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.


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


Stabbing in Swansea Leaves Woman Dead, Boy Injured

The suspect was arrested after a standoff with police.


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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.


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.


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Honoring War Dead Near Swansea

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


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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.



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.


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Methane Gas Leak Forces Evacuations in Swansea

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


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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.



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