Friday Jul 25
Police Reports for Friday
Checking local police reports provided this morning to the Big Z, East Alton Police were holding 19-year old Cody A. Northcutt of the 100 block of East Lorane in East Alton for unlawful consumption by a minor.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Underage Liquor Sales Violations
The Illinois Liquor Control Commission has released its June compliance check report, and of 364 businesses checked last month in the state, two bars in the Riverbend failed the test.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Belleville News Democrat
Madison County man accused of resisting arrest, injuring deputy
A Madison County man faces a felony charge after he allegedly fled from and then fought with a sheriff's deputy, injuring the law enforcement officer in the process.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
This is good weather for not getting West Nile virus
ABC reports there's a debilitating virus called chikungunya carried by mosquitos in the United States.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Grayson News Gazette
Godfrey bar closed after liquor lic...
Cowboy Slim's Smokehouse and Saloon closed Thursday after a Madison County Sheriff's deputy served notice of a liquor license violation to the establishment, said the Godfrey mayor who also serves as the village liquor commissioner.
Storms Pound Riverbend
Two rounds of storms pounded the Riverbend on Monday with heavy rain and wind, leading to power outages and plenty of water in the streets and back yards.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Durant Daily Democrat
Godfrey man pleads guilty to DUI de...
A Godfrey man could get up to 14 years in prison after he pleaded guilty Wednesday to a charge that accuses him of killing Marlin F. Bushnell, of Godfrey, by driving through Bushnell's home in the 200 block of Saturn Drive on Jan. 13, 2013.
KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Storm damages Godfrey mobile homeStorm damages Godfrey mobile...
Storm damages Godfrey mobile home Storms rolled through the St. Louis area Monday, causing major damage to a mobile home in Godfrey.
Keith Gordon Blames Tattoo Fixation On OCD
Keith Gordon definitely sticks out in a crowd. Of course, that happens when your entire face and most of your body is covered in tattoos.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Yield Sign Ordinance Sparks Debate
An ordinance to place yield signs at the intersection of Chantel Drive and Chadwick Drive sparked a debate between trustees on the Godfrey Village Board last week.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Godfrey Fireworks and Fun Fest Tonight
Fireworks will cap off the Godfrey Family Fun Fest later today at Glazebrook Park.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Godfrey Bar Restaurant Wont Reopen
Cowboy Slim's Smokehouse and Saloon in Godfrey is closed for good, after representatives failed to show up at a recent liquor license hearing.
Guilty Plea in Fatal Crash
The man who drove his truck into a house killing a Godfrey resident in January of 2013 has pled guilty to his crime.
KMOV-TV Saint Louis
Madison Co. man charged with five counts of child porn
On June 30, Adam B. Hill, 34, was allegedly driving slowly past a swim club on the 3100 block of Greenwood Lane in Godfrey, Ill.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Godfrey Opposes Waterworks Charge Bill
Godfrey Trustees are sending a message to Springfield, urging Governor Pat Quinn to veto a bill that was recently passed into law.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Charges in Accident that Caused Outage
The man allegedly responsible for knocking down the pole that cut electricity to thousands of Riverbend customers Sunday morning has been charged with three misdemeanors.
Health Emergency Leads to Crash
A Godfrey man suffered a health emergency Sunday that resulted in a traffic crash on the parking lot of the Farm and Home Supply Store on the Homer Adams Parkway in Alton.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Route 3 Improvements Delayed
A pair of projects that will upgrade Route 3 in southern Jersey and northern Madison County have been delayed according to the Illinois Department of Transportation.
Accident Causes Overnight Outage
A hit and run accident on Landmarks Boulevard in Alton knocked out power for nearly 13,000 residents in Riverbend overnight.