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Mizzou, Illinois revive football series for 2026-29

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Racing rally to sink Toulon, Stade edge Oyonnax

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5 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings

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5 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings


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Notre Dame Edges Navy 24-17

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Mosque Brings Politicians, The Curious To Wheaton

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Boyfriend charged in connection with murdered Mokena bartender

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Stranger Approached Kids At Bus Stops, Offered Rides, Sheriff Says

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Woman Charged With Using Flamethrower To Set Car On Fire; Reporting It Stolen
CHICAGO (CBS) — A 47-year-old woman faces arson charges after police say she set her car on fire with a flamethrower two weeks ago, and then falsely reported the car stolen. Barrington police said Julie Gagne, of the 500 block of South Summit Street, has been charged with one felony count of arson, and one count of filing a false police report   Read More ...
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Deere's shares surge after earnings beat estimates
(Reuters) - Deere & Co’s () shares surged on Wednesday after the equipment maker beat quarterly earnings estimates and predicted further improvements in the coming year, amid strong sales in South America and higher demand in the United States and Canada. The Moline, Illinois-based company forecast net sales for fiscal 2018 to jump 19 percent, translating into sales of $35.39 billion, and earnings to rise to about $2   Read More ...
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Illinois Fire Marshal Offers Safety Tips For Thanksgiving
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois state fire marshal is urging people to be safe in the kitchen this week as Thanksgiving is the peak day for when the most home cooking fires occur. In 2015, fire departments nationwide responded to over 1,700 home cooking fires on Thanksgiving. That’s according to the National Fire Protection Association. Fire Marshal Matt Perez suggests staying at home when the turkey is cooking and to check on it often   Read More ...
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What Does Net Neutrality Rollback Mean For You?
CBS Local — The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced that it plans to roll back regulations on internet service providers that govern how major companies distribute online access. The dismantling of net neutrality rules is seen as a major shift from Obama-era policies designed to treat all websites and content equally. “Under my proposal, the federal government will stop micromanaging the internet,” FCC chairman Ajit Pai said in a statement released Tuesday   Read More ...
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CTA Holiday Train, Bus Schedule Details
CHICAGO (CBS) — The CTA is back in the holiday spirit with its decked out holiday train and bus. The trick is figuring out when to catch it. The transit agency hasn’t determined exact times for each day, yet. So riders will have to keep checking the CTA website for specific times, but here is a list of dates and which trains and buses will be designated as the holiday ride   Read More ...
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$1M Winning Mega Millions Ticket Bought In Loop Still Unclaimed
CHICAGO (CBS) — A winning Mega Millions ticket bought Tuesday in the Loop and worth $1 million is still unclaimed. The Quick Pick ticket was bought at INS Market, 225 N. Michigan, and matched all five numbers – 03, 07, 22, 27 and 50, according to the Illinois Lottery. The winner was urged to sign the back of the ticket and keep it in a safe place until they visit one of the Lottery’s five Prize Centers in Chicago, Des Plaines, Rockford, Springfield or Fairview Heights, Lottery officials said   Read More ...
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Free Rides Available Wednesday On Navy Pier's Ferris Wheel
CHICAGO (AP) — Officials are offering free rides on Wednesday on a 200-foot Chicago Ferris wheel. Riders have to sign up ahead of time for rides on the Centennial Wheel at Navy Pier. They’ll be offered on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Organizers say the wheel has enclosed and temperature-controlled gondolas with entertainment systems. The Centennial Wheel opened last year   Read More ...
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Re-cloning of first cloned dog deemed successful thus far
(Phys.org)—A team of researchers with Seoul National University, Michigan State University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has re-cloned the first dog to be cloned. In their paper published in the journal Scientific Reports, the group describes duplicating the clone and offers an update on how the dogs are doing. Back in 2005, researchers at Seoul National University reported that they had cloned an Afghan hound, the first dog to be cloned   Read More ...
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Fatal accident shuts down I-55 near Hamel IL
HAMEL. IL – The Illinois State Police and first responders have shut down southbound I-55 near Hamel Illinois after a fatal multi-vehicle accident. The accident has taken the life of 2 people, and caused multiple serious injuries. Authorities have called in additional EMS units for a mass casualty event. Medical helicopters are landing near the accident to airlift victims to area hospitals   Read More ...
