Some county teachers turn to crowdfunding to afford classroom tools

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Stroudsburg School Board raceTeacher contract negotiations drove this year's school board elections in the Stroudsburg School District.On one side were incumbents Bruce Stewart, Brad Strasser, Cindy Blake and Richard Pierce on the "Friends of Stroudsburg" ticket. They sought to avoid school property tax increases by controlling employee salaries and health

The Top 12 Stories on for 2017

Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017 (WRDW/WAGT) -- With the final day of the year 2017, we're On Your Side with the top 12 stories that you clicked on and read this year from January 1 to now. 12: Death of Richmond County Sgt. Greg Meagher / Investigation into Xytex incident Richmond County Sergeant Gregory

Former Geneseo High School teacher arrested on sex abuse charges – UPDATED

GENESEO, Ill (KWQC) - UPDATE Dec. 21 - Court documents from the Henry County States Attorney's Office show Farrell is facing eight counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse. The alleged offenses are noted as happening between May and July of 2015. Photo: FARRELL, JAYME From HENRY COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE Each

The 10 Most Bizarre Crimes of 2017

From meth-laced kisses to sexual favors in exchange for food, 2017 had its fair share of bizarre crimes. A new year means a long list of strange crimes, and 2017 didn’t fail to leave people scratching their heads at some of the headlines that made the news. 2017 was filled with a

Top Crime Stories: Law enforcement kept busy with crimes ranging from car chases to murder investigations

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Year’s top stories carry themes of conflict, loss

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These 13 American-Statesman investigations had an impact in 2017

Throughout 2017, Statesman reporters shone a light on scandals, conflicts of interest and plans that government powers tried to keep hidden from the public. Their stories have resulted in the

TOP STORY OF 2017: SEPT. 14 – Three arrested in child cruelty case

“I think they essentially covered up the abuse to protect themselves and their teachers. Hopefully, this brings to light what’s been going on and puts a stop to it. Changes need to be made.” WENDY VICTORA @WendyVnwfdn FORT WALTON BEACH — Eddie Perillo embraced his son with a kiss