St. Clair County Settles Inmate LawsuitThree men sued in federal court over inhumane living conditions at jail in Belleville.
Illinois Rep. Introduces 'Knockout Game' LegislationThe legislation would stiffen the penalty for those convicted of battery while taking part in the "game," making it punishable by 3-7 years in prison.
Guns For Gift Cards in East St. Louis Saturday's event got 130 weapons off the street in a little more than an hour.
Two More Charged in Cahokia Hit-and-Run DeathFabian Teson, 9, was hit by a car while riding his bike. He later died at a St. Louis hospital.
St. Clair County Accepts Credit Cards For BailThe process is helping reduce the jail's population by 30 to 40 inmates per day, according to the County Sheriff.
St. Clair County Board to Vote on SheriffSheriff Mearl Justus resigned this week after 30 years in the job.
Sheriff Justus Turns In His Badge He rarely carried a gun, once explaining he found it bulky and "tears my clothes up."