Belleville News-Democrat

Dwight Kay

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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Gov. Quinn “Disturbed” By BND Report

Newspaper story said Illinois Department of Human Services failed to investigate abuse allegations.

07/01/2012

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90-year-old Veterans Gather In Southern Illinois

Three veterans in southwestern Illinois say this time of year has special meaning.

05/27/2012

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