East St. Louis

East St. Louis City Council member Emeka Jackson-Hicks is running for mayor of East St. Louis. On March 6, 2015 she welcomed U.S. Senator Dick Durbin's endorsement (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Durbin Endorses Challenger in East St. Louis Mayoral Race

U.S. Senator says its time for Alvin Parks to go.

03/06/2015

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Midnight Basketball Returns to East St. Louis

Organizers say the goal is to get men away from temptations of drugs and crime on Friday nights.

02/01/2015

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Judge Rebuffs East St. Louis Bid to Retake Housing Authority

A federal judge has blocked an effort by East St. Louis to regain control of its public housing agency.

01/27/2015

GLASGOW, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 05: A croupier spins a roulette wheel at the new luxury casino, which opens tomorrow, on February 5, 2008 in Glasgow, Scotland. This 25m GPB venue, named Alea, opens on the Clyde at Springfield Quay near the city centre and is Scotland's first luxury casino, dining and live music venue.

East St. Louis Casino Lays Off 20 Workers, Cuts Hours

They bring the site’s workforce to about 600. The casino had about 1,200 employees when it was moved onto land from a riverboat along the Mississippi River in 2007.

01/15/2015

Norman Travis

Murder Suspect Surrenders in East St. Louis

Norman Travis was wanted for January 6 killing of Stephan Mosley

01/12/2015

Drive-by Shooting in East St. Louis Leaves One Dead, Two Injured

Parys Murphy was killed in the shooting Saturday morning on Summit at 26th Street.

12/27/2014

Booking photo of former St. Clair County Circuit Judge Michael Cook of Belleville.

William Cosby Acquitted in Murder Trial Do-Over

Initial conviction involved now-imprisoned St. Clair County Judge Michael Cook (pictured)

12/20/2014

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Man Charged in Illinois Gun Theft Tied to Ferguson

An Illinois parolee has been charged with helping steal assault-style rifles and other firearms from a store and plotting to sell them to protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.

12/18/2014

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Four Russian Nationals Indicted on Fraud Charges

Four Russian nationals have been indicted for conspiring to travel from Russia to casinos across the United States, including several local casinos, to cheat at particular slot games using electronic devices.

12/10/2014

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Coroner: Man Found Fatally Shot in Trunk of Burning Car

Investigators say a man whose body was found in the trunk of a burning car in East St. Louis had been shot twice and died from the wounds.

11/12/2014

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