Dozens of families scramble to pack up before their homes are swamped by the Mississippi River after a levee breach in West Alton. (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

Flood Wall Constructed in Alton; Several Roads Still Closed

The Mississippi at Alton crested yesterday at 34.38 ft. but it will remain high for several days.


Madison County Death

Illinois Woman Found in Burning Truck Identified

Madison County Coroner Steve Nonn says investigators think the victim was 82-year-old Evelyn Walker of Godfrey.



Authorities Search for Serial Police Impersonator in Madison County

Officials are asking the public to be on high alert after a woman reported being stopped by a police impersonator in Godfrey.


photo: KMOX files

Authorities Probe Case of Body in Burning Car

Madison County investigators haven’t yet publicly identified the body discovered Friday.


Photo: KMOX

Deadly Car Fire in Godfrey

Madison County sheriff’s deputies say foul play is not suspected.


Terry Belcher

Godfrey Man Faces Multiple Charges

Terry Belcher was stopped and found to have a stolen sticker on his license plate


Video surveillance images of two persons wanted for questioning in connection with a home burglary in Godfrey on Tuesday, April 9th. (Courtesy of Madison County sheriff's department)

Police Release Surveillance Video In Connection To Home Burglary

Godfrey home was broken into Tuesday, persons of interest seen later at car dealership.


Tyler Bates and David Hurley

Yelling ‘Slow Down’ to Pickup Truck Driver Results in Assault

A 77-year-old man from Illinois was chest bumped and shoved after telling a truck driver to slow down.


Godfrey Man Wins Court Case Over Hole-In-One Payout

Donald Beiermann sued the Abundant Life Community Church and Rolling Hills Golf Course after they refused to pay because the tee was too close to the hole.


Jacob Fickle

Godfrey Man Who Drove SUV Into Home Charged with DUI

A circuit court amended the charges against Jacob Fickle after tests revealed he had THC, Cocaine, Alprazolam, and alcohol in his system.




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