Metro-east man identified as driver in fatal truck crash

Brian Westerfield, 47, of Freeburg was the tractor-trailer driver who died Wednesday morning in a fiery crash on Interstate 270 in Glen Carbon, Illinois State Police said. Westerfield was driving the truck loaded with sand when the truck abruptly veered to the left while going east on the interstate at mile marker 10. Two other crashes occurred on the highway where traffic was backing up.

Hoping pills prevent violence by veterans

Madison County and the local Veterans Assistance Commission have been locked in a legal battle since the vets’ administrator had a violent PTSD episode. The county is losing in court with more legal action to come, so maybe it is time to talk terms.

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IndyCar is returning to Gateway Motorsports Park

Once popular, but absent since 2003, open wheel race cars are returning to Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, IL. An IndyCar race will be held Aug. 26, 2017, at the race track near downtown St. Louis.
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IndyCar is returning to Gateway Motorsports Park

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Students' mission to grow food for needy gets start from store workers

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