Legislation Would Require Illinois Schools to Test for LeadThe new bill applies to schools built before 2000 with Pre-K through 5th grade classes, requiring them to test for lead in kitchen sinks and drinking fountains.
Heart-Stopping Video Shows 2-Year-Old Trying to Save His BrotherThe brother works for 2 minutes to find a way to get a fallen dresser off his twin.
Libraries Kick-Off 'Sensory Story Time' for Kids with AutismCurrent studies show one in every 45 children are diagnosed somewhere on the spectrum.
First Day of Increased Age Requirement to Buy Tobacco in CountyCounty Council said nearly 2,000 deaths were caused by smoking, and 800 kids began smoking in the county last year.
Mizzou Students Urged to Cancel Social Events as Mumps SpreadThe outbreak began in early November with four confirmed cases.
New Section of Arch Grounds Open TodayStarting Tuesday, visitors are invited to explore the new North Gateway section of the park, which is the former site of the old Arch parking garage.
Cam Newton's Thanksgiving Party Will Include 800 KidsThe prep-work for a run-of-the-mill Thanksgiving party is hard enough, but Cam Newton is taking it to the next level.
Cardinals Players Help Kids at Mercy Celebrate HalloweenMatt Adams, Seth Maness, Lance Lynn, Jeremy Hazelbaker and Fredbird visited the hospital Monday morning.
5 Worst Things About Josh Brown's Domestic Violence Abuse CaseAlmost worst than the physical acts of the former St. Louis Rams kicker, are what the NFL and Giants didn't do.
Sheriff Issues Facebook Warning About ClownsSays dressing like a clown and chasing kids could, "End poorly for you."
Illinois Joins State Bans on Judges Routinely Shackling KidsThe rule changes in Illinois stress that the default position by judges should not be to shackle children and that an order to restrain a child defendant can only be issued after a judge determines they pose a threat to himself or herself or to others.
Agency to Illinois Kids: Walk To SchoolAn Illinois agency is encouraging kids to go old school and walk to school.

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