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Will County I-55 Crashes Kill Five

Illinois State Police are reporting five people were killed in accidents involving trucks and autos on Interstate 55 south of Chicago in Will County.

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in Election 2014, Local

Appellate Court Will Hear Term Limits Appeal

An Illinois appellate court has agreed to hear an expedited appeal of a ruling that banned a question on term limits from the November ballot.

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in National, World

Bodies leave Ukraine MH17 crash site

A train carrying the remains of victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over Ukraine left the site on Monday.

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‘Iron Man’ Robert Downey Jr. Hollywood’s highest-paid actor

The 49-year-old star is the highest-paid actor for the second consecutive year, raking in an estimated $75 million.

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in National

Obama signs order barring federal discrimination against gays

President Barack Obama signed an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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in National

Friend of accused Boston bomber guilty of obstruction

A jury found a friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber guilty of obstructing the investigation into the deadly blasts.

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in Local

Human Remains Found in Rochester

An investigation has begun into human remains found over the weekend.

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in Sports

Chicago Cubs sue fake team mascots accused of hustling fans

The Chicago Cubs are suing two men accused of posing in bear costumes and lurking around Wrigley Field, hustling fans for tips.

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in Local

West Nile Not Prevalent This Year… Yet

Illinois’ summer has been, for the most part, too moist and cool for the sort of mosquitoes which carry the West Nile virus.

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in Music

Lynyrd Skynyrd song to greet Alabama tourists

The famous song was recorded in Georgia but that won't stop the state from welcoming motorists to "Sweet Home Alabama."

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in National

45 years after Apollo landing, U.S. debates next lunar step

Forty-five years after the first Apollo lunar landing, the U.S. remains divided about the moon's role in future human space exploration.

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in National

More than 1M comments on net neutrality debate so far

The FCC will continue collecting comments, made in response to these first submissions, until Sept. 10.

In this March 19, 2013, file photo, singer Justin Bieber performs during a concert at Bercy Arena in Paris. Bieber is apologizing after a years-old video surfaced showing the then-teenager telling a racist joke with the N-word. In a statement Sunday, June 1, 2014, to The Associated Press, Bieber said when he was a kid he didn't realize how certain words could hurt.

in Weird

Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus get ‘blown up’ in disco demolition

The music of the Biebs was blown up as part of a minor league baseball promotion.

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in Entertainment

Neil Patrick Harris lands ‘American Horror Story’ spinoff role

The "How I Met Your Mother" actor wants to guest star in the upcoming spinoff, "Freak Show."

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in Lifestyle

Amazon wants to replace your library card

The company has rolled out a new subscription service that allows unlimited access to thousands of e-books and audiobooks.

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in Sports

Red Wings reveal plans for new home

The Detroit Red Wings revealed plans for a new home on Sunday as part of a re-energizing of the Motor City's downtown core.

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in Sports

Clippers’ future on line as probate trial resumes

The trial over the $2 billion proposed sale of the NBA team resumes today.

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in Local

An Incentive to Hire Construction Trainees

Employ Illinois gives $15 an hour to contractors

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in Music, Sports

Bon Jovi wants to buy the Buffalo Bills

The rocker wants to add NFL team owner to his resumé.

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Gunman Prompts Lockdown of Rural Springfield Mobile Home Park

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Sangamon County Sheriff's Deputies say a lockdown at the Lincoln Place Mobile Home park in unincorporated Springfield near Riverton has ended.

in Local

State Appellate Court Rules for FutureGen

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A state appellate court handed the FutureGen Alliance a big victory Tuesday.

in Local

Quinn to Public: Slow Down on the Roads

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A crash that killed four people on I-55 has the governor talking about highway safety

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Arizona Man Charged in Half-Brother’s Death

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An Arizona man is charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of his half-brother from Petersburg.

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Springfield AT&T Layoffs Total 188

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AT&T plans to close the Springfield call center and cut 188 jobs starting August 3.