EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois man has admitted to sexually assaulting three minors in his home.
Eric B. Rusk of Collinsville pleaded guilty Thursday to three counts of...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police continue to search for the gunman who killed an Illinois man outside a downtown nightclub.
Authorities say 38-year-old Mark Schlemmer of Collinsville,...
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — U.S. Rep. John Shimkus of Illinois said Friday he won't run for re-election after more than 20 years in Congress, the 14th House Republican to decline a 2020...
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A Missouri woman has been convicted in the killing of a 68-year-old southern Illinois man who was slain during a robbery.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois Democrat says he will challenge Republican Congressman John Shimkus next fall and in the same breath concedes he has no chance of winning.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana is scheduled to speak later this month at a congressional prayer breakfast in southern Illinois.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois man has pleaded not guilty to murder charges in the stabbing deaths last month of an Edwardsville couple.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois State Police trooper was seriously injured when a semi-trailer struck him and his squad car while he was responding to a multi-vehicle accident.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A 23-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing deaths of an Edwardsville couple.
Madison County prosecutors said Tuesday that Zachary...
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COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The support group for the Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site has been awarded a $100,000 grant for digital projects from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The Cahokia Mounds Museum Society announced the grant Wednesday. Officials will use it to develop a functional prototype of an augmented reality application available for smartphones and other applications and an educational website about Cahokia Mounds.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — An Illinois man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison in the fatal shooting of a Southeast Missouri State University student during a botched carjacking.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings and advisories following heavy rainfall across northeastern Oklahoma.
Forecasters in Tulsa issued flood warnings for the Illinois River near Tahlequah, Chewey and Watts. The river was forecast to rise above flood stage at each location and minor flooding is expected through Monday.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A historic site in southwest Illinois is hosting an event to mark the arrival of spring.
The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency has announced that the Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site will hold a dawn event Sunday.
Visitors are invited to gather at 6:45 a.m. to see dawn break over a model of a calendar used when Cahokia Mounds was home to thousands of Native Americans.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Hundreds of gymnasts are competing at a gymnastics meet this weekend that's expected to bring some 2,500 people to Southern Illinois.
The Belleville News-Democrat reports (http://bit.ly/2l58l5p ) the 20th annual Gateway Challenge Gymnastics Meet is being held at the Gateway Convention Center in Collinsville.
The event started Friday and continues Saturday and Sunday. It's hosted by World Class Gymnastics, a Belleville-based club.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Illinois history buffs will get the chance to look back at 2,000 years of Native American history.
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site in southwestern Illinois is offering a series of free lectures.
The speaker at the first presentation on Jan. 15 is Jason King, who is director of the Center for American Archaeology. He'll discuss the center's research, including recent mound excavations. Other presentations will take place on Feb. 26 and March 19.
SWANSEA, Ill. (AP) — The southern Illinois city of Swansea is the latest in the region to allow residents to raise chickens in their backyards.
The Belleville News Democrat reports (http://bit.ly/2hKUmC9 ) that Swansea village leaders recently voted unanimously to allow chickens in neighborhoods that are zoned residential. That's different than four years ago when the village board rejected a similar plan. Swansea trustee Brian Wells says "people want to know what's in their food."
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A Missouri man has been ordered to spend 40 years in prison after having admitted in court that he played a role in the 2015 robbery killing of a man in Collinsville, Illinois.
Thirty-five-year-old Jessie James Werley of Farmington, Missouri, was sentenced Wednesday in Illinois' Madison County after he pleaded guilty to a first-degree murder count.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Police records show a southern Illinois boy who died after a fall at a school had been sliding down a bannister.
Records released Friday after a Freedom of Information Act request by the Belleville News-Democrat (http://bit.ly/2dGyiW6 ) state 14-year-old Tray Turner suffered the fall on a staircase at Collinsville High School on Sept. 19 after asking another student to give him a push down the bannister.