year

The pop superstar has been selected as the latest honoree in recognition of her musical and charitable endeavors.


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Ag Leaders Take Part in “Dairy Tour”

The state is hosting about fifteen foreign buyers on a “reverse trade mission."

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Eastern Illinois University Cuts its Budget

President David Glassman says layoffs and furloughs have helped the school cut its budget deficit from $13 million to $1 million.


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“Civil War Tech” Now at ALPLM

The "Civil War Tech" series starts Saturday.


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Nikki Minaj producing, starring in show based on her life

The "Starships" hitmaker plans to star in a sitcom based on her life for ABC Family.


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Boehner: House could consider debt limit as well as stopgap spending

As Congress moves toward passing a short-term funding bill to avert government shutdowns this week, House Speaker John Boehner left open the possibility of tackling major fiscal measures in October.


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A ‘Game of Thrones’ movie is in the works

George R.R. Martin has revealed that "Game of Thrones" will continue on the big screen once the show finishes.


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Vin Diesel wants to race ‘Fast & Furious’ franchise to 10

The action man thrilled fans by revealing he hopes to wrap the film franchise with a trilogy.


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Golf’s greatest look forward to President’s Cup

Now that the Tour Championship and FedExCup playoffs are finished, many of golf's top players are looking ahead to the next big event.


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Katy Perry steps up convent dispute

The "Roar" singer has spent months embroiled in a dispute over the historic Los Feliz property, which was formerly occupied by the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.


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Chris Brown ends custody battle over baby girl

The R&B star and the child's mother Nia Guzman officially agreed to end their long-running dispute and have worked out custody and child support issues.


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‘Big Bang Theory’ star Kaley Cuoco officially files for divorce

The actress has filed for divorce just days after stunning fans and friends by confirming her 21-month marriage to tennis star Ryan Sweeting was over.


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Celebrate National Coffee Day with a free cup

In honor of our favorite wake up call, here's a look at some of the places you can celebrate National Coffee Day in style.


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Obama, Castro meet as they work on thawing U.S.-Cuba ties

President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro at the United Nations in a rare one-on-one meeting between the former Cold War foes.

FILE - In this May 8, 2009 file photo, former Bolingbrook, Ill., police sergeant Drew Peterson arrives at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., for his arraignment on charges of first-degree murder in the 2004 death of his third wife Kathleen Savio. On Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, Will County Judge Edward Burmila sentenced Peterson to 38 years in prison for Savio's murder.  (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

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Drew Peterson Is Back in Court Today

Murder for hire alleged


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Scramble to fill top jobs in House after Boehner exit

House Republicans have plunged into a chaotic leadership scramble as they maneuver to find their next leaders in the wake of Speaker John Boehner's sudden resignation.


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NFL stock watch: Week 4

A look at the biggest storylines from Week 3 and whether or not it's time to panic moving forward.

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This week’s top R&B tracks


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

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TOP 10: Count down the hottest songs this week


The top 10 songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week ending Oct. 3.

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REVIEW: Veteran cast can’t save ‘The Martian’


It has all the earmarks of a blockbuster, but still can't shake the feeling of missed opportunity.

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WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu in October


Get your remotes ready for a binge-worthy weekend of new movies and TV shows.

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Will Smith getting ‘jiggy’ with music again with Latin band


The Grammy-winning rapper and Oscar-nominated actor appears on a remix of Colombian band Bomba Estereo's song, "Fiesta."