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Where is Aaron Schock? Lawsuit Lawyer Doesn’t Know

An attorney for a campaign donor suing the former Illinois congressman has told a federal judge he can't locate Schock.

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Fire Damages North End Springfield Home

No one was hurt but a vacant home was damaged on Springfield's north end Thursday afternoon.

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Houston Touts Accomplishments in Final State of the City Address

Springfield's outgoing Mayor Mike Houston says he's leaving the city better than he found it four years ago.

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Rauner Admin. to Restore $26 Million in Grant Cuts

Gov. Bruce Rauner's office says an unexpected windfall of revenue from income tax receipts can be thanked.

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Bill Allowing Schools to Share Mental Health Info Advances

Legislation that would allow mental health information of college students to be shared with parents is being considered by the Illinois Senate.

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May 5 declared National Concert Day

The new holiday will celebrate artists, industry leaders, and the teams who produce live music experiences for fans.

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Journey gets their own day

The "Don't Stop Believin'" hitmakers have kicked off a mini residency at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

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Unemployment claims tumble to 15-year low

Consumer spending increased as the number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell.

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NBA: Wiggins reportedly takes top rookie honors

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins played 82 games this season, averaging 16.9 points per game.

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Sangamon Co. Sergeant Dead After Downtown Car Crash

A sergeant with the Sangamon County Sheriff's Department has died after an accident in downtown Springfield early Thursday morning.

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All-girl ’21 Jump Street’ in the works

Sony Pictures executives are expanding the "21 Jump Street" franchise with a female-centric version of the hit buddy cop film.

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Greg Allman moves past biopic death drama in ‘Laid Back’ style

The Allman Brothers rocker will stage the inaugural Laid Back Festival in August.

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Turkey gives new meaning to the term ‘wild’

A Rhode Island woman thought a pipe burst when she returned home to find water pouring from her garage ceiling. But the culprit turned out to be an unusual houseguest.

FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Bono arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A New York City doctor says U2 singer Bono suffered multiple fractures and had to have two surgeries after his weekend bicycle accident. Orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Dean Lorich says Bono underwent a five-hour surgery on his elbow in which three plates and 18 screws were inserted on Sunday night. Bono had another surgery to repair a fracture to his left pinkie on Monday. Lorich says Bono will need therapy but a full recovery is expected.

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Bono struggling with hand injury as tour looms

The Irish rockers are preparing to head out for a world tour, but the singer still can't play guitar.

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Not Enough Science in Illinois, Says US DOE

ISBE to work something out for upcoming school year

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Give Me Liberty, Says Bradley University

Current president Joanne Glasser leaves in a month

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Duff McKagan to release supergroup EP with new book

The tracks will be released on the same day as his new book, "How to Be a Man."

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A Little Good News about the State’s Finances

FY 15 has two months remaining

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar hospitalized with chest pains

The 68-year-old sportsman underwent quadruple bypass surgery earlier this month after he was diagnosed with cardiovascular disease.

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American Pharoah is early Derby favorite

The horse comes into the Derby having won the Arkansas Derby by eight lengths.

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Today in entertainment history: May 6

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A look at some of the entertainment headlines that made history.

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Nikki Sixx swears off Motley Crue songs after retirement

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The rocker says once the band calls it quits you won't hear him perform any of their hits.

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The Who postpone concerts over Daltrey’s health concerns

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Roger Daltrey's doctors have told him he needs to postpone upcoming shows to rest his vocal chords.