When customers starting coming in, Brown allegedly proclaimed he was joking and tried to buy an alcoholic beverage with a credit card, which was declined.
Cory Osborne was the last person seen with Stacie Williams.
Art Lampitt had remnant of car crash embedded in his arm for more than 50 years.
Illinois police departments in suburban St. Louis spent about $120,000 on overtime and riot protection gear in preparation for possible unrest stemming from events in Ferguson, law enforcement records show.
Police have charged a southwest Illinois man who they say assaulted a 6-year-old boy on a school bus for allegedly bullying his daughter.
Granite City police say a woman has received a baby python in the mail that someone purchased with her credit card number.
Granite City Police say a person of interest has been taken into custody.
Meanwhile, election opponent Bruce Rauner was picking up clergy endorsements in suburban Chicago
Investigators are still trying to determine how a live mortar shell ended up at Totall Metal Recycling, where it exploded and killed two people this week.
Authorities still working to secure the metal recycling facility after a mortar round blew up.