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April 24, 2014 in National

Court orders U.S. to release memo on drones

The U.S. Department of Justice will turn over information about the government's targeted killing of people linked to terrorism.


April 24, 2014 in Music, Entertainment

Blake Shelton laughs off divorce rumors

The country star says he has "never felt a stronger bond" than the one he has with wife Miranda Lambert.


April 24, 2014 in Music, Entertainment

Plans underway for Kim and Kanye’s $160K yacht honeymoon

Jay Z and Beyoncé won't attend the wedding, but they'll make up for it with an incredible gift.


April 24, 2014 in Entertainment

Man accusing ‘X-Men’ director of sex abuse sues more Hollywood execs

A man who suing "X-Men" filmmaker Bryan Singer claiming rape, has named three more Hollywood execs, seeking $10 million in damages.


April 24, 2014 in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, April 22.


April 24, 2014 in Viral Videos

Priest’s surprise

A priest gives a bride and groom the wedding vows of a lifetime.


April 24, 2014 in National

Jurors hear cleric’s praise for 9/11 attacks

In a video of radical Islamic cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri, shown at his trial, he said "everyone was happy" with the 9/11 attacks.


April 24, 2014 in Local

Deadly Pig Virus Spreads

Piglets are killed, farmers are hurting, consumers pay more


April 24, 2014 in Sports

Dodgers star accused of wrongdoing in journey from Cuba to Big Leagues

As young Cuban slugger Yasiel Puig is earning millions on the baseball field but a bizarre story is unfolding in U.S. court documents.


April 24, 2014 in Local

Illinois Corn Is Off to a Slow Start

Cool so far; corn five percent planted


April 24, 2014 in National

10 for today: Tuesday, April 22

A look at the news making headlines today, Tuesday, April 22.

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April 24, 2014 in Local

More Heads in Beds

State's hotel occupancy at highest rate since 2007

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April 24, 2014 in Local

Happy Earth Day!

It should be every day, says the governor


April 24, 2014 in Entertainment, Sports

11 times we wish we could have sat courtside with Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson is almost as good at being a basketball fan as he is an actor. Here's a few times we wish we could have sat courtside at the Lakers with the screen legend.


April 24, 2014 in Local

Assault Alleged at Band Competition

Freeburg, O'Fallon schools sued

juvenile justice

April 24, 2014 in Local

Concerns Remain about Juvenile Justice

Minorities overrepresented, study suggests


April 24, 2014 in Local

Oral History to Celebrate Community Colleges

Fiftieth anniversary


April 24, 2014 in Local

Sen. Murphy Tired of Hyperbole

Suggests agency revenue estimates are unreasonable


April 23, 2014 in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 22

A look back at the Hollywood headlines from days gone by.

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April 23, 2014 in Local

School Board Postpones Vote for New President

With nearly half the school board not in attendance, a vote to replace Springfield District 186 School Board President has been delayed for two weeks

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