Most scores four goals in Waterloo win over Lancers

Waterloo senior midfielder Philip Most scored four goals — including three in the opening 20 minutes — as defending Class 2A state champion Waterloo ruined the Belleville East coaching debut of James Chambers on Tuesday with a 7-2 win

At least 38 dead as strong earth quake rocks central Italy

A devastating earthquake rocked central Italy early Wednesday, collapsing homes on top of residents as they slept. At least 38 people were killed in hard-hit towns where rescue crews raced to dig survivors out of the rubble, but the toll was likely to rise as crews reached homes in more remote hamlets.

MidAmerica needs early snow job removal

St. Clair County leaders decided to delay $835,000 in improvements to the MidAmerica Airport terminal. They said the bids were too high, but when has small change mattered at the flying money pit? More likely they wanted to give challengers less ammunition before the Nov. 8 election.

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Gateway Grizzlies outfielder shatters windshield with grand slam

Brandon Thomas, Gateway Grizzlies outfielder and former New York Yankees draft pick, put his team is on top of Frontier League foe Joliet Slammers. But the blast landed on his own Toyota Tundra and shattered the windshield. The hit has made him a household name, thanks to ESPN SportsCenter and other news outlets.
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Gateway Grizzlies outfielder shatters windshield with grand slam 0:41

Gateway Grizzlies outfielder shatters windshield with grand slam

BND photographer hit by Knockerball at Jaycees Park event Saturday 0:14

BND photographer hit by Knockerball at Jaycees Park event Saturday

Nature's wonders: when lava meets ocean 1:07

Nature's wonders: when lava meets ocean

Making perfect pour-over coffee 1:10

Making perfect pour-over coffee