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Eagles coming to TD Garden in Boston on arena tour
The Eagles have announced plans for a series of shows in 2018 which will feature Vince Gill and Deacon Frey to anchor the void left by the passing of Glen Frey. The announcement of the initial tour dates for 2018, beginning March 14 in Chicago, Illinois through July 28 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, include a concert at the TD Garden in Boston on July 20   Read More ...
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The Latest: Victims of rural Illinois fire identified
DIXON, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on a house fire that killed six people in rural northern Illinois (all times local): Authorities in northern Illinois have identified the victims of an early morning house fire that left two adults and four children from one family dead. The Ogle County Sheriff's Department identified the victims as 39-year-old Timothy Shaw, 37-year-old Melissa Shaw, 17-year-old Ethan Shaw, 15-year-old LeAnne Shaw, 12-year-old Hailey Shaw and 11-year-old Dylan Shaw   Read More ...
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The Latest: Victims of rural Illinois fire identified
DIXON, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on a house fire that killed six people in rural northern Illinois (all times local): Authorities in northern Illinois have identified the victims of an early morning house fire that left two adults and four children from one family dead. The Ogle County Sheriff's Department identified the victims as 39-year-old Timothy Shaw, 37-year-old Melissa Shaw, 17-year-old Ethan Shaw, 15-year-old LeAnne Shaw, 12-year-old Hailey Shaw and 11-year-old Dylan Shaw   Read More ...
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John Hall, director of AP's State Photo Center, dies at 74
WASHINGTON – John Hall, who ended a 41-year journalism career as director of The Associated Press' State Photo Center, has died. He was 74. Hall died Saturday at his home in Quincy, Illinois, said his widow, Marion. A cause of death was not provided. Hall worked at Texas, Oregon and Florida newspapers before he joined the AP's Washington bureau in April 2001 as assistant chief of bureau for photos   Read More ...
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Two Carjackers In Custody After Police Chase In The Loop
CHICAGO (CBS) — Two carjackers are in custody after they led police on a chase Tuesday afternoon in the Loop. The carjacking occurred Sunday in the West Pullman neighborhood. A 57-year-old woman was leaving Progressive Baptist Church when a man threatened to shoot her if she didn’t give up her car, a 2010 Chrysler. Late Tuesday morning, Chicago Police spotted the stolen car near Polk and St   Read More ...
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John Hall, director of AP's State Photo Center, dies at 74
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Hall, whose 41-year career in journalism ended as director of The Associated Press' State Photo Center, has died. He was 74. Hall's widow, Marion, says he died Saturday at his home in Quincy, Illinois. A cause of death was not reported. Hall worked at newspapers in Texas, Oregon and Florida before he joined the AP's Washington bureau in April 2001 as assistant chief of bureau for photos   Read More ...
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John Hall, director of AP's State Photo Center, dies at 74
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Hall, whose 41-year career in journalism ended as director of The Associated Press' State Photo Center, has died. He was 74. Hall's widow, Marion, says he died Saturday at his home in Quincy, Illinois. A cause of death was not reported. Hall worked at newspapers in Texas, Oregon and Florida before he joined the AP's Washington bureau in April 2001 as assistant chief of bureau for photos   Read More ...
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John Hall, director of AP's State Photo Center, dies at 74
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Hall, whose 41-year career in journalism ended as director of The Associated Press' State Photo Center, has died. He was 74. Hall's widow, Marion, says he died Saturday at his home in Quincy, Illinois. A cause of death was not reported. Hall worked at newspapers in Texas, Oregon and Florida before he joined the AP's Washington bureau in April 2001 as assistant chief of bureau for photos   Read More ...
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John Hall, director of AP's State Photo Center, dies at 74
WASHINGTON (AP) - John Hall, whose 41-year career in journalism ended as director of The Associated Press' State Photo Center, has died. He was 74. Hall's widow, Marion, says he died Saturday at his home in Quincy, Illinois. A cause of death was not reported. Hall worked at newspapers in Texas, Oregon and Florida before he joined the AP's Washington bureau in April 2001 as assistant chief of bureau for photos   Read More ...
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U.S. Christmas Tree Shortage May Cause Price Hike This Year
CBS Local — Americans getting ready to pick out the perfect Christmas tree may want to bring a little extra cash with them this year. A shortage of local trees in several U.S. states is likely to make prices rise and the window to find a good tree much smaller. According to reports, tree farms in North Carolina and Oregon have been hit the hardest by the nationwide shortfall this year   Read More ...
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4 children, 2 adults killed in rural northern Illinois fire
