Body Found Near Belleville School

Belleville, IL  (KTRS)  The investigation continues after a body was found early Tuesday morning near a school in Belleville. Authorities say the victim was discovered at just before 5 a.m. near Emge Junior High School. The “Belleville News Democrat” reports that the St. Clair County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as 40-year-old Richard Kelley Jr. Kelley reportedly…

Metro-East Train Derailment Being Investigated

Belleville, IL  (KTRS)  The cause of an overnight train derailment in Belleville is being investigated. Authorities say a coal train jumped the tracks around  2 a.m. Wednesday  at the Norfolk Southern crossings, near Foley Drive and Frank Scott Parkway. Power lines were knocked down in the accident. This has left about five hundred residents and…

Man Fatally Shot By Police In Belleville

Belleville, MO  (KTRS)  A man is dead after being shot by police in Belleville. Investigators say Belleville police were called at just before 10 p.m. Thursday to an apartment complex in the West Pheasantwood Court subdivision for a report of an intoxicated man with a firearm causing a disturbance. Upon arrival, the man was standing…