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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.

02/26/2014

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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.

02/07/2014

Murder

East St. Louis Has 1st Homicide of 2014

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

02/02/2014

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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.

01/29/2014

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.

01/25/2014

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Man Gets 11 Years In Prison For 2 Belleville Holdups

Man robbed same store twice in less than three weeks.

01/25/2014

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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.

12/20/2013

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East St. Louis Homicide Total Reaches 21

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

12/15/2013

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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.

12/12/2013

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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.

12/12/2013

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