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Algonquin (Jacobs) 40, McHenry 30
Altamont 71, Patoka 46
Amboy 59, LaMoille 55
Athens 41, Riverton 35
Auburn 61, Maroa-Forsyth 32
Aurora (West Aurora) 63, ...
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has ordered a review of emerging industries so that state money for workforce training can be best used.
The Democrat visited Southwestern Illinois Community College in Belleville Wednesday. He signed his
Teen charged with arson after fire destroyed mayor’s house
ALORTON, Ill. (AP) — A 19-year-old man has been charged with arson after a fire destroyed the home of the mayor of the southern Illinois community of Alorton.
The Belleville News Democrat reports the charge was filed ...
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois woman faces felony charges for allegedly allowing her 2-year-old child to ingest methamphetamine and fentanyl.
Forty-year-old Ashley N. Parr of Belleville was charged Thursday with meth possession, reckless conduct causing great bodily harm and ...
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Aledo (Mercer County) 81, West Prairie 74
Alton 73, Belleville East 61
Aurora (West Aurora) 65, South Elgin 61
Beecher 44, N. Newton, Ind. 42
Belleville West 69, O’Fallon 39
Bethalto Civic Memorial 62, McGivney Catholic High School ...
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A 53-year-old suspect in the 2005 stabbing deaths of three people at a southwestern Illinois beauty salon now faces charges he stabbed a fellow inmate with a shiv.
The Belleville News-Democrat
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Antioch 60, Grant 59
Aurora Christian 70, Indian Creek 29
Barrington 72, Lake Zurich 67
Beecher 46, Herscher 38
Belleville (Althoff Catholic) 79, Mascoutah 74
Belleville West 64, Christian Brothers College, Mo. 56
Bureau Valley 63, ...
Boy, 13, charged in October shooting death of 15-year-old
CAHOKIA, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a 13-year-old boy has been charged with involuntary manslaughter following the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy in southern Illinois.
The Belleville News-Democrat reports the ...
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A 22-year-old man has been released from jail after being acquitted of murder in southern Illinois.
The Belleville News-Democrat reports David Fields of East St. Louis was freed Wednesday, two ...
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Air Force Academy 75, Chicago (C. Military Academy-Bronzeville) 40
Annawan 52, Henry 50
Armstrong 66, Danville Schlarman 49
Auburn 75, Athens 59
Aurora (West Aurora) 60, Bartlett 55
Beecher 69, Donovan 39
Belleville West 55, ...
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Anna-Jonesboro 62, Cobden 58, OT
Belleville East 70, Columbia 47
Bloomington Central Catholic 80, Monmouth-Roseville 54
Carbondale 64, Waterloo 31
Carlyle 56, Vandalia 55
Carmel 54, Montini 38
Cary-Grove 58, Crystal Lake South ...
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The sons of a man who committed suicide in the St. Clair County jail in an Illinois suburb of St. Louis have been awarded $301,000.
A federal jury on Thursday found if favor of the estate of Bradley Scarpi in a wrongful death claim filed against correctional officer ...
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(Chicago ) Wolcott School 56, Chicago (Lycee Francais) High School 19
Abingdon 55, Illini West (Carthage) 32
Aledo (Mercer County) 74, Riverdale 57
Altamont 64, Farina South Central 43
Auburn 54, Pawnee 45
Aurora (West Aurora) 73, ...
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Abingdon 65, Monmouth United 52
Aledo (Mercer County) 46, Sherrard 44
Altamont 91, Newton 46
Alton 71, O’Fallon 42
Alton Marquette 49, Metro-East Lutheran 43
Annawan 47, Orion 40
Belleville East 43, Edwardsville 34
ALORTON, Ill. (AP) — Authorities in the southern Illinois community of Alorton say an early morning fire has destroyed the home of the town’s mayor.
Alorton’s director of code enforcement, Anthony LeFlore, says authorities believe someone threw something into Mayor JoAnn Reed’s living room ...
Man accused in killing over bingo winnings unfit for trial
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — St. Clair County prosecutors say the final chapter was written in the death of a southern Illinois woman who was burned to death during an attempt to steal her bingo winnings.
