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Star Clipper Comics to Open in Downtown St. Louis

Store relocating from U. City to 1319 Washington Ave. by early April.

03/17/2015

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Convention Center Near Belleville Approved for Tax Incentives

Center would triple Shrine’s convention and banquet space

02/17/2015

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Federal Trial Postponed in Illinois Needles-in-Meat Case

A southwestern Illinois man’s federal trial on charges he inserted sewing needles into packaged supermarket meats is postponed indefinitely until his mental competency can be tested.

01/29/2015

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Randy Wells delivers a pitch to the St. Louis Cardinals in the second inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on September 25, 2011.  St. Louis won the game 3-2.    UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Former Cubs Pitcher Opens Training Center in Belleville

Randy Wells is a Metro-East native.

01/25/2015

One of Glenn McCoy's editorial cartoons for Jan. 8, 2015.

Local Cartoonist Reacts to Paris Terrorist Attack

“I mean what we do, poking fun at someone, you never think it would lead someone this far over the cliff that they would see this as a measured response to a drawing,” he says.

01/07/2015

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

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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