Correctional workers found a 55-year-old inmate for Maryville, Illinois hanging in his jail cell Thursday morning from his underwear.
As of Tuesday at noon, the stage was 18.6 feet. Flood stage is 21 feet.
Police spotted a Chevrolet Silverado matching the description of the one used in the home invasion and began a pursuit.
State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons says the deputy’s actions involving 51-year-old Barry Cloninger outside the man’s rural Edwardsville home were reasonable.
19-year-old Dylan Hartman’s body was found in December by a relative in the victim’s Granite City home.
Co-chair of the task force, Judge Richard Tognarelli, says prison just isn’t the place for the mentally ill.
The public comment period expires Monday for repairs on 74 miles of flood protection levees in Madison, Monroe and Saint Clair counties.
The raid occurred at 5567 Dial Drive and was conducted by the Madison County Task Force.
Madison County officials know what they’ll do with their share of what they believe to be drug trafficking money seized during a traffic stop last weekend.
A traffic stop of a 62 year old woman leads police to $1.5 million in cash packed in 27 vacuum-sealed plastic bags.