Mayor Alvin Parks
Four teenagers are among the first arrests under the new anti-crime curfew in East St. Louis.
“There’s a mayor there who completely ignores it, and keeps all night, nightclubs open just attracting violence and drugs and thugs.”
Mayor Alvin Parks says most were opposed to early closures
Mayor Alvin Parks responds to Senator Dick Durbin’s remarks
Sen. Durbin has called for bars and nightclubs to close earlier.
In case you missed it, over the weekend Saturday Night Live did a skit on Mitt Romney making a campaign stop in the metro east city.
Mayor Alvin Parks says 31 year old Antyan Thomas was shot just after 2 a.m. outside Yogi and Jackie’s Bar and Grill.
Mayor Alvin Parks says more may have to “give up their job”
“We’re seeing less of that real urgent call out for law enforcement.”
Federal mediator is helping with talks to hire more blacks