Illinois Welcomes New Distribution Center to Bring Jobs and Service EnhancementsAsh JurbergNewsBreak Contributor
Mass Layoff: U.S Steel Announces a Massive Layoff at an Illinois Steel PlantThat's interestingNewsBreak Contributor
St. Louis carjacking caught on camera, suspect who left debit and EBT cards convictedThe Bullet PointNewsBreak Contributor
Florissant man charged with fentanyl distribution in case that led to the death of twin brothersThe Bullet PointNewsBreak Contributor
Indefinite Steelmaking Shutdown in Illinois Hits Thousand Staff, Sparks CriticismAsh JurbergNewsBreak Contributor
Coroner IDs man found shot to death in Washington Park
State police have been called to assist in the investigation.
These troy, IL based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near troy.
Master of deception admits guilt in $109K Walmart heist
ST. LOUIS – A Canadian man admitted tricking clerks out of thousands of dollars in cash in federal court Friday. It was part of a nationwide ‘sleight of hand’ scheme that hit 13 states this year. It caught up with him right here in the St. Louis area.
Here’s the latest on Golden Corral, the popular buffet restaurant in Shiloh
The restaurant had been closed for months while it was being remodeled.
Suit alleges dentist applied crown to wrong tooth
EDWARDSVILLE — A dental patient claims a dentist applied a crown to the wrong front tooth. Erika Odelehr filed a complaint on Nov. 20 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Dr. Dean Danos, D.D.S., Dr. Simone Favor, D.D.S., Aspen Dental Management Inc., and Aspen Dental, alleging negligence. According...
East St. Louis in financial turmoil, city at risk of layoffs and payless paydays
The City of East St. Louis facing a severe financial crisis that could result in layoffs and payless paydays. It could also force the city to slash some services.
McDonald’s is bringing back adult happy meals
McDonald's is releasing a new limited-edition happy meal for adults, complete with a very special toy.
St. Louis grandfather furious after grandson robbed of designer tennis shoes
ST. LOUIS — "I'm upset about it all. It makes no sense. Nothing like that has ever happened to him," said Calvin Clifton. The furious grandfather is still shaking his head after what happened to his 13-year-old grandson. "If he can't wear what he wants to wear then it's...
Illinois Supreme Court rules against requesting public records for FOID denials
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — Illinoisans are barred from using the state’s public records law to view ISP information on denying their application. The Illinois Supreme Court ruled unanimously against Illinoisans using the Freedom of Information Act to get documents on why their Firearm Owner Identification cards have been denied. A law passed in 2011 exempted […]
Trio sneaks into abandoned STL prison, gets trapped in cell
Police say three men from Illinois cut a hole in a fence to get onto the former Medium Security Institution in St. Louis grounds two weeks ago.
ILLINOIS STATE NEWS BRIEF (12/01/2023)
(SPRINGFIELD) The Illinois Department of Labor has issued a subpoena to the U.S. Steel Corporation to investigate its compliance with the Illinois Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act. The Illinois WARN Act requires employers with 75 or more full-time employees to give workers and government officials 60 days advance notice of a plant closing or mass layoff. Layoff notices at Granite City Works in Granite City were announced earlier this week. This follows layoffs that were announced in September, although the company characterized those as temporary at the time.
‘Candy Cane Lane’ reunites East St. Louis native with comedy icon Eddie Murphy
The holiday spirit entertainment industry veteran and filmmaker Reginald Hudlin exuded as he talked about his latest directorial effort “Candy Cane Lane” was infectious. Would it be too corny to say that his eyes lit up like a Christmas tree? Perhaps – despite how true it was.
Metro East man says Brooklyn PD chief tased him over parking ticket
BROOKLYN, Ill. (KMOV) - A Metro East man is calling for a police chief to resign after the chief and another officer with the department tased him during an incident that resulted in a parking ticket. Court records show Jeremy Cureton, 27, was issued a parking ticket and charged with...
Sam’s Club to open new distribution center in Edwardsville
Sam's Club plans to open a new distribution center early next year in the Metro East.
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Announces 2024 Schedule
A series-record 12 races paying $50,000-to-win or more highlight 2024’s Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series schedule announced today that takes the national tour to 28 tracks in 16 states for 64 nights of racing with 59 full-field events and eight semifeatures. Competitors on the tour’s 20th season will...
Be Our Guest to PaPPo’s Pizzeria and get a $50 gift certificate for $25!
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. – One of the best happy hours in town is PaPPo’s Pizzeria. Order a flight of beer with your pizza or calzone. Also, sign up for the rewards program and there’s always a military discount!. We invite you to Be Our Guest with the...
Man faces 41 charges in month-long crime spree in St. Louis
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - Circuit attorneys charged a man with 41 criminal offenses on Friday, accusing him of numerous felonies during a month-long crime spree in St. Louis. First Alert 4 reported on 37-year-old Romel S. Taylor last month, after police statements showed he walked away from a carjacking when the victim started praying and then later robbed a bank.
Body found near the Chubb Trail at Lone Elk Park
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - St. Louis County Police Officers are investigating after a dead body was found near Lone Elk Park Friday evening. Officers with the West County Precinct responded to a call for a suspicious death in the area of 1 Lone Elk Park Road. The officers discovered the body of an adult man near the Chubb Trail.
Wood River man alleges cancer due to PFAS exposure in drinking water
EDWARDSVILLE — A man who was born and raised in Wood River claims he suffered injuries from exposure to PFAS. Timothy Blasa filed a complaint on Nov. 21 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Shell USA and others, alleging negligence and other claims. According to his complaint, Blasa...