Alton mayor's crackdown on illegal social gatherings gets national attention after wife nabbed in tavern
Alton's mayor is receiving some perhaps unwanted national attention after his wife was allegedly caught by police inside a tavern operating in defiance of a state shut down order.
No action taken on extra compensation request during special meeting; Department heads justify request based on PTO for 'non-essentials'
No action was taken by the Madison County Finance Committee during a heated special meeting on a resolution seeking additional pay or comp time for four Madison County departments – amounting to the equivalent of nearly $400,000 in extra liability for a two week pay period.
BENTON and EAST ST. LOUIS – Coronavirus delayed a discrimination trial of former Madison County jailer Gustavo Navarrete and will almost certainly delay a national class action trial for employees of Jimmy John’s restaurants.