Concert halls to YouTube: Troy student sings across metro-east

Olivia Gregory’s soprano voice earned her a place in the St. Louis Children’s Choir, a professional group that has performed on national and international tours. That means that after a full day of school, Olivia has attended “music school outside of school,” as much as five hours a week and more during performance weeks for the past three years.

Driven to stop DUIs in Fairview Heights

Fairview Heights Police worked to take 231 drunken drivers off the road in 2015, a significant effort compared to neighboring cities. Thankless job requires lots of paperwork and handling resentful drivers with lowered inhibitions.

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Jaye Tries: Super Go-Karts

These supercharged machines at Gateway Kartplex in Madison are not your mom's go-karts
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Jaye Tries: Super Go-Karts 3:05

Jaye Tries: Super Go-Karts

Belleville storm debris cleanup continues 1:42

Belleville storm debris cleanup continues

Olivia Gregory sings 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow,' plays Ukulele 2:03

Olivia Gregory sings 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow,' plays Ukulele

Jaye tries: Go-kart speed racing 3:34

Jaye tries: Go-kart speed racing