Judge Robert Haida ruled last week a man involved in the 2011 death of 85-year-old Yoko ...
BELLEVILLE, Wis. (AP) — One of the few certainties in the aftermath of the mysterious lights seen in the night sky more than three decades ago sits in front of a former hog barn on Highway D.
Bill Wolf’s 1976 Chevy Camaro is masked with silver metal panels salvaged from old washing ...
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Three church ministers returning from lunch are credited with rescuing a woman from a house fire in southwestern Illinois.
Lindsay Vollmar is children’s minister for St. Matthew United Methodist Church in Belleville. She was returning to work Thursday with her ...
Aledo (Mercer County) 42, Monmouth United 0
Alton 49, O’Fallon 17
Andrew 46, Thornwood 24
Anna-Jonesboro 36, DuQuoin 35
Annawan/Wethersfield (FB Coop) 38, Mid-County Coop 19
Argenta-Oreana 22, Arcola 9
Argo 34, Evergreen Park ...
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The Air Force is reprimanding a former commander at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois as part of a plea agreement over sexual misconduct accusations against him.
The agreement comes after Col. John Howard was removed in December as commander of the 375th Air Mobility ...
SMITHTON, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois school district that has used a trailer to house classrooms and offices for six years is hoping voters will approve its request to expand the school building.
Smithton School District 130 hopes to get rid of the trailer and add new classrooms, a ...
Aledo (Mercer County) 49, Biggsville West Central 28
Alton 21, Belleville East 9
Andrew 56, Thornridge 14
Anna-Jonesboro 35, Pinckneyville 7
Annawan/Wethersfield (FB Coop) 36, Cambridge-Ridgewood Coop 16
Antioch 55, Grayslake Central ...
Algonquin (Jacobs) 35, McHenry 7
Amboy-LaMoille 24, Pecatonica 6
Andrew 12, Bradley-Bourbonnais 3
Anna-Jonesboro 37, Nashville 14
Annawan/Wethersfield (FB Coop) 20, Aledo (Mercer County) 14
Antioch 49, Wauconda 13
Arcola 27, ...
Vegas man accused of killing child found in Illinois garage
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A Las Vegas man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his 6-year-old daughter whose remains were found in an Illinois garage last year.
St. Clair County, Illinois, prosecutors charged Jason Quate, 35, Thursday in the death of his youngest ...
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Alton 41, Quincy 37
Antioch 31, Woodstock North 7
Argenta-Oreana 46, Macon Meridian 14
Athens 36, Pleasant Plains 15
Athens-Greenview Coop 36, Pleasant Plains 15
Auburn 49, Pittsfield-Griggsville-Perry 8
Aurora (West Aurora) 57, West ...
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An 18-year-old has been charged with breaking the back of a fellow inmate during a beating that happened a few days before he went on trial for raping a carjacking victim.
Alden-Hebron 50, Champaign Judah Christian 28
Aledo (Mercer County) 32, Knoxville 30
Algonquin (Jacobs) 50, Hampshire 0
Antioch 27, Lake Forest 14
Argenta-Oreana 40, Robinson 7
Auburn 26, New Berlin 20
Aurora (West Aurora) 55, Larkin ...
Adrian 28, Butler 0
Albany 64, Veritas Christian, Kan. 0
Appleton City/Montrose 53, Osceola 0
Archie 22, Crest Ridge 7
Battle 53, St. Louis University 25
Belleville West, Ill. 41, Riverview Gardens 16
Belton 61, Ruskin 6
Blair Oaks ...
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Firefighters had to rescue a southwestern Illinois man from deep mud after he became stuck while trying to reach his pet parrot.
Belleville firefighters were called Sunday afternoon to the city’s Bicentennial Park after a visitor heard the man calling for ...
Muddy Rescue for Man and His Parrot
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Charges have been dropped against a southwestern Illinois judge who was accused of grabbing a client’s genitals in 2016 when he was a lawyer in private practice.
St. Clair County Judge Ronald Duebbert also was accused of offering to cut the man’s legal bill by $100 ...
