The nephew of a suburban St. Louis man who opened fire at a city council meeting six years ago, killing five and severely wounding the mayor, is running for a seat on that same governing body.
The mayor of Belleville has issued an executive order temporarily banning fireworks in the southwestern Illinois city.
Jeff City’s existing law requires that more than one-third of a store’s sales be adult items to be defined as an adult store. City officials say only about one-quarter of products offered by the new store are adult items.
The Peoria city councilman allegedly paid for sex with an 18-year-old woman.
Six months ago he was in a hospital after being shot in the face.
The proposed budget includes $30,000 for new microphones in the council chamber.