Mason's Law: an Illinois proposal resulting from a rural Clifton man's death
The death of a Clifton man on the verge of creating a new Illinois law Drivers who violate right-of-way rules and injure pedestrians in crosswalks in Illinois would receive a one-year suspension of their driver’s license. It’s a developing news story talked about locally before -- in response to an accident that killed an Iroquois County resident Senator Jason Barickman is co-sponsor of House Bill 2383 — referred to as Mason’s Law. The law would require a one-year suspension of a person’s driver’s license if they commit a right-of-way violation at a crosswalk or a crosswalk in a school zone that results in bodily harm or death. The legislation was filed in the House by Lindsay Parkhurst of Kankakee. It’s in response to the death of 24-year-old rural Clifton resident Mason Knorr. He…
Daily Mail story on motive of the attempted murder of David Ortiz 6-10-19
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Students in Quakertown elementary school not immunized for chicken pox cannot return to school
A letter dated May 28, 2019 from BCHD Director Dr. David C. Damsker said that his department “has investigated several cases of varicella/chicken pox occurring in students at Pfaff Elementary School over the past 21 days.”
Celtics host Nickeil Alexander-Walker and Tyler Herro at Tuesday’s loaded draft workout
The Celtics hosted a pair of potential first-round picks and multiple projected second-rounders in their workout on Monday.
Brownsville ISD Set To Name Edinburg’s Gutierrez As Superintendent
Edinburg schools superintendent Rene Gutierrez reportedly is to be named the new superintendent of Brownsville schools. Brownsville school district trustees have called a special meeting this week to name Dr. Gutierrez as the lone finalist for the position. Gutierrez would take over for Dr. Esperanza Zendejas, who after 3-1/2 years as superintendent, reached a separation agreement with the district in February after trustees had placed her on administrative leave. Gutierrez has been the chief of Edinburg schools for 10 years. Posted in
CuriosiD: What is the History of Detroit's Times Square?
The Detroit Times was first published in 1900 under the name Detroit Today. After a few years, it went into receivership, and William Randolph Hearst bought it in 1921. Around that time, the paper’s name was changed to the Detroit Times The newspaper’s building was located at Cass Avenue and Times Square in the city’s downtown. Famed architect Albert Kahn designed the building, which was completed by 1929. Housing the earthshaking printing presses and a rather utilitarian newsroom, the building also had a lavish lobby designed in the Art Deco style, which was popular at the time. Across the street were Times Square Park and Times Square Bar, which was one of several local watering holes frequented by Detroit Times reporters. The paper was bought out by its rival The Detroit News in…
Green Bay Packers legend Bart Starr passes away at 85
The Green Bay Packers announced Sunday that Green Bay Packers legend Bart Starr has passed away at age 85. The Green Bay Packers announced Sunday that Green Bay Packers legend Bart Starr has passed away at age 85.
5 Year Old Kennewick Girl Dies From Accidental Drowning
Tragic news for a Tri-Cities family 5 year old Adalynn Gaddis was found at the bottom of a Finley pool on Sunday the young gir
'Find Me Up North': A Love Letter To Michigan [Video]
WARNING: This video is so beautifully shot and the music is so perfect it may make you cry as you recall long summer days of your youth spent up north.
UPDATE from NWS: ‘Downburst’ near RB Winter State Park, no tornado |
MIFFLINBURG – Lots of damage but no tornado in western Union County Wednesday, so said officials after examining downed trees and wires after strong hit The Valley. It was simply high winds, but not a tornado, that caused heavy damage near RB Winter State Park in the Mifflinburg region Union County EMA Coordinator Michelle Dietrich provided that update to WKOK. She says National Weather Service officials classified the winds as a ‘downburst’ with winds about 80 mph Dietrich says weather service officials did not indicate tornadic activity based on radar and pictures submitted by the county. Therefore, weather service officials will not be coming to the area to survey the damage. According to the Mifflinburg Hose…