Are you ‘rat running?’ What IL law says about cutting through parking lots to skip a light
The practice is illegal in some states. Here’s what Illinois drivers should know.
Centralia woman handed 14 years on multiple retail theft charges
CLINTON COUNTY — A 55-year-old Centralia woman has been sentenced in Clinton County Court to 14 years in prison for multiple retail thefts. According to Clinton County State’s Attorney J.D. Brandmeyer, Cindy Britt had previously pleaded guilty to two counts of Class 4 felony retail theft for incidents that occurred at Walmart and Buchheit’s in Centralia in late 2021 and early 2022.
New clothing store in Shiloh announces date for long-anticipated grand opening
In addition to offering a new place to shop, the store also has open positions for those seeking jobs.
Missing St. Clair County woman found
ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ill. — A 60-year-old woman was found after an Endangered Missing Person Advisory was issued for her earlier Monday night. The St. Clair County Sheriff's Office was seeking the public's help in locating the woman, who was last seen at 8:02 p.m.
A Dollar Tree store in Belleville closes for remodeling. Here’s what we know
The store is one of three Belleville locations. Other area locations include Shiloh, Swansea and Fairview Heights.
‘B—-, I’m going to kill you’: Man who doused girlfriend’s mom in gas and burned her alive learns his fate
A 41-year-old man in Illinois will likely spend the remainder of his days behind bars for killing his girlfriend’s mother in horrific fashion two years ago, dousing the 69-year-old woman and her house in gasoline, setting the home on fire, and watching as she burned alive. Third Judicial Circuit...
Police investigating shooting near downtown Belleville
The shooting was reported at about 7:20 Monday morning.
This week’s metro-east calendar features fish fries and game nights and art ... oh my!
Upcoming concerts and shows feature tributes, Broadway showtunes, true stories, a taste of Italy and some laughs.
Discover Belleville: A Guide to the City's 5 Most Outstanding Pubs
In this article, we're exploring five amazing pubs in Belleville. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Mascoutah Contracts Aspen Waste Systems for Citywide Residential Trash Service Starting April 2024
Mascoutah, Illinois, has contracted Aspen Waste Systems as the sole provider of waste, recycling, and yard waste services for the city's residential properties. The contract will be effective from April 1, 2024, covering all residential units, from single-family homes to four-unit buildings.
100 years ago: An O’Fallon home destroyed by fire and a narrow escape from certain death
“When they attempted to leave the room, they learned that the passageway to the stairway was ablaze cutting off the means of egress. “
Discover Belleville's Top 4 Must-Try Pizzas: A Gastronomic Journey
This article presents four outstanding pizzerias in Belleville. Have you had the chance to experience any of their delightful offerings? If yes, we encourage you to share your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below.
Warsaw man seriously injured in St. Clair County motorcycle crash
A Benton County man is seriously injured when he wrecks his motorcycle about 30 miles west of his hometown. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Harley Rhoades, 67, of Warsaw, was riding his bike on Route HH seven miles east of Lowry City on Monday afternoon when he traveled off the side of the road and overturned.
Veteran East St. Louis Police officer charged with battery, official misconduct
Documents allege the officer struck a teenager and slammed him against a wall.
Near-record heat, then possible snow in metro-east forecast. Here’s what you can expect
The latest forecast includes the risk of severe thunderstorms.
Kids die in burning St. Clair County home
Two children died Friday afternoon in a Cahokia Heights house fire. Firefighters say they were met with heavy smoke, heat, and flames when they arrived on scene at the home on St. Gregory Road around two. The names and genders of the victims have not been released, but both described...
Highland bid to upset Centralia falls short in sectional semifinal
The Orphans advance to face either East St. Louis or Mount Vernon in the championship game Friday.
Today the gas price is close to $3.37 in Aviston as of 2024-02-28. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.294, a week ago the price is $3.274 , according to AAA.
Highschool Basketball | 29 February Okawville Girls Game Notice
The Okawville Girls Basketball team will have a Playoff game with St. Bede(Peru, IL) on 29 February, 2024, 11:15 AM. As of now, Rockets has won 19 games and lost 17 games, and the winning rate is 0.528.
After almost 16 years in business, this downtown Belleville restaurant will close its doors
The longtime restaurant and bar opened in 2008 and expanded in 2012 to include a new dining concept.