EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP)- Officials grappling with East St. Louis’ financial troubles say they’re trying to arrange loans, get the state to pay up and find other sources of cash just to make it into the new year without layoffs and delayed paychecks. 108 more words
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UPDATE: After this story aired Friday evening, an anonymous donor came forward to provide housing for the people living at the homeless camp.
EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (KTVI) – A homeless camp near the East St. 219 more words
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) – Budget troubles have forced East St. Louis to lay off eight police officers, reducing the southern Illinois city’s force by about 15 percent. 123 more words
Fans of high school football are wondering why East St. Louis’ Jeff Thomas is known as the “perfect fit.” At 5’10 weighing a little over 171 pounds he seems to be average in size and while his sub 4.4 speed puts him ahead of most defensive backs, what’s so special about this young talent? 240 more words