Freezing rain and ice have caused schools in Collinsville, East St. Louis and other cities to close in Southern Illinois. The National Weather Service predicts the St. Louis, MO region will get more snow.
Maria Casa Express, a new Mexican place to eat, opens in Southern Illinois. Valle Taco Express in Southern Illinois, a taco stand and Rio Grande in Fairview Heights will open food eateries later this year.
Bishop Edward Braxton of the Catholic Church Diocese of Belleville IL in Southern Illinois explains why two proposals to curb sex and priest clergy abuse were stopped by officials from the Vatican and Holy See.
The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory forecast that included snow, freezing rain, ice for Southern Illinois cities Belleville, O’Fallon, Collinsville, and East St. Louis, Cahokia.
A Southern Illinois woman is accused of taking a man’s vehicle while he was undressing in a hotel room in Alorton. Police arrested the woman who also allegedly took other possessions belonging to the man.
A Carterville, IL woman was indicted by a federal grand jury and charged with harassment for leaving more than 200 harassing voicemails on the office phones of US Senators Tammy Duckworth and Dick Durbin.
Zina Cruse criticized for reducing suspect’s bail from $1 million to $150K. Gyasi Campbell was charged with first degree murder in the death of Kane Freiss-Wylie. Justice for Kane signs show support for him.
A Southern Illinois man faces charges of arson, unlawful restraint, assault, and domestic battery after cops say he lit his home on fire with a blow torch he was using to keep two kids and a woman in a room.
A new place to eat, Cousins Subs sandwich eatery, could open its first franchise in Southern Illinois in 2019. The food franchise is also expected to expand into St. Louis, MO, for its first Missouri site.
The Illinois Senate votes on whether to override Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto on raising the smoking age to 21. Rauner also vetoed a bill on whether Illinois gets out of voter registration cross check program.
Jordan Goodwin returns to the Saint Louis University Billikens NCAA college basketball team after he was suspended following a sex assault investigation. The Althoff grad led the Crusaders to a state title.
IDOT closed all lanes of I-255 near mile marker 10 in Southern Illinois because of a vehicle fire near Dupo, IL. Traffic was blocked in both the northbound and southbound lanes of the highway for 15 minutes.
IL state representatives & senators return to the capitol to consider overriding Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto on teacher pay, smoking age, other bills before new legislators and JB Pritzker are sworn in.
A woman who worked at Scott Air Force Base near Belleville, IL, is suing, saying a bowling alley and golf course boss on the military base in Southern Illinois cut her hours after she refused to have sex with him. The case moved to federal court.