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Police: Burglary Suspect Fatally Shot in St. Clair County

The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department is investigating after it says one person was killed in an alleged home invasion in Lenzburg.

01/16/2015

Police is riot gear stage outside of the Edward Jones Dome in the fourth quarter of the Oakland Raiders - St. Louis Rams football game in St. Louis on November 30, 2014. Police were anticipating trouble from protestors who have been vocal after the Ferguson grand jury decision. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

REPORT: Illinois Police Spent $120K After Ferguson

Illinois police departments in suburban St. Louis spent about $120,000 on overtime and riot protection gear in preparation for possible unrest stemming from events in Ferguson, law enforcement records show.

12/29/2014

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Illinois Rep. Introduces ‘Knockout Game’ Legislation

The legislation would stiffen the penalty for those convicted of battery while taking part in the “game,” making it punishable by 3-7 years in prison.

12/26/2013

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18-Year-Old Found Shot Dead in East St. Louis

The Belleville News-Democrat reports Roman Brooks was found in snow and a pool of blood early Friday.

12/06/2013

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Fairview Heights Police Investigate Funeral Theft

A donation box was robbed Saturday at the First Baptist Church during a funeral mass for 28-year-old Krystie Flaherty of Swansea, who died Oct. 20.

10/29/2013

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Police: Centreville Special-Needs School Burglarized

The Belleville News-Democrat reports that the burglar stole money from the JTC Academy and ripped wiring away from the walls during the break-in late Friday or early Saturday.

08/13/2013

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St. Clair Co. Official Defends Audit as Routine

The Belleville News-Democrat reported the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund was “investigating” the county but Board Chairman Mark Kern insists it is not an investigation.

07/30/2013

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Scott AFB Civilian Workers To Get Furlough Notices

Those exempted from the furloughs include firefighters and others who hold jobs are considered essential for safety and security.

03/20/2013

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UPDATE: Police Search For Mom of Abandoned Baby

Her 3-month-old son, Donovan Prom, was found in a St. Louis County apartment building on Friday morning.

01/07/2013

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Report Finds Errors From Illinois DHS Inspector General

Report suggests dozens of deaths involving disabled adults not investigated.

10/13/2012

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