St. Charles County officials say the last day for storm debris pickup is a week from today. Residents can place fallen tree limbs at the curb in impacted area east of Highway 94, north of Highway 40/61, south of Friedens Road. Residents can also drop off tree limbs at two Highway Department locations.
Here are the areas of pick-up and places to drop off debris:
Place tree and limb debris at the curb for pickup in impacted areas east of Highway 94, north of Highway 40/61, south of Friedens Rd., along Arena Parkway including Pralle Lane, and along County snow routes adjacent to the defined area.
Drop off tree and limb debris at the following St. Charles County Highway Department facilities: 3890 Greens Bottom Road and 7101 Highway 94 (south of Highway 40/61).
Drop off non-electrical construction debris at the following public dumpster sites: St. Charles County’s Highway Department facility, 3890 Greens Bottom Road; Barnwell Middle School, 1035 Jungs Station Road; and Castlio Elementary, 1020 Dingledine.
A man, already on the sex offender registry, is facing charges for allegedly molesting a 10-year old boy.
Douglas Hahn was convicted of sodomizing two girls in St. Louis County in 1992. The new charges stem from allegations that were brought to the attention of the Warren County Sheriff's Department earlier this month. Prosecutors say that Hahn abused the boy in 2002 while the boy's father was living at Hahn's house. .
Hahn is held on a half-million-dollar bond.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois lawmakers have convened a special session in Springfield, where they're expected to move ahead with plans to form a committee to deal with pensions.
Moving to committee requires a vote by both the House and Senate.
Gov. Pat Quinn met separately with Democratic and Republican legislative leaders Wednesday morning.
Republican House Leader Tom Cross says the governor wants to move ahead quickly so pension reform can be voted on by early July in another special session.
House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton each would get three appointees to the 10-member committee. Cross and Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno (rah-DOH'-nyoh) each would get two.
Illinois' $97 billion unfunded pension liability is the worst in the nation.