St. Clair County

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First Human Case of West Nile Reported in St. Clair County

This week the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported an adolescent female, living in St. Clair County, is the first to contact West Nile virus in Illinois.


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Legal Fight Over State Worker Pay Sees 2 Key Rulings Friday

The legal ping pong over paying Illinois government workers without a budget took new bounces Friday, with appellate justices reversing one order and the Supreme Court declining to step into the fray.


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St. Clair County Cancels Annual Fair

The annual Belleville attraction will not be happening this summer and likely for years to come.



St. Clair Looks to Land St. Louis’s Intelligence Agency

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is moving facilities, but where it will move is still undetermined.


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First Positive Test for West Nile Virus in Illinois in 2015

The department reports St. Clair County Health Department employees collected a positive mosquito batch Tuesday in O’Fallon.


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ESTL Housing Guard Charged in Shooting

Former Flyers football star Arthur Sargent was allegedly high on cocaine when he wounded man, last month.


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Metro Area Receives an ‘F’ for Ozone Pollution

The Metro Area has received an F for ozone pollution in the annual State of the Air report.


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

Two Sentences Reduced in Belleville Courthouse Drug Scandal

Ex probation officer and former legal client of jailed ex Judge Michael Cook leaving federal pen early


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Metro-East Population Declining

New U.S. Census Bureau figures show Madison and St. Clair Illinois are down several thousand residents each



Judge Overturns Illinois Order Restricting Union Dues

St. Clair County’s Christopher Kolker takes action against Governor Rauner’s executive decision



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