Scott Air Force Base
Supporters of Scott Air Force Base in the Metro East and Fort Leonard Wood in Central Missouri are closer to breathing a sigh of relief.
The kick-off was a ceremony this morning on the steps of Soldiers Memorial.
Two girls said he tried to entice them into his van
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James to visit
Tim Cantwell received a 4.8 percent raise to make just under $128,000 to run an airport with 14 employees and an annual deficit of $1.4 million.
The jobs are being phased out in a unit that provides technical services at Scott Air Force Base.
Some Illinois members of Congress met Friday with the USAF chief of staff
One of the region’s major employers make efforts to stay open by providing sources of community support.
Supporters of Scott Air Force base say they were not surprised by the cuts announced this week by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.
Mitchell, 35, has taken responsibility for a car crash on November 23, 2007 that killed Collinsville sisters Jessica Uhl, 18, and Kelli Uhl, 13.