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Artist rendering, courtesy of Metro (photo KMOX/Brett Blume)

Plans Unveiled for $5.5 Million Metro Transit Facility

Facility on Pershall Road set to open in early 2016.

04/09/2015

Eads Bridge on 5/22/12 (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Fire on Eads Bridge Next to MetroLink Tracks

A wooden walking platform was on fire near the light rail tracks on the bridge.

02/04/2015

5/14/13-Illinois Governor Pat Quinn attended Tuesday's groundbreaking for a new FedEx Ground distribution center in Sauget. It will employ more than 100 people when it opens in mid-2014, with plans to add more workers in the future. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Ground Broken In Sauget For New FedEx Ground Distribution Center

Will employ more than 100 and move 10,000 package an hour when it opens next year.

05/14/2013

One Suspect, Two Metro East Police Chases

Woman eludes pursing officers once but is arrested several hours later.

09/24/2012

Photo: KMOX

Two Dead In East St. Louis House Fire

One of the victims was wheelchair-bound.

09/20/2012

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Overturned Cattle Truck Causes Udder Chaos On I-64

Three cows had to be shot after wandering into traffic lanes.

06/18/2012

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Clock Ticking On Improvements To Metro East Levees

Project begins in June, slated to wrap up in late 2014.

05/01/2012

KMOX/Michael Calhoun

Trolley Could Soon Be Clang, Clang, Clanging Through U. City

Pending $23 million grant would be big piece in funding puzzle.

02/17/2012

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Metro East Crash Victim Identified

Vincent Terrie’s car slid into path of semi on Ill. Rte. 4.

01/13/2012

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Former East St. Louis Official Gets 3 Years for Accepting Bribes

62-year-old Arthur Johnson also was fined $6,000.

11/09/2011

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