PERU — Peru Elementary Schools are back in session Thursday after being closed on Wednesday following the death of a student on Monday. Superintendent Mark Cross said he talked with the Illinois Department of Public Health yesterday, who was able
OTTAWA — Two Chicago men were arrested yesterday following an investigation into heroin sales in La Salle County. Officials with the Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team says agents, along with Ottawa Police, arrested 20-year old Rashad Barksdale and
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois House panel has approved a plan to reduce fees people pay in court toward administrative costs and standardize them across the state. The State Government Administration Committee approved the measure 5-2
BLUE ISLAND, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago teacher has been fired for allegedly bullying a student into standing for the Pledge of Allegiance. Eisenhower High School driver’s education teacher Vince Ziebarth says he was terminated March
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Under legislation inspired by former "Jersey Shore" reality TV star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, no more than $10,000 of state money could go to pay speakers at New Jersey's public universities.
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS led with 70 nominations overall while its daytime drama "The Young and the Restless" led with 25 nods when nominations were announced Wednesday for the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy awards.
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