Baby monitor gets space mission images

Parents in a Chicago suburb don’t need the news to get an update on NASA’s space mission.  Turns out, all they need is the video on a baby monitor.  Elementary school teacher Natalie Meilinger says one of the channels on her baby monitor has been getting black-and-white video from inside the space shuttle Atlantis.

Teacher files appeal over firing

A Bloomington teacher is appealing her firing for talking to her elementary school class about peace activism.  Deb Mayer is taking her case to the U.S. Supreme court after two earlier appeals against the Monroe County School Corporation were denied.  Mayer said she was fired over complaints from students and parents about her teaching and […]

Teen pleads guilty to Monon robbery

A man who was apparently involved in an October attack on a bicyclist pleaded guilty yesterday.  19-year-old Craig Thomas was one of two suspects to be charged in adult court and will face a 10-year sentence on a robbery charge.  54-year-old Darrell Arthur was attacked by Thomas and another man on the Monon Trail in […]