St. Louis

The Martin Luther King Bridge connecting East St. Louis to St. Louis is set to reopen after being closed for construction.

Southwestern Illinois is upping the ante in the competition with Missouri for a federal spy agency's new regional headquarters.

Boeing to construct 12 Super Hornet Jets

Apr 29, 2015

The House Armed Services Committee is backing a request by Missouri Republican Representative Vickie Hartzler to fund the construction of 12 more Boeing Super Hornet jets.

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has joined the effort to persuade a little-known federal spy agency to move its regional headquarters out of St. Louis.

Representatives of a wide spectrum of energy policy interests are gathering in St. Louis this week. They'll be attending the eighth annual Midwest Energy Policy Conference.  The conference is being organized by the non-profit Midwest Energy Initiative.

Robotics regional competition kicks-off in Pekin

Feb 28, 2014

The international FIRST Robotics competition kicked-off today in Pekin. Students in FIRST Robotics build and operate robots from identical boxes of parts with the goal of the robots competing in like tasks against other teams. The Central Illinois regional events includes forty teams from six midwestern states. Tessa Boots is on the high school robots team in O’Fallon, Illinois.  She says you don’t have to be fluent in engineering to compete: