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Granite City, Illinois is located in Madison County. Zip codes in Granite City, IL include 62040. The median home price in Granite City is $70,000 which is roughly $60/per square foot. More Granite City information.

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Yesterday | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Bulgarians attempt to claim Ill. woman's $1.3M estate

GRANITE CITY, Ill. - The country of Bulgaria is buzzing with news out of the Metro East with 30 Bulgarians trying to get their hands on a deceased woman's $1.36 million estate.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Veterans Resource Fair at Mall

Alton Square Mall is the host site of a special military and veterans appreciation day sponsored by Rotary Clubs from Alton-Godfrey, Bethalto, East Alton, Granite City, Riverbend and Wood River on Saturday. The event will include access to local resources for veterans and their families, along with entertainment, games and children's activities.


KSDK-TV Saint Louis

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Granite City couple arrested for child abuse A Granite City, Illinois, couple are in jail after breaking a 7-week-old baby's ribs. Check out this story on GRANITE CITY, Ill.


Wed Sep 10, 2014

Parents Charged In Childs Battery

A 7-month-old is still hospitalized after allegedly suffering broken ribs and internal injuries at the hands of his parents. The Madison County State's Attorney's Office has charged 20-year-old Kamryn N. Kerr and 18-year-old Ashlee N. Wethington, both of the 4,000 block of Braden Street in Granite City, with Aggravated Battery to a Child and Endangering the Life or Health of a Child.


Sun Sep 07, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Police cleared in 2 Granite City shootings

A grand jury in southwestern Illinois' Madison County has deemed justified two Granite City police shootings, including one that killed a man. The county's state's attorney, Tom Gibbons, says one case involved two officers fatally shooting 45-year-old Stephen Minch of St. Charles in July after Minch allegedly pointed a gun at the officers and refused to put it down.


Sat Sep 06, 2014

Grand Jury Rules Officers Actions Justified

The use of force by three Granite City Police Officers has been ruled justified by a grand jury according to Madison County State's Attorney Tom Gibbons. Gibbons announced the verdicts Friday in the cases regarding a pair of officer involved shootings that occurred earlier this year.


Thu Sep 04, 2014

MCT Considers Expanding Service

Madison County Transit is considering an expansion in service for 2015, and would like your opinion. Highlights of the proposed improvements would include later weekday service on its cross county routes and the addition of Sunday service in Alton, Collinsville, Edwardsville and Granite City.


Thu Aug 28, 2014

Recycling Today

Explosion at scrap metal plant kills two

Two people were killed and one was injured in an explosion at a metal recycling plant in Granite City, Illinois, on Aug. 25. According to multiple sources the explosion at the facility, which is near St. Louis, was caused by a mortar round that was being scrapped at the yard.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Mortar round kills two at metal recycling plant - Tue, 26 Aug 2014 PST

A mortar round exploded Monday at a suburban St. Louis metal recycling plant that does business with the military, killing two people.


Mon Aug 25, 2014

KNUS-AM Aurora

Police: Southwest Illinois plant explosion kills 2

A bomb squad has been dispatched to a recycling plant in a St. Louis suburb where an explosion Monday morning killed two people and injured at least one other.


Journal Gazette

2 dead in Illinois plant explosion

GRANITE CITY, Ill. Police said two people are dead and more are injured after an explosion at a recycling plant in southern Illinois.


Tue Aug 19, 2014

Police Reports for Tuesday

In local police reports, the Madison County Sheriff's Department is investigating an incident at the Crown Pointe Apartments off Humbert Road in Godfrey from early Monday.



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