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A Belleville man is back in custody and facing charges after a fatal hit-and-run accident on New Year’s Eve in St. Louis. The man had been freed while authorities awaited toxicology reports, and those tests showed he had a blood-alcohol content that was more than twice the level allowed by law.


Don’t miss our story on a state record for catfish; the beast weighed 81 pounds and broke a 20-year record held by a Carlyle man.


Check out this video as church goers opened a 100-year-old time capsule at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Collinsville. The church is celebrating its centenary later this month.


A used car dealer is opening another lot in the metro-east, this time in Swansea.