Mattoon Community School District 2.
Mattoon Community School District 2.
September 21, 2017

Shooting At Mattoon High School; Kultura Festival; Shawnee’s Snake Road; Cubs Corn Maze

On the 21st: We got the latest on the situation at Mattoon High School, where a student opened fire yesterday, injuring another student. Plus, a Filipino food and arts festival in Chicago will showcase Filipino chefs from the Midwest. We also learned about efforts to protect endangered snakes at Shawnee National Forest and take a visit to a corn maze celebrating the Chicago Cubs.


Mattoon High School Logo
Mattoon Community School District 2
September 20, 2017

One Student Injured, Another In Custody, Following Shooting At Mattoon High School

Police have a person in custody, following a shooting Wednesday morning at Mattoon High School, in which one person was injured. A statement posted Wednesday afternoon to the Mattoon school district website said high school officials learned of a shooter at the high school around 11:30 a.m Wednesday morning.


A woman and child rest on cots while waiting at Humacao Arena for the impact of Maria, a Category 4 hurricane that threatened to hit the eastern region of the island.
Carlos Guisti/AP
September 20, 2017

Hurricane Maria Makes Landfall In Puerto Rico

After devastating parts of the Caribbean, Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico Wednesday as a Category 4 hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center. 


People help an injured women in Mexico City during the earthquake on Tuesday.
Emily Green/NPR
September 20, 2017

Powerful Quake Devastates Central Mexico, Leaving More Than 200 Dead

The head of Mexico's civil defense agency has lowered the number of people confirmed dead in Tuesday's earthquake. Luis Felipe Puente now says 217 people were killed. Earlier he said the death toll was 248. He gave no explanation for the revised number.


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