DIXON, Ill. - Four children and two adults, all members of the same family, died in a house fire early Tuesday in rural northern Illinois, Ogle County Sheriff Brian VanVinkle said. Police received a 911 call just after midnight Tuesday reporting smoke in the basement of a home outside Dixon in the unincorporated community of Lost Nation, the sheriff's department said   Read More ...
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4 children, 2 adults killed in rural northern Illinois fire
DIXON, Ill. – Four children and two adults from the same family died in a house fire early Tuesday in rural northern Illinois, according to the local sheriff. Authorities received a 911 call just after midnight reporting smoke in the basement of a home outside Dixon in the unincorporated community of Lost Nation, according to the Ogle County Sheriff's Office. Firefighters arrived to find the home "fully engulfed" in the blaze   Read More ...
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4 children, 2 adults killed in rural northern Illinois fire
DIXON, Ill. (AP) — Four children and two adults from the same family died in a house fire early Tuesday in rural northern Illinois, according to the local sheriff. Authorities received a 911 call just after midnight reporting smoke in the basement of a home outside Dixon in the unincorporated community of Lost Nation, according to the Ogle County Sheriff's Office   Read More ...
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McDonald's Built a Replica of Its First Restaurant as a Museum. Now It's Tearing It Down
The McDonald’s No. 1 Store Museum in Des Plaines, Illinois, which opened back in 1985 as a full-scale replica of Ray Kroc’s first franchise restaurant, will be torn down next month. McDonald’s announced that the once popular tourist attraction will be demolished next month after excessive floods over the years left officials having to close off public access to the attraction   Read More ...
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The Latest: 4 children, 2 adults dead in rural Illinois fire
DIXON, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on a house fire that killed six people in rural northern Illinois (all times local): Authorities say two adults and four children have died after an early morning house fire in rural northern Illinois. Ogle County Sheriff Brian VanVinkle says the victims of the Tuesday morning blaze are all members of one family. He says autopsies are planned and authorities didn't immediately know the ages of the children   Read More ...
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6 killed in Illinois house fire
DIXON, Ill. -- Six people were found dead in a house early Tuesday in rural northern Illinois, the Ogle County Sheriff's Office said in a news release . Police received a 911 call from the home just after midnight Tuesday from a home outside Dixon in the unincorporated community of Lost Nation, the sheriff's department said. CBS News affiliate WIFR-TV reports the call came in as a report of smoke in the basement   Read More ...
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City Council To Vote On Mayor Emanuel’s 2018 Budget Plan
CHICAGO (CBS) — Living in Chicago is about to become more expensive, as the City Council prepares for a final vote on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s budget plan for 2018, which will increase a number of taxes. While the tax hikes won’t be as significant as in prior years, the city will boost taxes and fees in several areas. The budget would increase the city’s 911 phone tax from $3   Read More ...
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The Latest: 6 dead in rural northern Illinois house fire
DIXON, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on a house fire that killed six people in rural northern Illinois (all times local): A firefighter says a house where six people were found dead was fully engulfed in flames when his crew arrived at the scene. Captain Isaac Dimmig of the Dixon Rural Fire Department says there was no way that firefighters could enter the house when they arrived shortly after midnight on Tuesday because by that point the entire house was consumed by flames   Read More ...
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In Illinois, a looming battle over the bankrupting 'Blue Model' | George F. Will
By George F. Will. "Not without thy wondrous story, Illinois, Illinois,Can be writ the nation's glory, Illinois, Illinois." -- official state song. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- This state's story, which lately has been depressing, soon will acquire a riveting new chapter. In 2018 Illinois will have the nation's most important, expensive and strange election. Its importance derives from this fact: Self-government has failed in the nation's currently fifth-most populous state (Pennsylvania soon will pass it)   Read More ...
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The Latest: 6 dead in rural northern Illinois house fire
DIXON, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on a house fire that killed six people in rural northern Illinois (all times local): A firefighter says a house where six people were found dead was fully engulfed in flames when his crew arrived at the scene. Captain Isaac Dimmig of the Dixon Rural Fire Department says there was no way that firefighters could enter the house when they arrived shortly after midnight on Tuesday because by that point the entire house was consumed by flames   Read More ...
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Illinois prison guard gets 4 months for assaulting inmate
BENTON, Ill. (AP) _ A former Illinois correctional officer received a four-month prison sentence for choking, punching and kneeing a handcuffed prisoner in 2016. Dustin A. Fleming of DuQuoin pleaded guilty in July to depriving the inmate of his rights under color of law and was subsequently fired. The inmate, Martell Franklin, and Fleming were at the Pinckneyville Correctional Center when the incident occurred   Read More ...
