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Best Book Club Picks For August

Wine and friends are two undeniable pleasures of a good book club, but a book that inspires passion and debate is the true heart of the occasion.

08/07/2014

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America’s Most Hipster Cities

Pretty much any US city, short of maybe Birmingham, AL, has some elements/neighborhoods of hipster culture at this point (you really just need a fixed-gear bike shop, right?), but these 10 cities are vying for the title of hipster-est. Behind Williamsburg, of course.

11/15/2013

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Four Troubled Metro East Police Departments To Get Reform Manual

The detailed reforms cover everything from officer integrity and ethics, to arrest procedures and techniques.

10/25/2013

Two Child Abduction Attempts Reported Near Metro East Schools

Both attempts occurred Tuesday afternoon, but police say there are no indication the two cases are connected.

09/05/2013

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No Arrest in Deadly Brooklyn Strip Club Shooting

Illinois State Police tell the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that Michael Brooks was shot several times early Sunday outside Roxy’s Strip Club in Brooklyn. He died later.

06/05/2013

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After Nine Months, Quinn Insists Metro East Police Commission Is Working

It has been nearly a year since Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed a law creating the Metro East Police Commission, meant to oversee crime-fighting activities in four troubled communities.

05/15/2013

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St. Clair State’s Attorney Calls For Bigger Police Presence

“We don’t have nearly enough, not even close to enough, police officers in the Metro East,” he said.

02/11/2013

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Police Say They Have Suspect in Fatal Hit-And-Run

Police say more details about the case will come out Monday, when the case is scheduled to be presented to Madison County prosecutors.

12/03/2012

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Brooklyn Strip Club Guard Charged With Murder

Maurice Shelton is accused of shooting Walter Taylor outside the Pink Slip night club last Sunday morning.

12/01/2012

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Murder Outside Brooklyn Ill. Club

State police say victim was shot to death in front of the Pink Slip establishment.

11/25/2012

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