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Two Die in Separate ATV Accidents

Illinois State Police say an 11-year-old has died in an all-terrain vehicle crash in eastern Illinois' Clark County.

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Judge rules Bill Cosby must stand trial on sexual assault charges

A Pennsylvania judge ordered entertainer Bill Cosby to stand trial on sexual assault charges over allegations that he drugged and assaulted a woman in 2004.

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Video gaming returns to TV with new league

Competitive video gaming returns to TV with the launch of a 10-week gaming league that will be broadcast on TBS.

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Wanted: Warmer, Drier Weather for Crops

Illinois corn and soybean crops are in decent shape depending on the region, but most could benefit from warmer weather and a little less rain.

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1 Dead, FBI Agents Wounded, During Incident

The FBI says two of its agents were shot and wounded while trying to serve an arrest warrant at a suburban Chicago home, and that the man they were seeking there is dead.

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Rift Over Animal Adoption

A bill that would've required universities in Illinois to offer healthy cats and dogs to rescue organizations after animal testing has provoked a dispute between its Democratic sponsor and the University of Illinois.

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Remap Group Has Enough Signatures for Ballot

Election officials say a group that wants voters to decide if an independent commission should draw Illinois' political boundaries appears to have enough valid signatures for November's ballot.

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6 hours ago in Entertainment

Changes are coming to Twitter

User names and attachments - including photos and videos - will no longer count towards the length of a tweet, but the 140-character limit will stay.

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6 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Pink Panther’ star Burt Kwouk dies at 85

He also starred in numerous films, among them three James Bond movies including "Goldfinger."

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Faith Coalition Backs Manar’s Education Funding Reforms

Faith Coalition: Republicans Need to Support Manar's proposal.

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Downtown Y To Debut Youth Fitness Center

A new way for youth to possibly get interested in fitness will officially be unveiled next week at the Springfield YMCA’s downtown branch.

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WATCH: ‘Chewbacca Mom’ and ‘Star Wars’ director J.J. Abrams take a drive

Just three happy Chewbaccas having fun in a car together.

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9 hours ago in Entertainment

Watch Hank Azaria’s ‘Simpsons’ inspired commencement speech

"The Simpsons" star brings out some of his classic animated characters to address the graduates of Tufts University.

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Congressman charges NFL with wrongdoing

A senior House Democrat has found that National Football League officials improperly sought to influence a government study on the link between football and brain disease.

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Democrats, seeking unity, give Sanders say in party platform

The Democratic Party said on Monday it would give U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders a prominent say in writing its platform this year, a gesture that could ease tensions between Sanders' camp and party leaders, whom Sanders has accused of favoring rival Hillary Clinton.

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10 hours ago in Sports

Tom Brady continues his fight with NFL

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Monday asked a U.S. appeals court to reconsider its ruling reinstating his "Deflategate" four-game suspension, saying the decision runs contrary to federal labor law.

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10 hours ago in Entertainment

Tyler Perry moving to a farm

The actor and filmmaker is planning to turn his new home in Georgia into a farm after cashing in on the record-breaking sale of his Atlanta mansion.

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Hawaii could be first to put gun owners in federal database

Hawaii could become the first state in the nation to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country.

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11 hours ago in Lifestyle, National

Kicking the habit: Adult smoking rate in U.S. is falling fast

The smoking rate among U.S. adults has been falling steadily for decades but the latest survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds the 2015 decline is the biggest in more than 20 years.

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Pavelski, Ward carry Sharks within a win of finals

Joe Pavelski scored his second goal of the game 16 seconds into the third period as the San Jose Sharks beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 on Monday to put them one win away from their first Stanley Cup finals.

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Two Die in Separate ATV Accidents

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Illinois State Police say an 11-year-old has died in an all-terrain vehicle crash in eastern Illinois' Clark County.

4 hours ago in Local

Wanted: Warmer, Drier Weather for Crops

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Illinois corn and soybean crops are in decent shape depending on the region, but most could benefit from warmer weather and a little less rain.

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1 Dead, FBI Agents Wounded, During Incident

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The FBI says two of its agents were shot and wounded while trying to serve an arrest warrant at a suburban Chicago home, and that the man they were seeking there is dead.

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Rift Over Animal Adoption

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A bill that would've required universities in Illinois to offer healthy cats and dogs to rescue organizations after animal testing has provoked a dispute between its Democratic sponsor and the University of Illinois.

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Remap Group Has Enough Signatures for Ballot

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Election officials say a group that wants voters to decide if an independent commission should draw Illinois' political boundaries appears to have enough valid signatures for November's ballot.