On Thursday, July 19, the St. Clair County Sheriff's Department responded to Southwestern Illinois College after a bomb threat was reported. Classes were canceled and the campus was evacuated, and once the campus was empty and secure, the Sheriff's Department went to work.The bomb threat was actuall ... More >>
Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville posted a notice on its Facebook page within the last hour ordering everyone off the campus. The full posting reads:"An emergency has occurred at the Belleville Campus. Please evacuate and stay off the campus until further notice."Below the post, several st ... More >>
Screenshot viaSince last Thursday, the confirmed cases of E. coli in the St. Louis area have increased from 16 to 30. Investigators still haven't found the source of the contamination.
Four cases of E. coli have been reported in Boone County, Missouri, and aren't thought to be related to the ... More >>
walmart.comDaniel Scalf, of St. Louis, was sentenced to more than nineteen years in federal prison last week for a misstep begun in a southwestern Illinois retailer.According to prosecutors, local police picked up Scalf, 32, last January for shoplifting "little girls' underwear" in the Collinsvil ... More >>