Madison County

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Body of Pontoon Beach Woman Found in Madison County Lake

Coroner says Pamela Butkovich died from hypothermia & exposure.


Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

8,000 Ameren Illinois Customers Without Power As Record Cold Temps. Freeze the Region

The majority of those outages are in St. Clair County. Ameren reports that 5,861 customers are out of power in Fairview Heights, Caseyville, Cahokia and East St. Louis.



Woman Accused Of Neglecting Her Elderly Mother

Woman’s mother found dead in her home on New Year’s Day.


21-year-old Jarrett Mosby of Collinsville, Ill. was killed December 23rd during a botched drug deal.  (photo credit: facebook)

$500,000 Bond Set for Man Accused of Shooting MU Student in Illinois

The Madison County State’s Attorney’s office says it appears an acquaintance killed a Mizzou student in town for the holidays.


Photo: KMOX

Grant Money Coming to Metro-East Probation Programs

Gov. Pat Quinn’s office says the goal is to provide community-based alternatives to prison.


Brandon Chittum, Patrick Chase

Missing Alton Woman’s Remains Found in Greene County

The Madison County state’s attorney’s office says two men are charged with murder.


Photo: Getty/Chip Somodevilla

Madison County Settles Gender-Discrimination Case

The Madison County Board voted 23-4 on Wednesday to resolve the case involving former Regional Office of Education youth advocate Mary Parker.


Madison County, IL courthouse

Business Group Calls Metro East Counties ‘Judicial Hellholes’

Ed Murnane of the Illinois Civil Justice League says this is enemy territory when businesses are hauled into court.


Madison County, IL courthouse

Convicted Ex-Treasurer Could Lose Pension

Madison County state’s attorney says he’ll seek elimination of Fred Bathon’s pension.


An investigative team works at the scene of the fatal Metro-North train derailment on December 2, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Disaster Drill Will Simulate Train Crash in Alton

16 hospitals from throughout southwestern Illinois will take part in Tuesday’s exercise, which will simulate a train crash in Alton.





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