Police arrested Richard Heatherly of Wood River
Phillips 66 spill forced closure of 35 mile section of Mississippi River on Friday. It reopened Saturday.
Fred Ufert had emergency heart surgery earlier in the week.
A second Metro East community is entering the sweepstakes to become the home of the region’s medical marijuana farm.
Those open air piles of dusty, black rocks behind the fence at the Phillips 66 plant are worrying U.S. Senator Dick Durbin.
The travel marketing firm’s assets were sold to Jamraval Inc.
Both attempts occurred Tuesday afternoon, but police say there are no indication the two cases are connected.
Reps. John Shimkus, R-Collinsville, and Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, met at the Wood River Refinery Friday and Davis called on President Obama to sign the permit for the project.
A Madison County judge on Wednesday imposed the prison term prosecutors had sought for 20-year-old Chelsea Stewart.
Kenneth Harris Jr.’s body was found in a car parked in a car wash bay on Tuesday.