East St. Louis
Mayor Alvin Parks held a press conference Wednesday to announce that the city would no longer be subject to state oversight of its finances.
Six large air compressors worth $5K each stolen.
Authorities say Yoko Cullen was forced into her trunk and driven to East St. Louis, where her car was set on fire while she was inside.
Christopher Horton, 22, of Highland entered pleas to five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor and one count of attempted sexual exploitation of a minor.
The detailed reforms cover everything from officer integrity and ethics, to arrest procedures and techniques.
Prosecutors say Michael Cook was a St. Clair County circuit judge when he got heroin from Sean McGilvery “on an almost daily basis.”
East St. Louis officials and a local firefighters union say they’ve reached a deal that will avert layoffs of nearly one-third of the city’s fire department.
Police say they grabbed the phones and ran
The new layoff date is now October 15. Mayor Alvin Parks says that while he is hopeful the layoffs might be eliminated altogether, obligations, such as back-pay, must be met.
Police in East St Louis say a 23 year old woman has confessed to throwing her newborn son out of a second story window yesterday.