DNA from a discarded plastic Baskin-Robbins ice cream spoon led to the arrest of a 59-year-old Livermore man for allegedly sexually assaulting two women in Livermore and Union City in 1997, according to court documents made public on Monday. Gregory Paul Vien was arraigned on Nov. 7 on three counts …Read More »
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MADERA COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) — Students at La Vina Elementary School in Madera County could hardly contain their excitement as they waited for a closer look at what resembles a fancy tour bus. “It’s big and huge and amazing!” said Christopher Barriga, a student at the school. But this “big …Read More »
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Taking children to a live theater show can be intimidating, but the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust makes it easy with shows that travel around the region, are affordable and only an hour long. And they even a series of shows for pre-teens and teenagers. Kristine Sorensen talks with …Read More »
Children are being locked away, alone and terrified, in schools across Illinois. Often, it’s against the law.
ProPublica Illinois is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to get weekly updates about our work. The spaces have gentle names: The reflection room. The cool-down room. The calming room. The quiet room. But shut inside them, in public schools across the state, children as young …Read More »
A uterine cancer diagnosis for Kari Cummings at age 25 meant that she and her husband, Patrick, had to rethink how they would someday build their family. Adoption was the natural choice. First came Caleb in 2007 through domestic infant adoption. The Cummings couple were selected by his birth parents, …Read More »
A jury has convicted a former Wisconsin state trooper of severely physically and mentally abusing her adopted children. Sharon Windey, 55, buried her head in her hands and sobbed as the judge read out that she was guilty of eight counts of felony charges of physical child abuse, causing mental …Read More »
‘She remembers everything’: Parents of girl shot while trick-or-treating recall horrific Halloween night – WLS
CHICAGO (WLS) — The 7-year-old girl who was shot on Halloween night in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood is on the road to recovery. RELATED: Girl, 7, shot while trick-or-treating in Little Village Sticking close to her parents, Gisselle Zamago smiled shyly in her pink unicorn hat and barely uttered a …Read More »
Loi Laing was a teacher and a lawyer for most of her career but always had an interest in technology — she even taught herself to code. But Laing, 42, a self-described “people person,” felt that becoming an engineer would be too isolating. She wanted a tech job where she …Read More »
The Federal Government Collects Data on How Often Schools Seclude Children. The Numbers Don’t Add Up.
This investigation is a collaboration between ProPublica Illinois and the Chicago Tribune. ProPublica Illinois is an independent, nonprofit newsroom that produces investigative journalism with moral force. Sign up for our newsletter to get weekly updates written by our journalists. In fall 2015, Glacier Ridge Elementary School in Crystal Lake first …Read More »
Whether you’re losing hours to mindless scrolling on Instagram, suffering burn-out from too many emails or just sick of being spammed with former schoolmates’ baby photos, QT Hotels Resorts has the answer. QT is now offering to take charge of guests’ devices with the launch of Power Down, the brand‘s …Read More »