Mitchell, 35, has taken responsibility for a car crash on November 23, 2007 that killed Collinsville sisters Jessica Uhl, 18, and Kelli Uhl, 13.
Shimkus cruised to victory in 2012 with 69 percent of the vote and in 2010 with 71 percent. His only loss in a congressional election came in 1992 to Dick Durbin.
Due to water main break
Mitchell was responding to an incident when he lost control, crossed an I-64 median near Scott Air Force Base, and collided with the Uhls’ car. He was driving 126 miles per hour.
Jerry Sutt, 50, arrested during Tennessee traffic stop.
Fairmount Park spokesman Jon Sloane says the accident happened Tuesday as the six horses turned in to the final stretch of the race at the track near Collinsville, east of St. Louis.
Did his fellow competitors conspire to let a 70-year-old jockey win a horse race last week at Fairmount Park?
Chase R. Clark is charged with a felony
“If the folks in St. Louis feel that a gun docket would help them lowering crime and improving the life of residents then that’s something that is their prerogative.”
Woodhenge, a calendar of posts on the site, aligns with sunrise on the longest day of each year, the shortest day, and during the equinoxes, times at which day and night are equal in length.