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Two kids struck by car in Mascoutah 0:21

Two kids struck by car in Mascoutah

Siteman Cancer Center may be coming to Memorial East in Shiloh 1:34

Siteman Cancer Center may be coming to Memorial East in Shiloh

Local mother of five talks about losing everything in house fire 2:08

Local mother of five talks about losing everything in house fire

Fairview Heights Fire Dept. helping family after house fire 1:47

Fairview Heights Fire Dept. helping family after house fire

History shows adding drive-thrus at Panera locations lowers carry-outs 1:57

History shows adding drive-thrus at Panera locations lowers carry-outs

Here's how Trackside in Collinsville makes its blooming onion 1:00

Here's how Trackside in Collinsville makes its blooming onion

Surveillance video shows driver damaging Madison County property 0:09

Surveillance video shows driver damaging Madison County property

Surveillance footage of driver that damaged Madison County property 0:14

Surveillance footage of driver that damaged Madison County property

Dewey's offers DewBrew charity beer to benefit local charities 0:43

Dewey's offers DewBrew charity beer to benefit local charities

Tires 101: Be prepared for winter weather 2:09

Tires 101: Be prepared for winter weather

  • Watch the 375th Air Mobility Wing change of command ceremony

    The 375th Air Mobility Wing held a change of command ceremony in July 2017 introducing Col. John Howard as its new commander to replace Col. Laura Lenderman.

Metro-East News

Scott Air Force Base colonel ousted after commander loses confidence in him

A Scott Air Force Base colonel has been replaced after the 18th Air Force commander lost confidence in him, according to a news release.

Highland: Sports

Lady Bulldogs go 3-0 in MVC play, win tourney

The Highland High School girls bowling team had a hugely successful week. The Lady Bulldogs won all three of their Mississippi Valley Conference dual matches before going on to win first place in the gold division of the Southern Illinois Team Challenge, hosted by Belleville East on Saturday.

Belleville

Look for another property tax increase in Belleville next year

To meet the rising costs of the police officer and firefighter pension funds supported by property taxes, Belleville residents can expect to pay more in city property taxes next year. The city is seeking a 12 percent increase in its tax levy, which is the amount of property taxes it hopes to collect for the coming fiscal year.

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Siteman Cancer Center may be coming to Memorial East in Shiloh

Tires 101: Be prepared for winter weather 2:09

Tires 101: Be prepared for winter weather

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Local mother of five talks about losing everything in house fire

Here's how Trackside in Collinsville makes its blooming onion 1:00

Here's how Trackside in Collinsville makes its blooming onion

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Here's what it takes to improve on the state PARCC assessment

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Fairview Heights Fire Dept. helping family after house fire

History shows adding drive-thrus at Panera locations lowers carry-outs 1:57

History shows adding drive-thrus at Panera locations lowers carry-outs

Customers react: St. Louis Bread Co. closing in downtown Belleville 1:07

Customers react: St. Louis Bread Co. closing in downtown Belleville

Dialogue opens on racial diversity issues at O'Fallon High School 3:04

Dialogue opens on racial diversity issues at O'Fallon High School

Belleville police chief talks parking in the city

After Belleville's parking meter department was shut down in 2010 in an effort to save money, the city police department assigned part-time community service officers to collect coins and respond to citizen complaints about parking violations. The officers usually give warnings to violators instead of parking tickets.
Steve Nagy snagy@bnd.com
Belleville police chief talks parking in the city 2:28

Belleville police chief talks parking in the city

Dialogue opens on racial diversity issues at O'Fallon High School 3:04

Dialogue opens on racial diversity issues at O'Fallon High School

Belleville aldermen vote to make expiring sales tax permanent 1:15

Belleville aldermen vote to make expiring sales tax permanent

Reactions to the 2017 solar eclipse at the Louis Latzer Library 1:37

Reactions to the 2017 solar eclipse at the Louis Latzer Library