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Wood River, Illinois is located in Madison County. Zip codes in Wood River, IL include 62095. The median home price in Wood River is $79,900 which is roughly $66/per square foot. More Wood River information.

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Monday | RiverBender.com

Volunteers Clean Up Local Cemetery

Friends and family members who have loved ones buried at Woodland Hill Cemetery spent several hours cleaning up the property on Sunday.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Coroner: 2 recent deaths drug-related accidents

Stephen Nonn says 40-year-old Cleophus Richardson died in May after being found unresponsive in his Wood River home.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

RiverBender.com

Police Reports for Thursday

In local police reports today, East Alton Police were holding 33 year old Lee Laubscher of the 8000 block of Fruit Road in Edwardsville for domestic battery and unlawful possession of cannabis.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

RiverBender.com

Police Reports for Wednesday

Wood River Police were holding 33 year old Jessica Watson of the 300 block of Picker in Wood River for robbery.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

RiverBender.com

East Alton Woman Facing Heroin Charge

An East Alton woman involved in a traffic accident last week in Wood River is facing felony drug charges.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

RiverBender.com

Police Reports for Wednesday

In local police reports provided to the Big Z, East Alton Police this morning were holding 27 year old Jessica Smith of the 1000 block of West 9th in Alton on a failure to appear warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

RiverBender.com

Facebook Tip Leads To Closure of Multiple Cases

A tip from the public has resulted in the closure of multiple burglary cases in Alton.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Wood River woman accused of killing cat

Prosecutors in Madison County charged 43-year-old Virginia Puff of Wood River with aggravated cruelty to animals, according to the Alton Telegraph.

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Illinois woman accused of killing cat

A southwestern Illinois woman is free on bond after being accused of killing a cat by dropping a frozen jug of water on its head.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

RiverBender.com

Police Reports for Wednesday

In local police reports, Wood River Police charged 43 year old Virginia Puff of the first block of East Acton in Wood River for aggravated animal cruelty.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

WOWT-TV Omaha

Mayor's Father Dies After Brief Illness

Donald Wolf, the father of Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert, passed away at his home Tuesday after a brief illness.

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Belleville News Democrat

Two independents file for Madison County Board

Robert Pollard of Wood River filed to challenge Democrat Mark Burris in County Board District 12, and John "Chris" Janek filed to challenge Democrat Arthur Asadorian in District 21. Belleville News-Democrat is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.

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RiverBender.com

Local Teacher Honored

A local teacher has been named the Middle School Teacher of the Year by the Illinois Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.

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