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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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Thursday | 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.

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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.

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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.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

RiverBender.com

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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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Granite City man charged with assaulting, spitting on police officer

Dakota Childs, 23, of Granite City, was being physically restrained by family members when police arrived at 10:08 p.m. Saturday.

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Belleville News Democrat

People in business

Blake Behme Law Group in Belleville has hired attorney Jeffrey T. Reel as an associate attorney.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Man arrested, charged for striking motherMan arrested, charged for...

The Madison County State's Attorney's Office charged a 26-year-old Troy, Illinois man for allegedly striking his own mother and getting into a fight with his stepfather.

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Belleville News Democrat

Police: Men stole video games from Granite City home

A pair of Madison County men have been charged with residential burglary after they allegedly stole video games and other items from a home in Granite City.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

High school expulsions: Are they up or down?

The number of students expelled at Belleville East High School has more than doubled over the last five years, while the number at Belleville West High School has been cut by more than half during the same period.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Madison Co. authorities searching for a fugitive wanted for burglary

GRANITE CITY, Ill. Madison County authorities are searching for a fugitive who is wanted for a burglary in Granite City.

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Belleville News Democrat

5 things to do this weekend: rappin', racin' and 'rasslin on the menu

Bruce Vigus, of Luehrs' Ideal Rides, tries to get some customers at the Ice Ball game at the St. Clair County Fair on Thursday.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Madison County jury commissioner used jury duty to harass foes, residents allege

Charles McCoy and his wife have been involved in a neighborhood dispute for the past few years with the court's jury commissioner, Linda Murray.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Medina Gazette

Richard J. Henke, Sr.

Richard J. Henke, Sr., 69, of Brunswick, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Saturday August 2, 2014, surrounded by the love of his family.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Man shot by Granite City police charged with attempted murder

A man shot by police over the weekend during a violent family confrontation was charged Monday with multiple felony charges.

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

$1M Powerball ticket sold in Granite City

Check out this story on KSDK.com: http://on.ksdk.com/1s4Qnjv The winning Powerball Quick Pick ticket for Saturday's drawing was sold at Super One Stop in the 3300 block of West Chain of Rocks Road.

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RiverBender.com

UPDATE Man Shot By Police

Authorities in Granite City are investigating after police shot a man following an altercation.

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RiverBender.com

UPDATE Man Shot By Police

Authorities in Granite City are investigating after police shot a man following an altercation.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

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A southwestern Illinois port district near the Mississippi River will more than double under legislation signed into law by Gov. Pat Quinn.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Officer involved shooting in Granite CityOfficer involved shooting in ...

Officer involved shooting in Granite City Granite City Police report an officer involved shooting on the 2400 block of Delmar in Granite City, Illinois.

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