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Chrysler recalls 350K vehicles over ignition switches

Models including the Dodge Charger and the Jeep Grand Cherokee are affected.

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Sherman, Cop Settle Lawsuit

More than 55-thousand dollars to be paid out in settlement

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Slot machine saves gambler from jail

A gambler in Germany has been saved from prison by a one-armed bandit.

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More Traffic Headaches Imminent for I-55 Drivers

Traffic weary Springfield residents have had little reprieve -- first the construction on I-55 southbound, then the bike lanes on Second Street.

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Veteran WCBS-TV New York, Former WTAX Reporter, Dies of Heart Attack

Vetreran broadcast journalist John Slattery, who started his storied career at Illinois radio stations including WTAX, has died at the age of 63.

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Springfield Metro Unemployment Drops

Illinois in August added a fifth consecutive month of across-the-board unemployment declines in its 12 metro areas.

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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder stepping down after contentious term

Holder, 63, was the nation's first black attorney general and has made civil rights a cornerstone of his time in office.

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Illinois Supreme Court to Hear Cigarette Appeal

The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to review a lower court's ruling that reinstated a decade-old $10.1 billion verdict in a class-action lawsuit against Phillip Morris USA.

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WATCH: Kevin Durant plays ‘NBA 2K15′ as LeBron James

He might be on the cover of "NBA 2K15," but the Oklahoma City Thunder star plays the video game as LeBron James.

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The best Apple #Bendgate tweets

There are no holds barred in Apple's bendable iPhone 6 blunder.

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Apple asks users to reinstall iOS 8 after update glitches

Many iPhone 6 users complained about a drop in cell service and problems with apps.

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9/11 illness kills 3 retired firefighters in 1 day

The FDNY says three retired firefighters who worked at ground zero have died on the same day from 9/11-related illnesses.

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Beatles’ ‘Ed Sullivan’ backdrop up for auction

Part of the set from the Beatles' iconic U.S. TV debut is expected to sell for more than a half million.

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South Side Shooting Leaves 17-Year Old Dead

No other information is available as the investigation continues

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Andre 3000: Hendrix biopic doesn’t need music

The film, which opens tomorrow, tells the story of Hendrix before he became a star with all the hits.

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Rosamund Pike used dialogue coach for ‘Gone Girl’ role

The star, who plays Ben Affleck's missing wife in the film adaptation of Gillian Flynn's thriller, had help perfecting her American accent.

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Groundbreaking set for new Detroit hockey arena

Construction on a new 18,000-seat hockey arena and 45-block entertainment complex is set to start in Detroit.

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Teen calls police to break up his own party

A Washington state teen who threw a rowdy party rife with underage drinking and drug use called police to intervene after fights broke out.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports stories you'll be talking about today, Thursday, Sept. 25.

Recent Headlines

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 21

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A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Robin gig has gone to the girls

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The superhero sidekick is set for a sex change in the upcoming "Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice" film.

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Led Zeppelin plagiarism case to be heard in Pa.

2012 Kennedy Center Honorees and members of the band Led Zeppelin, from left, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and Robert Plant chat on the red carpet after arriving at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors Performance and Gala Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at the State Department in Washington.

Led Zeppelin have lost the first round in their plagiarism battle over mega-hit "Stairway to Heaven."