St Clair County

Cahokia, IL. (ECWd) - On January 14, 2019, Illinois Senator (57th District) Christopher Belt filed a false Statement of Economic Interest related to his position as a Legislator. Belt was appointed to fill the vacancy left by Senator Clayborne in January 2019. On his filed statement, question number...

CAHOKIA, IL. (ECWd) - Records provided to ECWd by Brad VanHoose, who received them via a FOIA request, indicate the Illinois State Police and FBI investigated the Village of Cahokia elections board for alleged election interference, among other things in 2015. The Illinois Appellate Prosecutor's Office took...

East St. Louis, IL. (ECWd) - Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of Illinois FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 30, 2019 Former Director of East St. Louis Library Sentenced The former director of the East St. Louis public library has been sentenced for embezzling thousands of dollars from the library for...