Belleville, Ill. – The Vatican is now investigating a decades-old sex abuse case in the Belleville Diocese.
The 6-month-old case against the Reverend William Rensing was transferred last month. Reverend James Margason, the vicar general of the Diocese of Belleville, said the Vatican told the diocese they had received letters questioning how the investigation was being handled.
St. Charles, Missouri – Workers Monday began guiding into place the 4,200 ton arch span for the new westbound Page Avenue bridge.
Project planners hoped to have the section installed last December, but bad weather and low river levels caused delays.
"They're floating the structure on a series of falsework on a series of four barges to actually float it where it was constructed into its permanent position over the navigational channel over the river," said Chris Sutton, spokesman for MODOT.
One of the nation's most widely produced plays is currently being performed at Webster University. The Laramie Project explores the conflicting feelings Americans have about homosexuality. However - the clash that often results is not confined to the stage. KWMU's Hillary Wicai prepared this report.
For more information about the writing of "The Laramie Project": www.tectonictheaterproject.org