In an effort to reduce crime in the city, the ordinance requires landlords to evict tenants with several misdemeanor offenses committed on the premise.
Last week, Prosecutors in southwestern Illinois’ St. Clair County charged 62-year-old Gary Warwick in the 1972 death of 1-year-old Joseph Henry Abernathy III.
Randall J. McCallum, 23, was charged in the 2009 shooting deaths of 21-year-olds Kevin A. McVay and Charles D. Black of East St. Louis. His father, the former mayor of Alorton, was convicted of corruption last year.
At about 11:00 Thursday night, a caravan of circus performers and animals were traveling down the highway at about 45 miles-per-hour when a truck rear-ended one of the circus vans.
Investigators say the female victim found an iPhone on Craigslist and, after calling about it, the seller told her not to call him but to text. After several texts, they agreed to meet.
The money will be earmarked for safety and operational gear for patrol officers, according to the Belleville Police Department.
Elected officeholders would be subject to screenings, too.
Man with gun approached demanded money
The body of 26-year-old Eric M. Schevling, was found as county employees were heading to their cars after work.
The man found dead inside the St. Clair County Courthouse parking garage died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.