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4 weeks ago in Local

Illinois Woman Gets Prison for Cancer Fraud

An Illinois woman has been sentenced to four years in prison after she admitted to lying about having cancer to defraud thousands of dollars from a fellow churchgoer.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Volunteer Firefighter Charged with Arson

A 20-year-old volunteer firefighter is accused of setting several fires in northern Illinois.

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4 weeks ago in Local

U of I Faculty Union Plans Another Work Action

A faculty union at the University of Illinois' Champaign-Urbana campus that went on a two-day strike last week plans another work action.

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4 weeks ago in Weird

Running a marathon by mistake

A 12-year-old western New York girl wound up running 10 extra miles after she got into the wrong road race.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Jennifer Hudson to star in ‘Hairspray’ live musical

Bosses at NBC are developing the classic '80s flick into their next live TV event.

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4 weeks ago in National

Americans drove a record amount of miles in February

U.S. motor travel surged at a record pace in February as Americans took to the road again after January's historic snowstorms, fueling optimism about gasoline demand as refiners brace for the busy summer driving season.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Angelina Jolie, Emma Stone bringing back classic Disney villains

Jolie is officially returning to star as Maleficent in the sequel to the 2014 film, while Stone is set to portray "101 Dalmatians'" Cruella de Vil in another Disney spin-off, titled "Cruella."

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4 weeks ago in Sports

NHL: Team values vs. odds of winning the Stanley Cup

A look at the likelihood of a team winning the Stanley Cup versus what they are worth.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Gift of Hope = Gift of Life

Springfield teen has changed 60 lives

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Court: Brady must serve 4-game ‘Deflategate’ suspension

The ruling overturns a lower judge and sides with the NFL in a battle with the players union.

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4 weeks ago in National, World

Driven up the wall by Trump, Mexico looks to recast image in U.S.

At first, Mexico's government did its best to ignore Donald Trump. Then it likened him to Adolf Hitler. Now it has appointed a new ambassador to come up with a better plan.

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4 weeks ago in National

Trump poised for East Coast primary wins in test of reorganized team

Donald Trump is poised to extend his lead in the Republican presidential race in a string of East Coast primaries on Tuesday, but a complicated contest in Pennsylvania, the day's biggest prize, will test his recently reorganized campaign.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Woods feels ‘nice and smooth’ after first holes of the year

Tiger Woods played his first stretch of golf holes since last August on Monday at a course opening in Montgomery, Texas to fuel speculations that he could return soon.

Sportscaster and television host Erin Andrews wipes tears as the verdict is read Monday, March 7, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. A jury has awarded Andrews $55 million in her lawsuit against a stalker who bought a hotel room next to her and secretly recorded a nude video, finding that the hotel companies and the stalker shared in the blame. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, Pool)

4 weeks ago in Entertainment, Sports

Sportscaster Erin Andrews settles video stalker case

Television personality Erin Andrews has reached a settlement with the owner and operator of the Nashville hotel where a nude video of her that went viral was secretly recorded, according to media reports.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Protest of OT Rules

Home care workers say their clients resist change

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Pennsylvania court: Cosby sex assault prosecution can move ahead

An appeals court cleared the way for the first and only criminal case against Bill Cosby to proceed, rejecting the comedian's attempt to have the charges thrown out due to a deal he contends was reached with prosecutors a decade ago.

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4 weeks ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, April 26

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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4 weeks ago in Viral Videos

If video game ads were honest

Because if anyone needs real talk, it's gamers.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Crimsons It Is

Jacksonville apparently won't change mascot

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Informant Suggests Drew Peterson Wants to Sell Drugs

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FILE - In this May 8, 2009 file photo, former Bolingbrook, Ill., police sergeant Drew Peterson arrives at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., for his arraignment on charges of first-degree murder in the 2004 death of his third wife Kathleen Savio. On Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, Will County Judge Edward Burmila sentenced Peterson to 38 years in prison for Savio's murder.  (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

Secret recordings between Drew Peterson and an inmate he's accused of trying to enlist to help kill a prosecutor show that the former suburban Chicago police officer discussed selling drugs in Mexico if he gets out of prison.

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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.

4 hours ago in Local

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.

4 hours ago in Local

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.