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.
Local news: An O’Fallon, IL., historic log home, at 412 S. Oak St., was discovered after old siding was removed. Built in mid-1800s, it has been torn down but will still live on through salvaged materials in Southern Illinois near St. Louis, Mo.
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.
Bill Mixon, 69, suffered a heart attack and died while driving home Thursday evening. A St. Louis County police report confirmed he was driving westbound on Interstate 70 to his St. Charles home when he suffered a medical condition.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner was in Granite City to veto an Illinois State Senate bill which would have changed the makeup of the Metro East Sanitary District board, which the governor feels is a political manipulation.
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.
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.