Madison County Sheriffs Department
A 37-year-old man was arrested and charged with a felony of false personation of a police officer and unlawful possession of a controlled substance.
A southwestern Illinois woman’s dog and monkey apparently are fast friends, so much so that the primate takes umbrage to anyone getting too close to the pooch, authorities say.
Madison County sheriff’s deputies say foul play is not suspected.
The vehicles were only occupied by their respective drivers, both of whom were dead by the time EMT crews arrived.
The suspect fled the crash on foot and was found a short time later in the parking lot of the Beer Barrel Pub in Godfrey.
Deputies say Janice Lyles displayed obvious signs of being under the influence of alcohol and failed sobriety tests at the scene.
Madison County sheriff’s deputies say the victim is in serious, but stable condition.
Madison County sheriff’s deputies say it happened early Sunday in St. Jacob.
Neighbors, investigators say the fire likely started in a kitchen area of victim’s mother’s home.
Family members went looking for the couple when they did not answer their phone.