October is Zombie Awareness Month in IllinoisState Representative Chris Welch says the thinking behind Zombie Awareness Month is this: If you're prepared for a Zombie Apocalypse, you're prepared for any disaster -- natural or man-made.
Local Hospital Trauma Centers Look at PreparednessThere are three Level One Trauma Centers here, and three Level Two Trauma Centers.
Emergency Management Agency Offers Lightning Safety TipsIt's the time of year when thunderstorms can pop up and produce some damaging bolts of lightning.
Madison County Forced to Close 911 Call CentersTroy Illinois police chief Bradley Parsons says a decision by the state of Illinois forcing counties to reduce their number of 911 call centers is a head-scratcher.
4 Dead, Pilot Hurt in Separate Near-By Plane CrashesFour people died in a plane crash in Southern Illinois Sunday, another man was injured in his small plane and had to make an emergency landing, Tuesday.
Drones Give Illinois Transportation Officials New ViewpointsThe department is exploring how drones might improve mapping or document progress in work zones.
Blues Almost Faced College Goalie in Loss to VancouverStudent-athlete Matt Hewitt was called on to be the emergency back-up last night.
Radiologist Develops In-Flight Emergencies AppIn-flight emergencies can quickly overwhelm even experienced physicians, but a Peoria doctor has developed an app to help.
Flooding Threatens Levee at Poplar BluffResidents on Wednesday were still cleaning up after the creek water got into some homes.
Local Health Officials Urge Lawmakers to Approve Zika FundingAs Congress convenes for the final week before its August recess, some local health officials are urging lawmakers to approve emergency funding to help fight Zika before they head home.
Red Cross Pleads for Blood Donations During ShortageIf you are able to donate, go to redcross.org to find a blood drive in your area.
Downtown STL Inc. Offers Free Download of No. 1 Safety AppGet a six-month free trial of SafeTrek if you ever are nervous walking alone in downtown St. Louis, or anywhere else.