COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A man suspected in the slayings of his estranged partner and her sister has died after being shot by a state trooper following a vehicle chase in southwestern Illinois, authorities said.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A man suspected in the slayings of two women in southwestern Illinois has been shot and wounded by a state police trooper following a vehicle chase.
The women's bodies were found Saturday morning outside a home in Collinsville, about 83 miles (133 kilometers) south of Springfield, the Belleville News-Democrat reported.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois nurse has been sentenced to a year of probation for not administering lifesaving measures to a nursing home resident nearly five years ago, Illinois State Police said Wednesday.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Portions of the Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site in southern Illinois will close March 1 as work begins on a $5 million project.
The work, which includes replacing the roof, lighting and fire suppression and security systems, is expected to take about a year, said Superintendent Lori Belknap.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Hundreds of police officers and other mourners filled a southern Illinois convention center for the funeral of a police officer who was fatally shot last week at a gas station.
John Rotz, a Hall of Fame jockey who won the Preakness and Belmont Stakes during his career, has died at 86.
He died at his farm in Warrensburg, Illinois, southwest of Champaign, on Monday, according to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, which spoke to his family.
STANTON, Mo. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy from Illinois drowned while swimming in the Meramec River in eastern Missouri.
The Water Division of the Missouri State Highway Patrol said the boy was swimming Saturday afternoon at the Meramec Caverns Campground beach in Franklin County.
DeKALB – Northern Illinois University graduate student Kevin Barton, 23, from Collinsville, wanted to vote in the community he calls home, but when he tried to register at the NIU polls during Tuesday's midterm election, he faced unexpected hurdles.
The first Alabama Sports Writers Association basketball rankings of the new year look a lot like the last ones from 2016 for area teams.
The four girls teams who were ranked back on Dec. 15 all maintained their poll status.