East St. Louis

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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.



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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