Animal news: An O’Fallon, IL dog was abandoned and returned to Spencer Kennel animal shelter near me for the third time in Southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO. A viral video of her has led to a flood of adoption offers for the older pet.
Police news: Alorton, IL mayor Jo Ann Reed drives village-owned squad car with lights, siren and handicapped placard in Southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO. Records show Reed was not issued a handicapped placard.
A mosaic tile mural on the old Edwardsville City Hall that sparked a racial controversy in the 1980s will be demolished if someone doesn’t spend the money to save it in Edwardsville, IL, in southern Illinois, near Belleville and St. Louis.
Car accident news: Two teen boys were taken to the hospital after “jokingly” swerving their trucks into each other and crashing on a highway near Sumner, IL, in Lawrence County in Southern Illinois near Belleville, IL, and St. Louis, MO.
News: An Edwardsville, IL, woman was killed in a motorcycle accident after she crashed into a car and was injured in Southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO, and Belleville, IL, and police are investigating the vehicle crash.
Crime news: Illinois State Police are investigating a sexual assault complaint after a Belleville, IL, police officer allegedly forced a woman to perform a sex act on him in Southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO.
Education news: O’Fallon, IL., Central School District 104 Elementary’s new principal, Jayson Baker, of Mascoutah, shares his philosophy on positivity in Southern Illinois near Belleville, IL, and St. Louis, Mo.
Washington University archeologist John Kelly is digging at Cahokia Mounds in an effort to explore whether a supernova that appeared on May 1, 1006 led to ancient Cahokians building larger and more frequent mounds and plazas.
Local news: O’Fallon, IL., Eagle Scout Tommy Fulford earns local Boy Scouts of America honors from the Southern Illinois chapter of the Greater St. Louis Area Council and the Central Region Project of the Year Award for 2018 for his Eagle Scout coal mine exhibit project last year in Southern Illinois near St. Louis, Mo.
U.S. Rep. Mike Bost recognized Tommy Fulford of O’Fallon, IL., on the House floor for earning Boy Scout high honors for his coal mine exhibit project at the O’Fallon History Museum into a coal mining exhibit in Southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO.