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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 $22,000 which is roughly $36/per square foot.

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3 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

What Mo., Ill. schools carry carbon monoxidea

GIRARD, Ill. - A Tuesday night meeting will look at a carbon monoxide leak that sent more than 90 people to hospitals in Girard, Ill.

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8 hrs ago | The Capitol Fax Blog

Rauner blasts medical marijuana law

Bruce Rauner today called for openness and transparency in the application process for Illinois medical marijuana licensing. Recent media reports have shined a light on Pat Quinn's effort to block public access to information regarding Illinois medical marijuana facility license applicants.

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12 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Belleville man seeks bond in meat-tampering caseBelleville man seeks...

A southwestern Illinois man accused of inserting sewing needles into packaged supermarket meats that a federal prosecutor called "booby traps" wants a federal judge to reconsider denying him his release on bond. Belleville man seeks bond in meat-tampering case A southwestern Illinois man accused of inserting sewing needles into packaged supermarket meats that a federal prosecutor called "booby traps" wants a federal judge to reconsider denying him his release on bond.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

AFL-CIO

a powerful speech

Thank you, Brother Mike [Louis] for that warm introduction and I want to thank you for inviting me to your convention. It's great to be here in St. Louis-and I'm grateful to be here at such a critical time for Missouri, for our nation and for our movement.

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Business Journal

SIUE gets $846,000 grant to boost STEM interest

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has been awarded a three-year, $846,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to help support middle school students looking to enter the STEM fields - those in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics industries. The money will go toward developing "Digital East St. Louis," which SIUE officials are using as a hook to attract young peoples' interest in computing and IT.

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Business Journal

SIUE gets $846,000 grant to boost STEM interest

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has been awarded a three-year, $846,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to help support middle school students looking to enter the STEM fields - those in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics industries.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

Voter rolls issues reported in southwest Illinois

Issues with multiple voters being listed to single address were among the potential problems with voter rolls in southwestern Illinois, according to a published report on Sunday. The News-Democrat examined voter registrations in Madison County, St. Clair County and East St. Louis, a move that comes after recent purges to remove inactive voters from databases.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Business Journal

East St. Louis seeks listings on the National Register of Historic Places

The promise of state and federal tax credits for historic redevelopment has East St. Louis officials looking to revitalize the area. The Downtown East St. Louis Historic District could hear by the end of September if 35 buildings within the two blocks of Collinsville Ave, 1.5 blocks of Missouri Avenue and the south side of one block of St. Louis avenue are added to the National Register of Historic Places, St. Louis Public Radio reported .

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St. Louis Jazz Notes

So What: Local News, Notes & Links

Here's the latest wrap-up of assorted links and short local news items of interest: * Guitarist Mary Halvorson was interviewed for an article on the New Music Circle website. NMC is presenting Thumbscrew, featuring Halvorson, bassist Michael Formanek and drummer Tomas Fujiwara, in concert tonight at Joe's Cafe.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Woman pleads guilty to drug-related forgeries

A southwestern Illinois woman faces up to four years in federal prison after admitting she forged prescriptions for a powerful painkiller. Abbe Terry, 49, of Granite City pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in East St. Louis to a three-count indictment alleging she obtained controlled substances by fraud and forgery.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Western Illinois postal worker admits mail theft

A western Illinois postal worker admitted in federal court Monday that mail she stole while working included a debit card she put to use. Abra Albrecht, 31, of Carrollton pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in East St. Louis to one felony count of mail theft.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Metro East man sentenced for sending, receiving explicit photos to minor

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. A Highland, Illinois man was sentenced to 12 years in jail for sending and receiving explicit photos of an underage girl.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Woman accuses East St. Louis Asst. Police Chief of sexual assault

EAST ST. LOUIS A 24-year-old woman has filed a complaint against Assistant East St. Louis Police Chief Ronald Ike after she says he sexually assaulted her.

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WAND-TV Decatur

East St. Louis assistant chief focus of probe

East St. Louis' city manager says she's investigating a complaint that the assistant police chief acted inappropriately with a female summer youth program worker. City Manager Deletra Hudson told the Belleville News-Democrat that the unidentified young woman made a four-page written complaint involving Ronald Ike during the beginning of her summer program.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

SFGate

Ill. teacher admits making in-school bomb threat

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Ill. teacher admits making in-school bomb threat

A western Illinois woman faces up to five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to a felony charge that she threatened to blow up the high school where she taught special education. Ill. teacher admits making in-school bomb threat A western Illinois woman faces up to five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to a felony charge that she threatened to blow up the high school where she taught special education.

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WAND-TV Decatur

Woman admits stealing from bank where she worked

A southwestern Illinois woman faces up to three decades in federal prison now that she's admitted embezzling more than $100,000 from a bank where she worked.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

In-depth Africa

The 'War on Black People': But Who Is Winning?

St. Louis is now Ground Zero for the "war on black males:" So named by Spike Lee after a white cop shot a black teenager, unleashing ten days of riots and rage and free shopping in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. But here is what Spike Lee did not say: Black people are winning the war.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Metro-East assistant police chief suspended for alleged misconduct

EAST ST. LOUIS, Mo. The East St. Louis Assistant Police Chief has been suspended after allegations of misconduct.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

East St. Louis Assistant Police Chief suspended

According to a source close to the department, Assistant Chief Ronald Ike was suspended on Thursday, but the reason behind the suspension has not been released.

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