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Crimestoppers Wants Help Solving ATV, Mower Thefts

Sangamon County authorities need help finding those responsible for a series of ATV and zero-turn mower thefts.

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New Law Regarding Police Use of Sexual Assault Kits

A new law extending the statute of limitations on rape kit testing helps the backlog of kits, but it doesn't solve all the issues surrounding sexual assaults.

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WATCH: ‘The Daily Show’ family tree

As Jon Stewart signs off, lets look back at some of most distinguished "The Daily Show" alumni, from their first appearance on the show to the trajectory their careers have taken since departing.

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Meryl Streep finds inner rockstar in ‘Ricki and the Flash’

The Academy Award winning actress plays an aging rockstar who returns home to help her daughter Julie, played by Streep's real-life daughter Mamie Gummer.

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Taking bow for summer, Congress leaves clashes for fall

When lawmakers return, they'll face a fall jam-packed with do-or-die deadlines.

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Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux spark wedding rumors

Did the Hollywood couple secretly marry last night?

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Langfelder Owns Seal Statue

Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder has paid $2,500 to buy a local landmark.

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Dinosaurs, fast cars spur Universal Pictures to world record box office

Universal Pictures has become the first movie studio to gross $5.53 billion worldwide in one year, setting an industry record.

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NHL expansion hopefuls still drawing interest

Las Vegas and Quebec City have advanced to the second of three phases in their bids to land NHL expansion franchises.

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Illinois “Right to Try” Bill Signed

Potentially life-saving drugs which are still in the testing phase will now be made available to certain patients in Illinois.

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Helicopter Crashes in Western Illinois

A helicopter pilot was taken to a Peoria hospital in critical condition after his aircraft crashed into a soybean field.

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Illinois, Missouri Jeep Owners File Lawsuit

Fiat Chrysler has since recalled 1.4 million Jeeps.

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Food was pretty inexpensive last month

Global food prices sank to their lowest in almost six years in July, as sharp drops in the value of dairy products and vegetable oils overwhelmed increases in sugar and cereals.

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Yankees manager Joe Girardi shows off his new app

"Portalball" is a virtual reality sci-fi baseball game you can play on your phone.

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Rauner Slams AFSCME, Calls Union Requests Unreasonable

Negotiations between the governor and the state's largest public employee union are getting hot – and public.

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Businesses can now send you private Facebook messages

Facebook Inc rolled out features Wednesday that enable businesses to privately communicate with customers through messages as part of the social networking company's push to make its Messenger app a stand-alone platform.

In this photo taken Nov. 6, 2014, entertainer Bill Cosby pauses during an interview about the upcoming exhibit, Conversations: African and African-American Artworks in Dialogue, at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art in Washington. The Smithsonian Institution is mounting a major showcase of African-American art and African art together in a new exhibit featuring the extensive art collection of Bill and Camille Cosby. More than 60 rarely seen African-American artworks from the Cosby collection will join 100 pieces of African art at the National Museum of African Art. The exhibit “Conversations: African and African American Artworks in Dialogue,” opens Sunday and will be on view through early 2016.

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Cosby ordered to give deposition in sexual abuse lawsuit

Bill Cosby has been ordered to give a sworn deposition in a lawsuit brought by a woman accusing the comedian of plying her with alcohol and sexually abusing her when she was just 15.

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Police fatally shoot ax-wielding man at Nashville movie theater

A man with a history of mental health issues who wielded an ax and a pellet gun at a Nashville-area movie theater was shot dead by police on Wednesday, authorities said.

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NFL will allow athletic trainers to stop play

The National Football League announced that beginning with this season, a third party athletic trainer will be able to stop play if they spot an injury on the field.

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PREVIEW: 2015 Bridgestone Invitational

John Swantek and Kelly Hawkins take an in-depth look at the 2015 Bridgestone Invitational being held at Firestone Country Club.

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AFSCME: Time to Go Back to the Negotiating Table

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Rauner has said he wouldn't lock out state workers even as contract negotiations continue, but AFSCME spokesperson Anders Lindall doesn't buy it.

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No New Legionnaires Deaths in Quincy

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50 residents sicked, seven fatalities.

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Police Investigate Retirement Community Burglaries

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Break-ins at senior retirement communities.

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Anti-Abortion Groups Target Sen. Mark Kirk

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Anti-abortion protesters repeatedly reference U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's stroke in demanding he switch his position on defunding Planned Parenthood.

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New Springfield Fire Chief a Familiar Face

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Barry Helmerichs has another chance to be Springfield Fire Chief.