Cardinals reportedly sign ex-Cub Dexter Fowler

The St. Louis Cardinals have reportedly signed former Chicago Cubs outfielder Dexter Fowler according to tweets from Frank Cusumano of KSDK in St. Louis, Missouri, St. Louis Post-Dispatch writer Derrick Goold, and USA Today sportswriter Bob Nightengale.

Instead of leading triumphal parade, new county chairman hands laurels to minion

Madison County, Illinois, voters ousted the Democrats and put a Republican majority on the county board and as chairman for the first time in memory. New Chairman Kurt Prenzler’s first act was to hand over the gavel and then see his department head choices sidelined. Was this bumbling, or a strategic masterstroke that we’ll all understand later?

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Raw footage from wreck on Interstate 55, near Illinois 159

There was a collision on Interstate 55 on Thursday, just west of state Route 159 in Collinsville. Police are on scene.
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Raw footage from wreck on Interstate 55, near Illinois 159 0:51

Raw footage from wreck on Interstate 55, near Illinois 159

Burger King plans July 2017 opening for new Belleville location 0:47

Burger King plans July 2017 opening for new Belleville location

Sprinklers can put serious damper on Christmas tree blaze 1:14

Sprinklers can put serious damper on Christmas tree blaze

Group prayer held at Washington Park site where woman's body was found 0:41

Group prayer held at Washington Park site where woman's body was found