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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 $20,000 which is roughly $37/per square foot.

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2 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

'I'm so STL, East St. Louis' memes flood sociala

Have you seen statuses clogging your Facebook feed about "I'm so a " fill in the name of a city, and wonder what's happening? Well, you're not the only one.

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14 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Illinois postpones river bridge closure until 2015

The Belleville News-Democrat reports that the Illinois Department of Transportation has delayed until next summer its planned closure of the Martin Luther King Jr. Bridge linking St. Louis to Illinois' East St. Louis.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

MLK Bridge work postponedMLK Bridge work postponedRehab work on the...

MLK Bridge work postponed Rehab work on the Martin Luther King Jr. Bridge has been postponed, the Illinois Department of Transportation said Monday.

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River Front Times

Blueberry Hill

A true St. Louis landmark, Blueberry Hill has been a hotspot in the Delmar Loop for over 40 years.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Washington Park hires Marion as new public safety director

Also, the Village Board voted Tuesday to give Ray Coleman, the village's governmental affairs officer, additional duties as TIF administrator and a new contract for a $60,000 annual salary.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

The 'Grand' is back in Grand Marais: New owners improve Centreville course and clubhouse

The Grand Marais Golf Course, located within the Frank Holten State Park in East St. Louis, has undergone a major renovation.

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Belleville News Democrat

'Trap House' murder remains unsolved in Venice

Boyd was last seen in the early morning hours of June 17, 2006, washing a car outside a house at the rear of 1009 Market St. in Venice, a house known to the locals as "The Trap House."

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Belleville News Democrat

State considered expanding controversial grant program to East St. Louis

Just days before the 2010 gubernatorial election, two of Gov. Pat Quinn's top lieutenants were talking about expanding a controversial anti-crime grant program to East St. Louis.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

A walk down memory lane

On Oct. 9, 1983, there were rumors that Muhammad Ali was coming. The next morning my mother, Ruth Krause, my brother Russell Krause, 20 R.J. Krause All-Stars and I went to downtown East St. Louis.

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Ill. title company owner sentenced for fraud

The owner of a southwestern Illinois title company was sentenced to 21 months in prison after admitting in court that she defrauded clients to support her gambling habit.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Lawsuit: Office manager fired, falsely arrested after refusing boss' sexual advances

The owner of a landscaping company allegedly had an office manager arrested and falsely charged with theft after she refused his sexual advances, according to a federal lawsuit.

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Belleville News Democrat

Madison County Board endorses Alton as stop on high-speed rail line

The $25 million Alton Regional Multi-Modal Transportation Center will include a bus transfer hub, bike and pedestrian paths, a tourist welcome station and parking for 350 cards.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Two charged for fleeing traffic stopTwo charged for fleeing traffic...

Two charged for fleeing traffic stop A man and woman accused of fleeing during a traffic stop are in custody and facing charges.

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Belleville News Democrat

East St. Louis man accused of killing Washington Park man

A 29-year-old East St. Louis man was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a Washington Park man.

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Belleville News Democrat

Police Youth Camp 'laying down a foundation' for a better attitude in teens

They're sore. They're tired. Their backs are straight and they stand tall, but their eyes droop into sleepy half-circles.

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Grayson News Gazette

Alton man dies in motorcycle accide...

The East Alton Police Department said 44-year-old Bruce Norfleet of Alton was riding on East St. Louis Avenue at 12:13 a.m Sunday morning when his motorcycle left the road and hit a building.

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Daily Mail

Ramsey Fakhouri robs girlfriend's bank to pay for engagement ring

Not exactly Bonnie and Clyde: Man robs his girlfriend's own bank to pay for his engagement ringa then she turns him in A love-struck robber raided the bank where his girlfriend worked on Valentine's Day in a bid to pay for her engagement ring - only for her to turn him in to police.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Illinois man sentenced to 18 years for assaulting girl

An East St. Louis man will spend the next 18 years behind bars for the sexual assault of a 10-year-old girl.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Ill. Gov. to push for assault weapons ban

Many politicians in Illinois agree with him including East St. Louis Mayor Alvin Parks, who wants such guns off the street.

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Belleville News Democrat

East St. Louis man sentenced for sexually assaulting girl, 10

There is a 10-year-old girl who believes she is broken because she was sexually assaulted by a family friend.

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