File photo of a concealed weapons training class for teachers. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Illinois State Police, State’s Attorney Clash on Concealed Carry Enforcement

No reaction yet from Madison County State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons after state law enforcers release a statement, saying they will continue enforcing the state’s current concealed carry law.


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Thousands of Credit Cards Compromised in Edwardsville

About 6,000 credit cards are reported stolen from the city of Edwardsville.


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Madison County State’s Attorney Will No Longer Enforce Concealed Carry Ban

“Continuing to criminally charge citizens for conduct that is constitutionally protected and for which charges would, ultimately, be dismissed, would be unconscionable and a terrible waste of judicial resources.”


Ameren Advanced Meter

Metro-East Power Outage Update

Ameren Illinois spokesman says total dropped 10,000 by noon Sunday.



Warehouse Damage in Edwardsville

City administrator says losses at Hershey Distribution Center could top $3 million.


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Illinois High Court Takes Pass in Student Threat Case

A man whose 2007 terroristic threat conviction was overturned may finally be able to put his legal troubles behind him.


East St. Louis City Hall

East St. Louis City Employees Test Positive for Drugs

It was a detective indicted as part of a heroin trafficking ring that lit the fire of East St. Louis Alvin Parks to conduct the random drug tests.


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Donations to be Collected in the Metro East for Tornado Victims in Oklahoma

The Mayors of Troy, Edwardsville and Glen Carbon have established drop off points


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Edwardsville Businesses Band Together in Charity Effort

Katie Elrod, the owner of To-Do’s, a party store, says the momentum inspired by saving Once Upon a Toy is something she hopes to harness.


Bank Robbery Suspect

Scott Credit Union Robbed in Edwardsville

The suspect is described as a white male approximately 20 – 25 years of age, wearing a dark green fedora, dark green windbreaker.





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