August Adolphus Busch IV released from Swansea Police Department
August Adolphus Busch IV, the former CEO of Anheuser-Busch, was held in the Swansea Police Department until Tuesday afternoon after a helicopter landed at Bronze Pointe Office Park overnight. Busch is a commercial pilot with certificates in airpla
Hailey Knecht of Pocahontas was predicted not to live past 6-years-old when she was diagnosed with Alexander's disease. She celebrated her 16th birthday this year and is helping researches to find a cure for her ultra-rare condition.
Justin Moore is the new principal at East St. Louis Senior High School. He acknowledges that there are challenges ahead to improve the academic performance in District 189, but is optimistic the students' test scores will improve.
Illinois Lottery celebrated the $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot by giving away 1,600 tickets at the Schnucks in Collinsville on Tuesday. Hundreds of people stood in line for a chance to get up to 20 free tickets.
The estimated jackpot for Friday’s drawing increased from $970 million to $1 billion, which is the largest in Mega Millions history and second-largest in U.S. lottery history. The cash option for the jackpot is $565.6 million.
What were the most-reported crimes at Southern Illinois University campuses in Edwardsville, IL, and Alton, IL, Lindenwood and Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville, IL, McKendree in Lebanon, IL, and Lewis & Clark in Godfrey, IL, from 2013-17?