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  1. Illinois man sentenced for sex traffickingRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... of the Chicago area, was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in St. Louis. Investigators said police in Collinsville, Illinois, received a tip in September 2012 that a 16-year-old girl was being offered for sex on a website that listed her age as 20. ...


  2. Facebook presenting free workshop for metro-east small businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    A free workshop will be held Wednesday in Collinsville to help local small business owners learn how Facebook can contribute to their success.


  3. 3 Little Birds 4 Life: Leukemia patient get his wish and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    ... with Jeff and meet his family and have a conversation with him about what was going on," said Ashley, 34, of Collinsville. "That doesn't happen very often." Ashley heads the non-profit organization 3 Little Birds 4 Life, which grants wishes to ...


  4. A Program About Unusual Buildings & Other RoaRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2014 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    Rick Sebak brings his trademark flair to a road trip in search of America's most interesting, wacky and goofy buildings, celebrating places such as the Big Duck on Long Island, the National Fresh Water Fishing National Hall of Fame in Heyward, Wisconsin, and the world's largest catsup bottle, built as a water tower in Collinsville, Illinois.


  5. Metro East man charged in armed car theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... allegedly stealing a car at gunpoint last week. Check out this story on COLLINSVILLE, Ill. - The Madison County State's Attorney's Office charged a 20-year-old southeast Illinois man for allegedly stealing a car ...


  6. Politics Notebook: Shimkus to meet with vets advisory committee in HighlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    U.S. Rep. John Shimkus, R-Collinsville, will host a meeting of his Veterans Advisory Committe Aug. 19 at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5694 in Highland, 1900 VFW Road.


  7. PETA Wants to Ruin the World's Largest Catsup BottleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | River Front Times

    Last week we reported on the possibility of Oscar Mayer purchasing the World's Largest Catsup bottle in Collinsville, Illinois.


  8. William A. LutherRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | The Daily Gazette

    ... 2014, at OSF Saint Elizabeth Medical Center in Ottawa, surrounded by his loving family. Born April 7, 1931, in Collinsville, he was the son of Durward B. and Thelma Mae (Laythrop) Luther. He was united in marriage to Linda Jane Murphey on Oct. 21, ...


  9. Wine Spectator magazine spotlights two metro-east restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    Among the winners of the 2014 Restaurant Awards are The Wine Tap at 223 E. Main St. in Belleville and Porter's Steakhouse at 1000 Eastport Plaza Drive in Collinsville.


  10. A hot dog of a deal: City, owners working to find buyer for catsup bottleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    ... the for-sale sign went up, from the Wienermobile's nearly-annual visit to the catsup bottle that looms over Collinsville. "With six large hot dogs on wheels traveling across the country all year, we could use a worthy condiment," read their public ...


  11. Travel the National Road through Illinois: Vandalia to CollinsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2014 |

    ... they don't make their own wine yet. Still in its infancy, Copper Dock's grapes are too young for winemaking. Collinsville For a bit of Americana, stop at the water tower disguised as the world's tallest catsup bottle , next to Route 159 just south ...


  12. Shimkus seeks investigation of federal disaster fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    Republican U.S. Rep. John Shimkus of Collinsville is seeking an investigation into millions in federal funds that Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's administration used for an anti-violence program.


  13. 5 things to do this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    ... and try your hand hurling an atlatl from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site in Collinsville off Interstates 55-70 and 255. Archaeologists will be on hand at a dig site that they have been working since May to explain ...


  14. Collinsville's assistant chief to head Lindenwood-Belleville securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    ... look forward to Major Coppotelli assuming his role and moving our campus forward." Coppotelli has served in the Collinsville Police Department since 1990 and has been assistant police chief for five years. Before that, he worked as a patrol officer ...


  15. Will Oscar Mayer buy the World's Largest Catsup Bottle?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | Route 66 News

    ... with skepticism. The speculation was fueled by Oscar Mayer's famous Wienermobile making an appearance at the Collinsville, Illinois, landmark this week after learning the water tower and adjoining warehouse property were for sale for $500,000. Oscar ...


  16. Stars bring lots of Lauras and Nellies to Walnut GroveRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | Small Town Papers

    ... to perform. After they all had performed the judges made their final decision selecting Josie Puchatschek of Collinsville, Illinois as the Laura Look-a-Like. Emily Thornton of South Bend, Indiana was named the Nellie Look-a-Like. For eleven year old ...


  17. Trucks collide on I-55/70 near CollinsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    One lane of southbound Interstate 55-70 was closed early Wednesday morning near Collinsville after a pair of trucks collided.


  18. Tom Kacich: Would-be 13th District candidate's chances fadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... Callis of Edwardsville. The 13th District extends from Champaign-Urbana on the northeast to Edwardsville and Collinsville on the southwest. But Dill, who as a new party candidate needed the signatures of at least 15,205 registered voters to get on ...


  19. 5 things you don't need to know but might want to and what's trending on TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... vestors $56 million. The perfect pair? When Oscar Mayer heard that the 170-foot tall Brooks Catsup Bottle in Collinsville, Illinois, was for sale, the company said "we just had to send out the Wienermobile...


  20. Giant ketchup bottle draws tourists in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | Daily Mail

    Would you like to supersize that? Giant ketchup bottle-shaped water tower that draws tourists in Illinois is up for sale The 170-foot-tall landmark in Collinsville, which is billed as the 'World's Largest Bottle of Catsup,' hasn't held water since the early 1960s For tourist Bruce Pasarow of Buena Park, California, leaving Illinois before seeing ... (more)


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