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East St. Louis, Illinois is located in St Clair County. Zip codes in East St. Louis, IL include 62202, and 62201. The median home price in East St. Louis is $22,000 which is roughly $36/per square foot. More East St. Louis information.

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East St. Louis courthouse added to National Register

The Melvin Price Federal Building and U.S. courthouse in East St. Louis, Illinois, was added to the National Register of Historic Places effective Aug. 8, according to an email this week from the National Park Service.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

East St. Louis police dog dies

A local police canine died earlier this week following a morning training session, the East St. Louis Police Department said.

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Mass Transit

MO: Metro Workers Picket Outside Transit Agency's Headquarters, Demand New Contract

Aug. 28--ST. LOUIS -- Dozens of Metro workers picketed outside Metro headquarters Thursday afternoon to demand the agency finalize a new contract with their union, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 788.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Police dog dies due to heat stroke

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. An East St. Louis K9 Officer is dead after officials said he suffered heat stroke.

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KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Authorities searching for man who tried to lure child in East St. Louis

Police said they are searching for a man who tried to lure a child into his car in East St. Louis.

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KWQC-TV Davenport

S. Illinois woman accused of stealing from charity

An Edwardsville woman is charged in federal court with stealing money from a charity fund meant to help families of fallen police officers.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

Cahokia man gets 25 years in prison for kidnapping

A Cahokia man has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for kidnapping a man in East St. Louis.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Thousands expected at PeaceFest 2014

Thousands expected at PeaceFest 2014 A large crowd is expected Sunday in Forest Park for PeaceFest.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Tant: Police, mob violence woven into American history

Looting, shooting, murder and mayhem visited a small Midwestern town during long, hot summer days and nights of racial strife that exposed horror and hatred hidden in the heartland of America.

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Daily Herald

Section of Interstate 70 named for Jerry Costello

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. -- A section of Interstate 70 in southwestern Illinois has been named in honor of former Congressman Jerry Costello.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

$2.5M invested in new ESL pool$2.5M invested in new ESL poolA $2.5...

A $2.5 million investment to build a new swimming pool in East St. Louis was announced by Gov. Pat Quinn Friday.

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jdsupra.com

"Mend the Hold": A Nineteenth-Century Wrestling Doctrine Keeps...

The issue confronting an Illinois appellate court in BNSF Railway Company v. Probuild North LLC , No.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Stars and Stripes

High-ranking Army officer hopes to inspire young people

Marcia Anderson never thought of herself as a role model until she became the first African-American woman to earn a second star as a U.S. Army general.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Pike Press

Police Beat

Kensey R. Mesey, 21, Milton, was arrested Aug. 14 on a felony in-state warrant. She posted $3,000 and was released pending court appearance.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Group gathers to promote peaceGroup gathers to promote peaceReligious ...

Religious leaders from St. Louis and East St. Louis are calling for peace in the wake of the shootings and deaths of Michael Brown and Trayvon Martin.

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Belleville News Democrat

Collinsville High student invited to Future Medical Leaders conference

Tyler Hulsey, a junior at Collinsville High School, has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C. this fall.

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Belleville News Democrat

Traffic stop leads to jail: Man charged with having loaded rifle in car

An East St. Louis man was charged Monday with felony unlawful use of a weapon after he was found to have a loaded rifle at hand in his vehicle.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Crooks and Liars

Of All Places, Why Ferguson?

Why Ferguson? Of all the incidents of confrontation between African Americans and police officers, why is Ferguson more instructive, more illustrative of long term social structural problems? Social and broadcast media have referenced St. Louis as a segregated city, but offer the viewers little context.

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Richmond Daily News

Kell's journey west lives on through history books, original documents

A few days ago I was traveling down a highway in "the land of Lincoln" and saw an exit sign for the town of Alton, Ill.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Five things everyone should know about Ferguson

Over the last week hours a small suburb in St. Louis has become the dominant story in national news .

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch for St Clair County was issued at September 01 at 5:55PM CDT

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