Eleven More Parents Charged For Allowing Children to be TruantSt. Clair County state’s attorney Brendan Kelly has charged 11 more parents since May with criminal charges for allowing a child to be truant.
Guns For Gift Cards in East St. Louis Saturday's event got 130 weapons off the street in a little more than an hour.
St. Clair County Expands Drug Testing Months After Judge's OverdoseThe American Civil Liberties Union says the new policy opens the county up to lawsuits but Mark Kern, the St. Clair County Board Chair, disagrees.
Police: Metro East Drug Sweep Nabs 58At a press conference Thursday announcing the capture and charges of more than 58 people, Kelly said the area is "in a state of lawlessness."
East St. Louis' Entertainment District More Than Just All-Night-ClubsEast St. Louis Mayor Alvin Parks says keeping nightclubs open until 5:30 a.m. is about jobs and identity.
Prosecutor: Judges in Drug Scandal Fixed TicketsState's Attorney Brendan Kelly said the alleged ticket-fixing surfaced during an audit of Joe Christ's work as a prosecutor under Kelly before Christ died in March.
St. Clair County Prosecutor Drug Tests Entire OfficeA widening drug probe involving judges has St. Clair County State's Attorney Brendan Kelly performing random drug tests on his entire staff.
St. Clair County Judge Charged With Heroin, Gun PossessionWearing cutoff shorts and a T-shirt with the slogan "Bad is my middle name,'' St. Clair County Circuit Judge Michael Cook pleaded not guilty.
Possible Illegal Videotaping at Belleville School ProbedPolice say the school's staff did their own investigation of the matter before notifying police May 3. A special prosecutor has been assigned to the case.
St. Clair State's Attorney Calls For Bigger Police Presence"We don't have nearly enough, not even close to enough, police officers in the Metro East," he said.
St. Clair Prosecutor Might Seek Probe of CoronerServing subpoenas without a license is a misdemeanor. The state Department of Professional Regulation fined Stone $10,000 in September.
Man Accused of Threatening ProsecutorA special appointed prosecutor has charged 58-year-old Norman Stuckey in St. Clair County with one count of threatening a public official.