Man Killed In South City Shooting

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  A man is dead following a shooting in south St. Louis. Police say the victim was gunned down on Spring Avenue at Winnebago late Thursday night. The victim died after he was transported to the hospital. There’no word of any arrests. The victim’s name hasn’t been released. This brings the city’s…

Illinois gets $100K grant to improve career education

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois has received a $100,000 grant to better prepare students for careers in high-skill, in-demand industries. The Illinois State Board of Education announced Tuesday that Illinois is one of 24 states to be awarded grants through the New Skills for Youth initiative. JPMorgan Chase started the $75 million, five-year program to increase…