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Swansea Police Department (KMOX photo)

Man Charged in Swansea Stabbing That Left Woman Dead

Alvin Harris has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with a stabbing at a southwest Illinois apartment complex that left a woman dead and her 9-year-old son severely injured.

08/31/2015

Swansea, Illinois police chief Steve Johnson announces a suspect is in custoday for the August 29, 2015 stabbing of a woman and her child (KMOX photo)

Mother, Child Stabbed In Swansea

Police chief says suspect in custody and murder charge is being sought

08/30/2015

Stabbing in Swansea Leaves Woman Dead, Boy Injured

The suspect was arrested after a standoff with police.

08/30/2015

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Swansea Police Searching For Man Accused in Child Sexual Assault

32-year-old Gary Grodin is accused of abusing and filming the 10-year-old daughter of his girlfriend.

07/15/2015

Photo: KMOX

Person Hit by MetroLink Train, Killed

A Metro spokeswoman tells KMOX the victim was walking on the tracks, east of the Swansea station.

04/24/2015

BND/Tim Vizer photo

Honoring War Dead Near Swansea

A monument honoring eight veterans buried in a Metro-East cemetery has been dedicated.

11/02/2014

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Soldier Accused in Ill. Armed Robbery

A Texas-based soldier is jailed without bond in southwestern Illinois after being accused of robbing a convenience store.

02/28/2014

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Authorities Investigate Man’s Death in Swansea

The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis says 61-year-old David Daughtrey’s body was found Tuesday afternoon by officers checking on his well-being at a friend’s request.

01/29/2014

Swansea plaza

Methane Gas Leak Forces Evacuations in Swansea

Several stores in the Swansea Plaza were evacuated Wednesday afternoon due to a methane gas leak.

11/13/2013

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Fairview Heights Police Investigate Funeral Theft

A donation box was robbed Saturday at the First Baptist Church during a funeral mass for 28-year-old Krystie Flaherty of Swansea, who died Oct. 20.

10/29/2013

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