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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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Police Announce Charges in Construction Thefts

Three men suspected of burglarizing at least a half dozen southwestern Illinois homes that were under construction now face charges after authorities say a witness interrupted one of the break-ins.

05/15/2014

Photo: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images

Mom Charged After Baby Found Alone in Hotel Room

A southern Illinois woman is charged with child endangerment after police say they found her infant alone in a hotel room on Mother’s Day while she was intoxicated in a hallway.

05/14/2014

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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