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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 $20,000 which is roughly $35/per square foot. More East St. Louis information.

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7 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat

Shiloh airman accused of making bombs to appear in federal court

An Air Force senior airman charged with making bombs and stashing them in his Shiloh apartment is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday to change his plea.

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9 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

Hearing for Air Force staffer in pipe bomb case

An Air Force staffer stationed in Illinois is set to make a federal court appearance after being charged with possessing pipe bombs he told investigators he planned to unleash on local sex offenders.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

East St. Louis postal worker pleads guilty to stealing mailEast St....

A southwestern Illinois township will pay $60,000 to settle a federal lawsuit that claimed it charged a nonprofit group quadruple what it normally collects to install a sewer hook-up.

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Belleville News Democrat

Former Post Office supervisor in ESL pleads guilty to stealing packages

Jane Johanna Emily, also known as Jane Mueller, 41, of St. Louis, pleaded guilty in federal court in East St. Louis.

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Belleville News Democrat

Belleville West named winner in national contest, in running for grand prize

Belleville East student Michael Kelley portrays the man in the chair in this weekend’s production of “The Drowsy Chaperone.” Belleville West High School has been named a national semifinalist in the $200,000 Follett Challenge, which for the third consecutive year has provided a forum for schools to share inspiring stories of how ... (more)

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Business Journal

Former Casino Queen may soon be hauling freight

The former Casino Queen riverboat may soon be refitted for use as a cargo barge.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Blotter 4/21/14

The following incidents were listed among the official reports of local law enforcement agencies and court clerks.

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KPLR-11

Fire forces families from apartments in East St. Louis

The fire started around 2:15 a.m. Monday at North 12 Street and College Avenue in a two-story house that had been converted into four apartments.

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Belleville News Democrat

What is involved in 'election work'?

What exactly is "election work?" We're not sure, but the St. Clair County Democratic Committee sure did a lot of it at the start of this year.

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Belleville News Democrat

Guest view: There is progress in cleaning up crime

In 2007, Col. Gregory Gadson, a former West Point football player, lost both his legs to a roadside bomb in Baghdad.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Heavenly hats: East St. Louis church women treasure Carrie Redmond's creations

The late Carrie Redmond not only made women's hats, she gave instructions on when and how to wear them.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Bill would streamline transition for students in incoming military families

A bill passed by the Illinois House would make it easier for children of military personnel to transfer into Illinois schools.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

RiverBender.com

Sexual Predator Still On The Run

An Alton mom and daughter are living in fear, since the man who raped his own daughter has disappeared from a halfway house.

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RiverBender.com

Fairmount Park Left Out of Gambling Bill

People aren't happy about the fact that Fairmount Race Track has been taken out of the latest gambling bill.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Raw Story

Illinois state trooper accused of publicly strip-searching man during traffic stop

An Illinois state trooper was accused of aggravated battery for allegedly forcing a man to strip during a traffic stop and using a flashlight to "examine" him, KMOV-TV reported.

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KMOV-TV Saint Louis

East St. Louis Housing Authority taking big steps to stop crime at public housing

The East St. Louis Housing Authority announced it is giving its security forces more power to crack down on crime in public housing.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

River Front Times

The Spivey Building: East St. Louis' First and Only Skyscraper

East St. Louis, Illinois, doesn't appear in many architectural guidebooks, but it should.

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Rock M Nation

Mizzou Links, 4-16-14: Draft deadlines, recruiting, and free food

Jabari Brown's deadline for changing his mind has come and gone, another JUCO guard prepares a Mizzou visit, Drew Lock is pretty awesome, Mizzou is "among others," and student-athletes can eat more! As I understand it , the deadline for Jabari Brown and others to remove their names from the draft and retain their NCAA eligibility came and went last ... (more)

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

KPLR-11

Locals deal with tax return countdown

When we stopped by a post office earlier Tuesday, it was hopping with activity and for those trying to get their papers in by midnight.

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Belleville News Democrat

ISP trooper faces felony charges after allegedly performing strip search on the side of the road

An Illinois State Police Trooper faces felony aggravated battery charges after prosecutors alleged he performed a strip search on the side of an East St. Louis street during a traffic stop.

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