East St. Louis


East St. Louis Mayor: Casino Queen Real Estate Deal Shouldn’t Affect City

The city of East St. Louis expects no change to its tax revenue from a deal announced this week at the Casino Queen.


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18-Year-Old Found Shot Dead in East St. Louis

The Belleville News-Democrat reports Roman Brooks was found in snow and a pool of blood early Friday.



Public Meeting on PSB ‘Slide Over’ Project Tonight

You can find out more about how crews plan to “slide over” the eastbound lanes of the Poplar Street Bridge at a meeting set for Thursday night.


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Man Sought in East St. Louis Killing Surrenders

Authorities say a 25-year-old mother of two was found last Saturday after she’d been repeatedly stabbed in her apartment.


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Man Indicted for Robbery, Shooting at Caseyville Satellite Store

An East St. Louis man now faces federal charges in last week’s robbery and shooting at the Ferguson Television and Satellite shop in Caseyville.


Guns For Gift Cards in East St. Louis

Saturday’s event got 130 weapons off the street in a little more than an hour.


East St. Louis Mayor Alvin Parks said Wednesday the city is no longer considered "financially distressed." (KMOX/Allison Blood)

East St. Louis No Longer “Financially Distressed”

Mayor Alvin Parks held a press conference Wednesday to announce that the city would no longer be subject to state oversight of its finances.


The Katherine Dunham Museum in East St. Louis (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Thieves Strike Cash-Strapped Katherine Dunham Museum

Six large air compressors worth $5K each stolen.


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Belleville Man Sentenced to 60 Years in Killing of 85-Year-Old

Authorities say Yoko Cullen was forced into her trunk and driven to East St. Louis, where her car was set on fire while she was inside.


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Belleville Martial Arts Instructor Admits to Sexual Abuse

Christopher Horton, 22, of Highland entered pleas to five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor and one count of attempted sexual exploitation of a minor.