Rescue workers and passersby help a woman from an overturned vehicle after her car slid off Illinois 161 between New Baden and Scott Air Force Base. The unidentified woman was taken by ambulance for precautionary measures.
Belleville repo man Jim Ford, who helped an elderly Red Bud couple pay off their car in 2016, is now helping the same family with funeral and medical expenses on GoFundMe after Stan Kipping, the husband, died.
At the behest of neighbors' objections, the Shiloh Board of Trustees tabled the rezoning request of about 14 acres of farmland along Carlyle Avenue until more could be learned about the topic. Previously, on April 10, the Planning Commission held a public hearing and meeting that resulted in the approval to move the requests forward to the board of trustees. The next meeting for further discussion is slated for 7 p.m. Monday, May 22.
Highland floral shop owners, Retha Turner of Widmer Floral and Carol Elhke of Carol's Forget Me Knot talk about their plan to merge businesses. Carol's Forget Me Knot will be open at its current location at 1208 Main Street until May 1, then business will transfer solely to the Widmer building, 1619 Papin Street. Highland is located near St. Louis in the metro-east section of southern Illinois.
Belleville residents and longtime friends Nuri Rivera and Arlene Wojda were two of about 10 event attendees. They think these events are great for the community to really understand who their police officers are and what they do.
Parents of children in Mascoutah School District 19 received a call from Superintendent Craig Fiegel about a school bus crash involving 25 to 30 middle school students Tuesday morning near the intersection of Illinois 161 and Illinois 4, east of Scott Air Force Base.
President Donald Trump has spent his first 100 days trying to make good on several campaign promises, but not without controversy. From Inauguration Day to a flurry of executive orders to airstrikes in Syria and Afghanistan, the Trump administration has been busy. Here’s a look back at the first 100 days in 100 seconds.