Collinsville

Riders slow their horses after racing 5 furlongs on a sloppy track during the first race of the year at Fairmount Park in Collinsville, Illinois, on March 15, 2011. (Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Gambling Experts Set to Testify on Potential Chicago Casino

Proposals to expand Illinois gambling have recently resurfaced as legislators prepare to adjourn at the end of the month.

05/11/2015

The World's Largest Catsup Bottle in Collinsville is for sale. Photo: KMOX/Brett Blume

Collinsville World’s Largest Catsup Bottle Still for Sale

The ongoing construction on Illinois Route 159 has prompted the World’s Largest Catsup Bottle Festival to move for its scheduled July 12 celebration date.

05/08/2015

fire

Woman Dies in Collinsville House Fire

Victim’s name will be released after family members are notified

04/26/2015

suspect

Two Charged in Multiple Bank Robberies

Charged in robberies in St. Peters,Collinsville and Fairview Heights.

02/25/2015

Photo: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images

Health Care Coverage Deadline Looms

Several weekend events across Illinois are designed to get people in compliance with federal law

02/14/2015

Rend Lake (Illinois DNR photo)

Tragedy at Southern Illinois’ Rend Lake

13-year-old Collinsville boy and his grandfather died on fishing trip, Monday.

12/29/2014

Police is riot gear stage outside of the Edward Jones Dome in the fourth quarter of the Oakland Raiders - St. Louis Rams football game in St. Louis on November 30, 2014. Police were anticipating trouble from protestors who have been vocal after the Ferguson grand jury decision. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

REPORT: Illinois Police Spent $120K After Ferguson

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.

12/29/2014

Woodhenge

Winter Solstice Event Sunday at Cahokia Mounds

December 21 will be 2014’s shortest day in terms of daylight hours.

12/20/2014

File photo of a school bus. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Illinois Man Assaults Boy on School Bus

Police have charged a southwest Illinois man who they say assaulted a 6-year-old boy on a school bus for allegedly bullying his daughter.

11/18/2014

Photo: Getty Images

Illinois Interstate 255 Project Entering Final Stage

For the past six months, long stretches of Interstate 255 in Illinois, from Collinsville to the Jefferson Barracks Bridge, have been limited to one-lane only. But all of that is about to come to an end.

09/30/2014

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