19-year-old Nicholas Lunceford is in custody connected to the murder a murder in the Village of Marlborough.
Police believe that Lunceford shot and killed 18-year-old Brandon Richards. Richards was found dead in his home on Monday afternoon. Charges could be filed later this afternoon.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A St. Louis organization is getting a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to provide job training for inmates.
Federal officials on Wednesday announced $20 million in grants nationwide, including funding to the Fathers' Support Center of St. Louis.
The grants are part of the Training to Work-Adult Re-entry initiative. The goal is to provide work skills, education and support services to help soon-to-be released inmates find and keep jobs.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) - A one-time appellate court judge is being appointed to fill a vacant St. Clair County court position after the judge who once held the job resigned over drug charges.
The Belleville News-Democrat reports Republican Steven P. McGlynn was named to the post Wednesday, replacing Mike Cook.
Cook resigned in May after being charged with heroin and gun possession as part of a widening courthouse drug scandal.
He was charged in the case after the March death of colleague who died from a cocaine overdose at Cook's western Illinois hunting cabin.
McGlynn was appointed to the appellate court in 2005, but lost an election bid the next year. He was later appointed to the county circuit court following a retirement. He lost another judgeship election last year.