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Prosecutors: Teacher Traded Academic Help For Sex With Student

 (CBS) – A Plainfield Central High School science teacher is accused of sexual misconduct with a 17-year-old student.

On Friday, bond was set at $600,000 for the teacher, Brian D. 161 more words


Hope for Illinois’ Jeopardized Electronics Recycling Programs

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Last week brought a glimmer of hope for Illinois’ electronic waste recycling program. Lauren Leone-Cross reported in the Joliet Herald-News… 400 more words


New trouble for Drew Peterson: He's accused of hiring a hitman to kill his prosecutor

(CNN) — Drew Peterson, the imprisoned former Chicago-area police sergeant found guilty of murdering his ex-wife, was charged Monday on two counts of murder solicitation. 255 more words


Las Vegas Gamer, 19, Arrested For Naperville 'Swatting' Incident

(STMW) – A gamer known online as “Famed God” — who made up a murder to get police to go to an unsuspecting west suburban resident’s home last year — is behind bars in Nevada awaiting extradition. 352 more words


California Measles Outbreak Prompting Lots Of Questions In Chicago Area

CHICAGO (CBS) – In the wake of the measles outbreak in California, county health officials in the Chicago area have been getting a lot of questions this week about the disease, and the vaccine. 411 more words


Will County Pays $126K To Cop Wrongly Accused As ‘Honeybee Killer’

(STMW) — Will County has agreed to pay $126,500 to settle a lawsuit brought by a suburban cop whom the Will County sheriff wrongly accused of being the “Honeybee killer,” the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting. 276 more words


Flood Concerns Have Officials Keeping An Eye On Kankakee River Ice Jams

(CBS) — Ice jams have been forming on bends in the Kankakee River near Wilmington and that’s forcing water near, though not yet over, flood stage, reports WBBM’s John Cody. 161 more words