St. Clair County

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8,000 Ameren Illinois Customers Without Power As Record Cold Temps. Freeze the Region

The majority of those outages are in St. Clair County. Ameren reports that 5,861 customers are out of power in Fairview Heights, Caseyville, Cahokia and East St. Louis.


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St. Clair County Reaches Deal with Dispatchers

St. Clair County officials say they’ve reached a tentative contract with emergency dispatches after years of negotiations.


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Grant Money Coming to Metro-East Probation Programs

Gov. Pat Quinn’s office says the goal is to provide community-based alternatives to prison.


Some signs at the protest held outside the St. Clair County Courthouse on December 27, 2013 (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Group Renews Call for Drug Testing of Judges

Protestors raised their voices, Friday, outside county courthouse in Belleville


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St. Clair County Board Seeks Sales Tax for Jail Renovation

The jail is overcrowded and failure to add on could mean a court order forcing St. Clair County to build a costlier jail.


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Business Group Calls Metro East Counties ‘Judicial Hellholes’

Ed Murnane of the Illinois Civil Justice League says this is enemy territory when businesses are hauled into court.



Prisoner Bus Crashes in St. Clair County

Illinois State Police say none of the inmate or guard injuries are life-threatening.


Shots Fired at St. Clair County Deputy

It happened near Touchette Regional Hospital in Centreville, Illinois.



Area Unemployment Rate 6.5 Percent in October

The new figures, which are not seasonally adjusted, show 11,414 people in St. Louis City are unemployed, a rate of 8.2 percent.


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Audit Reveals St. Clair County is in Good Standings

The 6-month-long audit, commissioned by the county, looked into whether too many part-time St. Clair County employees were receiving retirement benefits.





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