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Man Pleads Guilty To Killing Highway Worker In Traffic Crash

A man faces up to 10 years in prison after admitting in court that he was driving impaired when he caused a wreck that killed a highway construction worker.

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Related Topix: West Frankfort, IL

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Blotter 4/23/14

The following incidents were listed among the official reports of local law enforcement agencies and court clerks.

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

Belleville News Democrat

New party heads elected in Madison, St. Clair counties

New party heads have been elected in Madison and St. Clair counties, and the new chairman of the St. Clair County Republican Party says the party will be slating candidates in races in the November election.

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Related Topix: US News, Madison, IL, Madison County, IL

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Two injured in multi-car wreck on Route 4 near MascoutahTwo injured...

ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ill. - A multicar accident near on Route 4 at Jefferson Road near Mascoutah, Ill.

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SFGate

2 Ill. high schools sued over alleged sex assault

The mother of a teenage girl is suing two southwestern Illinois school districts for an alleged sexual assault in a bathroom during a band competition.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., O'Fallon, IL

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Officers from county, city will man new substation in west Belleville

The residents on the west end of Belleville have a new police substation in the neighborhood, and it will be manned by both Belleville police officers as well as deputies from the St. Clair County Sheriff's Department.

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Related Topix: Belleville, IL

Belleville News Democrat

Sound-off 4/21

Former St. Clair County Judge Michael Cook agrees to be disbarred. I guess so. Otherwise he could have to wait five years to be reinstated vs. three years.

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Related Topix: Belleville, IL, Pat Quinn, US Governors, US Military, Scott Air Force Base, US Air Force

Belleville News Democrat

Sentencing set for man accused in crash that killed highway worker

St. Clair County Chief Judge John Baricevic is scheduled to sentence a man today charges of driving under the influence connection with a crash that killed a highway construction worker nearly two years ago.

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Related Topix: West Frankfort, IL, Hoyleton, IL

Belleville News Democrat

What is involved in 'election work'?

What exactly is "election work?" We're not sure, but the St. Clair County Democratic Committee sure did a lot of it at the start of this year.

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Related Topix: East St. Louis, IL

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

DIVORCES 4/20/14

By ST. CLAIR COUNTY LOUIS MARTINEZ FROM DAVID MARTINEZ. JERRY GRANT FROM TERRY L. GRANT.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Are you among the metro-east drivers still using a cellphone while driving?

Three-and-a-half months after a state law banned talking or texting on cellphones while driving, fewer than 125 people have been ticketed for the offense in the metro-east.

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Related Topix: Madison County, IL, O'Fallon, IL, Collinsville, IL

Belleville News Democrat

City Council votes Monday on hiring architect for Belleville Police station

Mayor Mark Eckert also estimated the cost of retrofitting the building for Police Department headquarters to be about $7 million and improvements to City Hall to be $5 million.

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Related Topix: Belleville, IL

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

One dead in crash in Marissa

St. Clair County Deputy Coroner Dean Darnall said he pronounced the 30-year-old man dead at 3:10 a.m. Friday.

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Related Topix: Marissa, IL

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Tense moments in Caseyville, but in the end, Alvarez is still chief

To some residents, that meant another possible attempt by the board to fire Caseyville Police Jose Alvarez.

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Related Topix: Caseyville, IL

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Man arrested for abduction of woman in Columbia, Ill.Man arrested for ...

Multiple police agencies in southern Illinois worked together to find a woman who had been abducted Thursday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Columbia, IL, Dupo, IL, Cahokia, IL, Belleville, IL

Belleville News Democrat

Passed out drunk: O'Fallon dad pleads guilty in dead toddler case

An O'Fallon man pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of involuntary manslaughter in the death of his 23-month-old son.

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Related Topix: O'Fallon, IL

Belleville News Democrat

Democrats spent big money leading up to primary election in March

The campaigns of some local candidates in St. Clair and Madison counties spent big money leading up to the primary election in March.

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Related Topix: US News, Madison County, IL, Glen Carbon, IL

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Illegal dumping on the rise in metro-east

Thieves are stealing large piles of old tires, selling the few reusable tires and dumping the rest illegally, according to police and a state environmental officer.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Belleville, IL, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

ISP trooper faces felony charges after allegedly performing strip search on the side of the road

An Illinois State Police Trooper faces felony aggravated battery charges after prosecutors alleged he performed a strip search on the side of an East St. Louis street during a traffic stop.

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Related Topix: East St. Louis, IL, Swansea, IL

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Two Belleville men charged with armed robbery

A pair of Belleville men have been charged in relation to the attack and robbery of a woman who was walking home from the store.

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Related Topix: Belleville, IL

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