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These are the victims of the mass shooting in Aurora, Illinois

(CNN)Police have released the names of the victims in Friday's mass shooting in Aurora, Illinois. Five people were killed when a man who was being let go from his job opened fire at the Henry Pratt Co. in the Chicago suburb.


An Intern at His First Day on the Job Was Among 5 Killed in Illinois Mass Shooting

The identities of the five victims of a workplace shooting in Aurora, Illinois on Friday were revealed by the Aurora Police Department on Saturday. Aurora police got the call for an active shooter at 1:24 p.m. on Friday, Aurora police chief Kristen Ziman told reporters at a press conference on Frida


COLLINSVILLE COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 10: CHS Teacher Daugherty Receives Fellowship to Study Sustainability

Collinsville Community Unit School District 10 issued the following announcement on Feb. 8. Collinsville High School Science Teacher Eryn Daugherty has received a Southern Illinois University Carbondale Robert Noyce Master Teacher Fellowship.


Gunman in deadly workplace shooting should not have owned weapon, police say

A gunman opened fire inside an Illinois manufacturing company Friday, killing five workers and injuring several police officers in the rampage, authorities said. Local police identified the gunman as 45-year-old Gary Martin, who died in a shootout with officers.


Madison County news and events for the week of Feb. 13

The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center has these upcoming mobile blood drives in Madison County:. • Feb. 13, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., OSF Saint Anthony's Health Center, Perpetual Help Center, #1 Saint Anthony's Way, in Alton.


Man killed in north St. Louis County crash identified

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Police have identified a man killed in a north St. Louis County crash Friday morning. They say Timothy Bethany, 24, of Hazelwood was a passenger in a car driven by a 22-year-old man.


Person rescued from car after spinning off road and into retention pond in Collinsville

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. — A person was cut from a submerged car and taken to the hospital after sliding off the road and into a retention pond Wednesday morning. The Edwardsville Fire Department said they were called to the pod along Gateway Commerce Center Drive at around 8:30. When they arrived, two fi


Two from Illinois suffer minor injuries after accident Friday

Two were left with minor injuries after an accident on US 54 Friday afternoon. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Michael Jackson, 53, of Lake Zurich, Illinois, and Daniel McCurley, 56, of Lake Zurich, Illinois, had minor injuries after an accident on US 54 in Miller County


Edwardsville Launches Photo Archive Project

Edwardsville's 200th anniversary is this year, and to commemorate, city leaders are asking residents to submit their photos. The project, known as “Edwardsville at 200: A Photo Archive of Our Community in 2019” will take photo submissions of a diverse array of activities that the founder of the proj


Dismissed employee kills five co-workers in Illinois factory shooting

AURORA, Ill. (Reuters) - A gunman opened fire at an Illinois factory just after receiving notice of termination from his job there on Friday, killing five fellow workers and wounding five policemen before he was slain by police, authorities said.


Police: 25-year-old man arrested for murdering his mother on Valentine's Day

Brooklyn, MD (WMAR) -- A 25-year-old man is now behind bars after police say he is a suspect in the murder of his own mother on Valentine's Day. Thursday afternoon around 3p.m., police were called to the 5200 block of Wasena Avenue after a man told dispatchers his mother had been murdered and a susp


2-3″ of snow for much of central Illinois

A system will work its way into the viewing area, bringing more snow. Here’s what you need to know. Winter Weather Advisory in effect from Midnight until 6 PM Sunday for most of the viewing area.


Police warn of new drug thousands of times more dangerous than morphine

EDMUNDSON, Mo. – Drugs do not discriminate. There’s no denying the nationwide epidemic, even here in St. Louis. The DEA and local law enforcement are warning about a dangerous drug that's 10,000 times more potent than morphine. Edmundson police believe they're finding it mixed into other street drug


St. Louis police searching for woman seen hitting toddler in Facebook video

ST. LOUIS • Police on Saturday said child-abuse detectives had found a toddler seen being struck by a woman on a video posted to Facebook and were taking the child to a hospital.


WANTED: Persons of interest in Metro East boutique theft

O'FALLON, Ill. (KMOV.com) - Police are searching for two women who they say are persons of interest in connection to a theft at an O’Fallon, Illinois boutique. Items were stolen from Hollyhock House on February 7 just before 1:00 p.m.


St. Louis man pleads guilty to charges connected to fatal home invasion in Jefferson County

Paris-John Earnest Devine, 26, of St. Louis pleaded guilty Monday (Feb. 11) to federal charges stemming from a carjacking in St. Louis and a home invasion at a Jefferson County mobile home that left an alleged accomplice dead. Both incidents happened in 2017, the U.S. Attorney’s Office reported.


Masked thieves smash and grab 26 firearms from Rural King in Swansea

More than two dozen firearms were stolen this week from a Rural King farm supply store in Swansea, Ill. Around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, two masked people smashed the store’s glass front doors and went directly to the area containing firearms, according to the Swansea Police Department. The two broke the


Girl dropped off at wrong bus stop, found shivering in the cold

O'FALLON, Mo. - A father is upset after his 6-year-old daughter was dropped off at the wrong bus stop on Friday. The man said his daughter is a first-grade student at Mid Rivers Elementary School in the Fort Zumwalt School District. His daughter told him she had a substitute bus driver and said when


Saturday night’s wintry mix may mean slick roads out-the-door Sunday

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the St. Louis area as our next weather system arrives overnight bringing a light mix of snow, sleet, and freezing drizzle. The initial precipitation will be mostly snow with some sleet mixing in. That snow will tr


St. Louis residents aren't put off from getting outside by the snow

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- It's become a weekend winter routine here in Forest Park for St. Louis residents. Brian Kotraba, who comes to Forest Park to do some fishing, said this winter has been an unpredictable trout season.