East St. Louis Speed Cameras Raise QuestionsMotorists driving near East St. Louis now risk getting a ticket in the mail from automated speed cameras, and some are wondering whether or not that's legal.
Four Teens Caught Violating New Curfew in East St. LouisFour teenagers are among the first arrests under the new anti-crime curfew in East St. Louis.
Senator Durbin Slams the East St. Louis Mayor Again"There's a mayor there who completely ignores it, and keeps all night, nightclubs open just attracting violence and drugs and thugs."
Many Attend Public Hearing on East St. Louis NightclubsMayor Alvin Parks says most were opposed to early closures
Mayor says 'No" to Senator's Call to Close Bars EarlyMayor Alvin Parks responds to Senator Dick Durbin's remarks
Mayor Parks to Address Senator Durbin's ConcernsSen. Durbin has called for bars and nightclubs to close earlier.
Mayor Parks: Not A Fan Of SNL Portrayal Of East St. Louis As "Hellhole"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.
Man Shot Outside East St. Louis BarMayor Alvin Parks says 31 year old Antyan Thomas was shot just after 2 a.m. outside Yogi and Jackie's Bar and Grill.
East St. Louis May Have More "Bad Cops"Mayor Alvin Parks says more may have to "give up their job"
ESL Mayor Says Liquor Restrictions Positive For Community"We're seeing less of that real urgent call out for law enforcement."
Threatened Shutdown of Bridge Construction on Hold -- at Least for NowFederal mediator is helping with talks to hire more blacks