Latest Foreclosure Numbers a Mixed Bag for St. Louis AreaForeclosure starts drop below pre-recession levels. Repossessions still high.
State Budget Crisis Forces Agency to Cut Programs, WorkersA social services agency based in East St. Louis is suspending programs and laying off 117 workers amid the state budget impasse.
Illinois Police Departments Use Website to Get Body CamerasAs of Friday, departments in Palmyra, Benld, South Pekin, East St. Louis and six other municipalities in the state had signed up for free on the website BodyCameraDonations.com to receive donations for the devices.
Police: 11-Year-Old Hit-and-Run Victim DiesPolice say several cars drove around the young boy after he had been hit, and didn't call for help.
Woman Gets 12-Year Sentence for Newborn's Drowning DeathProsecutors allege Jackson delivered the baby in a toilet and wrapped him in a towel before throwing him.
Nigerian Man Convicted in Online Scam Targeting STL Area WomenA Nigerian man has been convicted on several federal charges after acting as a ringleader of a South African organization luring dozens of St. Louis-area women into online romantic relationships.
Bryan Cox Involved In Scouting Combine IncidentFalcons scout from East St. Louis apologizes for shove
East St. Louis Bouncer to be Sentenced for Strip Club KillingAllen said he feared for his life after the brothers' friend grabbed a gun from his car.
Illini Football Signs Only 2 In-State PlayersDefensive back Stanley Green Jr. of East St. Louis HS was one of the two.
East St. Louis School to Receive Part of $20M Federal GrantGordon Bush Elementary in East St. Louis is one of five schools to receive more than $20 million in federal grants over the next five years.
First Murder of 2016 in East St. LouisState police say Thomas Brown beat Lenear McKissick to death Jan. 2.
East St. Louis Ousts City Manager After 4 Months on JobTwo City Council members and the woman who defeated Alvin Parks Jr. April voted Monday to fire him as the city struggles with a nearly $6 million budget shortfall.