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Past articles by Beth:

Illinois Department of Corrections will pause intake of inmates due to COVID 19 surge

Sheriffs who are charged with operating county jails around the state say IDOC’s decision puts more strain on county resources and personnel. → Read More

Turmoil At KDHX: Allegations Of Discrimination, Harassment And Financial Troubles

KDXH leadership is under fire. Within the past few weeks, an attorney delivered two anonymous letters to the community radio station's board. The letters → Read More

2 Scott Air Force Base MPs Face Courts-Martial For Trafficking Drugs On Base And In Soulard

Their jobs were to protect Scott Air Force Base and those who live and work there. But a search warrant affidavit stated that two security force members → Read More

An earthquake is ‘the most sinister threat’ to metro-east levees during flooding

With the Mississippi River at its second-highest level in history, Metro East Sanitary District Executive Director Steve Adler has three worries: People, rain and ... an earthquake. → Read More

An Earthquake Is 'The Most Sinister Threat' To Metro East Levees During Flooding

With the Mississippi River at its second-highest level in history, Metro East Sanitary District Executive Director Steve Adler’s has three worries. The → Read More

Illinois Abortion Providers Could Be Strained If St. Louis Clinic Closes

On the same day last week a Missouri judge issued an order keeping open the state’s only abortion clinic, the Illinois Senate passed the Reproductive → Read More

Court Rules Doctors Don't Have To Testify In Planned Parenthood License Case

Updated at 4:30 p.m. June 4 with reaction from Planned Parenthood — A St. Louis Circuit Court judge has delayed until Wednesday a hearing that could → Read More

Former County Executive Stenger's Chief Of Staff Pleads Guilty In Pay-To-Play Scheme

Former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger’s chief of staff pleaded guilty on Friday morning to a federal corruption charge of aiding and abetting → Read More

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner Defends Her Sometime Rough Relationship With Police

When Kim Gardner was running for St. Louis Circuit Attorney, she vowed change “by reforming a broken system.” After the Michael Brown shooting, voters → Read More

5 Things To Know About The Stenger Indictment

St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger was indicted by a federal grand jury on Thursday with bribery, mail fraud and depriving citizens of honest → Read More

Head Deacon Of Belleville Catholic Diocese Charged With Sex Crime

The Deacon Coordinator for the Catholic Diocese of Belleville was arraigned Friday on criminal sexual assault charges. A grand jury indicted Robert Lanter, → Read More

Police Had A Suspect, Evidence In Killing Of Young Mother — But They Never Made An Arrest

Editor’s note: There were 341 unsolved murders in East St. Louis between 2000 and 2018. In many of these cases, police had evidence and suspects, but no → Read More

Was A Serial Killer Responsible For The Murder Of Six Women in East St. Louis? This Expert Thinks So

The darkened streets near St. Clair Avenue in East St. Louis were good places to hunt for women. Fifteen years ago, St. Clair Avenue was known as “The → Read More

East St. Louis Public Housing Residents Are Terrified They’ll Be Murder Victims Next

This article originally appeared in the Belleville News-Democrat. The courtyard at the Roosevelt Homes public housing complex on North 44th Street is → Read More

Emails about future of Lindenwood’s Belleville campus suggest school is in trouble

Emails raise questions about future of Lindenwood campus in Belleville, IL after president of campus was let go. School is satellite to main campus in St. Charles, MO. → Read More

Emails About Lindenwood's Belleville Campus Imply School Is In Trouble

After Lindenwood University unexpectedly dismissed the leaders of its two campuses, several people — especially at the Belleville location — have been left → Read More

Metro-east veterans sue drug companies over their opioid addictions

A group of veterans from the metro-east have sued drug companies that produce opioid painkillers, claiming the companies’ marketing tactics influenced doctors into prescribing the pills. → Read More

Metro East Veterans Sue Drug Companies Over Opioid Marketing

For years after he got out of the Navy, Joel Bishop took morphine twice a day. He used four or five Percocet in between those doses. “I lived around that → Read More

LouFest Organizers Allege Contractor Sabotaged 2018 Festival

Organizers of the LouFest music festival have filed suit against one of its contractors, alleging that the owner of sound-and-lighting vendor Logic Systems → Read More

Lindenwood’s interim president doesn’t have a college degree

The man who was named interim president of Lindenwood University does not have a college degree, he told the student newspaper Lindenlink. Lindenwood, whose main campus is in St. Charles, Missouri, has a satellite campus in Belleville, Illinois. → Read More