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Arrest Made in Sunday Shooting

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A man accused of shooting a Springfield man late Sunday night has turned himself in.

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House Votes to Cancel Legislator Pay Raises

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The pay-raise issue has become a flashpoint in the budget stalemate.

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Below Average Rainfall Not Enough to Save Some Crops

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The rain let up, but it's too late to save some of Illinois' crops.

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No Gaming Revenues for Cities Without State Budget

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Gov. Bruce Rauner's office says the state doesn't have the authority to distribute video gambling profits to municipalities across the state.

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Studying Ways to Trim the Prison Population

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Governor's goal: cut by 25 percent in ten years

Lifestyle

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The Internet is no substitute for a doctor

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Online symptom checkers often misdiagnose problems, encouraging people to seek care for minor issues that don’t need immediate attention or incorrectly telling people with true emergencies that treatment can wait.

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How to get money back on your favorite things

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Here's how to make finding deals on your favorite things - everything from tech and clothes to travel - a snap.

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Rest up! Sleep, exercise may ward off Alzheimer’s, researchers say

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New research suggests poor sleep and a lack of exercise may increase the risk of the disease, and make coping with it difficult after it has taken hold.

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Time really is flying by

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This interactive timeline shows why each passing year seems to go by faster than the last.

Weird

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These Jimmy John’s thieves are real-life ‘ham burglars’

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Two crooks made off with more than just cold, hard cash.

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Creepy clown spotted in Chicago cemetery in dead of night

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Police say they don't know who this person dressed up like a clown is - or why they'd scale a cemetery fence and trespass in the dark of night - but it was all caught on tape.

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Streets closed as police hunt #MKELion

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Police closed off streets near a park in north Milwaukee on Saturday night after reports of a "lion-like animal," which came days after people said they had a seen a lion prowling city streets.

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No one puts Dairy Queen in a corner

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There's a D-Q that won't be K-O'd by company H-Q.

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Pot spaghetti is high on the menu

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Any Italian will tell you: pasta is healthy and makes you feel good. But what about spaghetti made from cannabis?

News

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Tom Cruise takes on Jimmy Fallon in latest lip-sync battle

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The Weeknd, the Righteous Brothers, and Meat Loaf are among the artists to get reinterpreted in this battle between "The Tonight Show" host and the "Mission Impossible" star.

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WATCH: Ohio State football players ‘dummy’ prank

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This Nike uniform "mannequin" did a better job bringing quarterback Cardale Jones to the ground than any Oregon player.

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Mariah Carey to receive star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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The superstar will cement her place in pop history by unveiling her own star next week.

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Orangutan is a big fan of this mom-to-be

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This pregnant woman's trip to the zoo was a one-of-a-kind experience.

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Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert’s divorce under scrutiny

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Oklahoma attorneys are questioning whether a judge has violated state law by sealing the court documents related to the divorce of the country superstars.

What's Happening

Illinois State Fair Truck & Tractor Pulls

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Text to win Tractor Pull tickets with adult admission into the Illinois State Fair!

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

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Register NOW for the Making Strides of Springfield on Saturday, October 3rd!

Animal Protective League

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Check out APL’s Pet of the Week!

Movies and Music in the Park

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Get a fill list of music and movies that will be playing at a park near you!

Closings & Delays

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Get the latest closing/delay info HERE!