Belleville, IL aldermen voted Monday to limit the number of secondhand stores in the city to 10 but grandfathered in the over 40 current resale shops in the city near St. Louis, MO in Southern Illinois.
Belleville tightens rules for thrift shops
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Abe Lincoln in Springfield
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Cancer faker Melissa Barton receives her sentence
10-year-old Belleville boy is a natural on The Muny stage
Watch the 375th Air Mobility Wing change of command ceremony
Ameren Illinois works to repair power outages after metro-east storms
Fire victim's neighbor describes scene
Fire near New Athens leaves one man dead
O'Fallon summer campers get lesson in touching the clouds
Crews clear fallen tree from house in Edwardsville
Organizations parter to provide free backpacks, school supplies to military children
Abraham Lincoln had quite an impact in Springfield -- he worked as an attorney there, served as an elected official in the Old State Capital, and is buried there. The Lincoln Presidential Museum & Library in Springfield serves to honor the 16th President of the United States.
Jason Matlock on Monday announced he is running as a Republican for Illinois House District 113 against Democratic incumbent state Rep. LaToya Greenwood. He decried tax hikes and leaders failing to bring jobs to the community.
Fewer than 3,000 residents were still without power around noon Monday. Most will be repaired today. Across the state, Ameren had about 40,000 customers without power and about 30,000 of those were in the metro-east.
A fire has claimed the life of a man found dead in a garage at a burning home near New Athens Monday morning.The fire occurred at a home in the 2500 block of Illinois 13. New Athens and Freeburg fire departments responded to the scene.
O'Fallon Parks and Recreation summer campers rock climbed, learned about Emergency Medical Services, as well as explored ambulances and a SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital helicopter in O'Fallon Community Park last Thursday.