Don’t miss these top stories Thursday on BND.com:
▪ Were there shots fired or not early Tuesday in Belleville? After initially taking a person of interest into custody police say their investigation revealed not only were no shots fired — no one involved in the situation had a gun.
▪ A teenager involved in a crash Tuesday on Old Collinsville Road has died due to the injuries he suffered. Click here to read the latest on the story and to express your condolences. You can click here to read about the heroic efforts rescue workers made to save him in the middle of a thunderstorm.
▪ Dozens of windows were smashed at Sister Thea Bowman Catholic School in East St. Louis.
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▪ Yadi! Yadi! Yadi! Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina saved the day Wednesday with an eighth inning home run to win the series and the game against the San Francisco Giants. It was his fourth homer of the year but his second in the last three games.