In local police reports, Alton authorities responded to an accident near East Elementary School on Tuesday between a school bus and an SUV.  The crash took place close to the school entrance and resulted in one child being taken to the hospital with a reported neck injury.  The driver of the SUV was also injured.  Their conditions are unknown. 

Alton Police arrested 30-year-old Valerie Rounds of the 900 block of Washington in Alton for aggravated assault and disorderly conduct.  Police say Rounds allegedly threatened her mother with a knife last Friday during an argument. 


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