Illinois County Sues the State For Not Funding Emergency 911 SystemA St. Clair County Board Chairman says the state owes his county six million dollars and this may not be the only lawsuit.
Metro-East Population DecliningNew U.S. Census Bureau figures show Madison and St. Clair Illinois are down several thousand residents each
TIAM Weekend: Upcoming Job Fair & A Bellefontaine Cemetery Tour On Death & BeerAn upcoming job fair in St. Clair Country and an interesting kind of cemetery tour on beer and death.
St. Clair County Faces Tax Increase to Renovate JailSt. Clair County residents face a possible tax increase in efforts to renovation the county jail.
St. Clair County Board Seeks Sales Tax for Jail RenovationThe jail is overcrowded and failure to add on could mean a court order forcing St. Clair County to build a costlier jail.
Hancock & Kelley: CBS News Correspondent Jim Krasula Live From Washington, IllinoisCBS News Correspondent Jim Krasula is live from the tornado damage in Washington, Illinois.
St. Clair County Chairman Defends Mid-America Airport LossesSt. Clair County Board Chairman Mark Kern says that while the county's $8.2 million asset decrease last year mirrored Mid-America's losses, several factors played a role.
St. Clair County Expands Drug Testing Months After Judge's OverdoseThe American Civil Liberties Union says the new policy opens the county up to lawsuits but Mark Kern, the St. Clair County Board Chair, disagrees.
Madison, St. Clair Counties Could Opt Out of Higher Speed LimitThe law states that counties in more urban areas have the choice to opt out altogether, or pick and choose which highways to let vehicles go faster.
St. Clair Co. Official Defends Audit as RoutineThe Belleville News-Democrat reported the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund was "investigating" the county but Board Chairman Mark Kern insists it is not an investigation.
Hancock & Kelley - Thursday, July 25th - David Lee; Mark Kern; Kerri Morgan; James B. Stewart on Farm Bill; Bob FussJohn and Michael talk with James Stewart about the Farm Bill; with David Lee; with Mark Kern; with Kerri Morgan; and with Bob Fuss.
Positive Signs in MidAmerica Airport's Quarterly UpdateCounty Board Chair Mark Kern says work continues to build on a partnership with Ningbo Lishe International Airport in China.