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Rick Watson

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

St. Clair County Settles Inmate Lawsuit

Three men sued in federal court over inhumane living conditions at jail in Belleville.

01/31/2014

Dwight Kay

Illinois Rep. Introduces ‘Knockout Game’ Legislation

The legislation would stiffen the penalty for those convicted of battery while taking part in the “game,” making it punishable by 3-7 years in prison.

12/26/2013

Guns For Gift Cards in East St. Louis

Saturday’s event got 130 weapons off the street in a little more than an hour.

11/24/2013

Cahokia Suspects

Two More Charged in Cahokia Hit-and-Run Death

Fabian Teson, 9, was hit by a car while riding his bike. He later died at a St. Louis hospital.

07/19/2013

Jail 1

St. Clair County Accepts Credit Cards For Bail

The process is helping reduce the jail’s population by 30 to 40 inmates per day, according to the County Sheriff.

04/02/2013

Sheriff Mearl J. Justus

St. Clair County Board to Vote on Sheriff

Sheriff Mearl Justus resigned this week after 30 years in the job.

12/14/2012

Sheriff Mearl J. Justus

Sheriff Justus Turns In His Badge

He rarely carried a gun, once explaining he found it bulky and “tears my clothes up.”

12/12/2012