After disputes, Dem stars turn their convention positive

Hillary Clinton's campaign sought to squelch a political firestorm over hacked emails that deepened dissent among Bernie Sanders' loyal supporters, turning to some of the party's biggest stars Monday to heal divisions on the Democratic convention's opening night.

Belleville needs to get its housing in order

Belleville’s City Council members seemed oblivious that a full, $60 housing inspection was being conducted on newlyweds. Tenants of the Rob Nora Apartments were oblivious city inspectors found hazards 8 months ago. City’s priorities need inspection.

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Water main break at Frank Scott Parkway and West Main Street in Belleville

Crews were at the scene of a water main break in west Belleville Monday morning. The break was discovered at the intersection of Frank Scott Parkway and West Main Street, near Althoff High School.
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Water main break at Frank Scott Parkway and West Main Street in Belleville 0:53

Water main break at Frank Scott Parkway and West Main Street in Belleville

"Death by papercut": O'Fallon family cares for son with rare disease 2:38

"Death by papercut": O'Fallon family cares for son with rare disease

Mike Mayers talks about his tough start Sunday night 2:25

Mike Mayers talks about his tough start Sunday night

Matt Carpenter takes swings in batting cage Sunday 0:32

Matt Carpenter takes swings in batting cage Sunday