New State Park in Southeastern Missouri Set to Open in JulyThe state park director had said the park system wanted to acquire the property for years.
Remains Found at Park Could be from Burial GroundHuman remains found at Trail of Tears State Park in Cape Girardeau may be those of a Native American buried long ago.
State Park, Ill. Firefighter Charged With ArsonRobert Schlechter, 18, of Collinsville had been a firefighter for less than two weeks when a fire broke out in the early morning hours of September 4.
Pastor Promised Gold But Got Prison32-year-old Jeremiah Jacob, of Columbia, Illinois, was sentenced Friday to 14 months in federal prison.
The Best Scenic Drives Within 60 Miles Of St. LouisGetting out of St. Louis for a scenic day trip is too easy. In less than an hour you can be riding through hills, passing acres of vineyards, stopping to sample wine at one of many wineries, exploring a tiny, historic town and marveling at the state's natural wonders. These are the best drives within 60 miles of the city.
Proposed Illinois DNR Budget Cuts at 13.5 PercentIDNR Director Marc Miller says parks will "absolutely not'' be closed.
Man Dies In Metro-East Mobile Home FireSt. Clair County coroner's office identifies victim as 22-year-old Joshua Williams.
Arson Supected In Five Alarm Fire At Alorton BusinessesThe flames completely consumed a restaurant, but the big concern was a nearby gas station.
2 Beaches Remained Closed at Missouri Parks High bacteria levels and flooding continue to keep the beaches closed.