Candelight vigil for young women killed in I-55 pileup
Taylor Mitchell speaks at a vigil for Hailey and Madisen Bertels, and Tori Carroll, who were killed in a pileup on Interstate 55 near Hamel. Rev. Debbie Jo Atkins also recites a poem. The vigil took place at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Sta
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.
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.
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.
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.
A new senior pastor recently joined Highland Community Church. In this video the pastor shares information about himself and the church, located at 2307 Broadway in Highland, Illinois in Southern Illinois near Belleville, IL and St. Louis, MO.
Herman Shaw, 84, explains why black Edwardsville residents were offended by the depiction of a freed slave in a 1967 mural on the old Edwardsville City Hall and how they fought to change it in the 1980s.
EdgeWild is expected to open its third location in Edwardsville later this year. The restaurant, formerly home to Bull & Bear, will offer more than 50 different beers and a large selection of wine. Take a look inside during construction.
Collinsville Police said a baby died in this house after the parents were drunk and fell asleep. The trim house in a nice neighborhood has a sign showing support for police in southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO.