Representatives from most major organizations at SIUE asked the board of trustees on Thursday to not remove President Randy Dunn in the midst of controversy over funding and a potential split of the Edwardsville and Carbondale campuses.
A Bridgewater, Mass., woman was able to fight off a man who police say assaulted and attempted to abduct her as she was out for a run. Gordon Lyons was arrested and charged with assault and kidnapping.
Hal Patton, the Edwardsville mayor and candidate for state Senate, spoke at the Tuesday, June 20, City Council meeting about a photo of him in blackface. The photo was taken at a Halloween party where he was dressed as a rapper.
Video released by the Philadelphia Police shows a man blocking an SUV driver and passengers in a parking lot and smashing the SUV window and striking a passenger with a sledgehammer. Police say the incident may be related to road rage.
A raccoon in St. Paul Minnesota got attention for climbing an office tower in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota. Social media users are using the hashtag #mprraccoon to track the raccoon that scaled more than 20 stories.