St. Clair County Proposes Sales Tax for Public SafetyA quarter of the money raised annually would go to local public safety departments within Saint Clair County to spend on their needs.
Man Accused in Second Murder Arrested After Woman's Body Found in LandfillThe suspect, 51-year-old Paulren Stepter, was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder in the death of 23-year-old Brandy Morrison.
Man Impersonates U.S. Marshal; Dupes Girlfriend Into Buying LamborghiniHis plot unraveled when one of his multiple girlfriends discovered suspicious paperwork.
UPDATE: Jurors in Southern Illinois Find Man 'Sexually Dangerous'Lopes still faces three counts of grooming for allegedly handing out cards directing people to online videos of him promoting sexual relations with children in April 2016.
Man Believes He's Allowed to Have Sex With Children, in Court WednesdayJames Lopes' actions alarmed parents when he was found to be passing out cards to children in public that stated his view on sex between adults and minors.
US Attorney Callahan Creates 'Double Whammy' for Downtown Violent CrimesOne criminal to experience Richard Callahan's warning was Kilwa Jones, who received a 40-year state and 35-year federal sentence for a downtown shooting after a Cardinals game.
Illinois Unable to Pay $2.5M to Exonerated Ex-Inmates Due to Budget WoesThe Innocence Project says the money is a recognition by the state that it wrongfully kept the men in prison.
Incarcerated Mothers Spending Time With Children in IllinoisIncarcerated mothers are spending time with their children ahead of the holidays at Logan Correctional Center. Nearly 70 children were bussed to Springfield, Illinois this past Saturday.
Woman Enters Plea in Deadly Missouri Wrong-Way CrashKelli Smith entered an Alford plea Monday to a reduced charge of careless and imprudent driving after her earlier involuntary manslaughter conviction was overturned.
Inmates Escape from Pulaski County JailTwo inmates escaped from the Pulaski County Jail at approximately 1:15 AM Sunday morning.
Suspect in Missouri State Teacher's Death to Get Mental ExamInvestigators have not disclosed a possible motive for the attack.
Mental Evaluation Delays Terror Suspect's Case18-year-old Keaun Cook's courtroom behavior this week prompted judge's ruling.

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