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Alton Debating High-Speed Rail Line

Mayor Brant Walker expects unanimous passage of a resolution calling for state and federal officials to pull the plug on any further development of a high-speed rail station in nearby East St. Louis.

04/09/2014

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Second Conviction For Man In East St. Louis Robbery Killing

Gregory Muse had first conviction overturned due to judge that presided over it.

04/08/2014

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2 Accused of Dumping Tires in East St. Louis

Two men southwestern Illinois men are accused of illegal dumping after police say they found more than 1,000 scrap tires inside a former East St. Louis club.

03/31/2014

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East St. Louis Speed Cameras Raise Questions

Motorists driving near East St. Louis now risk getting a ticket in the mail from automated speed cameras, and some are wondering whether or not that’s legal.

03/25/2014

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Illinois Man Convicted in 2012 Attack, Kidnapping

Antwon Jenkins faces possible life in federal prison after being convicted of charges that he attacked and abducted a man in 2012.

03/14/2014

St. Clair County Jail in Belleville, Illinois (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Another Lawsuit Over County Jail’s Strip Search Policy

Two more former inmates of a southern Illinois jail are suing over strip searches they claim were unconstitutional.

03/11/2014

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2 Accused of DUI After Crash With State Police Car

Illinois State Police say two people are accused of drunken driving after a car rear-ended a trooper’s cruiser during a southwestern Illinois traffic stop.

03/10/2014

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E. STL Mayor: Non-Violence Campaign Not a Failure

Despite four homicides in the time period, East St. Louis Mayor says the campaign was not a failure.

03/06/2014

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Strippers Nearly Robbed in East St. Louis

Two strippers escaped injury early Tuesday morning when two armed criminals tried to rob them outside an east-side club.

03/05/2014

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Soldier Accused in Ill. Armed Robbery

A Texas-based soldier is jailed without bond in southwestern Illinois after being accused of robbing a convenience store.

02/28/2014

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