Police are still investigating Denita Hedden's disappearance from the Royal Lakes area. She was last seen on Jan. 25, which was her birthday. A relative visited a two psychics who said they know where Hedden is.
Nicole Voss appears in court Friday morning for allegedly driving without a license and having meth in St. Clair County. The mother has been arrested several times since her toddler died in Keyesport in August 2017, but she hasn't been charged in her son's death.
O’Fallon Fulton Jr. High won the Buffalo Wild Wings Spirit Bracket Challenge, so Principal Joi Wills and Alex Herrell, assistant principal, stayed overnight at the school sleeping on air mattresses in their offices as part of a deal with the students if they bested all 20 other schools in the fundraiser challenge.
Barry Gregory, owner of Crehan's Irish Pub in Belleville, told the City Council on Wednesday that all businesses in the city should pay a $100 business license. "That's $200,000 we could have tomorrow," he said.
Belleville Mayor Mark Eckert on Wednesday proposed a plan to increase video gaming machine fees from $100 to $200 this year and to $300 next year. A previous plan called for the fees to increase to $300 immediately.
Twenty-eight Highland High School students and three Highland Middle School students walked out of class Wednesday morning in Highland. The event was part of the National School Walkout protest against gun violence. The attending middle schoolers and parents reflect on the event
BND Reporter Kaley Johnson talked to students during a 17-minute walkout protest at Madison Junior/Senior High on March 14. The national protest saw students across the country walk out of class to protest gun violence and school safety. This was taken live during the protest.
Despite warnings of disciplinary action from O’Fallon Township High School District 203 administration, roughly 50 students still walked out of classes for 17 minutes at 10 a.m. as part of a national protest.