Clinton County

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Flood Warning Issued for Clinton County

Kaskaskia River is above flood stage.


Police are looking for the man in this surveillance photo in connection with a scam in Clinton County (Courtesy: Clinton County Sheriff's Office

Police Warning Clinton County Residents About Building Work Scam

The Clinton County Illinois Sheriff is warning residents to be on the lookout for people preying on the elderly.


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Nine Metro East Hospitals Receive State Grants

Gov. Pat Quinn said, ”these investments create hundreds of good construction jobs while helping these hospitals provide better service to the thousands of patients they serve every single day.”


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Man Poses as ‘DISH’ Employee in Clinton Co

Told a resident he wanted to check the satellite cables.


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Randolph County State’s Attorney Will Allow Concealed Carry

The decisions by some legal officials in Illinois come in the wake of a U.S. Court of Appeals decision that requires Illinois lawmakers to create concealed-carry legislation awaiting Gov. Quinn’s signature.


An excerpt from Sheriff Mike Kreke's letter, in regards to concealed carry weapons possession in Clinton County, Illinois. (KMOX/Bill Reker)

Clinton County Sheriff Sides With State’s Attorney on Concealed Carry

Mike Kreke says he agrees with Madison County State’s Attorney’s position, spells out what he’s told his deputies in regards to arrests for concealed carry weapons possession by the public.


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Illinois Bars Already Profiting From Video Gambling

Bob Waddell owns a bar outside Keyesport in Clinton County in southwestern Illinois. He made $9,778 in video gambling in December.


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Firefighter Killed In Bartelso, Illinois

Jansen was struck by a fire truck that was setting up at the scene. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.


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Reward Offered in Stolen Deer Carcass Case

Carcasses stolen from a clubhouse in Boulder Illinois



Damage, Power Outages Reported Following Storm

At one time power outages in the immediate St. Louis City and County area numbered over five thousand. In the Metro East, about four thousand customers were without power.



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