Alton Man Gets 40-Year Sentence for Sexual AssaultJames A. Steele, 49, was convicted by a Madison County jury on April 14,2016, of two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a Child in 2012.
Secret Cameras Found in Bethalto Church, Evidence Destroyed"It's just horrible, and sad."
Madison County Employee Handbook Excludes Transgendered EmployeesAttorney Tom Gibbons is fighting to have the wording changed to protect Madison County from litigation.
Arrest in Granite City Hit & Run DeathMadison man accused of texting while driving when his truck hit a pedestrian
Area Law Enforcement Working to Combat Heroin"We see a lot more heroin use now, a lot more heroin overdoes than we used to," says ER physician Dr. Cassandra Haddox of St. Anthony's Medical Center in South County.
Collinsville Bus Monitor Charged with Sex CrimesThomas R. Hartsoe, 76, of Fairmont City, was charged Thursday in Madison County Circuit Court with aggravated criminal sexual abuse and sexual abuse of a child.
Conceal Carry Causing ControversyTwo months after the law took effect there still seems to be a lot of confusion about where you can and can not carry a concealed weapon in Illinois.
Dangers Of Sexting In Schools Tom Gibbons is traveling to local schools in efforts to bring awareness of sexting and its legal obligations.
Convicted Ex-Treasurer Could Lose PensionMadison County state's attorney says he'll seek elimination of Fred Bathon's pension.
Concealed Carry Ban Will Be Enforced At Alton Block PartiesThe city's block parties kick off tomorrow and Alton Police say there are exceptions to Madison County State's Attorney Tom Gibbons' decision not to prosecute residents.
Randolph County State's Attorney Will Allow Concealed CarryThe decisions by some legal officials in Illinois come in the wake of a U.S. Court of Appeals decision that requires Illinois lawmakers to create concealed-carry legislation awaiting Gov. Quinn's signature.
Illinois State Police, State's Attorney Clash on Concealed Carry EnforcementNo reaction yet from Madison County State's Attorney Tom Gibbons after state law enforcers release a statement, saying they will continue enforcing the state's current concealed carry law.