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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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13 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat

Shriners help our children

The R.J. Krause All-Stars enjoyed being at the Shriners parade in Belleville and the circus at the Belle-Clair Fairgrounds.

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20 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat

Bank robbers sentenced in federal court

The first, Carl F. Kieffer, of Spokane, Wash., was sentenced to 17 years for robbing the Bank of O'Fallon in October and six other banks across the country.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Port of East St. Louis construction delayed

Port of East St. Louis construction delayed Construction on a new Mississippi River port has been delayed.

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Belleville News Democrat

SIU reorganizes East St. Louis Center, approves renovation contracts

The East St. Louis Center will now be supervised by Kenn Neher, vice chancellor for administration, according to Chancellor Julie Furst-Bowe.

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Man gets prison time for weapons chargeMan gets prison time for...

Man gets prison time for weapons charge A Marion, Illinois man is heading to jail for nearly six years for felony firearm possession.

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The Capitol Fax Blog

Fanning the flames

Emails turned over to a legislative panel have raised questions about the role of politics in Gov. Pat Quinn's defunct anti-violence program that's under federal investigation, according to a published report Wednesday.

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St. Louis Jazz Notes

Jazz this week: Alan Evans' Playonbrother, Tony Suggs, Dave Dickey Big Band, and more

As is typical for this time of year, the calendar of upcoming jazz performances in and around St. Louis over the next few days is a bit light on touring acts.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

St. Louis Jazz Notes

Miles Davis Memorial Project launches IndieGoGo campaign

Hoping to accelerate the pace of raising money to put a statue of legendary trumpeter Miles Davis in downtown Alton, the Miles Davis Memorial Project has turned to online crowd-funding via an IndieGoGo campaign .

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KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Police: Violence is escalating in several Metro East towns

Police told News 4 a gang war is the primary cause of a rise in violence in Madison, Washington Park , Alorton, East St. Louis, and Brooklyn.

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Belleville News Democrat

Illinois American Water expands Belleville office

Illinois American Water will add a new 5,200 square-foot building to the distribution center at 100 N. Water Works Drive.

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Belleville News Democrat

Man found shot to death on McCasland Avenue in East St. Louis

Few details have emerged about the crime, according to Assistant Police Chief Ronald Ike.

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KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Homicide called to investigate 2 separate incidents ovenight

At 12:15 a.m. authorities were called to investigate a stabbing in the 6000 block of W. Florissant in north St. Louis.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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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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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