Edwardsville

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Man Convicted of Killing Woman, 4-Year-Old Girl

A southern Illinois man was found guilty of first-degree murder in the deaths nine years ago of a pregnant woman and a 4-year-old child.

03/21/2014

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Parents Testify At Public Heroin Hearing

During the public heroin hearing Friday, parents gave personal testimonials of their children’s addiction.

03/10/2014

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Heroin Public Hearing Focuses on “Raging Epidemic”

The region’s heroin epidemic is the subject of a public hearing in Edwardswille.

03/07/2014

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Ill. Man Sentenced to 8 Years for Deadly DUI Wreck

A southwestern Illinois man has been sentenced to eight years in prison in a 2012 drunk driving wreck that killed a passenger in the other vehicle.

03/04/2014

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

New SIU President To Be Announced Monday

The university’s board of trustees will announce its appointee on Monday in Edwardsville.

02/15/2014

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Former Madison County Treasurer Sentenced in Tax Lien Scheme

A judge Friday sentenced 58-year-old Fred Bathon to 30 months in federal prison and ordered him to pay $20,000 in fines.

12/06/2013

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Man Who Died in Edwardsville House Fire is Identified

Coroner Steve Nonn says 71-year-old Edwin Winkler Sr.’s body was found by firefighters in an upstairs bedroom of the victim’s rural Edwardsville home.

12/02/2013

Children play at the Edwardsville Children's Museum, via the museum's website.

Edwardsville Children’s Museum Struggling to Survive

To keep admission fees affordable, the museum has been dipping into its savings every year since the Great Recession began.

11/18/2013

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Co-Workers From St. Louis Area Share $1M Prize

Dawn Cortes of Edwardsville, Ill. purchased the ticket at the Earth City MotoMart, then she forgot about it and went on vacation in Branson.

10/29/2013

Madison County Jail

Vote Tonight on Madison County Jail Financing

The Madison County Board is set to vote Wednesday night on issuing $18 million in bonds for the project.

10/16/2013

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