East St. Louis

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Answers Sought In East St. Louis Strip Club Killing

Reginald Allen case dates back to 2009 and the now-shuttered City Nights


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East STL Teachers Ready to Strike If Necessary

A spokesperson for the teachers says a passed vote gave the union power to call for a strike if they feel necessary.


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Former Mayor Returns as East St. Louis City Manager

A former East St. Louis mayor defeated in his April re-election bid has now been hired as city manager at an annual salary of $100,000, twice his mayoral pay, as his successor says the municipal government faces a nearly $6 million budget shortfall.


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Former East St. Louis Mayor Controversially Returns As City Manager

“I’m happy to come back and help serve my city,” Parks told KMOX News after the decision.


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East STL Budget Shortfall, Medical Marijuana Farm at Stalemate

Mayor Jackons-Hicks is reporting a $5.7 million shortfall and layoff are likely.


East St. Louis Mayor Emeka Jackson-Hicks holds news conference at city hall on August 16, 2015 (KMOX photo)

Mayor Declares Budget Woes In East St. Louis

Emeka Jackson-Hicks says administration has some tough choices to make to reduce $5.7 million deficit


Illinois State Police Ask for Public’s Help in Finding East St. Louis Murder Suspects

Parry Gully and Melvin Smith of East St. Louis are charged in last July’s death of Charles Harper.


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Life Plus 900 Months for Robber Who Paralyzed Victim

Judge: “He had a dark heart and no conscience.”


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VIDEO: Police Search for Hit-and-Run Driver, Four Women Struck

East St. Louis Police continue to look for a woman who plowed her car into four other women.



East St. Louis Paid Big Legal Fees to State Senator’s Firm

Belleville Democrat James Clayborne’s law office collected more than $775,000 in a year



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