Madison County girl with rare disease has big dreams for the future
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.
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 airpla
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.
Officer Chris Flake with the Highland Police Department answers questions related to his new job as the school resource officer for Highland High School and the Highland School District in Southern Illinois near Belleville, IL and St. Louis, MO.
East St. Louis Superintendent Arthur Culver said track star Roosevelt Davis Jr's murder on April 14 is linked to a track meet brawl on May 3. Gunmen also shot up a house where track athletes gather, and put a gun in the face of an athlete's mother.
Health news: Shiloh, IL has donated an old police car to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon, IL that ER doctors can use to respond directly to emergency scenes in Southern Illinois near Belleville, IL. and St. Louis, Mo.