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11 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat

Edwardsville Police search county office; special prosecutor requested

Edwardsville Police removed several items from an office in Madison County government this week.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

19 hrs ago | RiverBender.com

Police Reports for Friday

In local police reports, the South Roxana Police report the arrest of 23 year old Nicole M. Hobbs of the 100 block of Ohio in South Roxana on a count of presence within a school zone by a child sex offender.

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Related Topix: South Roxana, IL, Roxana, IL, Alton, IL

23 hrs ago | RiverBender.com

Police Reports for Thursday

In local police reports, the Madison County Sheriff's Department arrested 42 year old Keith Herren of the 5000 block of Oxford Court in Godfrey for aggravated driving under the influence.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Klein notches third win of season at Belle-Clair

Daryn Klein posted his third feature win of the year last Friday as he took the checkered flag in the UMP Late Model feature race at Belle-Clair Speedway in Belleville.

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Related Topix: Belleville, IL, St. Jacob, IL, Alton, IL, The World of, Alternative-Rock

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Madison County man facing felony chargesMadison County man facing...

A Cottage Hills, Illinois man faces felony charges for unauthorized production and possession of cannabis sativa plants and reckless discharge of a firearm in the direction of a neighbor's home.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Northwest Herald

Police search for trucker after fatal I-70 wreck

TROY – Illinois State Police are searching for a tractor-trailer driver who they say drove off after being involved in an accident that left another motorist dead.

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Related Topix: Troy, IL

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

NB I-55/70 down to 1 lane during rush hour

MADISON COUNTY, Ill. - Northbound Interstate 55/70 near Interstate 255 will be reduced to one lane during rush hour Monday, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation.

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RiverBender.com

Police Reports for Monday

Checking local police reports provided this morning to the Big Z, East Alton Police were holding 35-year old Joshua K. Delp of the 1400 block of East Sixth Street in Cottage Hills for domestic battery.

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Related Topix: East Alton, IL, Cottage Hills, IL, Glen Carbon, IL, Collinsville, IL

RiverBender.com

More Illinois Courts Want Cameras

Six more counties in Illinois could include cameras within the next year if Illinois' 7th Judicial Circuit is granted acceptance into a pilot program started by the state in 2012.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

RiverBender.com

Senior Health Fair Coming Up

The public is invited to an upcoming health fair in Granite City. The Older Adult Healthcare Council of Madison County and Senior Services Plus in Alton are hosting the collaborative event at the Tri-Mor Bingo Center.

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Related Topix: Granite City, IL, Alton, IL

Belleville News Democrat

Backers of Edwardsville's historic Stephenson House seek $8,000 to repair roof

The Stephenson House, which is owned by the city of Edwardsville, will have to replace its cedar shingle roof a few years ahead of schedule, according to Sid Denny, secretary of the Friends of the Benjamin Stephenson House.

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Related Topix: Edwardsville, IL

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Madison County man gets 15 years for abducting, robbing women at gunpoint

Webb previously pleaded guilty to armed bank robbery, use and carrying of a firearm in relation to a crime of violence, possession with intent to distribute cocaine base, and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Madison, IL

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Police investigating pair of shootings near Collinsville

At least one shot was fired Thursday afternoon outside of Power Recycling in the unincorporated community of State Park.

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Belleville News Democrat

Illinois has no choice but to cut costs

In 1998 when Madison County asked to close its nursing and sheltered-care homes because it could no longer afford them, the state at first refused to allow it because it feared a devastating impact on residents.

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Belleville News Democrat

5 things to do this weekend

This weekend's slate of metro-east festivities includes two county fairs, two homecomings and a traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Institute: The Smithsonian Institute's exhibit celebrating sports plus a local exhibit called "From Fields of Dreams" celebrates sports in Monroe County.

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Related Topix: Monroe County, IL, Waterloo, IL, Smithton, IL, Troy, IL

Belleville News Democrat

2 die from overdoses in Madison County

Stacey J. Taylor, 41, of Granite City, died July 1 from an overdose of multiple drugs she was prescribed to treat chronic pain management, according to Madison County Coroner Stephen Nonn.

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Related Topix: Granite City, IL, Drugs, Chronic Pain, Health, East Alton, IL

RiverBender.com

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.

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Related Topix: East Alton, IL, Alton, IL, Godfrey, IL

Thu Jul 24, 2014

RiverBender.com

Suit Claims Alton Home is Gang HQ

A lawsuit filed by the City of Alton and Madison County alleges an Alton home is a gathering place for local gang members.

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Related Topix: Alton, IL

RiverBender.com

Police Reports for Thursday

In local police reports, the Madison County Sheriff's Department arrested 19 year old Gregory Chase Beckstrom of the 1500 block of Esther in Wood River for burglary.

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Related Topix: Wood River, IL, East Alton, IL, Alton, IL

Belleville News Democrat

Don't miss this

An 83-year-old, rural Highland man holds the top spot in his class with the Illinois Tractor Pulling Association.

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