James Hodgkinson, the Belleville man who was killed after police say he shot at congressmen and aides during practice for a congressional baseball game Wednesday, wrote a number of letters to the editor of the Belleville News-Democrat.
Reaction was fast and sometimes furious on James T. Hodgkinson’s Facebook page Wednesday morning before the page was removed by Facebook. The man may have had a second Facebook account, which was also missing by noon Wednesday.
The 4204 Main Street Brewing Co. is ramping up its brewery operations with beers now being distributed from its new production line on Belleville’s west side and the hiring of three new brewers, including one from Schlafly Beer in St. Louis.
The operator of a MetroLink train thought he heard rocks hitting the train as it traveled through the Illinois route Tuesday night, but he realized it was gunfire when he saw windows shatter, according to police.
The long-troubled Illinois 15 project over Illinois 13 near Belleville and west of Eckert’s is now expected to be completed this summer — three years later than scheduled and over the original $14.4 million construction cost, Illinois Department of Transportation representatives say.
The Breese, IL, Mater Dei Catholic High School Knights and Nashville, IL, High School Hornettes traveled to Southern Illinois for the championship game of the IHSA Class 2A Johnston City girls basketball regional. The winner advanced to the Jacksonville, IL, sectional tournament which begins Monday, Feb. 20.
Mater Dei senior helps lead Knights to sectional basketball title
Luke Voit on joining the St. Louis Cardinals after contract purchase
Caseyville Youth Fishing Derby
Take a look inside The Chocolate Affair's new location