Phone Threat Prompts Lockdown at Olin Brass PlantA tense afternoon at a manufacturing plant in the Metro East, where police were concerned about possible violence.
Fake Ad for 'Female Companionship' Tricks Multiple Robbery VictimsMen were told to go to a home in East Alton, but when they arrived they would be robbed at gunpoint.
Possible Child Abduction Reported in East AltonEast Alton police are investigating a possible child abduction.
Flood-Related Travel Problems Continue In Metro-EastIDOT has an update on trouble spots, including Rtes. 67, 367, and 100.
Man Robs Farm Fresh Store At KnifepointMan with a "large knife" remains at large.
Contract Worker Admits Destroying Some Military RecordsA contract worker for a national military records repository in St. Louis has admitted in federal court that he mutilated or destroyed dozens of the records.
Authorities: Blast at Ill. Plant Hurts 2 PeopleTwo people are hospitalized after a reported explosion at the Olin Brass casting site in the southwestern Illinois city of East Alton.
Woman Rescued from Trench in East AltonThe 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.
Grocery Store Burglarized in East AltonThe 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 TimeAuthorities arrested Patsy Runyons of East Alton early Friday after a wrecked car was found in Godfrey.
East Alton Woman, 20, Charged With Fourth DUIPatsy 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 RobberyEast Alton police say someone sprayed a clerk at Title Max, Saturday morning, then stole an undisclosed amount of cash.

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