Authorities investigating fatal weekend crash.

( KTRS ) The St. Louis Bureau of Crimes Against Persons unit is investigating a fatal weekend crash. Around 2pm, Saturday Afternoon, police responded to a 2 vehicle accident at the intersection of MO-141 and Burgundy. One vehicle, an SUV, was driving northbound on MO-141 from Manchester when it struck another vehicle, driving southbound, attempting…

SIU launches probe after complaints of racist comments

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) – Reports of racial epithets by some Southern Illinois University students at Carbondale campus residence hall forums have prompted an investigation by school officials. University spokeswoman Rae Goldsmith tells The (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan (bit.ly/25SJrrR ) the inquiry was launched in response to a formal complaint. Freshman Leilani Bartlett, who’s black, alleges in…