East St. Louis
Reginald Allen case dates back to 2009 and the now-shuttered City Nights
A spokesperson for the teachers says a passed vote gave the union power to call for a strike if they feel necessary.
A former East St. Louis mayor defeated in his April re-election bid has now been hired as city manager at an annual salary of $100,000, twice his mayoral pay, as his successor says the municipal government faces a nearly $6 million budget shortfall.
“I’m happy to come back and help serve my city,” Parks told KMOX News after the decision.
Mayor Jackons-Hicks is reporting a $5.7 million shortfall and layoff are likely.
Emeka Jackson-Hicks says administration has some tough choices to make to reduce $5.7 million deficit
Parry Gully and Melvin Smith of East St. Louis are charged in last July’s death of Charles Harper.
Judge: “He had a dark heart and no conscience.”
East St. Louis Police continue to look for a woman who plowed her car into four other women.
Belleville Democrat James Clayborne’s law office collected more than $775,000 in a year