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.