Metro-east fire chiefs have some advice if you want to enjoy fireworks for the Fourth of July weekend. “The best thing to do with the real fireworks is to go to a sanctioned display that is put on safely,” Belleville Fire Chief Tom Pour said.
Verizon has revamped its store at 5902 N. Illinois St. in Fairview Heights as a “smart store” where customers can try out the latest technology in smart phones, gaming, fitness and home security systems.
Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner appeared ready Tuesday to reject a Democratic proposal aimed at keeping state services functioning for another month, leaving the state without a way to pay bills and leading to questions about what would happen Wednesday morning.
A missing 13-year-old girl was found safe Tuesday morning in a wooded area. Monroe County Sheriff Neal Rohlfing said Jate’a was in fair condition, but she appeared fatigued and dehydrated. Police say the cab driver who dropped her off at the camp could face charges.