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One Killed At Alton Railroad Crossing

Amtrak says pickup truck driver went through cross arm signals at Washington Street.


Body Found

Demo Crew Finds Body In Vacant House

Alton police say foul play may be involved.


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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.


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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.


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.


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.


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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.


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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.



Alton Man Killed in Traffic Crash

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


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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.