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No Charges in Woman’s Fatal Fall at Belleville Nursing Home

An investigation has found no evidence of criminal wrongdoing in the death of an 85-year-old woman found dead at the bottom of a stairway at a Belleville nursing home.

03/24/2015

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Illinois Budget Error Could Jeopardize Criminal Cases

A technical error in how the Illinois budget was written will soon leave courts across the state with a skeleton crew of court reporters, and that could jeopardize criminal cases.

03/24/2015

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Judge Rebuffs East St. Louis Bid to Retake Housing Authority

A federal judge has blocked an effort by East St. Louis to regain control of its public housing agency.

01/27/2015

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Small Plane Forced to Land in St. Clair County Field

Missouri-bound Cessna had engine trouble.

01/13/2015

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Attorney: Police ‘Spoon-Fed’ Suspect With Information About Armed Robbery

A 17-year-old is suing St. Clair County and seven sheriff’s officials for allegedly being forced to confess to an armed robbery.

08/28/2014

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Eleven More Parents Charged For Allowing Children to be Truant

St. Clair County state’s attorney Brendan Kelly has charged 11 more parents since May with criminal charges for allowing a child to be truant.

08/11/2014

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St. Clair County Board Approves Zoning Change for Medical Marijuana Farm

The St. Clair County Board voted in favor of a zoning change that allows for medical marijuana farm “Nature’s Cure” to open in Marissa, just south of Belleville.

07/29/2014

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) poses with former U.S. Senator Alan Dixon (D-IL) in this file photo (Flickr/Sen. Mark Kirk)

Former U.S. Senator Alan Dixon Dies

Democrat from St. Clair County, Ill. served on Capitol Hill from 1981-1993

07/06/2014

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Metro-East Softball Coach Sues Ex-Player’s Family

Katherine Walsh seeks more than $700K in defamation damages

06/07/2014

St. Clair County Jury Finds Defendant Not Guilty in Cold Case Murder

53-year-old Carlos Garrett had been charged with first degree murder in the 1989 fatal beating of Nicole Willis.

05/24/2014

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