A southwestern Illinois police officer is suspended from his job and free on bond after being accused of illegally making cell phone videos of women at a tanning salon.
Prosecutors in Madison County charged 46-year-old Edwardsville police officer Michael Collins with three counts of unauthorized video recording. Each felony alleges he secretly recorded a different woman over a four-day period this month.
Republican presidential contenders to speak at NRA meeting in St. Louis
Thousands of gun enthusiasts will get a chance to hear from three of the four Republican presidential contenders next week when the National Rifle Association hosts its annual meeting and exhibit in St. Louis.
An NRA spokesman says more than 60,000 people have already registered for the convention that runs April 13-15 at the America's Center convention center, but that number is expected to grow with late registrations.