Mother of kidnapped Madison County girl waits to talk to daughter again
In this September 2016 video, Jennifer Derleth, the mother of the Madison County teen who was kidnapped with her newborn son, waits for her daughter to call her once her plane lands in St. Louis. Katherine Derleth, 13, and her infant son, Christop
Christ Church is one the places that will benefit from the $1.78 million project to widen one of the busiest sections of Frank Scott Parkway. The one-mile section between Illinois 159 and Old Collinsville Road will be five lanes when finished.
The Highland Optimist Club recently hosted its annual recognition and awards dinner for local emergency workers. Firemen and paramedics from Highland Fire and EMS, as well as the Highland-Pierron Fire Protection District were present.
Michael Foppe lost his sight in one eye after an attack at Community Interfaith Food Pantry in Belleville, IL, near St. Louis, MO, where he volunteers as director. A man struck Foppe with an unknown object, blinding him in his left eye.
Lt. Gen. Lee Levy II oversees the Air Force Sustainment Center, headquartered at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma. The center also has a unit at Scott Air Force Base in Southern Illinois. AFSC sustains weapon system readiness on a global scale.
C and C Food For Your Soul will open near downtown Belleville late this summer or early fall. Christi Robertson and daughter Christin Robertson will feature comfort food like fried chicken and soul food such as ox tail.
Heather Potthast of Highland was recently diagnosed with a rare brain cancer called medulloblastoma. About 200 adults are diagnosed with the illness every year. Potthast's family wants to raise funds to help pay for her treatment through GoFundMe.
Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Louis Cotton explains why he has a racquetball court in his home in Old Ripley, Illinois. Cotton built his house after he retired, it is made completely out of salvaged materials.
If signed by Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, House Bill 5245 will require Illinois hospitals that identify as treatment facilities for sexual assault victims to have sexual assault nurse examiners, or SANE nurses, on staff.