CAHOKIA, Ill. (AP) — An East St. Louis woman who set a nursing home where she worked on fire has been sentenced to five years in prison for arson.
U.S. Attorney Donald Bryce says 50-year-old Lori M. Jones also was ordered to pay $1 million in restitution and serve three years of supervised ...
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The trial of a St. Louis man charged in the 2005 stabbing deaths of three people at a southwestern Illinois beauty salon was unexpectedly stopped Tuesday in a dispute over possible new evidence in the case.
Jury selection was to continue Tuesday for Samuel L. ...
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A trial is expected to start for a St. Louis man charged in the 2005 stabbing deaths of three people at a southwestern Illinois beauty salon.
The Belleville News-Democrat reports that jury selection ...
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Prosecutors in southern Illinois have charged a teenager in connection with threats that forced the closing of two Belleville high schools.
Eighteen-year-old Derek L. Burton was charged Thursday in St. Clair County with aggravated assault using a deadly weapon, ...
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Police say the closing of two southwestern Illinois high schools was prompted by a teenager who took his mother’s handgun to possibly confront his girlfriend at one of the schools.
Belleville police said the 18-year-old man was arrested without any trouble Wednesday ...
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Here are Saturday’s results in the class AAA girls state track and field meet at Eastern Illinois: CLASS 3A
Team Scores — 1, Naperville (North), 53. 2, Flossmoor (Homewood-F.), 47. 3, Belleville (West), 39. 4, Chicago (Whitney Young), 37. 5, DeKalb, 31. 6, ...
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois State Police and the Missouri State Highway Patrol are teaming up with police departments in the St. Louis area to help authorities identify the unidentified remains stored in morgues across the country.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — No injuries are reported after an early-morning explosion destroyed a home in southern Illinois.
The explosion shook a neighborhood in Belleville shortly after 4 a.m. Tuesday. Authorities say that the home and one next door that was damaged were vacant.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Families of two men killed in a southern Illinois wrong-way crash last summer have filed a wrongful death lawsuit.
The Belleville News-Democrat reports relatives of 37-year-old John Bannister and ...
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A state judicial board has filed a complaint accusing a judge in southwestern Illinois of lying to investigators when they questioned him about a suspect in a murder who had been his roommate.
The Illinois Judicial Inquiry Board complaint submitted this week with ...
BROOKLYN, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say two people are dead after a truck they were in crashed as it was being chased by police in southwestern Illinois.
Illinois State Trooper Calvin Dye Jr. tells the (Belleville) ...
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Police officers in Belleville may soon be getting some help answering calls or help keep an eye on parades and festivals in town.
The (Belleville) News-Democrat says Police Chief Bill Clay hopes to ...
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An attorney is asking an Illinois state court to reconsider the conviction of a man serving life in prison for the 2009 killings of his wife and their two young sons.
The Belleville News Democrat ...
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois family of a baby born addicted to opioids is suing 20 pharmaceutical companies alleging they’re responsible for the mother’s addition to opioids and heroin.
The lawsuit states that a baby, identified by his initials T.W.B., was born in March 2017 and ...
Editor’s note: One in a series of looks at the Iowa football program’s 2018 recruiting class, position by position:
Julius Brents, 6-2, 180, Indianapolis (Warren Central HS)
Dallas Craddieth, 6-0, 197, St. Louis (Hazelwood Central HS)
D.J. Johnson, 6-0, 170, ...
Algonquin (Jacobs) 56, Prairie Ridge 29
Altamont 67, Windsor/ Stew-Stras co-op (BKB) 45
Alton Marquette 42, Waterloo Gibault 25
Andrew 60, Thornridge 42
Anna-Jonesboro 67, Sparta 58
Annawan 59, Galva 26
Argenta-Oreana 70, Sangamon Valley ...
APNewsBreak: 2016 report put Quincy plumbing fix at $8M
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Engineers told Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration 18 months ago that replacing problematic plumbing at a veterans’ home beset by Legionnaires’ disease would cost $8 million and “should be carefully considered,” according to a report obtained by The Associated ...