Metro-East Cancer Faker Gets Longer Sentence The Second TimeMelissa Barton, of Troy, Ill., sought less than 18 months in jail, but got 24.
Madison County Treasurer Provides Extra Money for SchoolsThe Madison County treasurer is making extra money available to schools worried about getting their general state aid payments.
Edwardsville Property Values Up from Recent YearsThe Madison County assessor's office says home sales and property values have been coming up steadily in recent years
Madison County Votes Down School Improvement TaxMadison County voters again rejected a one percent sales tax increase meant to fund school facility improvements.
Madison Co. Adds AEDs to Squad CarsHealth workers in Madison County have dramatically increased their ability to help patients who go into cardiac arrest.
Madison County Retail Tax Increase Up To VoteEducators in Madison County hope voters will agree to a one percent increase in the county's retail tax.
Authorities Unravel Details Of 'Inter-Related' Madison County DeathsA fatal fire broke out at a home on Dogwood Lane and a woman's body was pulled from Silver Lake.
Woman Charged With Robbing Two Metro East BanksAdrianna Frye-Williamson, 20, also accused in a third bank robbery in Springfield.
Man Hides Cameras in Alton Church, Charged With Child PornDavid Von Bergen, 59, accused of recording adults and children changing clothes in Bethalto church.
First Female Coroner In Illinois Dies At Age 90Dallas Burke served the citizens of Madison County from 1972-2000
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.