Washington Park

East St. Louis  "Cease Fire"

After Nine Months, Quinn Insists Metro East Police Commission Is Working

It has been nearly a year since Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed a law creating the Metro East Police Commission, meant to oversee crime-fighting activities in four troubled communities.


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Sentencing in Metro-East Asbestos Removal Case

Al Bieri of Lebanon, Ill. was in charge of the former Emerson Electric site project in Washington Park. He admitted violating the Clean Air Act


Sybhonn Eubanks

Arrest Made In Washington Park Murder Case

St. Clair County prosecutors charged Sybhonn Eubanks of East St. Louis on Saturday for Wednesday’s fatal shooting of Tramond Davidson.



Voter Fraud Investigation in the Metro East

St. Clair County Clerk Bob Delaney says his office is holding on to nearly 400 absentee ballots that he believes are fraudulent.


Search Continues for Missing Washington Park Girl

Police are concerned because the girl’s mother does not have custody and has an extensive criminal history.



Pair Of Suspicious Washington Park Fires Under Investigation

The first one broke out at 58th Street and Forest. Around the same time, a house just a few blocks away caught fire at 61st Street and Forest.


St. Clair County State's Attorney Brendan Kelly (KMOX/Brad Choat)

St. Clair State’s Attorney Calls For Bigger Police Presence

“We don’t have nearly enough, not even close to enough, police officers in the Metro East,” he said.


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Body Found in Washington Park

State police Lt. Dave Wasmuth says the man appeared to have been dead for days, and that evidence at the scene indicates he was killed.


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Man Chased Down and Shot in Washington Park Illinois

Happened at North 47th and Caseyville Avenue


Douglas Oliver and Deborah Perkins via police photos

Two Charged In Overdose Death of Collinsville Woman

On March 19, the body of 30-year-old Jessica Williams was found in Washington Park, eleven days after she was reported missing.