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  1. John C BiverRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | RiverBender.com Obits

    John C. Biver, 39, passed away at 3:40 p.m. on Saturday, February 7, 2015, at his home. He was born on December 10, 1975 in Granite City, Illinois.

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  2. Pedestrians often victims of hit-and-run accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | JD Supra

    ... Moreover, 60 percent of hit-and-run fatalities victimize pedestrians. Fox 2 Now reports that a 16-year-old Granite City, IL boy and two of his friends were recently walking to a friend's house when the group was struck by a car. The boy was thrown ...

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  3. Bridge Demolition Wrapping UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | RiverBender.com

    The Illinois Department of Transportation will continue demolition of the old Chain of Rocks Canal Bridge in about a week and a half. IDOT Supervising Field Engineer Barry Gibbs tells The Big Z that both lanes of I-270 in Granite City will be closed for about two hours starting at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 17 to allow for the continued demolition of the old Chain of Rocks Canal Bridge. 1 comment

  4. Student Brings Gun to SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | RiverBender.com

    Police and school officials in Granite City are investigating why a student brought a gun to Granite City High School yesterday. School officials say another student notified them that there was a gun in the suspect's locker.

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  5. Gun, bullets confiscated from Granite City studentRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    Gun, bullets confiscated from Granite City student A gun and bullets were confiscated Thursday morning from a Metro East high school. Check out this story on KSDK.com: http://on.ksdk.com/1D2n6tx James Greenwald, superintendent of Granite City Community Unit School District 9, says the gun was found on a student at Granite City High School, and bullets were found in the student's bookbag.

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  6. Gun found at Granite City High School; student in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    GRANITE CITY, Ill. Granite City High School was placed on lockdown after a student brought a gun inside the school Thursday morning.

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  7. Jean S KleinRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Jean S. Klein, age 85, of Alton, passed away at 9:25 am, Tuesday, February 3, 2015, at Fountain View Manor Memory Care in Granite City. She married William Russell "Bill" Klein of Cairo on August 13, 1951, at St. Joseph's Church in Cairo, Illinois.

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  8. Metro East woman fights back during carjacking; police arrest two suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    ... charger and everything went out with him." Keck then drove to a nearby Waffle House and called 911. Officers in Granite City were able to find Pierce and another suspect, Kelton Harris, for their alleged involvement in the attempted carjacking. ...

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  9. Lois Elaine HindmonRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Lois Elaine Hindmon, 69, passed away at 4:21 am Wednesday February 4, 2015 at Bethalto Care Center.She was born January 3, 1946 the daughter of Elmer & Eunice Pine.Lois was a member of the Upper Alton Baptist Church and worked at St. Elizabeth/Gateway Hospital in Granite City and Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis as a registered nurse.She married Gene Hindmon on January 25, 1961 in Wood River and he survives.In addition to her husband, Gene Hindmon of Bethalto; she is also survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Christine & Alfred Shasteen of Oklahoma, and Joy & Douglas Sawyer II of Alton; nine grandchildren, Mary Elaine, Elsah, Ruby, Kate, Hank, Benjamin, and William Shasteen; and Grace and Anna Sawyer; and one brother and sister-in-law, Edward & Diane Pine.She was preceded in death by her parents, and an infant daughter, Jean Marie Hindmon.Visitation will be from 5 to 7 pm ... (more)

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  10. Bridge over the river, bye! Truss spanning the Mississippi is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Daily Mail

    ... in a three-part series, KPLR reported. In preparation, a stretch of I-270 crossing from St. Louis, Missouri, to Granite City, Illinois, was closed, according to the affiliate station. Explosion: Part of the what used to be the Chains of Rocks Canal ...

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  11. Photos capture the dramatic demolition of truss bridge and its plummet into the waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Daily Mail

    ... in a three-part series, KPLR reported. In preparation, a stretch of I-270 crossing from St. Louis, Missouri, to Granite City, Illinois, was closed, according to the affiliate station. Explosion: Part of the what used to be the Chains of Rocks Canal ...

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  12. Portion of Interstate 270 to close for another Canal Bridge detonation WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    GRANITE CITY, Ill. The Illinois Department of Transportation will close both directions of Interstate 270 while crews demolish a section of the Canal Bridge on Wednesday.

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  13. How does it feel to blow up a bridge?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    How does it feel to blow up a bridge? On Tuesday, KSDK's Sara Dayley took a break from reporting traffic news, and created some traffic news! Check out this story on KSDK.com: http://on.ksdk.com/1CWkTQw ST LOUIS COUNTY - On Tuesday, KSDK's Sara Dayley took a break from reporting traffic news, and created some traffic news! Blasting crews used 70 pounds of C4 explosive to burn through the 50-year-old green steel beams on the westbound portion of the Chains of Rock Canal bridge near Granite City on Tuesday. Crews demolished the eastbound span last month.

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  14. 2-state police chase ends in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | KMIZ

    Two suspects are being sought after a police chase that began in Illinois ended with a crash in St. Louis. KMOV-TV reports that the chase began after an armed robbery early Monday in Granite City, Illinois.

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  15. Suspects sought after two-state police chase, crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    GRANITE CITY, Ill. Police are searching for two suspects after a two-state police chase ended in a car accident early Monday morning.

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  16. Patricia Marie JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | RiverBender.com Obits

    She married William F. Jordan on June 16, 1962 in Granite City. He preceded her in death July 23, 1979.

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  17. Bridge Demolition To Continue TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | RiverBender.com

    The second phase of demolition of the Old Chain of Rocks Canal Bridge is slated for Tuesday and the Illinois Department of Transportation is giving motorists a heads up about a closure related to the project. IDOT Supervising Field Engineer Barry Gibbs tells The Big Z that both lanes of I-270 in Granite City will be closed for about two hours starting at 10 a.m. Tuesday to allow for the demolition of the old westbound Chain of Rocks Canal Bridge.

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  18. 19 Year Sentence in Sex Abuse CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | RiverBender.com

    It's a 19-year sentence for a Granite City man who pleaded guilty in a sexual abuse case. 42 year old John Hensley was sentenced yesterday to prison for the crimes against a four year old girl from Roxana over a period of two weeks in October 2013.

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  19. Lucas Richard ParrishRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... a step sister, Dayna Bohnenstiehl of Collinsville, a step brother & his wife, Danny and Nicki Bohnenstiehl of Granite City; nieces and nephews, Blaine, Anna, Kailyn, Ethan & Roman.Although Lucas never had children of his own, he is survived by his ...

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  20. Teenager faces charges in fatal hit-and-run in Granite CityRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... in the June 6 accident. That's when a jogger discovered the body of 35-year-old Jack Hoppe on a bike trail in Granite City. The medical examiner's office determined he died of blunt trauma to the chest and abdomen from a motor vehicle. The teen's ...

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