Taylor Swift fans have another reason to celebrate: one of her songs could help save the life of someone in cardiac arrest. The American Heart Association says Swift's song “ The Man ” has 110 beats per minute, in the 100-120 beats per minute range for effective cardiopulmonary resuscitation... read more
WOOD RIVER - A few members of the public responded to the Wood River City Council’s split vote to delay the development and opening of a dispensary in the city’s downtown and place the issue on the ballot next spring, after the council held a special meeting on the subject on May 17.... read more
EDWARDSVILLE – Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Chancellor James T. Minor, PhD, conferred doctor of dental medicine (DMD) degrees upon 56 graduates of the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine (SIU SDM) during their commencement ceremony held Saturday, June 3 at the... read more
NEW YORK - Simmons Hanly Conroy , one of the nation's largest mass torts firms and a national leader in the legal representation of mesothelioma patients and their families, is pleased to announce that the firm’s named shareholder Jayne Conroy is a recipient of the Champion of Justice lifetime... read more
AMES, Iowa – More than 9,800 Iowa State University students have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the spring semester Dean’s List. Students named to the Dean’s List must have earned a grade point average of at least 3.50 on a 4.00 scale while... read more
ALTON – June is recognized as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) month – where It’s estimated that there are currently about 12 million people in the United States living with PTSD. Even though PTSD treatments are effective and accessible, most people don't get the help they need... read more
ST. LOUIS COUNTY - On Monday, June 5, 2023, the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office issued charges on suspect Lakiesha Holyfield, 31, of the 10500 block of Earl Drive in St. Louis, Missouri 63138, for one count of Murder First Degree. A booking photo of Holyfield is attached. Holyfield... read more
GLEN CARBON - Firefighters battled a serious blaze Saturday afternoon at Shiloh Christian Church in the 100 block of Sunset Avenue in Glen Carbon. Several fire departments were called to the scene. Fire agencies who responded included: Glen Carbon, Maryville, Troy, Edwardsville, Collinsville, and... read more
JERSEYVILLE - Several arrests have been made over drug-related offenses in Jersey County, according to recent filings from the Circuit Clerk’s office. Ashley N. Hillmann, 35, of Jerseyville, was charged with possession of over 15 but less than 100 grams of methamphetamine, possession of... read more
ALTON - The Alton Boys and Girls Club will unveil its renovated playground project with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 8. The playground, located at 2512 Amelia Street in Alton, will have newer equipment and a safer fall surface. “What we had here, we deemed not... read more

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