Tag : illinois

'Missing' Illinois Toddler Found Dead At Home; 16-Month-Old's Cause Of Death Listed 'Suspicious'

Issues  28 April '17

'Missing' Illinois Toddler Found Dead At Home; 16-Month-Old's Cause Of Death Listed 'Suspicious'

Semaj Crosby played along with the kids on their lawn before she wandered off while adults repaired a car. 30 hours later, authorities found her dead in her own home.

Chicago Shooting Takes Toddler's Life

Toddler  15 February '17

When Will Gun Violence In Chicago Stop? 2-Year-Old Dies In Incident Captured On Facebook Live

A 2-year-old boy was killed in Chicago and the incident was captured on Facebook.

Illinois Governor Bruce Raunder

School  15 February '17

Illinois Governor, State Education Officials Sued By Chicago Public Schools For 'Discriminatory' Funding

Chicago Public Schools sued Illinois over what they believe is discriminatory funding.

The Royal Melbourne Show 2014

Body  15 August '16

Children Living On Farms In Midwest America Face Death And Agriculture-Related Injuries & Accidents

Children on farms often perform basic farm chores like feeding the cows and cleaning manure. Sometimes, however, they get involved in incidents that could end up in death.

Activists Rally In Front Of U.S. Supreme Court

School  12 June '16

Multiple US States Get Educational Budget Cuts, Spark Protests

A number of states in the United States are getting their educational budgets cut, which could spell the end for multiple teaching positions and even schools themselves.

World's Top Video Game Players Compete At World Cyber Games

Behavior  31 May '16

Teenagers Are Spending Thousands Of Dollars To Gamble On Counter-Strike

Real and shocking amounts of money are being spent on online gambling. Teens spend nearly $2,000 to bet on virtual weapons on "Counter-Strike: Global Offensive."

California Embryo Bank Provides Donated Eggs For Stem Cell Research

Pregnancy  26 May '16

Couple Announces IVF Pregnancy After Three Miscarriages And More Than 100 Hormonal Injections

Tyler and Macy Rodeffer struggled for four long years before they finally got pregnant. Macy recently shared the emotional rollercoaster that they both had to go through in the past years.

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Sentenced In Bank Reporting Case

School  29 April '16

Former US House Speaker Dennis Hastert Sentenced For Sexually Molesting Four Boys & Offering One Of Them Hush Money To Stay Quiet

Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert was charged for illegal bank transactions conducted between 2010 and 2014. The banking fraud was done to cover up his sexual molestation of four boys in the 1970s.

UNDATED FILE PHOTO Aventis Pasteur Donates

Medicine  22 April '16

Elizabethkingia Outbreak 2016: 5 Important Things To Know About This Rare Bacterial Illness That Plagues Wisconsin

Illinois health officials recently announced 10 new cases of infection from Elizabethkingia. This rare bacterial illness was first found in Wisconsin.

Health Authorities Seek Clues To EHEC Outbreak

Health/Nutrition  15 April '16

Puzzling Bacterial Infection Confirmed in Illinois, Claims Another Life

The mysterious bacteria which have killed more than 20 people in the United States continue to spread to other states.

Farmland Tapped For Oil In The Midwest

News  30 March '16

School Districts Need Funds For Agriculture Education

Illinois governor Bruce Rauner wants the budget on ag programs cut and if approved, this would take effect during the 2017 school year.

Pupils Make The Grade At Private Schools

News  28 March '16

Hip-hop as Teaching Method? Educator From Illinois Qualified As This Year’s Global Teacher Prize

A 51-year-old teacher from Effingham High School in Illinois named Joe Fatheree has begun experimenting with different teaching styles to approach his students better. He eventually modernized his teaching by using hip-hop music and modern technologies to catch his student’s attention.

Brooke Shields Testifies At Post-Partum Depression Hearing

Health/Nutrition  25 March '16

Too Much Oxytocin During Pregnancy Linked To Postpartum Depression Risk

A team cientists in Illinois have found a connection between oxytocin levels in pregnant women and their risk for postpartum depression.

A businessman is preparing to reset clocks for Daylight Saving Time.

News  15 March '16

Why States are Looking Into Abolishing Daylight Saving Time

Here's the reason why there are states that would like to get rid of Daylight Saving Time.

Making Picky Eater Eat Healthy

Health/Nutrition  20 February '16

Listeria Definition, Signs & Treatment: Dole Salad Recalled After a Possible Outbreak Caused 1 Death, Sickened 12

Listeria outbreak traced to Dole Facility.

Chipotle Mexican Grill

Health/Nutrition  24 December '15

Chipotle E. Coli Outbreak News Update: Another Five Cases Recorded, Infected With Different Strain; Fast Food Chain To Close More Branches?

The new cases were identified in Oklahoma, Kansas and North Dakota.

Russians Mourn Victims of Moscow Bombings

Family Life  16 December '15

Parents Separation, Divorce Harder on Girls: Report

A new study revealed that family breakup is harder on girls.

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