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St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department

Dozens of police and firefighters from throughout Illinois and Missouri attended the funeral of former St. Clair County Sheriff Mearl Justus in Cahokia, Ill. on December 22, 2012. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Remembering Mearl Justus

Hundreds turned out Saturday, to say goodbye to former St. Clair County Sheriff Mearl Justus.

12/22/2012

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YMCA Cabin Fire in Metro East Considered Suspicious

Authorities are investigating another suspicous fire in the Metro East.

05/11/2012

TextingWhileDriving

Texting While Driving Blamed for Fiery Crash that Claims Four-Year Old

Investigators believe the boy died for lack of a proper car seat

03/22/2012

Murder

Man Charged In Beating Death Of Belleville Toddler

Little girl was being watched by suspect while her mother was at work.

01/30/2012

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UPDATE: Copter Crash Victim Was From Ark.

Crash under investigation.

05/13/2011

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Roving Gun Battle in Metro-East

St. Clair County state’s attorney files charges against six men; seventh wanted for questioning

04/02/2011

Prison

Ball Bat Beating in Belleville

Woman charged with aggravated battery of a young child, who police say is a family member.

04/02/2011