Fairmont City

Brockland Recycling

Fire at Recycling Center in Fairmont City

Multiple departments battling 3 alarm blaze


Monks Mound at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Effort Continues to Elevate Cahokia Mounds to National Historic Park

Cahokia Mounds “as significant as the Pyramids of Egypt”, deserves national status.


The Milam landfill rises high above traffic passing by I-55/70.  (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Metro East Landfill Will Turn Trash Into Fuel

Between Cahokia Mounds and the Gateway International Speedway stands a giant landfill. It’s about to become a giant fuel source.


Photo: KMOX

Belleville Man Sentenced To 60 Years For Murder

Russell had been convicted in the February, 2008 murder of Karinina Polk at a Fairmont City motel.


Dangerous heat

Heat Blamed in Metro-East Woman’s Death

Authorities say the death of a 60-year-old Fairmont City woman is the fourth heat-related death in the Metro-East.


(KMOX/Maria Keena)

Arson Supected In Five Alarm Fire At Alorton Businesses

The flames completely consumed a restaurant, but the big concern was a nearby gas station.


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