Scott Schmelzel, owner of Big Daddy's 618 in Belleville, asked aldermen not to raise video gaming fees and suggested they reach a compromise. "The only reason we're still open is gaming revenues," he said.
Demolition on the former St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville continues. Crews recently removed the raised walkway over West Lincoln Street and currently they are removing the emergency room entrance.
A graduate of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville says the college sexual harassment policy discriminated against men, according to the federal lawsuit he filed after he was accused of raping a woman.
United States Bankruptcy Judge Laura K. Grandy presided over the Naturalization ceremony in downtown Belleville on Friday, September 21, 2018. 72 candidates from 26 countries made the Oath of Allegiance to become United States citizens.
MidAmerica Airport is seeking more than $24 million in federal grant money for terminal improvements. St. Clair County would have to pay $6 to 7 million toward the project to cover what the federal grant wouldn't.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews responded to a report of a person hanging from a 4-story windowsill at 11440 N. Kendall Dr. The patient was put into the bucket of the platform truck and safely lowered to the ground and transported to an area hospital.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke with House Democrats on Monday after visiting a San Diego detention facility for children taken from their parents as a result of President Donald Trump's immigration policy.