East St. Louis

Sen Dick Durbin (D-IL) makes his comments at the Jefferson Jackson dinner in St. Louis on June 7, 2014. The Jefferson Jackson dinner is a yearly gathering of the state's democratic party. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Sen. Durbin: Foreclosure Crisis Still Lingering

Democrat serves up East St. Louis as model city devastated by housing market collapse.

11/02/2014

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Arrest Made for East St. Louis Robbery Killing

Tracey Vickers is accused of beating and strangling Tobias Gross.

10/23/2014

(KMOX/Michael Calhoun/File)

Roy Mickens Sworn in as East St. Louis Police’s New Assistant Chief

A longtime officer on the East St. Louis police force is replacing the assistant chief who resigned amid sexual harassment allegations.

09/30/2014

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Assistant Police Chief of East St. Louis Resigns

Ronald Ike has resigned following results of an independent investigation that was launched into allegations of sexual harassment involving a civilian against Ike.

09/22/2014

File photo of lights on top of a cop car. (credit: Getty Images)

East St. Louis Assistant Chief Focus of Probe

East St. Louis’ city manager says she’s investigating a complaint that the assistant police chief acted inappropriately with a female summer youth program worker.

09/05/2014

Prosecutors say the man had been inserting sewing needles into a packaged meat "just for the hell of it" at a grocery store in his hometown for more than a year. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Man Accused Of Putting Needles In Packaged Meat

68-year-old Ronald Avers inserted sewing needles into a packaged meat “just for the hell of it,” say federal prosecutors

07/31/2014

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Police: No Leads in Fatal East St. Louis Shooting

Police say they’re getting no help as they try to find out who ended a young man’s life in a public housing complex in East St. Louis at about 12:30 this morning.

07/23/2014

Photo: KMOX files

East St. Louis Robber Gets Life

55-year-old Gregory Muse was convicted in April

07/12/2014

Dawn Harper-Nelson ( Right ) edges past Queen Harrison (left) to win the Women's 100 Meter Hurdles on day 4 of the USATF Outdoor Championships at Hornet Stadium on June 28, 2014 in Sacramento, California.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

East St. Louis Native Wins U.S. 100 Hurdles Title

Dawn Harper-Nelson edges Queen Harrison by 100th of a second

06/28/2014

Murder

East St. Louis Home Scene Of 2 Killings In 3 Years

Police say 29-year-old Charles Harper was shot to death there, Tuesday.

06/18/2014

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