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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.

09/04/2012

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Washington Park Man Pleads Not Guilty in Captive Teen Case

Steven Johnson, 25, and his mother were arrested Thursday after a police raid on their home in Washington Park.

08/27/2012

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Man Sentenced for Killing Washington Park Mayor

Prosecutors contended Jackson shot Thornton several times in the chest as the 52-year-old sat in his car on April 1, 2010.

08/27/2012

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What’s Next In Washington Park Sex Case?

Steven E. Johnson is charged with several crimes including promotion of prostitution, but not for holding alleged victim against her will.

08/26/2012

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Quinn Creates Southwest Illinois Police Commission

Quinn signed a bill Thursdaythat creates the Metro East Police District Commission with public officials and police from East St. Louis, Alorton, Brooklyn and Washington Park.

08/16/2012

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Brush Fires Keep Crews Busy in Metro East

It broke out along Route 111 near I-64 after a train went through

07/13/2012

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Feds To Help Target Criminals In Metro East

FBI, ATF agents to track down violent criminals and gangs

06/28/2012

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Washington Park Gang War Claims Two More Victims

More than 10 shootings, two murders, in eight-month long battle

05/04/2012

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Man Convicted of Killing Washington Park Mayor

Aaron Jackson faces life in prison

04/27/2012

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Aaron Jackson Murder Retrial of Mayor Underway

Prosecutors contend Aaron Jackson shot John Thornton three times in the chest as the 52-year-old mayor sat in his car.

04/24/2012

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