Granite City

Steven Beckman

Kiddie Porn Possession Lands Granite City Man In Prison Again

Steven W. Beckman was sentenced to ten years behind bars.

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Ricco Young (Granite City Police photo)

Granite City Police Nab Bank Robbery Suspect

Ricco Young of East St. Louis is accused of holding up GCS Credit Union on March 24

03/26/2015

CEO of U.S. Steel promises the smokestacks in Granite City, Illinois, will not go cold forever. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Illinois Congressman Bost Says Granite City Steel Will Come Back

CEO of U.S. Steel promises shutdown is only temporary.

03/26/2015

(KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Granite City Schools Concerned About Impact of Plant Closure on Tax Vote

The Granite City School District has a measure on the April 7 ballot calling for a property tax increase to maintain current academic standards.

03/26/2015

(NIGEL TREBLIN/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Steel May ‘Temporarily’ Idle Granite City Operations

Over 2,000 workers would be impacted.

03/25/2015

Surveillance photo of March 24, 2015 bank robbery at GCS 
Credit Union in Granite City, Illinois (Granite City Police photo)

Bank Robbed Near Granite City Steel Mill

Police say bandit handed the GCS Credit Union teller a note demanding cash

03/24/2015

Eric Brown (Courtesy of Madison County Sheriff's Department)

Would-Be Crook Who Says ‘Just Joking’ Not Laughing From Jail

When customers starting coming in, Brown allegedly proclaimed he was joking and tried to buy an alcoholic beverage with a credit card, which was declined.

03/19/2015

Cory Osborne (Courtesy of Granite City police)

Woman Found Dead in Car, Police Seek Man Seen with Her

Cory Osborne was the last person seen with Stacie Williams.

02/19/2015

Arthur Lampitt displays a turn signal lever in Granite City, Illinois, on January 2, 2015, that was removed from his arm during a procedure on December 31, 2014.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Turn Signal in Arm Makes Granite City Man a Celebrity

Art Lampitt had remnant of car crash embedded in his arm for more than 50 years.

01/04/2015

Police is riot gear stage outside of the Edward Jones Dome in the fourth quarter of the Oakland Raiders - St. Louis Rams football game in St. Louis on November 30, 2014. Police were anticipating trouble from protestors who have been vocal after the Ferguson grand jury decision. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

REPORT: Illinois Police Spent $120K After Ferguson

Illinois police departments in suburban St. Louis spent about $120,000 on overtime and riot protection gear in preparation for possible unrest stemming from events in Ferguson, law enforcement records show.

12/29/2014

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