Fairmont City

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.