Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan wants suburban and Downstate schools to begin paying for their teachers' retirement benefits. He's called a meeting at the capitol for Thursday with education groups to begin finalizing his plan.
The saying goes, "there's no such thing as free lunch."
When classes resume this fall, NIU administrators say they hope to have to someone new running the campus police department. Plans for a national search were announced Tuesday. The need for a new department leader arose after the university fired Don Grady back in February.
A young woman's desperate cries alerted neighbors Monday to a frightening tale in Cleveland.
As , three young women who had gone missing between 2002 and 2004 were found Monday afternoon inside a home where the shades were said to be always drawn. No one who lives nearby seems to have suspected that there might be kidnap victims inside.