Drivers of both vehicles were injured on Tuesday night in a SUV-school bus crash at the intersection of Illinois 157 and Bunkum Road in Caseyville. No children were on the bus at the time of the crash, which happened around 7:15 p.m.
Morgan Murphy, 13, will make her professional acting debut by being “murdered” in nine performances of “Macbeth” at St. Louis’ Ivory Theater. Morgan is a student at Central Junior High School in Belleville.
Art Ryan, superintendent of Cahokia School District 187, breaks down spending requirements of the Title I federal funds. Depending on the amount of Title I funding a school district receives, Ryan said, the district may have to pay up to 20 percent of the funding for staff development, which can include teacher meetings or presentations by speakers.
Jennifer Derleth, the mother of the Madison County teen who was kidnapped with her newborn son, waits for her daughter to call her once her plane lands in St. Louis. Katherine Derleth, 13, and her infant son, Christopher Ray Derleth were rescued in West Virginia after being kidnapped by Katherine's stepfather, Christopher M. Derleth, who was taken into custody.
The school was open from 1973 to 1983. The $21,000 bronze statue is the result of a four-year fundraising effort and a new scholarship is being started for descendants of alumni of the school. The statue was placed next to the football field at Granite City Senior High School.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department released body- and dash-cam videos of the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott on Saturday after days of mounting public pressure. In a press conference, Chief Kerr Putney said while the videos show no “absolute, definitive visual evidence" that the 43-year-old black man had a gun in his hand, other evidence from the scene does prove it.