East St. Louis
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.
The center kicks off “Growing Through the Arts” an after-school program for Metro East students.
An activist wants a federal judge to order county or state officials to run East St. Louis elections, arguing that more than 5,200 people are illegally registered to vote in the struggling city.
Knowing it will be a major disruption for commuters, I-DOT will penalize the contractor $2,500 for every 15 minutes the road remains closed past the deadline of 9:00 a.m. on September 23.
23-year-old Geneshia L. Grey, who’s charged with felony burglary and contributing to the criminal delinquency of a minor. Police haven’t said how old the children were.
Investigators say 24-year-old Steven Thomas died early Tuesday at a hospital after being repeatedly shot near the Orr-Weathers complex where he lived.
Fire Chief Jason Blackman says they are victims of grant money, about to run out.
Investigators say the female victim found an iPhone on Craigslist and, after calling about it, the seller told her not to call him but to text. After several texts, they agreed to meet.
Officials say westbound I-64 will be reduced to one lane between 18th Street and 9th Street in East St. Louis Wednesday, weather permitting.