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East St. Louis Speed Cameras Raise Questions

Motorists driving near East St. Louis now risk getting a ticket in the mail from automated speed cameras, and some are wondering whether or not that’s legal.

03/25/2014

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Four Teens Caught Violating New Curfew in East St. Louis

Four teenagers are among the first arrests under the new anti-crime curfew in East St. Louis.

10/01/2012

Durbin co-sponsors flood insurance measure

Senator Durbin Slams the East St. Louis Mayor Again

“There’s a mayor there who completely ignores it, and keeps all night, nightclubs open just attracting violence and drugs and thugs.”

06/20/2012

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Many Attend Public Hearing on East St. Louis Nightclubs

Mayor Alvin Parks says most were opposed to early closures

05/22/2012

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Mayor says ‘No” to Senator’s Call to Close Bars Early

Mayor Alvin Parks responds to Senator Dick Durbin’s remarks

04/12/2012

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Mayor Parks to Address Senator Durbin’s Concerns

Sen. Durbin has called for bars and nightclubs to close earlier.

04/11/2012

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Mayor Parks: Not A Fan Of SNL Portrayal Of East St. Louis As “Hellhole”

In case you missed it, over the weekend Saturday Night Live did a skit on Mitt Romney making a campaign stop in the metro east city.

04/09/2012

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Man Shot Outside East St. Louis Bar

Mayor Alvin Parks says 31 year old Antyan Thomas was shot just after 2 a.m. outside Yogi and Jackie’s Bar and Grill.

04/09/2012

East St. Louis Mayor Alvin Parks

East St. Louis May Have More “Bad Cops”

Mayor Alvin Parks says more may have to “give up their job”

01/24/2012

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ESL Mayor Says Liquor Restrictions Positive For Community

“We’re seeing less of that real urgent call out for law enforcement.”

08/29/2011

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