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.