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Piles of petcoke outside the Phillips 66 refinery in Roxana

Durbin Warns of Health Risk from Piles of Petcoke

Those open air piles of dusty, black rocks behind the fence at the Phillips 66 plant are worrying U.S. Senator Dick Durbin.

12/18/2013

A view of the massive slag pile left behind by the bankrupt Chemetco copper smelting plant from New Poag Rd., just east of Ill. Rte. 3 (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Public Meeting Will Focus On Making Hartford Slag Pile Disappear

6:30 gathering at Hartford Community Center will deal with Chemetco Superfund site.

08/06/2013

EPA

Slag Removal Slated For Illinois Superfund Site

Governmental efforts to clean up the metro-east site of a former copper smelter are moving ahead with the expected removal of the property’s toxic slag.

08/02/2013

Lt. Col Alfred Adkins tells roll call officers to prepare for possible trouble after seventeen people were shot last night

17 Injured in St. Louis Shootings Overnight

It began just before 9:30 p.m. when a volley of gunshots rang out in the 4700 block of Highland in north St. Louis. When the shooting stopped there, four juveniles and an adult had been hit.

06/11/2013

Matthew Fields

Man Accused of Severely Injuring Baby

Matthew Fields is charged with aggravated battery of a child.

10/12/2011

Crime-scene

Worker Falls To His Death At ConocoPhillips Refinery

Was cleaning tank when he fell roughly 45 feet.

07/06/2011

Justice-2

Hartford IL Man Admits To Online Relationship With Teen

Mark Reynolds could receive life prison term.

04/26/2011

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