Sgt. Scott Miller was on the mind of dozens of supporters of the Caseyville Police Department who gathered Saturday as part of the Paint Illinois Blue campaign and the National Thank a Police Officer Day.
The Illinois State Board of Education released preliminary state-level scores from the first administration of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers assessment, also known as the PARCC test, on Wednesday. Less than 40 percent of Illinois students met or exceeded expectations as measured by the new statewide assessment.
Lamarc R. Garrett, charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a 26-year-old St. Louis man at a Sauget convenience store after a dispute over a spilled beer, previously entered prison in Missouri for relatively minor convictions – before he broke a jailer’s jaw.
A Clinton County man who left the scene of a pedestrian fatality and tried to have his pickup crushed afterward at a salvage yard will serve six months in jail. An apologetic Jonathon Nast, of Damiansville, pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges stemming from the death of 23-year-old Lana Albert, of Edwardsville.
Alvin Harris Jr., who was charged with the stabbing death of his girlfriend Sharreta Day and her 9-year-old son on Monday, told police she stabbed him first, according to a search warrant application filed in St. Clair County Court.
James Klauzer of Springfield on Saturday caught an 81.4-pound flathead catfish in Sangchris Lake near Springfield, a fish so big it set the state record for its kind. Klauzer’s fish took the record away from the 78-pound flathead Jody Harris of Carlyle caught out of Carlyle Lake in 1995.
Chris Cox, president of CEO of Hoyleton Ministries, talks about the nonprofit organization's recent move to Fairview Heights to be closer to the children and families it serves. Hoyleton offers a variety of services including residential facilities for children with developmental disabilities, pregnancy prevention programs, foster care and a Latino ministry.
Hoyleton Ministries moves headquarters to Fairview Heights
Dairy truck uprighted near Waterloo
Overturned dairy truck blocks Illinois 3 north of Waterloo
Collinsville leaders make arguments for and against city manager employment agreement