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Five Creepy Historical Sites In The Midwest

Looking for something spooky this Halloween? Check out the five creepiest historical sites in the midwest.

10/07/2014

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State Senator: More Can Be Done to Prevent Violent Crimes by Mentally Ill

A state senator from the Metro-East thinks more can be done to keep the mentally ill from committing violent crimes with guns and other weapons.

08/05/2014

File photo of a car break-in. Photo: KMOX

Suspect in String of Car Break-Ins Arrested

The 19-year-old was caught by police Tuesday after allegedly stealing from cars in East Alton.

07/23/2014

Booking photo of Terry Davis

Man Accused of Molesting Puppy Undergoing Testing

Terry Davis has pleaded not guilty to three counts of sexual conduct with a female Rottweiler puppy.

07/18/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Tugboat Sinking in Mississippi River

The Alton Fire Department rescue boat is on the scene near the Conoco Phillips facility, south of the Lock and Dam.

06/20/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Alton Debating High-Speed Rail Line

Mayor Brant Walker expects unanimous passage of a resolution calling for state and federal officials to pull the plug on any further development of a high-speed rail station in nearby East St. Louis.

04/09/2014

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Alton Man Killed in Traffic Crash

Coroner’s office says Kenneth Johnson, Jr. wasn’t wearing seat belt.

03/08/2014

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Conceal Carry Causing Controversy

Two months after the law took effect there still seems to be a lot of confusion about where you can and can not carry a concealed weapon in Illinois.

02/27/2014

Alton Doctor Admits Fraud, Unlawful Prescriptions

He admitted defrauding the state’s Medicaid program and illegally dispensing prescription medications.

02/15/2014

Alton Police Cracking Down On Sex Offenders

In Alton, some say the police department is cracking down on sex offender registration. But the officer-in-charge there says, “They’re just doing it the way it’s supposed to be done.”

01/22/2014

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