St. Clair County

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.


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.


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Dupo Man Charged With Burning and Bruising Toddler

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


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St. Clair County Settles Inmate Lawsuit

Three men sued in federal court over inhumane living conditions at jail in Belleville.


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9 Arrested on Drug Charges in St. Clair County

Nearly a dozen St. Clair County drug suspects were taken into custody Thursday.


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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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