Drunken Driver Who Caused Death of Illinois Couple SentencedRynders had been drinking and smoking marijuana. His blood-alcohol level was 0.2 percent, almost three times the legal limit.
Flood-Related Travel Problems Continue In Metro-EastIDOT has an update on trouble spots, including Rtes. 67, 367, and 100.
Basketball Legend Harry Gallatin DiesNBA Hall of Famer with Knicks grew up in Metro-East & returned to have huge impact on SIUE sports
Man Charged with Sexually Assaulting ChildPolice arrested Richard Heatherly of Wood River
UPDATE: Diesel Fuel Leaks Into Cahokia CanalPhillips 66 spill forced closure of 35 mile section of Mississippi River on Friday. It reopened Saturday.
Wood River, Ill. Mayor DiesFred Ufert had emergency heart surgery earlier in the week.
Wood River to Apply for Medical Marijuana License A second Metro East community is entering the sweepstakes to become the home of the region's medical marijuana farm.
Durbin Warns of Health Risk from Piles of PetcokeThose open air piles of dusty, black rocks behind the fence at the Phillips 66 plant are worrying U.S. Senator Dick Durbin.
Wood River-Based YTB Emerges From BankruptcyThe travel marketing firm's assets were sold to Jamraval Inc.
Two Child Abduction Attempts Reported Near Metro East SchoolsBoth attempts occurred Tuesday afternoon, but police say there are no indication the two cases are connected.
Illinois Reps. Shimkus and Davis Renew Push For Keystone PipelineReps. John Shimkus, R-Collinsville, and Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, met at the Wood River Refinery Friday and Davis called on President Obama to sign the permit for the project.
Woman Gets 4 Years For Robbing McDonald's WorkerA Madison County judge on Wednesday imposed the prison term prosecutors had sought for 20-year-old Chelsea Stewart.

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