AURORA, Ill. (AP) — Nearly 100 organizations are joining together to push Illinois lawmakers to pass a school funding reform proposal in the spring.
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Proposals to tie teacher merit pay to student test scores and alter tenure policies to make it easier to fire bad teachers are among the most recent education ideas being pushed in Illinois by GOP gubernatorial bidder Bruce Rauner.
CHICAGO (AP) — A western Illinois sheriff accused of cyberstalking and threatening a woman he met at a gym resigned from office Thursday and agreed to withdraw from the November ballot, Attorney General Lisa Madigan said.
OTTAWA, Ill. (AP) — A Ladd man has been sentenced to four years in prison after stealing sterling silverware and checks from a man who lay dead in his house for at least a month.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A Missouri man who robbed a Chili’s restaurant with a BB gun has been sentenced to nearly five years in federal prison.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois program to help women become outdoors enthusiasts will celebrate its 20th anniversary this month.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Flags flew at half-staff and ceremonies were held Thursday cross Illinois to commemorate the thirteenth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Prison documents and a family member say a South Carolina man accused of killing his five children and dumping their bodies in Alabama was an ex-convict who went on a crime spree in 2001 in Illinois.