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File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Second Conviction For Man In East St. Louis Robbery Killing

Gregory Muse had first conviction overturned due to judge that presided over it.

04/08/2014

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Washington Park’s Ex-Trustee Gets Probation For Fraud

A southwestern Illinois village’s former trustee who pleaded guilty to health care fraud has been ordered to spend five years on probation and repay nearly $65,000.

04/01/2014

Booking photo of former St. Clair County Circuit Judge Michael Cook of Belleville.

Ex-Judge Gets Two Years in Prison

Michael Cook of St. Clair County was sentenced Friday on drug & weapons charges

03/28/2014

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Judge Clears Fingernail Evidence in 1989 Killing

A southwestern Illinois judge has approved certain genetic evidence for use in the trial of a man accused in a decades-old killing of a teenager.

03/20/2014

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New Voting System In St. Clair County Gets “Two Thumbs Up”

The new voter system in St. Clair County had a test run during Tuesday’s election.

03/19/2014

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Illinois State Police Instructors Improperly Certified Applicants

Two Illinois State Patrol Firearms instructors are being forced to stop teaching after they gave almost 100 students certificates who had not earned them.

03/18/2014

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St. Clair County Invokes Election Monitoring System

For the first time, voters concerned about any problems they run into will have a chance to report them directly to election officials.

03/18/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

St. Clair County Faces Tax Increase to Renovate Jail

St. Clair County residents face a possible tax increase in efforts to renovation the county jail.

03/17/2014

St. Clair County Jail in Belleville, Illinois (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Another Lawsuit Over County Jail’s Strip Search Policy

Two more former inmates of a southern Illinois jail are suing over strip searches they claim were unconstitutional.

03/11/2014

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Dupo Man Charged With Burning and Bruising Toddler

Prosecutors in St. Clair County have charged 24 year old Joshua Weigel

02/26/2014

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