Classes resume Friday
The Highland teachers union and school board were set to meet Thursday to hammer out a three-year contract agreement that could end an ongoing teacher strike.
Strike continues, as Sunday’s vote on tentative agreement wasn’t even close.
Teachers in a southwestern Illinois’ Highland School District went on strike Thursday, shutting down the schools as part of a labor dispute.
A teenager has died following a single-vehicle crash Friday evening in rural Highland.
Michigan man admits holding up Bradford National Bank worker.
Medical examiner’s report released on Gregory Holthaus case
“We’ve had some complaints come in,” Highland Police Chief Terry Bell says. “We’ve also had some people praise us for looking out for the kids.”
Christopher Horton, 22, of Highland entered pleas to five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor and one count of attempted sexual exploitation of a minor.
The decisions by some legal officials in Illinois come in the wake of a U.S. Court of Appeals decision that requires Illinois lawmakers to create concealed-carry legislation awaiting Gov. Quinn’s signature.