The Scholastic Team from Southwestern High School pooled their brain power for a third-place finish at the Class 1A State Scholastic Finals Tournament. 15 players for the Piasa Birds competed ag...read more
The travel ban executive order enacted recently is already having an impact on tourism nationwide, although the effects have been a bit slower to be recognized in the Riverbend. Alton Regional Convent...read more
If you are looking for a job, Lewis & Clark Community College in Godfrey is hosting its annual job fair in a little more than a week. From 9am-1pm on Wednesday April 5th, hundreds of job see...read more
With the prospect of the grand bargain still lurking behind closed doors, Gov. Bruce Rauner and House Minority Leader Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs, are pushing for a side deal – pension reform ...read more
A bill in Congress would force airlines to make more space in between their seats. The sponsors of the Seat Egress in Air Travel Act, or SEAT Act, would establish a minimum seat size on commercial fli...read more
The Papers of Abraham Lincoln project is one step closer to publishing documents from Abraham Lincoln online thanks to the help of experts.
The project spent the last 17 years collecting digital imag...read more
Farmers and groups are waiting for the next step in the long and complicated journey of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule after President Donald Trump issued an executive order to withdraw ...read more
The State Department has approved the Keystone XL oil pipeline, and one local congressman says that's good news for the nation and our local workers. The permit was issued Friday morning, giving the o...read more
The Village of Bethalto is hosting a public meeting on Thursday to review progress made on the village's sanitary and storm sewer systems. The village has been working on updating the aging infrastruc...read more
It's a warning we have given you before, usually associated with the St. Louis Cardinals. With opening day now just a week away, if you are looking for tickets to the games, the Better Business ...read more
An Alton man will spend almost 6 and a half years in prison and face a $300 fine after being convicted on a firearm possession charge.
41-year-old Shawn T. Rawlings was sentenced after being co...read more
Supporters of competing measures to automatically register eligible Illinois citizens to vote are close to being on the same page. Questions remain on when it should be implemented, what agencies are ...read more
It's not just companies and job creators who are paying huge amounts for workers compensation in Illinois. A new report says taxpayers are paying nearly a billion dollars a year for injured government...read more
Ameren Illinois customers with past due balances will have an opportunity to establish a repayment plan by paying 10-percent of their outstanding balance instead of the normal 25-percent. After making...read more