Madison County

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.


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Grant Money Coming to Metro-East Probation Programs

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


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Missing Alton Woman’s Remains Found in Greene County

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


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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.


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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.


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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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Former Madison County Treasurer Sentenced in Tax Lien Scheme

A judge Friday sentenced 58-year-old Fred Bathon to 30 months in federal prison and ordered him to pay $20,000 in fines.



Area Unemployment Rate 6.5 Percent in October

The new figures, which are not seasonally adjusted, show 11,414 people in St. Louis City are unemployed, a rate of 8.2 percent.



Former Secretary Accuses Madison County Sheriff of Sex Harassment

The lawsuit filed on Jaimie Linton’s behalf seeks $4 million in damages. It names Madison County Sheriff Robert Hertz and the county.