Principia Student's Hazing Trial Begins this WeekThe last of the five students to go to court for a hazing incident at Prinicipia High School is due to stand trial this week.
Woman Attacked by Man With a Hammer Over a Snapchat PostPolice say he was driving a vehicle and hitting the woman in his passenger seat with a hammer.
UPDATE: Ex-NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Commits Suicide in PrisonAt the White House event in the afternoon, President Donald Trump congratulated the Super Bowl champions but made no mention of Hernandez.
Man Goes to Jail For Throwing KnifeA southwest Missouri man is heading to prison for five years after being found guilty of throwing a knife at a conservation agent.
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.