- Several dogs survive southern Illinois house explosion Updated: Jul-27-15 4:05 pm
CASEYVILLE, Illinois - Several dogs thought to have died in a southern Illinois house explosion caused by a suspected natural gas leak have been rescued from the rubble.
- EXCHANGE: Spice rub founders expand their business Updated: Jul-27-15 7:52 am
BELLEVILLE, Illinois - The founders of Code 3 barbecue spice rub company have expanded their operations to 700 stores in 22 states and continue to donate a portion of their sales to first responders, Backstoppers, military organizations that assist veterans, Operation Homefront and Safe Call Now, a 24-hour suicide and crisis prevention hotline for first responders and military.
- St. Louis County cases raises concerns of stranger danger Updated: Jul-23-15 11:05 am
CLAYTON, Missouri - It was a parent's nightmare - a stranger following a family home and molesting a child at knifepoint in her bed. Authorities say such a crime, which played out in St. Louis County last weekend, is exceedingly rare.
- Democrats look to regain House seat in southern Illinois Updated: Jul-21-15 1:00 pm
BELLEVILLE, Illinois - A Belleville labor lawyer is the first 2016 challenger to a new Republican congressman who won a U.S. House seat that had been in Democratic control since World War II.
- Belleville modifies police uniform policy after flag flap Updated: Jul-18-15 4:50 pm
BELLEVILLE, Illinois - A Belleville police uniform policy that would have inadvertently prevented officers from wearing American flag shoulder patches has quickly been rescinded by the city's police chief.
- Volunteers move courthouse limestone to temporary storage Updated: Jul-17-15 5:11 am
BELLEVILLE, Illinois - A six-ton slab of limestone from an old county courthouse in Illinois has been moved to temporary storage.
- St. Clair County Fair canceled amid financial problems Updated: Jul-10-15 8:07 am
BELLEVILLE, Illinois - This year's St. Clair County Fair in southern Illinois has been canceled amid financial hardship.
- Judge orders comptroller to pay state workers amid impasse Updated: Jul-09-15 7:11 pm
BELLEVILLE, Illinois - A St. Clair County judge has ordered the Illinois comptroller to fully pay state workers despite the Legislature's failure to adopt a budget.
- New East St. Louis mayor seeks review of legal expenses Updated: Jul-07-15 5:08 am
EAST ST. LOUIS, Illinois - The new mayor of East St. Louis wants a review of the city's growing legal expenses, including nearly $800,000 paid to a state legislator's law firm.
- EXCHANGE: Mail carrier honored for helping rescue couple Updated: Jul-06-15 5:03 am
SWANSEA, Illinois - Mail carrier Don Fix noticed something was amiss at the Nelsons' home last fall.
- Cleanup of coal ash in Belleville to begin soon Updated: Jul-06-15 4:09 am
BELLEVILLE, Illinois - A $35 million cleanup job to remove hazardous coal ash from a downtown Belleville site will soon begin after a brief delay.
- East St. Louis paid big legal fees to state senator's firm Updated: Jul-04-15 4:26 pm
EAST ST. LOUIS, Illinois - A published report says cash-strapped East St. Louis paid state Sen. James Clayborne's law firm more than $775,000 in its first year as the city's corporate counsel.
- Records: Man accused of pulling gun on trooper has record Updated: Jul-04-15 10:05 am
BELLEVILLE, Illinois - Records show a man accused of firing shots at a state trooper allegedly pulled a gun on a Madison County deputy in 2001.
- Union lawsuit seek full pay despite no Illinois budget Updated: Jul-02-15 10:11 pm
BELLEVILLE, Illinois - Unions representing Illinois state employees have filed a lawsuit demanding they will be paid in full and on time despite the lack of a 2016 fiscal year budget.
- Belleville woman pleads guilty in newborn son's suffocation Updated: Jul-02-15 12:46 pm
BELLEVILLE, Illinois - A southern Illinois woman who tried to drown her newborn daughter in a toilet has pleaded guilty but mentally ill to charges she wrapped her newborn son in a towel and plastic bag and left him in a drawer to die.