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High-Speed Rail Station Proposed in East St. Louis

The Illinois Transportation Department is looking to expand high-speed rail traffic from Chicago to St. Louis and is considering building one of the new stations in East St. Louis.


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East St. Louis Woman Jailed for School-Skipping Kids

One of her first graders racked up nearly 90 unexcused absences during the 2012-2013 school year.



East St. Louis Has 1st Homicide of 2014

Police say 19-year-old male found shot to death in a field.


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Illinois Lawmaker Holds Forum on Expanding Gambling

State Rep. Robert Rita couldn’t get officials with Fairmount Park or Casino Queen to sign on for expanded gambling in Illinois.


Line stretches out to East St. Louis city hall parking lot during "Clean Slate Day" on January 25, 2014 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

40 Days of Non-Violence in East St. Louis

Program begins with Clean Slate Day for adults and workshop for youths.


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Man Gets 11 Years In Prison For 2 Belleville Holdups

Man robbed same store twice in less than three weeks.


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3 Injured in East St. Louis Shooting

The shooter, driving a Ford Expedition, rear-ended another car at the corner of 11th and State. The shooting victim drove off in an SUV and struck a pole.



East St. Louis Homicide Total Reaches 21

Police chief identifies Adrian Perry as the 21st murder victim of the year.


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East St. Louis Man Sentenced to 55 Years in Triple Killing

Authorities allege Milton Lattimore gunned down three young adults as they sat in their car with three children.



Man Accused of Stealing Gun, Shooting Security Guard in East St. Louis

A suspect is in custody for Wednesday afternoon’s shooting of an East St. Louis security guard. It happened at a public housing facility in the 2900 block of Waverly Avenue in East St. Louis.