Fairview Heights Police Department Officer Ben Hester helped recover a lamb that neighbors said had been seen on the loose for up to a month. No one’s claimed the lamb, so Hester took it to his own home.
The statewide student assessment test known as the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers will return next year with a shorter and simpler format, to improve the testing process for both students and educators, according to school officials.
Possession of small amounts of marijuana would be punishable by a fine rather than jail time under legislation approved Thursday by the Illinois Senate. The bill now awaits approval from Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Shiloh man Angel A. Zamarron, 37, of the 200 block of Venus Drive, is on the loose and refusing to turn himself in after beating up his girlfriend while she was holding her one and a half-year-old toddler girl last month, according to Shiloh Police.