The truck fire that closed eastbound Interstate 64 near mile marker 15 late Thursday afternoon was still a problem Friday. Firefighters must douse each of the bales individually to make sure the smoldering hay fire is out.
What are the best attractions at stops along the MetroLink? For starters, take the Metrolink from the Illinois side, get off at the Busch Stadium station, take in a game and everything else downtown St. Louis has to offer.
Highland and Triad high schools have met 49 times on the football field. Now, former players from both teams are ready to square off at 7 p.m. Friday in Highland for their first alumni football game. The Knights' Jake Oros talks about the pride of football and getting back in shape for the big game.
Pitcher Mike McGill lasted eight innings, struck out six and scattered seven hits in a shut-out win over Mount Prospect in the first round of the Illinois American Legion State Baseball Tournament in Jerseyville. Catcher Matt Augustine had three hits and a sacrifice fly to ace the Highland offense.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner visited Belleville on Wednesday to argue in support of term limits elected officials in the state. He also wants to change the way legislative districts are drawn in Illinois.
Craig Benhoff saw his brothers having fun welding their old farm combines into metal hulks that could take a hit in demolition derbies. Here he works to prepare for the Madison County Fair's combine demolition derby at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Highland, but says all the prep is just so he can get to the event and experience that first hit.