A state senator from the Metro-East thinks more can be done to keep the mentally ill from committing violent crimes with guns and other weapons.
The 19-year-old was caught by police Tuesday after allegedly stealing from cars in East Alton.
Terry Davis has pleaded not guilty to three counts of sexual conduct with a female Rottweiler puppy.
The Alton Fire Department rescue boat is on the scene near the Conoco Phillips facility, south of the Lock and Dam.
Mayor Brant Walker expects unanimous passage of a resolution calling for state and federal officials to pull the plug on any further development of a high-speed rail station in nearby East St. Louis.
Coroner’s office says Kenneth Johnson, Jr. wasn’t wearing seat belt.
Two months after the law took effect there still seems to be a lot of confusion about where you can and can not carry a concealed weapon in Illinois.
He admitted defrauding the state’s Medicaid program and illegally dispensing prescription medications.
In Alton, some say the police department is cracking down on sex offender registration. But the officer-in-charge there says, “They’re just doing it the way it’s supposed to be done.”
16 hospitals from throughout southwestern Illinois will take part in Tuesday’s exercise, which will simulate a train crash in Alton.