Justin Moore is the new principal at East St. Louis Senior High School. He acknowledges that there are challenges ahead to improve the academic performance in District 189, but is optimistic the students' test scores will improve.
August Adolphus Busch IV, the former CEO of Anheuser-Busch, was held in the Swansea Police Department until Tuesday afternoon after a helicopter landed at Bronze Pointe Office Park overnight. Busch is a commercial pilot with certificates in airpla
Hailey Knecht of Pocahontas was predicted not to live past 6-years-old when she was diagnosed with Alexander's disease. She celebrated her 16th birthday this year and is helping researches to find a cure for her ultra-rare condition.
If signed by Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, House Bill 5245 will require Illinois hospitals that identify as treatment facilities for sexual assault victims to have sexual assault nurse examiners, or SANE nurses, on staff.
Local news: An O’Fallon, IL., historic log home, at 412 S. Oak St., was discovered after old siding was removed. Built in mid-1800s, it has been torn down but will still live on through salvaged materials in Southern Illinois near St. Louis, Mo.
Beep Baseball is baseball for people with visual impairments. Anthony Easley of East St. Louis, who is blind, is one of the best players in the area. He was recently named most valuable player at a tournament in St. Louis.
Bill Mixon, 69, suffered a heart attack and died while driving home Thursday evening. A St. Louis County police report confirmed he was driving westbound on Interstate 70 to his St. Charles home when he suffered a medical condition.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner was in Granite City to veto an Illinois State Senate bill which would have changed the makeup of the Metro East Sanitary District board, which the governor feels is a political manipulation.