Federal agents, including from the FBI, arrived about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at shooter James T. Hodgkinson's home at 4951 Rolling Hills Lane in Belleville, IL. He was shot and later died from his wounds after opening fire on a congressional charity softball practice.
Feds arrive at dead shooter's house in Belleville
Eckert pleased to see work progressing on Hofbräuhaus
Meet this award-winning student artist from Granite City
Watching the Eclipse in Carbondale
The total eclipse sequence at Saluki Stadium in Carbondale
Truck runs into building off of Illinois 15 in Belleville
St. James School students watch total solar eclipse in Millstadt
O'Fallon library viewing party attendees find eclipse enlightening
Ozzy Osbourne sings 'Bark at the Moon' during total solar eclipse
Eclipse reaches totality in Carbondale
Students at St. James watch the eclipse
Fans wait it out in the sun for Ozzy Osbourne and the solar eclipse
Local school kids launch eclipse balloon experiment
A spokesman for the Hofbräuhaus in Belleville said the restaurant is expected to be finished in "late fall." Mayor Mark Eckert said he is pleased to see progress on the restaurant originally expected to open last year.
A pickup truck struck a building off of Illinois 15 near Eckert's in Belleville. The vehicle went through the door and a window of the building, causing minor structural damage to the business. The driver of the pickup had minor injuries. No one inside the business was hurt.
Kindergarten through eighth-grade students from St. James School in Millstadt gathered on the blacktop to watch the total solar eclipse in Southern Illinois. The 92 students cheered and screamed during totality.
Carbondale welcomed NASA scientists and thousands of visitors to the city on Monday, with the crowd waiting to watch the solar eclipse. The Southern Illinois city, home to SIUC, is in the path of totality for the eclipse.
Junior high school students from Belle Valley, Smithton, Signal Hill and Emge schools traveled to Southern Illinois University Carbondale to launch a weather balloon carrying instruments that study the eclipse. The balloons will travel 21 miles above the earth, pop and the instruments will fall back, where the students hope to find them using GPS and a school bus.
Belleville News-Democrat reporter Kelsey Landis provides updates on the Southern Illinois University eclipse-watching site. SIU in Southern Illinois is in the path of totality for the 2017 total solar eclipse, making it a popular destination for eclipse watchers.
Eclipse watchers gather in the morning at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale to watch the Great American Total Solar Eclipse of 2017 on Monday, Aug. 21. SIU in Southern Illinois is in the path of totality.