Southern Illinois

Former Pro Randy Wells Opens Belleville Baseball CenterFormer professional baseball player Randy Wells has opened a baseball academy in southern Illinois and is coaching varsity baseball at a Catholic high school in Belleville.
Body Parts Found at Scene Days After Fiery Truck CrashThe father of a southern Illinois man who died in a fiery weekend crash says a piece of his son's skull and the son's hands were found at the crash site days later.
Belleville Woman Pleads Guilty in Newborn Son's SuffocationThis is the second time she was convicted of killing her newborn child.
Ill. Marshals on Constant Search for Wanted PersonsRecords from the U.S. Marshals show drugs and weapons are the leading categories of arrests.
Kaskaskia Planning Historic CelebrationFirst capital of Illinois to mark anniversary of capture from British forces
25 From Illinois Charged in Federal Health Care Fraud SweepDoctors, nurses and a Medicaid recipient are among the 25 Illinois residents facing federal criminal charges as part of a nationwide health care fraud sweep that ensnared nearly 250 people.
Ill. State Rep. Launches Petition to Keep Shooting Complex OpenState Representative Jerry Costello II has launched a petition drive for taxpayers to voice their support for keeping the shooting complex open that's located in Sparta, Illinois.
Union Protesters Disrupt Rauner Stop in Southern IllinoisWhile there were supporters, the Union protesters made it difficult to hear the Rauner's message. Protesters shouted "Go home, Go home!" while Rauner spoke.
Few Sex Crimes Prosecuted in So. IL70% of cases never made it to court
Two Inmates Escape Southern Illinois JailEscaped from their cell in the White County Jail.
Remembering Ex-Congressman Ken GrayDemocrat represented parts of southern Illinois for a dozen terms
Boy Drowns in Icy Pond in Southern IllinoisA 12-year-old southern Illinois boy has died after falling into an icy pond with a friend who was rescued, authorities said.

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