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6 dead in rural northern Illinois house fire
DIXON, Ill. (AP) — A county sheriff says six people have died in a house fire in rural northern Illinois. The Ogle County Sheriff's Department says police received a 911 call just after midnight Tuesday reporting smoke in the basement of a home outside Dixon. Sheriff's officials say firefighters arrived to discover a "fully engulfed" residential structure fire. Authorities say all six occupants of the residence died in the fire   Read More ...
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6 killed in Northern Illinois house fire, sheriff says
A county sheriff says six people have died in a house fire in rural northern Illinois. The Ogle County Sheriff's Department says police received a 911 call just after midnight Tuesday reporting smoke in the basement of a home outside Dixon. Sheriff's officials say firefighters arrived to discover a "fully engulfed" residential structure fire. Authorities say all six occupants of the residence died in the fire   Read More ...
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6 dead in rural northern Illinois house fire
DIXON, Ill. (AP) — A county sheriff says six people have died in a house fire in rural northern Illinois. The Ogle County Sheriff's Department says police received a 911 call just after midnight Tuesday reporting smoke in the basement of a home outside Dixon. Sheriff's officials say firefighters arrived to discover a "fully engulfed" residential structure fire. Authorities say all six occupants of the residence died in the fire   Read More ...
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Illinois DNR to landowners: Do homework before selling trees
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ The state of Illinois is warning people who own forest land to do their homework before agreeing to sell mature forest trees and logs. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says a strong market means landowners stand to receive record-high prices for trees and logs. But some landowners don’t realize that’s the case when someone shows up or posts ads looking to make a deal   Read More ...
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BC-BKC--Eastern Illinois-San Diego St,1st Ld-Writethru
BC-BKC--Eastern Illinois-San Diego St, 1st Ld-Writethru,790 Freshman Mitchell scores 31, SDSU beats E Illinois 94-63 Eds: Updates with new approach. San Diego St. 94, Eastern Illinois 63. Freshman Matt Mitchell scored 26 of his season-high 31 points in the second half, and Malik Pope had 17 points and 11 rebounds to lead San Diego State to a 94-63 victory against Eastern Illinois   Read More ...
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BC-BKC--Eastern Illinois-San Diego St
,329 Freshman Mitchell scores 31, SDSU beats E Illinois 94-63 Eds: APNewsNow. San Diego St. 94, Eastern Illinois 63. Will be updated. Freshman Matt Mitchell scored 26 of his season-high 31 points in the second half, and Malik Pope had 17 points and 11 rebounds to lead San Diego State to a 94-63 victory against Eastern Illinois. Mitchell, a 6-foot-6 forward who was making his third start, went off after halftime, including hitting six 3-pointers   Read More ...
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Freshman Mitchell scores 31, SDSU beats E Illinois 94-63
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Freshman Matt Mitchell scored 26 of his season-high 31 points in the second half, and Malik Pope had 17 points and 11 rebounds to lead San Diego State to a 94-63 victory against Eastern Illinois on Monday night. Mitchell, a 6-foot-6 forward who was making his third start, went off after halftime, including hitting six 3-pointers. He finished with seven 3-pointers and made 10 of 14 shots overall   Read More ...
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Family Sues Six Flags Great America Over 'Fright Fest' Fight
(CBS) — A family who was attacked by a group of young people at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee during “Fright Fest” in September is suing the park for negligence allowing the attack to happen. The Batavia family says Six Flags Great America staff failed to intervene when a group of about 20 young people attacked the 12-year-old boy and his parents at the park on Sept   Read More ...
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Bears TE Zach Miller Returns Home After 23 Days In Hospital
By Chris Emma– It’s finally home, sweet home for Bears tight end Zach Miller, who tweeted on Monday evening that his time in the hospital is over after 23 days. “Freedom!!!! Guess who’s home!?!?” Miller announced. Miller has been recovering from emergency vascular surgery after tearing the polliteal artery in his left leg. He suffered the horrific injury attempting to catch a touchdown during the Bears’ game in New Orleans three weeks ago   Read More ...
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College basketball: Former Madison Memorial athlete Shareef Smith signs with Eastern Illinois
Former Madison Memorial athlete Shareef Smith has signed a National Letter of Intent to play men’s basketball at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois, Eastern Illinois men’s basketball coach Jay Spoonhour announced. Smith signed as the NCAA early signing period came to a close last week, according to an announcement by the school. Smith is entering his second season at Highland Community College in Freeport, Illinois   Read More ...
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