Durbin Warns of Health Risk from Piles of PetcokeThose open air piles of dusty, black rocks behind the fence at the Phillips 66 plant are worrying U.S. Senator Dick Durbin.
Public Meeting Will Focus On Making Hartford Slag Pile Disappear6:30 gathering at Hartford Community Center will deal with Chemetco Superfund site.
Slag Removal Slated For Illinois Superfund SiteGovernmental efforts to clean up the metro-east site of a former copper smelter are moving ahead with the expected removal of the property's toxic slag.
17 Injured in St. Louis Shootings OvernightIt began just before 9:30 p.m. when a volley of gunshots rang out in the 4700 block of Highland in north St. Louis. When the shooting stopped there, four juveniles and an adult had been hit.
Man Accused of Severely Injuring BabyMatthew Fields is charged with aggravated battery of a child.
Worker Falls To His Death At ConocoPhillips RefineryWas cleaning tank when he fell roughly 45 feet.
Hartford IL Man Admits To Online Relationship With TeenMark Reynolds could receive life prison term.