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.
Federal Cuts in Madison County Impact Social ServicesWith no budget passed at the state level and a recent $225,000 decrease in funds from the federal level, officials are calling this a crisis.
Corps: Giving it Contaminated Landfill Would Not Speed FixFederal legislation, including in the Upton-led House Committee on Energy and Commerce, seeks to put the landfill effort in the hands of the Corps' Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program.
Congress Considers Ste. Genevieve for National Parks System``Ste. Genevieve is not only a treasure to us here in Southeast Missouri, but also part of our Missouri heritage and early American identity,'' said Smith, whose southeast Missouri district includes the town.
Illinois Fights US Spy Agency Decision to Stay in St. LouisThe meeting is scheduled for June 6 three days after the expected final approval of the St. Louis site.
Illinois Upgrading Security for Driver's Licenses, ID CardsIllinois Secretary of State Jesse White said that with the current changes, Illinois is now 84 percent compliant with the federal mandate.
Illinois Not Done Fighting For Regional NGA HeadquartersA final decision is expected in early June, with project construction set to begin next year and be completed by 2021.
FEMA Encouraging Flood Victims to Register for Disaster AssitanceFederal and state grants and loans available.
Charges Dropped Against Six Ferguson ProtestersThe case was expected to include allegations of police brutality, claims of missing evidence and discussions about the shortcomings of body cameras.
Federal Trial over Ferguson-Florissant School Board Election UnderwayThe trial is expected to last the rest of the week.
Federal Lawsuit Begins Against Ferguson-Florissant School DistrictThe ACLU believes the district is violating the Federal Voting Rights Act in electing his board members.