Mattoon Teacher Who Subdued Shooter Named Carnegie HeroA central Illinois teacher has been named a Carnegie hero after subduing a teen who opened fire at Mattoon High School in September 2017.
Student Shot In High School Cafeteria; Teacher Subdues Suspect Police in central Illinois say a teacher subdued a male student who shot and wounded another student in a high school cafeteria.
Burger King Not Allowed In Mattoon, IllinoisWell, that headline's not exactly accurate. The more popular Burger King, home of the Whopper, isn’t allowed within a 20 mile radius of Mattoon, Illinois.
Report: Many Difficulties For Couples In Civil Unions One Year LaterIt has been a year now since same-sex civil unions became legal in Illinois, but the advocacy group Equality Illinois says many couples are not finding that their unions are being treated as equal to marriages.
'Substantial Evidence' That B&Bs Violated Downstate Gay Couple's RightsState officials have found “substantial evidence” that the civil rights of a gay couple downstate were violated by two facilities that refused to host their civil union ceremony.
Men Heartened By Support After Discrimination ClaimA downstate gay couple says since being denied accommodations for their civil union ceremony at two venues, response to their plight has been overwhelming.