Granite City

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

Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

Police: Illinois Man Assaults Boy on School Bus

Police have charged a southwest Illinois man who they say assaulted a 6-year-old boy on a school bus for allegedly bullying his daughter.

11/18/2014

Python (iStock.)

Illinois Woman Gets Mailed a Snake She Didn’t Order

Granite City police say a woman has received a baby python in the mail that someone purchased with her credit card number.

10/15/2014

Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

UPDATE: One Detained After Deadly Hit-and-Run

Granite City Police say a person of interest has been taken into custody.

10/07/2014

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn made a stop in Granite City, Ill. on September 22, 2014 (Flickr/IDOT)

Gov. Quinn Promotes High-Speed Rail In Granite City

Meanwhile, election opponent Bruce Rauner was picking up clergy endorsements in suburban Chicago

09/22/2014

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

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

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