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Harrison Ford ‘OK’ after plane crash

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

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Today in entertainment history: March 6

Want to hear something shocking? It has been more than 20 years since "The Cosby Show" went off the air.

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

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

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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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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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Kurt Cobain’s childhood home up for sale – again

The Nirvana frontman lived in the home up until he was nine, when his parents separated, and then again from age 16 to 20.

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Buddy Holly plane crash case could be reopened

The National Transportation Safety Board could take another look at the 1959 plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper.

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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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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Ozzy Osbourne to undergo surgery

British musicians Ozzy Osbourne of Black Sabbath, arrives at the Classic Rock Roll of Honour awards 2013 at the Camden Roundhouse in north London, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013.

Ozzy Osbourne has cancelled his upcoming Ozzfiesta event in Mexico to undergo surgery.

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Angelina Jolie crowned world’s top feminist icon

Angelina Jolie arrives at the 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Angelina Jolie and Emma Watson top the list of the world's foremost feminist icons.