A Lebanon man in St. Clair County Jail faces charges of assaulting an officer and resisting arrest after he was accused of chugging drinks off shelves at a Southern Illinois convenience store and fleeing cops.
Republican U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis is in a tight election for Congress with Democrat Betsy Londrigan as Illinois general election 2018 approaches. Paul Ryan will visit Southern Illinois to rally voters.
Officers have arrested two men in connection to an armed robbery of a Southern Illinois bank in St. Louis, MO but charges are pending. Cops said a man implied he had a gun during the robbery but did not show it.
A Southern Illinois man pleaded guilty to shooting a friend and possible witness in East St. Louis after agents raided his home and reported finding a gun and marijuana. He will be sentenced to prison.
ISBE is having an informative Q&A session about how districts will get state funding under the new accountability system designed to improve education for all IL students and teachers in Southern Illinois.
Belleville West, East St. Louis, Edwardsville, Highland, Breese Central, Mater Dei, Cahokia are in the IL high school football postseason. This is who the Southern Illinois teams will face in the first game.
The Mascoutah, Illinois High School Indians football team clinched its first IHSA playoff berth since 2009 with a 59-2 win over the Centralia High School Orphans in a non-conference game played in southern Illinois near St. Louis, Mo.