August Adolphus Busch IV, the former CEO of Anheuser-Busch, was held in the Swansea Police Department until Tuesday afternoon after a helicopter landed at Bronze Pointe Office Park overnight. Busch is a commercial pilot with certificates in airplanes, sin
Hailey Knecht of Pocahontas was predicted not to live past 6-years-old when she was diagnosed with Alexander's disease. She celebrated her 16th birthday this year and is helping researches to find a cure for her ultra-rare condition.
Justin Moore is the new principal at East St. Louis Senior High School. He acknowledges that there are challenges ahead to improve the academic performance in District 189, but is optimistic the students' test scores will improve.
From 7 p.m. Thursday through 7 p.m. Sunday, BND.com will host a documentary by the conservative Illinois Policy Action group on Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan. "Madigan: Power, Privilege, Politics" is an hour-long look at how Madigan came to power and the pitfalls of so much power being concentrated for so long. Here is a short preview of the documentary.
Perched atop a Belleville Fire Department ladder truck, wearing their state championship medals and carrying their championship trophy, the Belleville West boys basketball team enjoyed a long ride down Main Street and Frank Scott Parkway. The parade started at Signal Hill Elementary School and ended at Belleville West High School.
Belleville West basketball coach Joe Muniz and his five starters discuss the Maroons' win over Elgin Larkin and the next steps in their push for their first state championship. The championship game will be played at 7:15 pm Saturday.