Prosecutors in Madison County on Tuesday charged 24-year-old Jason Alton with aggravated battery and attempting to disarm a peace officer.
The female Java Macaque monkey, named Nina, was at a public event June 2nd with her owner Kendra D. Hougland when she bit a 6-year-old boy.
The law bars concealed weapons from schools, courthouses, government buildings, libraries and public transit but churches, mosques and synagogues must post signs.
Police say Gerry LeClaire attacked a 77 year old neighbor
The Mississippi at Alton crested yesterday at 34.38 ft. but it will remain high for several days.
Madison County Coroner Steve Nonn says investigators think the victim was 82-year-old Evelyn Walker of Godfrey.
Officials are asking the public to be on high alert after a woman reported being stopped by a police impersonator in Godfrey.
Madison County investigators haven’t yet publicly identified the body discovered Friday.
Madison County sheriff’s deputies say foul play is not suspected.
Terry Belcher was stopped and found to have a stolen sticker on his license plate