Belleville

St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville, Illinois (Courtesy of the Belleville Historical Society)

Second Public Hearing for St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Set

The second public hearing for St. Elizabeth’s Hospital’s plan to build a replacement hospital in O’Fallon, Illinois, has been rescheduled for Dec. 2.

11/18/2014

St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville, Illinois (Courtesy of the Belleville Historical Society)

Fight Over Metro-East Hospital Continues

Metro-East residents will have to wait a little longer to express their opinions about the planned relocation of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville.

11/17/2014

Courtesy of the Belleville Police Department.

Belleville Police Investigate Sexual Assault Allegation

Belleville police have released a composite drawing of a suspect wanted for sexually assaulting a a 51-year-old woman over the weekend.

10/20/2014

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Police Promise Extra Patrols in Belleville After Pair of Armed Robberies

Officers say a 61-year-old woman had her purse snatched Wednesday night while getting out of her car on Blue Ridge Drive.

09/26/2014

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Suspect in Meat-Tampering Case Again Denied Bond

Ronald Avers is accused of inserting what prosecutors called “booby trap” sewing needles into packaged supermarket meats “just for the hell of it” again lost a bid Wednesday to be eligible for release on bond.

09/18/2014

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Suspect Seeks Bond in Illinois Meat-Tampering Case

A southwestern Illinois man accused of inserting sewing needles into packaged supermarket meats that a federal prosecutor called “booby traps” wants a federal judge to reconsider denying him his release on bond.

09/16/2014

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New State Police Crime Lab Up and Running in Belleville

Crime scene investigators and forensic scientists in Southern Illinois are now working in a new State Police crime lab.

08/27/2014

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Eleven More Parents Charged For Allowing Children to be Truant

St. Clair County state’s attorney Brendan Kelly has charged 11 more parents since May with criminal charges for allowing a child to be truant.

08/11/2014

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Man Denied Bond in Illinois Meat-Tampering Case

A 68-year-old southwestern Illinois man accused of inserting sewing needles into packaged meat has been ordered jailed without bond pending his trial.

08/04/2014

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Bond Hearing Set in Illinois Meat-Tampering Case

Ronald Avers of Belleville is accused by federal prosecutors of inserting sewing needles into packaged meat.

08/04/2014

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