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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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3 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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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

KFVS12

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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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

SFGate

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

Woman admits stealing from bank where she workedWoman admits stealing ...

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. 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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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Route 66 News

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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