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2 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat
Education: Associate's degree in law enforcement -- Lewis & Clark Community College; Bachelor's degree in the administration of justice -- McKendree College, Lebanon I have worked at the Madison County Sheriff's Office for 42 years in all divisions of the office.
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7 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat
I've been in law enforcement for 28 years serving as a probation officer, at the Sheriff's Office as a patrolman, detective, chief of detectives and chief deputy sheriff earning the rank of major and am now police chief of Glen Carbon.
12 hrs ago | RiverBender.com
Checking local police reports provided to Z-1570, Alton Police arrested 40 year old Paul Lara of the 3000 block of Mayfield in Alton for aggravated home repair fraud and theft over $500.
16 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
The candidate favored by U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and many of the Democratic powerbrokers in Washington, D.C., and Springfield - former Madison County Judge Ann Callis - has a comfortable lead in the first poll taken of Democratic voters in the 13th Congressional District.
Attorney General Eric Holder is calling the increase in heroin-related deaths an "urgent public health crisis" and says first responders should carry with them an antidote to reverse the effects of an overdose.
Two East Alton, Ill. men are accused of burglarizing Farm Fresh in Madison County, Ill.
Shortly after 5 p.m., Christina Marie Martinez, 27, was driving a 2000 Chevrolet Equinox east on Broadway, when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a concrete barricade adjacent to the ConAgra facility west of State Street in Alton, according to Madison County Coroner Stephen Nonn.
The driver killed in a fatal wreck in Alton Sunday had apparently been involved in another accident just moments before the one that killed her.
An Alton man died after the SUV he was driving went out of control and struck a traffic signal pole early Saturday morning.
A majority of children born into the poorest families remain in poverty as adults, according to a national study conducted by Harvard University researchers that questions whether the American Dream is a myth.
A Cottage Hills woman is facing a charge of aggravated battery and unlawful possession of a controlled substance after she allegedly beat her boyfriend with a baseball bat.
A man accused of making threats against Coolidge Middle School Thursday afternoon faces felony charges.
Deputies released these surveillance images of two men who burglarized Farm Fresh in Madison County.