metro east

Photo: George Frey/Getty Images

Metro East Police Assistance Team Launched to Eliminate Gang Crime

So-called “hybrid” versions of well-established gangs from big cities like Los Angeles and Chicago have set up shop in the Metro East.

10/07/2014

Photo: Getty Images

Illinois Interstate 255 Project Entering Final Stage

For the past six months, long stretches of Interstate 255 in Illinois, from Collinsville to the Jefferson Barracks Bridge, have been limited to one-lane only. But all of that is about to come to an end.

09/30/2014

Photo: WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images

State Senator: More Can Be Done to Prevent Violent Crimes by Mentally Ill

A state senator from the Metro-East thinks more can be done to keep the mentally ill from committing violent crimes with guns and other weapons.

08/05/2014

Recent Rash of Overdose Deaths

Five overdose deaths in the Metro East may be linked.

02/19/2014

bike-lane

Complete Streets Plan Still on Hold in St. Louis County

A measure that would require builders to consider bike paths and sidewalks on all new roads in St. Louis County is still on hold, but one side says they are willing to talk.

01/02/2014

bike-lane

Streets Plan Faces Further Delays in St. Louis County

The policy would require builders to consider bike paths and sidewalks on all new roads in St. Louis County.

12/24/2013

World's Largest Catsup Bottle in Collinsville, Illinois.

Collinsville Trustees Vote on Property Tax Hike Tonight

Trustee Chris Guy voted against the same proposal two weeks ago because, in his words, the township doesn’t need the money.

12/10/2013

Photo: KMOX

Illinois Safety Checks in December

Illinois State Police say you may encounter safety checks on roads in Madison and St Clair Counties during the month of December.

11/28/2013

Children play at the Edwardsville Children's Museum, via the museum's website.

Edwardsville Children’s Museum Struggling to Survive

To keep admission fees affordable, the museum has been dipping into its savings every year since the Great Recession began.

11/18/2013

Metro-East-Levees-1

Public Input Wanted at Corps Levee Meeting Tonight

The first of two open houses on the Metro East levee project were held Wednesday night.

11/14/2013

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 4,105 other followers