Inmate Faces Execution Tuesday for Killing Family in 1998Mark Christeson, 37, is scheduled for lethal injection at 6 p.m., Tuesday, for the rape and murder of Susan Brouk and killing her two young children.
U.S. Appeals Court Reinstates Suit Over Missouri Alcohol AdsA federal appeals court on Thursday revived a lawsuit challenging Missouri regulations that broadcasters and others say illegally limit how they can market alcohol.
Lawsuit Filed by Man Arrested For Flag Burning, Posting Photos to FacebookHe said he carefully planned his demonstration to protest racial discrimination, poverty and other injustices, and then posted six photographs of his actions on Facebook.
Alleged Terrorist Threats Tried to Close Down St. Louis Planned ParenthoodThe man who faces a federal charge is helping to organize a rally to support his right of free speech.
Obama Issues Pardons, Commutations in Missouri-Related CasesSix federal inmates serving time in Missouri-related drug cases are getting their sentences shortened by President Barack Obama, and three others got pardons.
Man Accused in Shooting After Cardinals Game Holds Off on PleaKilwa Jones' attorney says the 33-year-old will likely plead guilty at a hearing Friday, when his family is present.
East St. Louis Corruption Investigation Leads to ArrestsEast St. Louis, community of 27,000 residents across the Mississippi River from St. Louis, has a long history of budget shortfalls, corruption scandals and violent crime.
Illinois Agrees to $450,000 Settlement in Prison Rape SuitHe says prison officials punished and humiliated him after he reported his cellmate raped him.
Judge May Cut Ex-Illinois Gov. Blagojevich's Prison TermIt will be his first public appearance since he entered prison in 2012.
Federal Aid Covers Meal Plans For All U-City StudentsThe universal meal program is funded through the federal government's Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act.
Last of 8 Defendants Pleads Guilty in Springfield Meth RingMichael P. Ayala pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute meth, money laundering and a gun charge.
Money Donated in Bid to Make Illinois Site National ParkIf named a national park, Cahokia Mounds would become a responsibility of the federal parks system.