Kathryn Mister, who runs a non-profit animal foster program, is arrested at her O'Fallon home on Dec. 31, 2017 for a dog ownership dispute. Mister said she feels the arrest was forceful and unwarranted.
Workers remove the landmark cross from the former St. Elizabeth's hospital in Belleville. The cross will be given to another ministry or church, as the hospital did with other religious items that were not used at the new hospital in O'Fallon.
To honor their father and World War II veteran Deno Zucca, two sisters from Pocahontas in Southern Illinois, near Belleville, IL and St. Louis, MO, walked in the Memorial Bataan Death March at White Sands Missile Range in southern New Mexico.
Madison and St. Clair counties are both working on improvement projects on their jails, which both need plenty of work. Madison County is planning a multi-million dollar project, while St. Clair County's project is relatively small.