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Man Waving Gun Convicted in Illinois Road Rage Incident

Kentucky man waved gun at Wisconsin trucker along I74

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Woman Who Died in Texas Jail Called “A Courageous Voice”

Family and friends of an Illinois woman found dead in a Texas jail are remembering her as a “courageous voice”…

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2015 Notable Deaths

A look at the notable people and celebrities we have lost this year.

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You can watch 100 years of newsreels on YouTube

More than a million minutes of historic footage and quirky diversions dating back to 1895 is being released for the masses.

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DCFS Head Says He Accepts Findings in Critical Report

George Sheldon says DCFS already "implementing changes to better serve children".

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Illinois Lawmakers Seek Federal Flood Relief for Farmers

Relief would provide low-interest loans to Illinois Farmers who've suffered crop damage due to flooding.

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State’s Pension Systems Not Allowed to Do Business with Companies Boycotting Israel

Bill has passed both House and Senate and is effective immediately. Governor Rauner has signed the bill.

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Reaction to News of Mitsubishi Plant Comes In

Mitsubishi Motors is done in Normal. The company has announced plans to halt productions at its plant on Nov. 30.…

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Problems for Rauner, Democrats in Budget Crisis

A retired political analyst is still keeping his head in the game by suggesting it's Democrats with the less-than-stellar political legacy, especially as the state budget impasse drags o

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Appellate Court Upholds Employee Pay Ruling

An Illinois appellate court has upheld a county judge's decision that state employees should get full pay even during the state's budget crisis.

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More camp antics in Netflix ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ revival

The original cast return to Camp Firewood in a new eight-part series made as a prequel to the 2001 film, which initially flopped before gaining a cult following.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of this week's biggest plays and best moments in sports.

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Remembering the “Eastland Disaster”

Friday is the 100th anniversary of the deadliest disaster in Illinois history.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

Here is a look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.

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New Law Limits “Exit Fees” for Alternative Energy Customers

A new law limits what alternative electricity suppliers can charge you for ending your contract early.

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Red Cross Continues Tornado Relief

The American Red Cross has spent a lot of time in just the last few weeks statewide helping people and property recover from mother nature's wrath, from tornadoes to flooding.

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Making headlines this week

A look at some of the week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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NETFLIX: Watch it before it’s gone

Here's a look at some of the titles that will only be around until Aug. 1 - meaning this is your last weekend to binge!

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Springfield Park District to Upgrade Penguin House

The Springfield Park District is in the early stages of what could be an important upgrade for Henson-Robinson Zoo.

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WATCH: What happens when these ducks cross the road is no joke

A real-life game of "Frogger" played out on a Minnesota highway.

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Congress Could Consider Export Import Bank This Week

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Illinois businesses, particularly manufacturers, are hopeful Congress will re-authorize the Export-Import Bank this week.

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Regional Planning Commission Faces Funding Challenges

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The commission has lost both state and federal funding.

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Background Checks Now Required of Student Teachers

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Background checks are now required of all student teachers.

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Mitsubishi to Work with UAW on Selling Normal Plant

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Mitsubishi Motors and the United Auto Workers say they will work together to look for a buyer for the central Illinois plant the company plans to close.

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Tourism Increases in Illinois

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Illinois tourism officials say the state saw a 3.5 percent increase in visitors during 2014.