Granite City

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

File photo of a school bus. (credit: 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

(File photo. Credit: 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

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