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‘Star Wars’ dominates Comic-Con

Everyone at Comic-Con is excited for the new installment in the classic sci-fi film.

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All-Clear After Possible Haz-Mat Situation at Illinois AG’s Montvale Office

A suspicious package was reported as being at the AG's office around 10:30am.

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What Amy Schumer is really thinking during her covershoot

Haven't you always wanted to be on the cover of a magazine? No?

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Man Accused of Kicking, Injuring Dog

A Pleasant Plains man is accused of assaulting a dog and leaving it for dead in rural Springfield.

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Longtime Decatur Newspaperman Dies

A Decatur man who spent 66 years with the same newspaper and who retired only two weeks ago has passed away.

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More cowbell! Detroit suburb seeks to set ear-ringing record

The city has a fever ... and the only cure is more cowbell!

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U of I to Begin Background Checks in October

October fifth is the start date for a new University of Illinois policy requiring background checks for all new employees.

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‘Lawrence of Arabia’ star Omar Sharif dead at 83

Sharif was one of the few Arab actors to make it big in Hollywood.

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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Survey: Many consumers worry about safety of financial info

While the safety of their private financial information is a big deal for a lot of people, when it comes to protecting it, many are actually pretty lax.

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Never-before seen photos of The Beatles revealed

Magazine photographer Bob Gomel captured some of the earliest days of Beatlemania, and many of his photos were never shared with the public, until now.

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We can’t put our phones down

More than half of smartphone owners check their devices a few times an hour or more, and most Americans have their smartphones with them all day and many all night.

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LeBron resigns with the Cavs

Twice NBA champion LeBron James has agreed to remain in Cleveland on a one-year deal with the Cavaliers worth $23 million.

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Billie Jean King remembers the start of World TeamTennis

World TeamTennis is celebrating its 40th anniversary as the 2015 season begins on Sunday.

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Harper Lee’s new novel big as ‘Harry Potter’ in Amazon pre-orders

"Go Set a Watchman," the much-anticipated second novel by the "To Kill a Mockingbird" author is already a best seller and it's not even out yet.

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Kim Kardashian’s Tassauds wax figure is taking a selfie

The queen of reality TV has become the first person to be immortalized by the famous museum in a selfie pose.

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The cast of ‘The Hunger Games’ at Comic-Con

Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, and Jennifer Lawrence talk about the end of an era and their final appearance at Comic-Con.

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Millions more Americans hit by government personnel data hack

Data breaches at the U.S. government's personnel management agency by hackers, with suspicions centering on China, involves millions more people than previously estimated.

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Super Bowl winning QB Ken ‘The Snake’ Stabler dead

The Oakland Raiders quarterback has died at the age of 69.

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FBI says it thwarted ISIS-inspired July attacks

U.S. authorities foiled attacks planned around the Fourth of July, arresting more than 10 people before the holiday who were inspired by Islamic State online recruitment.

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100 years of fashion in 3 minutes

The length of men's pants has definitely come a long way since 1915.

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Durbin Disappointed in Quick Fixes for Highway Funding and Import Export Bank

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Dick Durbin hopes those issues will be addressed when Congress returns in September.

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Kelly Contemplates Another Run for Office

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William Kelly has run for several offices and says the Illinois GOP has gotten away from it's values.

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Hastert Closes PAC, Moves Money to Legal Defense Fund

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert arrives at the federal courthouse, Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in Chicago for his arraignment on federal charges that he broke federal banking laws and lied about the money when questioned by the FBI. The indictment two weeks ago alleged Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million to someone from his days as a high school teacher not to reveal a secret about past misconduct.

Former Speaker of the House under investigation for violating banking laws and lying to the FBI.

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Task Force Hopes to Help Mitsubishi and It’s Employees

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Task force includes Governor Rauner and Congressmen Durbin, Kirk, and Rodney Davis.

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St. Clair County Sheriff Passes on U.S. House Bid

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Sheriff Rick Watson has declined a run for the house in the 12th Congressional District.