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Harrison Ford hurt in plane crash

The "Star Wars" star was seriously injured when his vintage plane crashed shortly after taking off from an L.A. airport.

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Oil Train Derails Near Galena

A BNSF Railway freight train containing 103 cars loaded with crude oil has derailed near Galena.

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Durbin Wants Expansion of Veterans Caregiver Funding

Senator Dick Durbin wants to expand a program that currently provides care to post-9/11 disabled veterans, to disabled veterans of any conflict.

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Unions Sue Over Exec. Order on Fair Share Dues

Illinois labor unions are asking a judge to invalidate Gov. Bruce Rauner's executive order.

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Lawmaker Wants to Revive Illinois Death Penalty

Just four years after capital punishment was taken off the books in Illinois, a state lawmaker says it's time to bring it back.

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Number of Illinois Children in Poverty Holds Steady

The child poverty rate is holding steady in Illinois, but it's holding steady at a rate higher than advocates would like.

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Peeps milk coming to an Easter basket near you

Because why shouldn't milk taste more like marshmallows?

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Plane slides off runway, crashes into fence

A jetliner with 125 passengers aboard slid off the runway during a snowy landing at LaGuardia Airport, smashing into a fence at the edge of Flushing Bay.

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Hall & Oates sue cereal maker

The rockers are not amused by a granola company's clever name for its breakfast food.

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Sanitary District Wants $70m+ in Bonds for Plant Upgrades

The Springfield Metro Sanitary District could need $70 million in bond money to pay for upgrades to the Sugar Creek Treatment Plant

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Police Seek Sangamon Co. Fugitives

Three fugitives who've stolen from a number of Springfield stores are being sought.

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Cornel West Cancels U of I Appearance over Salaita

A prominent civil rights activist and academic has cancelled a speech at the University of Illinois because of the school's decision to rescind a job offer to a Native American studies professor.

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Miley Cyrus isn’t pregnant and she has the ultrasound pic to prove it

The "Wrecking Ball" hitmaker says she is not expecting.

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Supreme Court to hear gay marriage cases in April

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on whether states can ban gay marriage.

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Prosecutors: No charges for NASCAR driver Kurt Busch

Delaware prosecutors will not file criminal charges following allegations of domestic violence by his ex-girlfriend.

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Pharrell says he didn’t copy Marvin Gaye in ‘Blurred Lines’

"Blurred Lines" was 2013's biggest hit and earned more than $16 million in profits.

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2016 Rolex race to be first event at renovated Daytona

Daytona International Speedway will showcase its renovated motorsports stadium next January.

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The elephants are out of the circus

The Ringling Bros. Circus says it will eliminate elephant acts by 2018 amid public concerns.

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‘Uptown Funk’ sung in cartoon voices

What if the cast of "Family Guy" sung the hit single by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars?

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Jurors hear graphic accounts of Boston Marathon bombing

Jurors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial spent the first day of testimony listening to heartbreaking stories.

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Harrison Ford hurt in plane crash

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The "Star Wars" star was seriously injured when his vintage plane crashed shortly after taking off from an L.A. airport.

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Fans warned about fake Drake tickets

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A promoter has reportedly been selling bogus tickets for a tour this spring.

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Peeps milk coming to an Easter basket near you

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Because why shouldn't milk taste more like marshmallows?

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Hall & Oates sue cereal maker

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The rockers are not amused by a granola company's clever name for its breakfast food.

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Iron Maiden’s future depends on Bruce Dickinson’s cancer treatment

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Iron Maiden's manager Rod Smallwood updated fans on the singer's progress.