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17 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat

Union accuses Belleville city clerk of harassing employees; Cook denies allegations

Teamsters Local Union 50 is asking Cook to stop such action and for a $25,000 settlement to be divided among the bargaining unit.

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Related Topix: Belleville, IL

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21 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat

Millstadt man faces felony charges in child's sexual abuse

Brandon L. Krueger was charged on Tuesday with three counts of criminal sexual abuse and four counts of criminal sexual assault by St. Clair County State's Attorney's Office.

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

Yesterday | Belleville News Democrat

Traffic stop leads to jail: Man charged with having loaded rifle in car

An East St. Louis man was charged Monday with felony unlawful use of a weapon after he was found to have a loaded rifle at hand in his vehicle.

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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

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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Related Topix: Belleville, IL, Granite City, IL, Edwardsville, IL

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Fishermen may tell tall tales, but also have accurate memories

I see that the Belleville News-Democrat is still a bastion of misinformation. In the Aug. 9, edition it shows a fisherman at Belleville's Bicentennial Park.

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Related Topix: Belleville, IL

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Hear something, say something

St. Clair County State's Attorney Brendan Kelly recently sent what was essentially a back-to-school message to local school superintendents.

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Related Topix: Mascoutah, IL

Belleville News Democrat

Chlamydia, gonorrhea down in St. Clair County

A decrease in the reported number of chlamydia and gonorrhea cases is good news for St. Clair County, but public health experts said the area needs to remain vigilant in its fight against sexually transmitted diseases.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Ex-judge's daughter charged with possession of heroin

The daughter of a retired St. Clair County judge and the ex-girlfriend of a man accused of selling drugs to another former St. Clair County judge has been charged with heroin possession.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Belleville, IL, Federal Prisons, Prison

Belleville News Democrat

District 189 security guard charged with sexual assault

Isaac "Ike" O. Turner, 5600 Old Missouri Road, was charged with one count of criminal sexual assault involving a 16-year-old unnamed female victim.

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Related Topix: East St. Louis, IL

Belleville News Democrat

Three Shiloh men sought in connection to violent attack

Charges of aggravated battery and mob action, both felonies, were filed Wednesday by the St. Clair County State's Attorney's Office against David Adams III, 28, Joshua Adams, 25, and Rico Adams, 19. All three men have a last known address in the 200 block of Venus Drive in Shiloh.

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Related Topix: Shiloh, IL

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Daily Star

Lebanese man linked to UN deaths to be deported

DETROIT: A Lebanese man suspected in the deaths of two United Nations peacekeepers in 1980 has admitted that he entered the United States without proper documentation and agreed to return to Lebanon.

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Related Topix: Lebanon, IL, Immigration Reform, Prison

Tue Aug 12, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

Parent intercepting texts may have prevented violence

An Illinois high school could have been the site of mass violence last school year if not for a parent who intercepted texts and called police.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Mascoutah, IL

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Police: Man threatens to burn cars parked at courthouse

An East St. Louis man may get his wish to get medication to treat his mental illness after police say he threatened to burn cars parked at the federal courthouse and a nearby post office.

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Related Topix: East St. Louis, IL

Belleville News Democrat

Parents charged with not sending their kids to school

Eleven St. Clair County parents have been charged with allowing a child in their care to be truant, meaning they don't attend school on a regular basis.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Dupo, IL, Marissa, IL

Battle Creek Enquirer

Judge orders deportation of Dearborn ice cream man accused of war crimes

Free Press Documentary: Is Dearborn man a war crim...: Mahmoud Bazzi, a former militiaman in Lebanon now living near Detroit, has been accused of war crimes for the torture-killings of two Irish soldiers during a UN peacekeeping mission in 1980.

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Related Topix: Lebanon, IL

Belleville News Democrat

Sound-off 8/11

St. Clair County residents, arise. This is the 30-day window to appeal your property taxes.

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Related Topix: Edwardsville, IL, Belleville, IL, Swansea, IL, Madison County, IL

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Marriage licenses for St. Clair County, Madison County and Civil Unions

Belleville News-Democrat is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.

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Belleville News Democrat

New metro-east center will help people with mental health issues

She was hospitalized in 2007 after a suicide attempt, and began receiving treatment and counseling.

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Related Topix: East St. Louis, IL, Depression

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

In 1904, Spot the bull terrier kept Belleville suspects at bay

Criminals were wily back in 1904 but they were no match for Spot, the canine who patrolled the St. Clair County Jail in Belleville.

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Related Topix: Belleville, IL, Prison

Belleville News Democrat

Alternative high schools provide expelled students an option for education

Being expelled from high school in the metro-east isn't necessarily the end of a student's education.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Belleville, IL, Edwardsville, IL, Family, Kids

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