A Clinton County man who left the scene of a pedestrian fatality and tried to have his pickup crushed afterward at a salvage yard will serve six months in jail. An apologetic Jonathon Nast, of Damiansville, pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges stemming from the death of 23-year-old Lana Albert, of Edwardsville.
The developers planning the Hofbrauhaus, hotel and restaurant complex on Illinois 15 want Belleville to more than double their tax incentive package to an estimated $32.36 million because the project’s value has nearly doubled to $90 million.
As the Belleville Township board on Tuesday took the first step toward dissolving the 130-year-old township, several advocates for the homeless asked the trustees to find a way to increase aid to the homeless in Belleville.
The Lindenwood University-Belleville men's soccer team was the American Midwest Conference champion and an NAIA National Tournament qualifier a year ago. Success brought the Lynx some early notoriety and a No. 19 national ranking in 2015.
SWIC will offer free child care for military students and veterans thanks to a grant from the Newman’s Own Foundation; SIU will start a new dental school program; McKendree University announced its Hett Center performers for 2015-16; and Lindenwood University will honor its top 40 LCIE students.