Granite City

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


(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.


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


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.




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