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$21M Awarded to Family of Woman Killed in Police Chase

A jury has awarded more than $21 million to the family of a Chicago mother of five who was killed during a police chase. Thirty-seven-year-old Maria Carrion-Adame was killed and members of her family injured when a minivan slammed into their vehicle on Dec. 12, 2015.


Construction Begins on I-64 in Clinton County

Commuters who use Interstate 64 will face lane restrictions in Clinton County in the coming weeks. The Illinois Department of Transportation announced lane restrictions in both directions between Exit 27 and Exit 34 beginning this week.


‘Call roll!’ orders Glen Carbon’s honorary mayor — 7 photos

GLEN CARBON — Colin Huber, a first-grade student at Glen Carbon Elementary School, was selected to be Honorary Mayor for the Day Tuesday in Glen Carbon. He received an official proclamation, toured the public works building with Village Administrator Jamie Bowden and Public Works Director Jennifer D


Mudge elected chief judge of Third Judicial Circuit

Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge was elected to take over as chief judge of the Third Judicial Circuit beginning June 3. “I’m proud of the Third Judicial Circuit and am honored that my colleagues have placed their faith and confidence in me to maintain the circuit’s excellent reputation,”


City prepares for summer roadwork

O’FALLON – The Public Works Committee approved to send to council five resolutions for contracts related to various, upcoming road projects. A contract with Geotechnology for $25,000 and a contract with Rhutasel and Associates, Inc. for $28,000 were approved for engineering services related to the u


City of Highland Library Board of Trustees will meet April 23

City of Highland Library Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday, April 23. http://www.highlandil.gov/Public_Documents/HighlandIL_LibraryAgenda/I066CED75.0/04-23-2019%20LBofT%20Agenda.pdf.


Prayer, not politics: Scalise, victim of GOP-targeted shootings, keynote speaker at Madison County Congressional Prayer Breakfast

COLLINSVILLE – More than 850 people are expected to come out Monday morning to hear U.S. House Minority Whip Steve Scalise speak at the 21st Annual Congressional Prayer Breakfast.


TRACK: Korak sets second program record

TROY — Another meet, another record for Edwardsville junior distance runner Abby Korak. Three days after setting the school record in the 1,600-meter run at the Distance Night in Palatine Invitational, Korak set the school record in the 3,200-meter run in her win at the Madison County Meet on Tuesda


Area baseball rankings, Week 5

5. CBC (13-6)4 6. Belleville West (15-3)6 On the bubble: Kirkwood, Liberty, Seckman, Marquette, Parkway North. On the bubble: Mater Dei, Waterloo, Hancock, St. Louis Patriots, Freeburg.


'Our son died making a film at sea. Finishing his work was a deeply painful labour of love'

Despite the presence of Princess Eugenie, who was hosting, and famous friends such as Sam Branson, Cressida Bonas and Pixie Geldof, the UK premiere of marine conservationist Rob Stewart’s long-awaited documentary Sharkwater: Extinction, a sequel to his wildly successful 2006 debut Sharkwater, at the


Marian Catholic High School’s New Nevco Video Display and Scoring Solution is a Slam Dunk

GREENVILLE, IL, April 24, 2019 – Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights, IL partnered with Slam Dunk Sports Marketing, a division of Nevco Sports LLC, to bring a new Nevco Video Display and Scoring Solution to Casey Court, the home of the Marian Catholic High School Spartans.


Case activity for CHARLES E CLIFTON vs BENNY FORSYTH on April 22

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activities in the suit brought by CHARLES E CLIFTON against BENNY FORSYTH on April 22:. 'Notice Of Removal From Madison County, Case Number 2019l-000009 ( Filing Fee $ 400 Receipt Number 0754-3863462), Filed By Benn


Miss Madison County Fair visits preschoolers to ‘get youth involved’ in celebrating uniqueness

GLEN CARBON — It’s not every day that kids get to hear a story from a queen, but that was part of a special presentation Monday afternoon at Early Explorations Too. Missy Huddleston, who is Miss Madison County Fair 2018, read a short story to a group of 35 children ages 3 to 5 at the preschool cente


Segue: SIUE Alumni Association engages, educates and empowers Cougars for life

EDWARDSVILLE — Incorporated in 1972, the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Alumni Association exists to establish, nurture and maintain the relationship between the University and its alumni.


Baseball Panthers split week against tough opponents

O’FALLON – The OTHS Varsity baseball team split two series and ended the week with a current season record of 12-7. The Panthers started the week on Tuesday, April 16, with a 7-5 win at conference opponent Collinsville. The game was tied at five with O’Fallon batting in the top of the sixth when TJ


Mater Dei's Palm wasn't perfect, but her 19-strikeout no-hitter was memorable anyway

BREESE • Normally, the talk at the Palm residence in Aviston, Illinois, centers around softball. Mike Palm is the coach at Mater Dei. His two daughters, senior Hayley and freshman Ella, form the Knights' battery.


Bicyclist seriously injured after being struck on Madison County highway

MADISON COUNTY, Ill. (KMOV.com) -- A man was hospitalized after being hit riding his bicycle and trying to cross a highway in Madison County Saturday afternoon, police said. A 52-year-old man from Edwardsville was riding his bike and attempted to cross highway 143 at Loos Road when a van struck him.


BASEBALL: Cooper out for season

EDWARDSVILLE — A torn labrum in his left shoulder will keep Edwardsville senior third baseman Jack Cooper out of the lineup for the remainder of the year, but it won’t keep him away from his team.


East-West planning agency looks for greater public involvement

The East-West Gateway Council of Governments (EWG) “is the biggest regional government agency you never heard of,” says Frank Johnson, its community engagement coordinator.


TUESDAY’S PREP BOYS ROUNDUP: Hawks pedal past Warriors in clash of WIVC unbeaten

The Carrollton Hawks rode a cycle to a five-run first inning Tuesday. The Calhoun Warriors could not catch up. A double and triple from Nate Walker and a home run from Gabe Jones helped stake the Hawks to a quick lead and those five runs held up for a 5-1 WIVC South baseball victory in Hardin.