The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department is investigating after it says one person was killed in an alleged home invasion in Lenzburg.
Illinois police departments in suburban St. Louis spent about $120,000 on overtime and riot protection gear in preparation for possible unrest stemming from events in Ferguson, law enforcement records show.
The legislation would stiffen the penalty for those convicted of battery while taking part in the “game,” making it punishable by 3-7 years in prison.
The Belleville News-Democrat reports Roman Brooks was found in snow and a pool of blood early Friday.
A donation box was robbed Saturday at the First Baptist Church during a funeral mass for 28-year-old Krystie Flaherty of Swansea, who died Oct. 20.
The Belleville News-Democrat reports that the burglar stole money from the JTC Academy and ripped wiring away from the walls during the break-in late Friday or early Saturday.
The Belleville News-Democrat reported the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund was “investigating” the county but Board Chairman Mark Kern insists it is not an investigation.
Those exempted from the furloughs include firefighters and others who hold jobs are considered essential for safety and security.
Her 3-month-old son, Donovan Prom, was found in a St. Louis County apartment building on Friday morning.
Report suggests dozens of deaths involving disabled adults not investigated.