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A small explosion on August 25 at Totall Metal Recycling in Granite City, Ill. left two dead and one injured. Photo: KMOX/Brad Choat

Still Unclear How Mortar Shell Ended Up at Granite City Plant

Investigators are still trying to determine how a live mortar shell ended up at Totall Metal Recycling, where it exploded and killed two people this week.

08/27/2014

A small explosion on August 25 at Totall Metal Recycling in Granite City, Ill. left two dead and one injured. Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

UPDATED: Granite City Plant Explosion Kills 2

Authorities still working to secure the metal recycling facility after a mortar round blew up.

08/25/2014

A small explosion on August 25 at Totall Metal Recycling in Granite City, Ill. left two dead and one injured. Photo: KMOX/Brad Choat

2 Dead After Explosion at Granite City Recycling Plant

Two people are dead and one injured after an explosion at a recycling plant in Granite City earlier this morning.

08/25/2014

The main level customer service desk of the newly renovated Six Mile Regional Library in Granite City, Ill. (Photo courtesy of Tina Hubert)

Six Mile Regional Library Set for Reopening in Granite City

One of Granite City’s landmark buildings is ready for its public re-introduction.

08/22/2014

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn makes his remarks as former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood (L) current Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Vice President Joe Biden listen in while touring the America’s Central Port in Granite City, Illinois on February 19, 2014. The group was on hand to mark the 5th anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and highlight the importance of investment in infrastructure to create jobs and drive the economy forward.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

America’s Central Port Expanding

Illinois Gov. Quinn signs bill into law, helping Metro-East district

08/03/2014

Photo: KMOX

Police in Granite City Shoot Knife-Wielding Man

The shooting is being investigated by the Illinois State Police.

08/02/2014

Photo: iStock

Police Coax Burglar Down From Tree With Water, E-Cigarettes

After several hours of trying to coax the man down with water and e-cigarettes, police finally convinced the barefoot man to climb down out of the tree.

07/31/2014

Diane Kelly

Granite City Woman Accused Of Killing 82-Year-Old Father

Diane Kelly faces two counts of first-degree murder in the death of Woodrow Dilday

07/11/2014

Photo: David McNew/Getty Images

Police: Death of 82-Year-Old Man ‘Apparent Homicide’

Officers were called to the home in the 2800 block of Harding Boulevard at 3:30 a.m.

07/10/2014

Photo: iStock

1 Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting

Two police officers opened fire on a suspect, killing him early this morning in Granite City.

07/09/2014

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