Granite City

Bike trail in Granite City, Illinois (KMOX/Brad Choat)

UPDATE: Man’s Death on Bicycle Trail Likely ‘Hit and Run’

Detectives say the victim’s body was found around 6 a.m. Friday near Terminal Avenue.


A disaster makeup artist from Scott Air Force Base fixes up a "victim" before the Mock Disaster Drill at Mitchell School in Granite City, IL on June 1, 2014 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Mock Disaster In Mitchell

Metro-East volunteer firefighters invite Boy Scouts to help with training exercise


Nicholas Sheley

Man Convicted of Fatally Beating 4 with Hammer

He next faces trial in the deaths of Jill and Tom Estes, a Sherwood, Arkansas, couple who were traveling in Missouri, where prosecutors can pursue the death penalty.



Police: Meth Lab Suspected in House Explosion

Authorities suspect a methamphetamine lab caused a house explosion in southwestern Illinois’ Granite City.


Photo: David McNew/Getty Images

Slain Motorcyclist Identified

Illinois State Police have joined the probe into the murder of a 43-year-old Pontoon Beach man who apparently was shot in the head while riding his motorcycle.



Motorcyclist Gunned Down in Granite City

Illinois State Police say they have a 23-year-old male suspect in custody


Illinois Congressman Bill Enyart (D-Belleville) speaks at the "Save Our Steel Jobs" rally in Granite City on May 16, 2014 (Flickr photo)

Save Our Steel Jobs Rally in Granite City

Illinois Congressman Bill Enyart said he’s on board for tightening regulations on imported steel from South Korea.


(File photo. Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images.)

Motorcyclist Killed in Granite City Accident

Jeffrey Pride, 44, of South Roxana was killed in a 2-vehicle accident around 6 a.m. today.


Granite City High School. Photo: KMOX

Teachers Union Wants Audit from Granite City School District

Local 743 Union President Steve Knogl is looking for another way to force the Granite City School District to perform a forensic audit that could lead to where their money is actually going.


Granite City High School. Photo: KMOX

School Band Saved, But Teachers Cut from Granite City

The Granite City Elementary and Junior High Band programs survived the budget axe, but not all teaching positions made the cut.




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