The invisible, odorless gas claims about 500 lives each year. Symptoms may include headache, dizziness, vomiting, chest pain and confusion. If you or someone you're with develops signs or symptoms, leave the area and get fresh air immediately.
Highland native and conservationist Nic Korte talks about why habitats like Silver Lake Park are important to local birds. Korte gave a presentation at the Louis Latzer Memorial Public Library in Highland on Oct. 3. He spoke about why it is necessary to conserve bird habitats and how to help stop dropping bird populations.
This FBI video profiles a program to help recover children who are the victims of human trafficking, including a recent case in St. Louis. The program, called Operation Cross Country XI, took place earlier this month, and is the 11th time the FBI has conducted the operation.
The Madison County Board voted Wednesday night to terminate the employment of Kristen Poshard, the county’s economic development chair. She will receive a 30-day notice of the termination, starting immediately, and three months of severance pay, a standard package. The reason for the termination was not divulged.
Changes are coming to the intersection of Milburn School and Old Collinsville roads in O'Fallon. While some believe the new retail development will be an added convenience, others fear the development will bring traffic, congestion and a reduction in open farm land. Here's how the area has changed over the years.