Another Belleville Dollar Tree store closes for maintenance. How long?
Are there plans to expland it like the Dollar Tree on the east side of town?
'Please slow down and get there alive' | Driver walks away with a minor injury after crash nearly splits car in half
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. — A single-car crash Thursday in St. Clair County, Illinois, left a man with minor injuries and his car nearly split in half. The French Village Fire Department responded to a single-car crash around 8:30 a.m. near the eight-mile marker on westbound Interstate 64 in Illinois.
Illinois man steals $1.2 million in SNAP benefits fraud scheme
An Illinois man has been ordered to repay $1.2 million stolen through a SNAP benefits fraud scheme.
12 Facts About Prominent Industries And Economic Development In Belleville, Illinois
Belleville, Illinois, a city steeped in rich history and vibrant culture, has emerged as a hub of economic activity and industrial development. Nestled in the heart of St. Clair County, this thriving city has witnessed remarkable growth across various industries, contributing significantly to its economic prosperity. From manufacturing and healthcare to education and retail, Belleville's diverse economic landscape reflects its resilience and adaptability.
Make plans to attend the Home Builders and Remodelers Association Home Expo in Belleville!
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – Over 150 booths with everything you need for your home, inside and out, will be on display at the Home Builders & Remodelers Association Home Expo on March 8–10 at Belle Clair Fairgrounds. Admission is free! The expo features pet adoptions, performances, and the chance...
The coldest February in St. Clair County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
St. Clair County judge laments loss of innocent life during reckless homicide hearing
A man and woman were killed in a Feb. 9 crash in East St. Louis.
‘Beautiful souls’: Grandfather describes the two children lost in Cahokia Heights fire
Public invited to line the funeral procession route on Sunday.
Belleville, Illinois businesses debate food truck proposal
Some businesses in Belleville, Illinois are opposing a proposal to the city council that would allow food trucks to park outside of Shoehorn Brewing in the downtown area. Mike Johnson, owner of Shoehorn, is asking for Food Truck Days, which would bring in food trucks from 5-9 p.m. on Tuesdays and 12-9 on Sundays from March to November, according to a report by First Alert 4.
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.
Bob Heil, known as high Tech Heil on KMOX passes at the age of 83
It was 1966 that he founded Heil Sound. His career spanned decades and besides having his business in Fairview Heights, he toured with some big name bands at the height of their playing.
Fire heavily damages vacant home in Cahokia Heights, Illinois
A fire overnight heavily damaged a vacant house in Cahokia Heights, Illinois.
Join Mascoutah's 2024 Annual Community Yard Sale and Clean Up Week Initiative
Mascoutah City will hold its Annual Community Yard Sale on Saturday, May 4, 2024, from 7:00am to 5:00pm. This event is part of the city's Clean Up Week. Residents are advised to note the date. This year, the list of participants will be available online, a feature designed to enhance accessibility and participation.
East St. Louis man sentenced for drug dealing, shooting
A man has received 15 years in prison for charges related to dealing fentanyl and a fatal shooting, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in St. Louis.
Planned Parenthood, Ob-Gyn sued for allegedly failing to confirm gender dysphoria, treating patient with hormone therapy
A patient who believed she had gender dysphoria is suing Planned Parenthood and a doctor at its Fairview Heights facility for subjecting her to “masculinizing hormone treatment” without seeking psychological evaluations for proper diagnosis. Plaintiff Ciara Summers filed the lawsuit on Feb. 26 in the Madison County Circuit...
Construction at Swansea Transit Center and Central West End MetroLink this weekend
Construction may have an impact on your commute if you use the Swansea Transit Center or Central West End MetroLink station.
Be Our Guest! Buy a $50 gift certificate to Copper Fire for only $25!
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – Burgers, wings, pizzas, salads, and more!. The Copper Fire will put fire in your belly! We invite you to Be our guest and visit FOX2NowBeOurGuest.com, where you can purchase a $50 gift certificate for $25 to Copper Fire. These will go fast! Copper Fire is located...
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.
St. Clair County Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 10 Incidents and 8 Crime Stories
St. Clair County Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 10 Incidents and 8 Crime Stories. During the last week, St. Clair County reported a total of 10 crime cases. The data reveals a concerning prevalence of assault cases, accounting for half of the total crime cases reported. Specifically, there were 5 assault cases, making it the most reported crime in the place. Theft and vandalism were tied for the second most common type of crime, each with 2 reported cases. The remaining case fell under the 'Other' category. This particular instance was related to curfew, loitering, and vagrancy violations. The data clearly indicates a pressing need for enhanced security measures to combat the high frequency of assault cases and to prevent the escalation of theft and vandalism in the area.
East St. Louis Man Zachary Carpenter Arrested After Fatal Accident, Alleged Illegal Machine Gun Use
EAST ST. LOUIS – An East St. Louis man faces two counts of Failure To Report An Accident Involving Death (Class 1 Felony) and Unlawful Use of a Weapon - a machine gun - (Class x Felony), Illinois State Police announced on Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024. The Illinois State...