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File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Gets 70 Years For Shooting East St. Louis Cop

Cortez Gillum fired at Michael Baxton, Jr. during a struggle outside a housing complex

05/16/2014

Photo: Getty/Chip Somodevilla

Former Police Detective Sentenced to 5 Years for Informing Drug Dealers

Former East St. Louis officer Orlando Ward was sentenced this morning in federal court.

05/09/2014

Photo: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images

2 Accused of Endangering East St. Louis Girl

An East St. Louis woman is charged with child endangerment after police say she drank alcohol and smoked crack and marijuana while babysitting a 3-year-old girl she eventually lost.

05/08/2014

Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Illinois Postal Worker Admits Stealing Packages

Jane Johanna Emily, 41, pleaded guilty Tuesday in East St. Louis to charges of obstruction of mail, theft of U.S. mail by a postal employee, and opening of mail.

04/23/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

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

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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

Photo: Clive Rose/Getty Images

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

Photo: Getty Images

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

Photo: KMOX/ Thinkstock

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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