Investigators say that an overnight fire that burned two vacant homes in Cahokia is suspicious. The blaze started at about 3 a.m. Monday in one house on East Adams Street in Cahokia, then spread to another home next door.
Col. Kyle J. Kremer of Scott Air Force Base looks back at his role as self-described “mayor” as he prepares for a new job. During his tenure, there have been challenges to overcome, but Kremer said he’s appreciated the consistent high level of community support for Scott.
Although there are hundreds of millions of mobile phones in the United States, it takes only two kilowatts of electricity to charge one for a year — the same as baking a pie in a 350-degree oven for an hour.
Illinois has entered its second month without a state budget, and there’s no indication that summer’s dog days will present any new opportunities for a breakthrough in the squabbling between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and the Democrats who control the General Assembly.