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in Weird

Dallas man arrested after ill-fated casket prank

A man suspected of stealing a casket to play a prank on his sister by making her think he had dug up their dead father was arrested.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 2

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

in Local

Quinn Accuses Rauner of Not Hiring Enough Minorities

Both trying to make inroads in minority communties

Lincoln Presidential Museum

in Local

Library Turf War Continues

Major donors threaten to withhold donations unless the feuding stops

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in Local

Woman Dies in Route 29 Crash Near Edinburg

Illinois State Police say a van over corrected after swerving off the roadway.

Jeff Parsons appears defiant as he walks out of federal court in Springfield July 10, 2014

in Local

Attorney Wants Parsons to Pay $1.2 Million Now, $100,000 Monthly

An attorney representing former THR and Associates employees and creditors wants Jeff Parsons to pony up -- immediately.

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in National

U.S. Secret Service directior resigns

Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House.

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in Sports, Viral Videos

John Oliver explains English soccer

The "Last Week Tonight" host explains the class system of English soccer to David Letterman.

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in Local

Fake IDs are Easy to Get

Fake IDs and driver’s licenses are the scourge of the Illinois secretary of state’s office

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in National

Rhode Island child with Enterovirus dies

A child hospitalized for less than 24 hours with Enterovirus D68 has died from the bacterial infection.

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in Local

Hope Institute Places CEO on Interim Leave

DCFS investigates abuse allegations

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in National

U.S. experts hunt for Ebola exposure after first case

Experts are monitoring "a handful" of people potentially exposed through physical contact with the first patient diagnosed with the deadly virus in the U.S.

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in Entertainment, Weird

Jimmy Kimmel is the Internet’s most dangerous man

Searching for the late-night comedian may be hazardous to your hard drive.

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in Sports

Tiger Woods to open restaurant

Tiger Woods is trying out some new courses.

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in Entertainment

‘Rush Hour’ could be headed to the small screen

The series will reportedly follow the style of the movies.

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in Weird

‘Caffeinated’ underwear don’t pack a punch

Shapewear that promised to help you slim down was a sham.

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in Sports

McIlroy wins PGA Tour player of the year

The award was announced on Wednesday and surprised no one.

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in Election 2014, Local

Oberweis Courts Black Vote

"Pastor on the roof" backs Republican

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in Entertainment

‘Twilight’ saga returning with short films

The blockbuster vampire franchise is set to return, this time in a short film format.

Recent Headlines

in Election 2014, Local

UI Labs: Who Gets the Credit?

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

Rauner: "The idea was mine." Quinn spokeswoman: Arrogant.

in Local

Benedictine University Holds Q/A For Soon-to-be Former Students

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University officials say traditional program has more than 500 students

in Local

Illini Basketball Coming to Springfield’s PCCC in 2015

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The move is being made due to construction at the State Farm Center.

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Minimum Wage Hike Supporters Take Credit for Early Voting Spike

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Early voting is up in Illinois over the last mid-term election, and a group supporting the minimum wage increase is claiming some of the credit.