Russia surprises with cruise missile attack on Syria

Russian forces supporting embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad fired 26 cruise missiles from ships based in the Caspian Sea into western Syria on Wednesday in a new sign of Russian commitment to its involvement in Syria.

Investigative journalism makes a difference

Investigative reporters sometimes refer to the process as gathering string: You start with a scrap of information, then another and you keep adding over time until you finally have a whole ball of string, or rather, as much truth as you can tell.

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Experts: Babies belong in cribs, not in parents’ beds

Child Death Investigation Task Force promoting parent awareness of safe sleeping

More than 80 percent of sleep-related infant deaths are due to co-sleeping

Southern Illinois has double the ratio of co-sleeping deaths as Chicago region

Racial Harmony and Art on the Square come together for show, "Healing Hearts Through Healing Arts" in downtown Belleville.