Earth Day draws thousands to Forest Park

ST. LOUIS (KTRS) Rain or shine, this weekend the second largest Earth Day celebration in the country is being held in Forest Park. Earth Day runs Saturday and Sunday, April 22 and 23, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. and features educational exhibits and local nonprofits that offer information on everything green – from recycling to local food.…

Prom season draws warning from Illinois State Police

ELGIN, ILL (AP) Prom season is just around the corner. This has Illinois State Police reminding young drivers to be safe. State police officials say they will conduct high-visibility patrols with “aggressive enforcement” of the “fatal four” violations: driving under the influence, speeding, failure to wear a safety belt, and distracted driving. Statistics show that vehicle…