Trenton home invasion, shooting ‘was not a random crime,’ police believe

Clinton County authorities said Monday they’re still looking for two males whom they believe were involved in a home invasion that left two females injured, including one who “suffered a gunshot wound to the buttocks,” the sheriff said. Sheriff Doug Maue said detectives were still working on leads to identify the suspects in the case at 3505 Old Route 50. The two intruders were described as African-American males. No further description of the suspects was released by authorities on Monday. Maue said the home invasion “was not a random crime.”

Belleville West, Althoff battle in girls volleyball thriller

The Belleville West Maroons fought from behind twice and got 15 kills and 14 digs from junior Kaylee Hanger and nine kills and 20 assists from Katherine Koch in a wild 32-20, 31-29 girls volleyball victory Tuesday over the Althoff Crusaders. Althoff got 11 kills from Katie Wemhoener and five kills and six blocks from Emily Myatt.

Shimon Peres, ex-Israeli president and PM, dies at 93

Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and who was celebrated around the world as a Nobel prize-winning visionary who pushed his country toward peace, died early Wednesday, a person close to him confirmed. Peres was 93.

May brings a splash of art that tints Belleville all year

When Art on the Square began 15 years ago, who knew a weekend event would grow into an engine of creativity, public art and economic impact. Much of the credit for the $30.3 million that benefitted the local economy goes to the volunteers and leadership of the art fair.

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Belleville West volleyball outlasts Althoff in a marathon thriller

Kaylee Hanger had 15 kills and 14 digs to help Belleville West come from behind in both sets to defeat Althoff 32-30, 31-29 in girls volleyball.
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Belleville West volleyball outlasts Althoff in a marathon thriller 1:53

Belleville West volleyball outlasts Althoff in a marathon thriller

Jaylon Bester giving legs to Althoff's run at an undefeated season 2:30

Jaylon Bester giving legs to Althoff's run at an undefeated season

SUV crashes into school bus in Caseyville 0:57

SUV crashes into school bus in Caseyville

Cardinals shortstop Aledmys Diaz says playing is one way to honor fallen friend Jose Fernandez 2:01

Cardinals shortstop Aledmys Diaz says playing is one way to honor fallen friend Jose Fernandez