Crime news: In 1874, five people were murdered with an ax in Saxtown, IL near Millstadt, IL and Belleville, IL in Southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO. The murders remain an unsolved mystery 144 years later.
Lebanon Greyhounds high school senior Kendra Bass, from Lebanon, IL, near Belleville, IL, has been named Belleville News-Democrat Class 1A-2A Girls Basketball Player of the Year in Southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO.
Q: Two questions: Did the United States actually use helicopters during the Korean War? I know the TV show “M*A*S*H” shows them constantly, but, being only 6-9 years old at the time, I now wonder whether that is accurate. Also, is the USS Repose still in service? In 1966, I served as a hospital corpsman on this ship.
Opinion: A mother who ran over her toddler son continues crashing Southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO, becoming a hazard to others as meth is found in car. St. Clair County IL judge refuses to see drug problem as bail is reduced.