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9 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat
Incumbent St. Clair County Sheriff Rick Watson faces challenger Roy Mickens in the primary election Tuesday to determine the Democratic candidate in the race to lead the sheriff's department.
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East St. Louis, Ill. - A Troy, Mich., man faces sentencing this summer after pleading guilty to charges related to his role in robbing a southwestern Illinois bank worker restocking an automated teller machine.
Montrell Spencer, of 1624 N. 23rd St., was charged by the St. Clair County State's Attorney on Wednesday and Circuit Judge Randy Kelley set bail at $1 million.
From a press release Rita, D-Blue Island, is filing the two amendments to Senate Bill 1739 after months of work on the issue, including hearings in East St. Louis and Tinley Park during this spring session.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. - A 27-year-old East St. Louis man received a 30-month prison sentence for cocaine distribution, according to US Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois Stephen Wigginton.
River of Schemes: Fredrick Scott claimed he could transform the East St. Louis waterfront.
A baby is fortunate to be alive after being improperly restrained in a vehicle that crashed due to a blowout, according to police.
Des Plaines Casino has opened up even a wider margin of dominance over the other casinos in the state, according to the February numbers released by the Illinois Gaming Board.
This time next year, four friends from East St. Louis Senior High School will be well into their post-secondary education at Lincoln College of Technology in Indiana.
Illinois State Police charged two people with driving under the influence on Sunday -- the one in back of the squad car and the one who hit the back of the squad car.
In St. Clair County, a shocking 27.5 percent of children live in poverty, according to the latest Kids Count.
A Highland man will spend 90 years in prison for producing child pornography. That sentence was handed down against 21-year old, Christopher Horton Friday in U.S. District Court in East St. Louis.
An Illinois State Trooper and two DUI suspects have minor injuries after an accident on Interstate 64 near mile marker three.