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  1. Bathon co-conspirators begin serving prison termsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Belleville News Democrat

    ... Vassen, 57, a Belleville attorney and real estate agent, and Scott McLean, whose tax-buying firm is based in East St. Louis, last month reported to the Southern Illinois prison camp. Vassen is serving a two-year sentence, McLean 18 months. Vassen ...

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  2. Shiloh airman accused of making bombs to appear in federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat

    ... his plea. Justin A. Vangilder, according to federal court records, will appear at 1 p.m. in federal court in East St. Louis in front of Judge Michael Reagan. Vangilder previously entered a plea of not guilty in response to charges that he possessed ...

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  3. Cuonzo Martin adds two former Tennessee assistants to Cal staffRead the original story

    Monday | The Campbell Reporter

    ... included overseeing the players' academic progress. A longtime friend of Martin from their youth in East St. Louis, Ill., Harris is described by Martin in his UT online bio as "like a brother to me." That includes associate head coach Travis ...

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  4. Hearing for Air Force staffer in pipe bomb caseRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... offenders. Justin Vangilder was scheduled for a change-of-plea hearing Wednesday in U.S. District Court in East St. Louis. He pleaded not guilty to three felony counts of possessing an unregistered destructive device. An FBI agent's affidavit ...

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  5. Illinois postal worker admits stealing packagesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KFVS12

    ... office. Forty-one-year-old Jane Johanna Emily, who's also known as Jane Moeller, pleaded guilty Tuesday in East St. Louis to charges of obstruction of mail, theft of U.S. mail by a postal employee, and opening of mail. A federal indictment alleged ...

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  6. Big shoes to fill: Ron Carter retiring as director of NIU Jazz EnsembleRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Daily Chronicle

    ... University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, he began his first teaching job in 1977 at Lincoln High School in East St. Louis, the alma mater of Miles Davis, whom he got to know. Carter walked into a difficult situation there, said Russell Gunn, a ...

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  7. East St. Louis postal worker pleads guilty to stealing mailEast St....Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... that claimed it charged a nonprofit group quadruple what it normally collects to install a sewer hook-up. EAST ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - A 41-year-old postal worker pleaded guilty Tuesday to opening and stealing packages from U.S. Mail. Jane Moeller of St. ...

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  8. Former Post Office supervisor in ESL pleads guilty to stealing packagesRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat

    Jane Johanna Emily, also known as Jane Mueller, 41, of St. Louis, pleaded guilty in federal court in East St. Louis.

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  9. Olympic gold winners tout youth track in St. LouisRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | KMIZ

    ... k & Field and The Hershey Co. Lewis won nine Olympic gold medals and 10 overall. Joyner-Kersee is a native of East St. Louis, Illinois, who won three Olympic gold medals, one silver and two bronze.

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  10. Apparent deer stand creates hazard for drivers on Poplar Street BridgeRead the original story

    Yesterday | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    (KMOV) What appeared to be a deer stand created a hazard for drivers on the Poplar Street Bridge late Tuesday morning. Interstate 55, Interstate 64, and Highway 40 cross the eight-lane bridge that connects St. Louis and East St. Louis

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  11. Belleville West named winner in national contest, in running for grand prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Belleville News Democrat

    ... Saturday at the school's Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students and children. East St. Louis School District 189 students in the Work Experience and Career Exploration Program will help hold, in partnership with the ...

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  12. Former Casino Queen may soon be hauling freightRead the original story

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    ... Casino Queen riverboat may soon be refitted for use as a cargo barge. The boat, which was a casino on the East St. Louis riverfront from 1992 until 2007, left the Wood River shipyard where it has been stored since 2008 on Monday, with the help of ...

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  13. Kay: Not enough votes for gaming bill that excludes Fairmount ParkRead the original story

    Monday | Belleville News Democrat

    ... Iowa. In those states, slots operate at tracks and help generate higher purses. However, the Casino Queen in East St. Louis and the city of East St. Louis -- which gets about 40 percent of its money from casino taxes -- have argued that slots at ...

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  14. Blotter 4/21/14Read the original story

    Monday | Belleville News Democrat

    ... on suspicion of two counts of driving under the influence by Illinois State Police. Leo V. Mickle, 21, of East St. Louis, arrested on suspicion of no registration, operating uninsured motor vehicle and suspended or revoked driver's license by St. ...

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  15. Fire destroys East St. Louis apartment buildingRead the original story

    Monday | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. - Five families are searching for a place to live Monday morning after a fire destroyed their apartment complex.

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  16. Fire forces families from apartments in East St. LouisRead the original story

    Monday | KPLR-11

    ... ed into four apartments. Everyone who lives there got out safely. The fire later caused the roof to collapse. East St. Louis firefighters had trouble at one point getting a nearby fire hydrant open.

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  17. East St. Louis families survive early morning fireRead the original story

    Monday | Belleville News Democrat

    The blaze started at about 2:30 a.m. in the two-story building at the corner of College Avenue and North 12th Street.

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  18. Several residents displaced after flames engulf East St. Louis apartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    More than a dozen residents were displaced after a raging fire swept through an East St. Louis apartment complex early Monday morning.

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  19. What is involved in 'election work'?Read the original story

    Monday | Belleville News Democrat

    ... cause?) How else was the money used? Any passing out $5 bills to voters? Sorry, but remember in 2005, five East St. Louis politicians or political workers were convicted of conspiracy to buy votes. Some of the money then came from the county ...

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  20. Guest view: There is progress in cleaning up crimeRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 20 | Belleville News Democrat

    ... crime and misconduct are significantly up. Dormant money has been used to hire five new police officers in East St. Louis. After much lobbying, Illinois' budget has ensured more academy graduating classes and District 11 manpower increases to fight ...

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