Crime news: Illinois State Police are investigating a sexual assault complaint after a Belleville, IL, police officer allegedly forced a woman to perform a sex act on him in Southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO.
Crime news: A 16-year-old teen boy has been charged with first-degree murder in a fatal triple-shooting in Cahokia, IL, in Southern Illinois near Belleville, IL, and St. Louis, MO. Two of the three victims survived the shooting.
News: Police investigate two suspicious deaths in O'Fallon, IL in Southern Illinois near Belleville, IL and St. Louis, MO. Two dead bodies were found in a home, police said. The cause of death is unknown and police are investigating.
Sports news: The Mascoutah High School Indians baseball team from Mascoutah, IL in southern Illinois near St. Louis, Mo. has used consistent pitching and hitting to take the lead in the Mississippi Valley Conference.
Ex-wife: Collinsville IL man with cannabis in his system and previous DUIs who caused fatal car crash that killed a Highland IL woman from Southern Illinois near St Louis MO was 'mentally unstable.' She filed an order of protection against him.