He’s never been a head coach before. But he will try to fix LU-Belleville football.

Lindenwood University Belleville, IL has hired longtime assistant football coach Kevin Turco as its new college football head coach. Turco, who has coached under Lou Holtz and Skip Holtz, becomes the third head football coach in four seasons with the Lynx, a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) program based in southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO.

Feeling pretty sure God did not advocate sex with little girls

Jurors in southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO, put James Lopes behind bars indefinitely for treatment after he said he was a high priest in a church that advocated public sex with prepubescent girls. It is not the first time someone used their version of religion to rationalize their sociopathic behavior.

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Watch two cartoonists draw their versions of the Trump inauguration

If you're a liberal you are checking Toronto real estate listings today, but if you're a Midwestern political cartoonist you are strapping in for a fun ride. McClatchy cartoonists Glenn McCoy, of the Belleville News-Democrat, and Lee Judge, of the Kansas City Star, explain their approaches to the same topic, the Trump inauguration, and let us peek over their shoulders as they draw their cartoons. They occasionally will do the same topic and welcome your suggestions for a shared theme.
Zia Nizami, Todd Feeback McClatchy
Watch two cartoonists draw their versions of the Trump inauguration 2:49

Watch two cartoonists draw their versions of the Trump inauguration

LU-Belleville introduces new head football coach 2:41

LU-Belleville introduces new head football coach

Jury finds James Lopes sexually dangerous 0:53

Jury finds James Lopes sexually dangerous

Teachers rally for education funding 1:25

Teachers rally for education funding