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Mobile home destroyed by Cahokia blaze

Mobile home destroyed by Cahokia blazeMARCH 3, 2015: A mobile home was destroyed early Tuesday morning in the 2100 block of Florence. Firefighters say the home was unoccupied.
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  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
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Mobile home destroyed in Cahokia blaze

Mobile home destroyed in Cahokia blazeA mobile home was destroyed overnight after a fire started inside the structure in the 2100 block of Florence.
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  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Illinois

Illinois lawmakers' heroin proposal has $25M price tag

Illinois lawmakers' heroin proposal has $25M price tagTwo Illinois lawmakers have announced bipartisan legislation that would spend $25 million to fight an epidemic of heroin and prescription drug abuse.
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  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Politics

Schock reimburses taxpayers for Bears game

Schock reimburses taxpayers for Bears gameIllinois congressman Aaron Schock has reimbursed the U.S. government more than $1,200 for travel expenses to a Chicago Bears game last November.
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  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Local

Large home on fire in Columbia, Ill.

Large home on fire in Columbia, Ill.Several fire departments are at the scene of large house fire in Columbia, Illinois.
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  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Illinois

Veterans, active military honored in Edwardsville, Ill.

Veterans, active military honored in Edwardsville, Ill.Ken Kornegag
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  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Illinois

Illinois veteran receives France's highest honor

Illinois veteran receives France's highest honorCharles Bruns, of Champaign, Illinois, saw action in France, North Africa, Italy, and Germany during World War II.
  • Illinois
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
Traffic

Drivers give Illinois roads mixed reviews

Drivers give Illinois roads mixed reviewsSliding cars made for treacherous streets and interstates across the greater Metro East area Saturday.
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  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
Features

Meet the baby gorilla born at Lincoln Park Zoo

Meet the baby gorilla born at Lincoln Park ZooA female baby lowland gorilla was born at the Lincoln Park Zoo this week.
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  • 5 days, 8 hours ago
Illinois

Parents feeling the pinch of daycare cuts

Parents feeling the pinch of daycare cutsParents in the Metro East are having to make hard decisions like paying for daycare or quitting their jobs.
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  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
Local

Man arrested after driving into building

Man arrested after driving into buildingTwo people suffered minor injuries after their vehicle drove into the side of a building in Belleville.
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  • 6 days, 12 hours ago
Local

Car plows into Belleville building

Car plows into Belleville buildingFEB. 25, 2015: The accident happened around 10 p.m. at the corner of Main and Douglas. Two people inside the car suffered minor injuries.
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  • 6 days, 15 hours ago
Illinois

Medical marijuana lawsuit claims Ill. broke rules

Medical marijuana lawsuit claims Ill. broke rulesAn aspiring medical marijuana business has filed a lawsuit against the Illinois Department of Agriculture claiming the department didn't follow its own rules when it chose companies to grow cannabis.
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  • 1 week ago
Crime

Spree killer headed to Jefferson Co. jail

Spree killer headed to Jefferson Co. jailA convicted mass murderer will soon be transferred to a prison in Jefferson County.
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  • 1 week ago
Illinois

Particularly lethal heroin spreads in Illinois

Particularly lethal heroin spreads in IllinoisA particularly lethal form of heroin may be spreading in part of Illinois.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Traffic

MetroLink delays this week

MetroLink delays this weekBeginning Wednesday, MetroLink passengers should allow extra time for late evening commutes while Metro crews install overhead conductor rail along parts of the track.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Local

Ill. sites joining National Register of Historic Places

Ill. sites joining National Register of Historic PlacesThe Illinois Historic Preservation Agency released the following list Monday of 2014 additions to the National Register of Historic Places:
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Local

Fire damages vehicles at auto repair shop

Fire damages vehicles at auto repair shopSeveral cards were damaged during a Monday morning auto repair shop fire.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Local

St. Clair Co. offers free land to geospatial agency

St. Clair Co. offers free land to geospatial agencySt. Clair County is offering free land to a federal spy agency, as well as built-in utilities and roads.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Crime

Charges filed in murder of Granite City mom

Charges filed in murder of Granite City momMurder charges have been filed against a man accused of shooting a Granite City mom in the head.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Crime

GoFundMe created for daughters of murdered woman

GoFundMe created for daughters of murdered womanA GoFundMe account has been created for the daughters of a woman gunned down Wednesday in Granite City.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Crime

Man charged with drug possession

Man charged with drug possessionA man was arrested and charged earlier this month after a drug task force found cannabis and more than $65,000 in cash inside a rural Edwardsville home.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Local

2-alarm fire destroys Cahokia home

2-alarm fire destroys Cahokia homeA house fire in Cahokia overnight is under investigation by local fire marshals.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Local

Metro East home destroyed by fire

Metro East home destroyed by fireFEB. 20, 2015: The fire started around 12 a.m. at a home on Delores in Cahokia, Ill.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Local

Wide range for mayors' salaries in our area

Wide range for mayors' salaries in our areaFrom zero to $130,000 - that's the range for mayors' salaries in our area.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Local

Granite City mom found shot in the head

Granite City mom found shot in the headGranite City police say they've located a person of interest in the suspicious death of a woman slumped behind the wheel of a vehicle late Wednesday afternoon.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Crime

Man sentenced for distributing meth

Man sentenced for distributing methA Granite City man was sentenced Wednesday to more than 12 years in prison for distributing methamphetamine.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Crime

Police: Drunk Ill. men destroyed restrooms

Police: Drunk Ill. men destroyed restroomsTwo Metro East men are accused of destroying public restrooms during a Mardi Gras celebration down south.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

Rauner says Illinois needs responsible spending path

Rauner says Illinois needs responsible spending pathGov. Bruce Rauner says his budget is a responsible path after years of "financial recklessness."
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  • 2 weeks ago
Illinois

Belleville officials approve development agreement

Belleville officials approve development agreementBelleville officials have approved an agreement allowing the city to give tax breaks to a firm developing 33 acres near a state highway.
  • Illinois
  • 2 weeks ago