Shooting reported at St. Clair Bowl in O’Fallon. Police on the sceneBelleville News-Democrat19 HOURS AGO
Rock ‘n roll legend pays tribute to Belleville’s Bob Heil with social media postBelleville News-Democrat7 HOURS AGO
Talk Box Inventor Bob Heil Dead at 83
Revered music industry technician Bob Heil, best known for inventing the Talk Box effect unit, has died at the age of 83. According to the Belleville News-Democrat, Heil passed away after a cancer battle in Belleville, IL., leaving a legacy that included the advancement of live concert sound systems, pipe organ tuning and maintenance, ham radio and running a music store.
Shooting reported at St. Clair Bowl in O’Fallon. Police on the scene
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Illinois trooper injured in Scott’s Law crash on I-64
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (WTVO) — An Illinois State Police Trooper was injured this weekend when a car failed to stop and crashed into their squad car during a traffic stop. According to authorities, on Friday, March 1st the trooper was blocking the far right lane of Interstate 64 eastbound near milepost 1.5 when a […]
Two Belleville businesses collaborate to make a new beer. See when you can get a taste
This is the first-ever collaboration for the small brewery, according to the owners.
Savour the Taste: 4 Modern American Dishes to Try in Swansea
In this piece, we're exploring four prominent examples of Modern American Cuisine in Swansea. Have you had the chance to sample any of these culinary delights? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Railroad company eyes St. Clair Auto Mall
A German company specializing in railroad safety could bring a dozen jobs and new life to the old St. Louis Auto Mall in O’Fallon. The company, Pintsch North America, is currently located in Marion, Illinois, and expressed interest due to O’Fallon’s proximity to the interstate. The Pintsch...
Illinois man steals $1.2 million in SNAP benefits fraud scheme
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – An Illinois man has been ordered to repay $1.2 million stolen through a SNAP benefits fraud scheme. A federal judge ordered Almahde H. Nijmeh, 65, of Swansea, to restitution and a prison sentence of five years. He was also ordered to two year of supervised release.
Security guard shoots, kills suspect at south St. Louis gas station
A suspect was killed and a security guard injured in a shooting early Monday morning at a QuikTrip in south St. Louis. It happened just after midnight Monday.
When and where storms are expected near St. Louis
A slow-moving cold front will spark off scattered showers and storms late Monday evening and into tonight. The most likely time for storms will be between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. across the area. Some rain and thunder may linger in southern Illinois through 4 a.m.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in Troy, IL
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around troy..
St. Louis forecast: Scattered storms overnight, cooler Tuesday
Temperatures have reached the mid 70s this afternoon yet again, with wind gusts over 30 miles per hour. Clouds have increased and we'll monitor storm development lat.
'It was literally probably 300 rounds': Volunteer fire station hit by gunfire for 3rd time this year
CAHOKIA HEIGHTS, Ill — Hundreds of shots were fired Saturday in Cahokia Heights, Illinois, and Camp Jackson Fire Station was caught in the middle of it, once again. Assistant Fire Chief Sharon Davis said she was shaken and frustrated. "Once or twice is an accident, but after that, they...
St. Clair County Judiciary and Court System receive tech modernization grant
The St. Clair County Judiciary and Court System have announced its award of a Technology Modernization grant provided by the Illinois Supreme Court in the amount of $279,778.94. The purpose of the grant is to upgrade the technology and related support systems for the operations of the St. Clair County trial courtrooms.
Swansea Metro Transit Center construction work starting today
Changes are coming to Swansea's Metro Transit Center.
Partly Sunny & Warm today—Strong to Severe Storms possible early Tuesday morning
We’ll start the work week off partly sunny and warm, with strong to severe storms looking to reach the area early Tuesday morning. We will be partly sunny today with a high of 75. Winds from the south will increase to better than 20 miles per hour this afternoon.
St. Louis, Missouri Nearly Has the Highest Crime Cost in America
It's been said that crime doesn't pay, but in this case you must pay dearly for your crime. That's true especially if you're St. Louis, Missouri which nearly has the highest crime cost in America. I've seen just about every crime metric and title applied to St. Louis, Missouri over...
These places in Missouri will see the fewest cicadas this spring
MISSOURI, USA — Missouri's entomologists are waiting patiently for the state's soil around eight inches below our feet to hit 64 degrees. When that happens, Missouri will see its largest cicada reemergence in years. The news, however, isn't exciting to everyone. When Brood X cicadas emerged in East Coast...
Cahokia Heights siblings who died in fire escorted from their funeral to resting place
“Just beautiful children, beautiful souls that will be forever missed in our family and we’ll never be the same from it,” said their grandfather.
Plea deal in 2022 St. Louis murders results in life sentences
ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis man will spend the rest of his life in state prison after reaching a plea agreement in a pair of 2022 murder cases. Graylon Lindsey, 24, had been scheduled to go to trial this week for a murder in the Fairground neighborhood and another in Carondelet.