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East St. Louis, Illinois is located in St Clair County. Zip codes in East St. Louis, IL include 62201, 62205, and 62202. The median home price in East St. Louis is $18,000 which is roughly $36/per square foot.

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3 hrs ago | Evansville Courier & Press

Fairfield, Ill., teacher resigns amid child pornography charges

A Fairfield Community High School math teacher and cross-country coach charged with secretly videotaping underage girls and possession of child pornography, has resigned.

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9 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat

Man sentenced to life in prison for role in East St. Louis robbery that left 1 dead

Although he never fired a gun, pawn shop robbery suspect Gregory Muse was found guilty of murder of another robbery suspect and on Friday he was sentenced to life in prison.

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12 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat

Federal raid near Alhambra results in child porn charges

Robert E. Godsey, 34, was charged Friday in U.S. District Court in East St. Louis with receipt, possession and distribution of visual depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct.

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12 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat

Passion into a paycheck: East St. Louis youth learn about business ownership

Twelve-year-old Ramiah Brinson proudly displayed a white tank top she decorated with waterproof paint as part of her business plan presentation Friday afternoon at East St. Louis Senior High School.

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14 hrs ago | KFVS12

Illinois man accused of DUI crash that killed wife

A southern Illinois man is free on bond after being accused of causing his wife's death in a drunken driving crash in January.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

AllHipHop.com

Fresco Kane - "You Can Have It"

The East St. Louis native, Fresco Kane , has Hip Hop legends taking notice of the 26-year-old with the rock star persona-from Jermaine Dupri insisting the rookie sign with his label just hours after meeting him for the first time, to Busta Rhymes contributing a raunchily righteous verse to his JD and Bryan Michael Cox -produced buzz single "Hump ... (more)

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Belleville News Democrat

Coupons help make farmers markets more affordable for low-income seniors

In an effort to encourage low-income seniors to eat more healthy, a federally funded program is helping lower the cost of produce at area farmers markets.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Examiner.com

Bruce Rauner clings to being 'adamantly' opposed to raising of the minimum wage

Depending on the day of the week, Bruce Rauner 's stand on the issue of the minimum wage shifts from "adamantly against" to giving qualified support to "$10 per hour" and then to cutting it $1 an hour to the federal level of $7.25 per hour.

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KMOV-TV Saint Louis

East St. Louis man sentenced for stealing public funds

According to a news release, Kenneth Loving, of East St. Louis, stole $25,575 in funds administered by the Illinois Department of Employment Security while an employee at the Midwest Service Group, Inc. In addition to serving 10 months in prison, Loving was sentenced to three years of supervised release and $200.00 per month in restitution ... (more)

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

RiverBender.com

High Water Will Soon Recede

The high water on the Mississippi River is soon going to recede. The Mississippi is above flood stage most of the way from Rock Island to East St. Louis, with water coming in from rainstorms in Northwest Illinois and as far up as Wisconsin and Minnesota, says National Weather Service meteorologist John Haase in the Quad Cities.

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Belleville News Democrat

Health focus group seeks metro-east volunteers

Clients of women and child health programs, concerned citizens and representatives of community-based organizations are invited to participate in the focus group from noon to 2 p.m. Friday at the Windsor Health Center, 100 N. Eighth St., East St. Louis.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Caseyville police arrest man after pursuit

Richard Malone, Jr., 35 of the 800 block of North 75th Street in East St. Louis, was charged with aggravated assault on a police officer with a motor vehicle and fleeing and attempting to elude an officer.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

County Board members: Depleted environment fund may not be enough to address emergencies

State law requires landfill fees be used for environmental protection purposes, yet some St. Clair County Board members say the county has used this money to balance its budget in recent years.

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Belleville News Democrat

Let the sunshine in: Man who filed lawsuit to remove ESL mayor calls ruling 'a victory'

East St. Louis mayor Alvin Parks Jr. speaks about the need for the new high-speed Amtrak train to make a stop in his city during a press conference outside city hall Thursday morning.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press

Chicago lost a legal battle to keep guns out of the city and now the city faces a bill of nearly $1 million for the winners' legal fees.

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Daily Herald

Charges mount against teacher in videotaping case

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. -- A southern Illinois math teacher already accused of videotaping girls in a high school locker room and motel bathroom now faces federal charges.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Metro-east organizations award scholarships to local students

The East St. Louis Alumnae Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. recently awarded $11,000 in scholarships to 10 area high school students.

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Belleville News Democrat

Festivities planned for Fourth of July in East St. Louis

Festivities begin with a parade beginning at 10 a.m. Live entertainment is scheduled from 1 to 9 p.m. at the 100 block of Collinsville Avenue.

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Independent News Herald Online

In Focus

It is a weekend filled with barbecues, bonfires and a trip to the lake. A happy time for a day to remember those who have fought and died to protect our freedom.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Convicted sexual predator found in St. Louis

A convicted sexual predator who left a halfway house in July 2013 was arrested Monday night in St. Louis, the Illinois Department of Corrections said.

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