The Monsanto Fund awards a grant to allow the St. Louis Area Foodbank to provide supplemental breakfast in Cahokia. The pilot program provides fresh fruit, breakfast bars to 200 students at Estelle Sauget School; 800 Cahokia High School students.
State Rep. LaToya Greenwood, D-East St. Louis, state Sen. Chris Belt, D-Cahokia, and southern Illinois residents discuss what they expect from Gov. J.B. Pritzker's administration. Pritzker was sworn in on Monday in Springfield.
Democratic Illinois Governor-Elect J.B. Pritzker discusses gambling expansion, marijuana legalization, a capital bill and gun dealer licensing prior the day before his inauguration. He will succeed Republican Bruce Rauner.
Freddie Novosel, known in Southern Illinois as the Snow Man by some, has been building snow sculptures in his yard since the 1980s, he said. After a winter storm hit the area Jan. 11-12, 2019, he and his son, Freddie, created a pink baby shark.