Emergency personnel were searching Wednesday morning for a fisherman who didn’t return home from a fishing trip at Carlyle Lake. The search was being concentrated on the east side of the lake, in the Boulder area.
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.
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.
Fireworks displays will take place this Friday and Saturday across the metro-east. Check out the schedule for shows in Albers, Alton, Caseyville, Alhambra, Columbia, Dupo, Granite City, Godfrey, Highland, Sauget, Mascoutah, Lebanon, Millstadt, Troy, Edwardsville and Steeleville.