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Prosecutors seek new sentence in Laquan McDonald case

CHICAGO (AP) " Prosecutors on Monday asked Illinois' highest court to review the less than seven year prison sentence for the white Chicago police officer who fatally shot black teenager Laquan McDonald " an unusual move in what was already a rare case.Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul and the...

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Creating a white-water rafting course, an upgraded riverwalk and other outdoor amenities along the Fox River could attract tens of thousands of additional visitors to downtown St. Charles each year, according to a preliminary economic impact analysis.

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5 killed in weekend snowmobile crashes in Wisconsin

MENOMONIE, Wis. — Five people have died in weekend snowmobile crashes in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says the crashes happened Friday and Saturday in Calumet, Dunn, Langlade, Iron and Forest counties. In western Wisconsin, a 28-year-old rural Boyceville man died when...

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Kansas Jayhawks coach Bill Self talks about his team's three best players in its 82-77 overtime victory at TCU on Feb. 11, 2019. … Click to Continue »

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Moving back to Wisteria Lane? Jesse Metcalf would join a Desperate Housewives revival in a heartbeat. The 40-year-old actor exclusively told Us Weekly at the Hallmark Television Critics Association party on Saturday, February 9, that he would “100 percent” sign on to bring back the show....

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Here's a rough estimate for the goals of the nonbinding resolution: $6.6 trillion a year. That's more than three times what the federal government now collects in tax revenue.

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Noah Rubin's second crack at the New York Open ultimately ended up like his first. The 24-year-old from Merrick lost to Jordan Thompson, 6-7 (7), 7-5, 6-1, at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

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NFL Draft 2019: Lions haven’t ruled out selecting quarterback with No. 8 pick, GM says

“If there's a QB out there that we deem could help us this year or in the future, we'll never close the door on that," GM Bob Quinn said.

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William Carrier recorded eight hits in the Golden Knights’ 4-3 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday, tied for fourth-most in his three-year career.

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The tragedy changed the debate on guns, but for the survivors the struggle is more personal

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The tragedy changed the debate on guns, but for the survivors the struggle is more personal

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John Dorsey, who drafted Kareem Hunt in Kansas City, is bringing him to Cleveland—but is the RB worth the many negatives? Also, Eric Reid earned his three-year, $22 million extension from the Panthers, whether or not Jason and Devin McCourty are considering retirement anytime soon and more NFL...

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Actor Harrison Ford offered an emphatic plea on Tuesday for protecting the world's oceans, calling out President Donald Trump and others who "deny or denigrate science." The 76-year-old actor, best … Click to Continue »

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If you think people get up in arms about politics these days, any TV fan will tell you that's nothing when it comes to a shipper poll.Because Valentine's Day is all about love, and no one knows love like shippers, we decided to provide a space for all of you devoted fans to show us just how much you...

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Jennifer Aniston Turns 50! Celeb Friends Wish Her a Happy Birthday

Her golden year is here! Jennifer Aniston turned 50 years old on Monday, February 11. The Dumplin’ star celebrated two days early, on February 9, with a star-studded celebration attended by Reese Witherspoon, Jon Hamm, Kate Hudson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Katy Perry, Chelsea Handler, Robert Downey Jr....

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Texas mom arrested after refusing to treat child's burns, cops say

A smirking, pink-haired Texas mother was arrested over the weekend for refusing medical treatment for her 1-year-old who suffered second-degree burns -- as the mom admitted the baby may have had prior cigarette burns, investigators said. 

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Texas mom arrested after refusing to treat child's burns, cops say

A smirking, pink-haired Texas mother was arrested over the weekend for refusing medical treatment for her 1-year-old who suffered second-degree burns -- as the mom admitted the baby may have had prior cigarette burns, investigators said. 

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Fairfax accuser says ex-Duke player Corey Maggette raped her in college

One of the women accusing Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of rape said she was also sexually assaulted by former NBA player Corey Maggette, according to a report published Monday evening. Meredith Watson told multiple friends years ago that she had been raped by the 14-year NBA veteran and current...

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Free-agent starter Brett Anderson has reached an agreement on a one-year major league contract with the Oakland Athletics, a source familiar with the deal confirmed to ESPN's Jeff Passan.

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A 57-year-old man was behind bars Monday on suspicion of murder in the stabbing death of another man during a fight early Sunday in El Cajon, police said. Michael Anthony Mena, Jr., was being held without bail in the San Diego Central Jail, where he was booked a little before 5 p.m. Sunday, jail...

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