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Serious accident closes Highway 67 in Alton

Serious accident closes Highway 67 in Alton<p>APRIL 23, 2015: Stephanie Carrington, 31, died Thursday morning when the Ford Explorer she was driving was hit by a tractor-trailer at Martin Luther King Drive and 20th Street. Funeral arrangements are pending.</p>
  • Illinois
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Traffic

Alton woman killed in accident

Alton woman killed in accidentA 31-year-old Alton woman died Thursday morning in an accident that involved a tractor-trailer.
  • Traffic
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Local

Metro East mayors discuss Rauner budget

Metro East mayors discuss Rauner budgetMayors from all across the Metro East met at the Belleville City Hall Wednesday morning to discuss budget cuts proposed by Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner. The mayors worry the cuts will mean they'll have to scale back services in their cities.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Crime

Man accused of stabbing 2 people at care facility

Man accused of stabbing 2 people at care facilityA care facility resident is accused of stabbing two people inside the building Tuesday night.
  • Crime
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Local

Drug conference kicks off in Belleville

Drug conference kicks off in BellevilleMore than 300 social workers and law enforcement professionals gathered in Belleville Wednesday morning to kick off the Metro East Meth and Other Drugs conference.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Health

Woman dies from meningitis in Highland, Ill.

Woman dies from meningitis in Highland, Ill.A northeast Missouri woman has died of meningitis in the Metro East, but there is no public health threat.
  • Health
  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
Illinois

Family seeks answers in case of missing man

Family seeks answers in case of missing manFour years ago, as 75-year-old Vince Wesselmann prepared for Holy Week church services, he took a walk near his neighborhood. That was the last time anyone saw him.
  • Illinois
  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
Illinois

St. Elizabeth's Hospital relocation approved

St. Elizabeth's Hospital relocation approvedThe move paves the way for the hospital to construct a new $253 million 144-bed facility.
  • Illinois
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Local

Water supply shut off in Village of St. Jacob

Water supply shut off in Village of St. JacobThe water supply to a small Illinois town has been shut off due to a water main break.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
Crime

Suspect in custody for fatal hit-and-run

Suspect in custody for fatal hit-and-runA suspect is in custody for the hit-and-run death of a 25-year-old man over the weekend, police announced Tuesday morning.
  • Crime
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
Local

People killed in fiery I-64 accident identified

People killed in fiery I-64 accident identifiedTwo people killed late Monday afternoon along Interstate 64 have been identified as residents of Lawrence, Kansas.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
Local

Two killed in fiery I-64 crash

Two killed in fiery I-64 crashAPRIL 20, 2015: Ervin and Mary Huflig died late Monday afternoon along I-64 in East St. Louis after police say a tire on their RV blew out, causing the driver to lose control and hit an interstate sign. The vehicle burst into flames. The Hufligs died at the scene.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
Crime

Family: Hit-and-run victim was kind, loving

Family: Hit-and-run victim was kind, lovingPolice in Granite City say they've found the truck involved in a deadly hit-and-run.
  • Crime
  • 4 days, 10 hours ago
Crime

Images released of vehicle suspected in Granite City hit-and-run

Images released of vehicle suspected in Granite City hit-and-runGranite City police have released surveillance images of a vehicle of interest that may have been involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident over the weekend.
  • Crime
  • 4 days, 20 hours ago
Crime

Charges filed in Edwardsville officer-involved shooting

Charges filed in Edwardsville officer-involved shootingAn Edwardsville detective and a suspect have been shot during a struggle over a weapon.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Illinois

Carbondale teen missing nearly 2 weeks

Carbondale teen missing nearly 2 weeksCarbondale police are asking for help locating a missing 18-year-old woman.
  • Illinois
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Local

Police pursuit ends in crash in north STL

Police pursuit ends in crash in north STLA police chase that started in Venice, Illinois around 3:30 Wednesday afternoon ended with a crash in north st. Louis.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Crime

Edwardsville police officer & suspect shot

Edwardsville police officer & suspect shotAPRIL 15, 2015: An Edwardsville detective and a suspect were shot around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday while officers executed a search warrant at a home in the 300 block of Fillmore Street. Both sustained non-life threatening injuries.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Life

WWII veteran plants millions of daffodils along interstate

WWII veteran plants millions of daffodils along interstateunningham, the roadside daffodil man, digs gardening, for the peace and solitude.
  • Life
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Crime

STL man accused of St. Clair Co. armed robbery

STL man accused of St. Clair Co. armed robberyA man is accused of robbing a St. Clair County, Illinois auto parts store at gunpoint.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Health

First pot farm in Metro East picks location

First pot farm in Metro East picks locationThe first medical pot farm in the Metro East will open just across the river from St. Louis.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Crime

Officer-involved shooting in Alton

Officer-involved shooting in AltonPolice are on the scene of an officer-involved shooting in Alton.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Illinois

Train cars derail in O'Fallon, Ill.

Train cars derail in O'Fallon, Ill.Several train cars derailed Monday afternoon in O'Fallon, Illinois.
  • Illinois
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Crime

Worden, Ill. investigation related to Affton shooting

Worden, Ill. investigation related to Affton shootingAPRIL 12, 2015: An Affton woman is in critical condition after she was found with a gunshot wound to her head around 10:30 a.m. Sunday at a home in the 9200 block of Mackinaw. The investigation led police to a home in Worden, Illinois.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Illinois

Budget cuts could affect Illinois foster services

Budget cuts could affect Illinois foster servicesIllinois' money problems could mean the end of a program that provides a safe place for thousands of young people.
  • Illinois
  • 2 weeks ago
Local

Missing St. Clair County teen found

Missing St. Clair County teen foundLizeth "Lizzie" Gomez has been located and returned home.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Illinois

Mine collapse damages several homes

Mine collapse damages several homesBenld city officials say a mine subsidence caused structural damage to at least 15 homes in a neighborhood located in the southwest part of town.
  • Illinois
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Crime

Teen accused of soliciting sex for marijuana

Teen accused of soliciting sex for marijuanaA 19-year-old is accused of soliciting sex and money in exchange for marijuana.
  • Crime
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Illinois

Schnucks closing East St. Louis store

Schnucks closing East St. Louis storeSchnucks has announced an East St. Louis store will be closing May 2nd.
  • Illinois
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Illinois

Granite City Steel workers to get help

Granite City Steel workers to get helpThe county chairman and mayor say they are working with the state of Illinois to form a Rapid Response Team to help workers address insurance issues, unemployment compensation, job searches, and help with job retraining.
  • Illinois
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago