- St. Clair County settles police coercion lawsuit for $900K Updated: Sep-30-15 11:34 am
BELLEVILLE, Illinois - St. Clair County Board members have approved $900,000 to settle a federal lawsuit that claimed sheriff's detectives coerced a 17-year-old into giving a false robbery confession in 2013.
- Former pro Randy Wells opens Belleville baseball center Updated: Sep-28-15 2:33 pm
BELLEVILLE, Illinois - Former professional baseball player Randy Wells has opened a baseball academy in southern Illinois and is coaching varsity baseball at a Catholic high school in Belleville.
- Illinois trooper guilty of assault in roadside strip search Updated: Sep-15-15 5:24 pm
ST. LOUIS - An Illinois state trooper was convicted of misdemeanor aggravated assault but cleared of a felony for a roadside strip search in East St. Louis that was captured on his patrol car's dashboard camera.
- New student housing draws protests in Belleville Updated: Sep-15-15 5:10 am
BELLEVILLE, Illinois - The growing student population at a Belleville college that operates from a converted high school has some neighbors wary of efforts to build more housing.