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.
O’Fallon Detective Brian Gimpel, using a training model put together by Tactical One Training in St. Louis, talked about everything from how to properly secure church doors, to who should be trained to be observant, and what to look for. He showed attendees some tactical things to do and discussed who should make a call for a lock down.
Hadley Phillips talks to the Belleville Zoning Board of Appeals about a proposed assisted living and memory care center. The board recommended the City Council approve a zoning variance for the $7 million project although some nearby residents oppose the plan.