SIUE student Rachel Davis was awarded a $1,000 grant from the Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research program for her environmental analytical chemistry research. The grant is considered highly competitive; only 15 percent of applications are approved. Of the 150 projects approved this year, only 18 were submitted by undergraduate students.
Friends of Mandy Titze gathered at Mandy's East State Bar in O'Fallon to mourn for 'Momma Mandy" after she was killed in a motorcycle accident Sunday evening in Minnesota. Her husband, Bradley Titze, was critically injured in the same accident.
Surveillance footage from Dec. 21, 2014 at Reality Salon & Spa, which captured then-Edwardsville Police Officer Brian Barker in the act of burglarizing the salon. Barker eventually admitted to a string of burglaries going back 15 years, including businesses, homes, offices and even neighbors. He was sentenced to 40 years in prison on June 26 on six felony counts, including official misconduct.
Paul Sullivan of the Illinois Federation of Public Employees, which represents the St. Clair County probation officers, spoke at the county board about a possible strike and contract negotiations. Board Chairman Mark Kern said late state reimbursements are part of the challenge in negotiations.
Former Edwardsville, IL police officer Brian Barker was sentenced to 40 years in prison after being arrested in December 2014 and charged with a long string of burglaries of homes and businesses going back 15 years.
Shiloh resident Amy Hopkins has been homeschooling her three kids for years, but now has turned a "labor of love" and passion for capturing family and life stories in to a business - A Time To Remember
St. Clair County Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson discusses the intent-to-strike filing made by the union representing the probation officers. Paul Sullivan, the council president for the union, was unavailable for a video interview on Friday.