East Alton

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Authorities: Blast at Ill. Plant Hurts 2 People

Two people are hospitalized after a reported explosion at the Olin Brass casting site in the southwestern Illinois city of East Alton.


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Woman Rescued from Trench in East Alton

The woman fell into a 9-by-30 foot hole that had been dug for a new water line behind her home in the 200 block of West St. Louis Avenue.


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Grocery Store Burglarized in East Alton

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspects in an overnight burglary.


20-Year-Old East Alton Woman Accused of DUI for 4th Time

Authorities arrested Patsy Runyons of East Alton early Friday after a wrecked car was found in Godfrey.



East Alton Woman, 20, Charged With Fourth DUI

Patsy Runyons, 20, has been charged with aggravated driving under the influence after her vehicle struck a utility pole in Godfrey shortly after midnight Friday.



Eye Irritant Used in Robbery

East Alton police say someone sprayed a clerk at Title Max, Saturday morning, then stole an undisclosed amount of cash.


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St. Louis Regional Airport Director Speaks Out Against Sequester Cuts

The Federal Aviation Administration said in a letter, any review of proposed cuts would only be based on national interests.


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Dispatcher Accused of Misusing Department Credit Card

Prosecutors have charged 33-year-old Rochelle Waters of East Alton with official misconduct and unlawful use of a credit card.



New Census Numbers Reveal Wide Disparity In Regional Education Levels

80% of Ladue residents have college degrees, compared to 6.7% in East Alton.


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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.



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