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8 hrs ago | Times Herald

Severe thunderstorm warnings for Sanilac, St. Clair counties

A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Sanilac County until 5:45 p.m. and St. Clair County until 6 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Hailstorm

18 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat

First, learn about state law

Recently BND letter writer and St. Clair County Board candidate Tim Buchanan pontificated about county elected officials being eligible for unemployment insurance.

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22 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat

Depression-era program had critics, supporters in Belleville

The Belleville Daily Advocate, a Republican newspaper which backed Alf Landon in the 1936 presidential election, had quite a few reservations about the Works Progress Administration of Democratic President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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Related Topix: Belleville, IL, US News, East St. Louis, IL

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Lead and close District 189

One of your letter writers decided to respond to my previous letter calling retired St. Clair County Judge Milton Wharton and his associates leeches and Uncle Toms.

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Related Topix: East St. Louis, IL

Belleville News Democrat

St. Clair County tangles with landowners over widening Frank Scott Parkway

St. Clair County is continuing its two-year fight to use eminent domain to take land needed to improve a busy intersection at Frank Scott Parkway East and Old Collinsville Road in Swansea.

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Related Topix: Swansea, IL, Caseyville, IL, Mascoutah, IL

KFVS12

3 charged in alleged theft of used cooking oil

Three men have been charged with felonies in southwest Illinois for what police say was the theft of 10,000 gallons of used cooking oil.

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Related Topix: Fairview Heights, IL

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Crews try for a second time to retrieve semi-truck trapped in water, high grass

St. Clair County, Ill. Crews were on the scene for a second time Friday morning attempting to get a semi-truck out of high grass and water after it crashed Thursday evening.

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Woman accused of cancer scam to appear in courtWoman accused of...

A woman who falsely claimed that she was dying of cancer is expected in St. Clair County Court later Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Belleville, IL

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Police: Belleville man tied up, abused wife

Police: Belleville man tied up, abused wife A Belleville man is behind bars after being charged with domestic violence.

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Related Topix: Belleville, IL

Belleville News Democrat

Zucchinis, tomatoes, cucumbers: Donate garden excess to food pantries

But if you're up to your ears with more vegetables than you can handle, there's a good way to lighten your produce load and help those in need.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables, Recipes, O'Fallon, IL

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Police: Charges likely pressed Thursday in Belleville shooting

Charges will likely be pressed on Thursday against the suspect involved in a shooting at an apartment building in Belleville, according to police.

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Related Topix: Belleville, IL

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Metro-east counties impacted by IDNR changes to deer seasons, permit numbers

Illinois Department of Natural Resources Director Marc Miller on Tuesday announced changes to the upcoming deer-hunting season, including a reduction in the number of firearm permits available in some counties, such as Clinton, Bond and Washington.

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Related Topix: Bond County, IL, Clinton County, IL, Washington County, IL

Belleville News Democrat

Walkers, runners, bikers invited to attend O'Fallon public meeting

If you're a walker, runner or biker -- or if you just have an opinion on how to improve roads, sidewalks and trails in St. Clair County -- a Thursday night meeting may be of interest to you.

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Related Topix: O'Fallon, IL

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

State Police trooper gets 'no confidence' letter from state's attorney

Victoria Castillo Wilken leaves the St. Clair County Courthouse. Wilken was charged with several official misconduct violations while a guard at the Southwestern Illinois Correctional Center.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Belleville, IL

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

'We feel extremely blessed': Two women get married in Belleville church

A Belleville church hosted a familiar scene recently: Aisles lined with flowers, friends and family wiping tears, a beautiful white gown topped with a veil, a dapper black tuxedo and a minister leading the vows.

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Related Topix: Belleville, IL, Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, Equality, IL, Madison County, IL

Belleville News Democrat

Longtime Fairview Heights mayor announces retirement; city clerk says he'll run

Longtime Mayor Gail Mitchell announced Saturday that he will not fun for a sixth term as the city's leader.

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Related Topix: Fairview Heights, IL

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Ex-inmate whose ear was bitten off settles case for $7,500

A former St. Clair County Jail inmate whose ear was bitten off by another inmate has received a $7,500 settlement from the county.

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Related Topix: Menard, IL

Thu Jul 17, 2014

NewsOne

Re: Woman Found Stabbed To Death After Posting Facebook Warning, Ex-Boyfriend Arrested

Less than one week after Michelle Rowling , 25, of East Saint Louis, posted a cryptic Facebook status alluding to her death, she was found fatally stabbed in her apartment and her newly paroled ex-boyfriend, Montrell Cooper , 25, has been arrested in connection with the crime, reports The Belleville News Democrat.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

RiverBender.com

Board Supports Alton Train Station

The Madison County Board is officially supporting the placement of a new high-speed rail station in Alton.

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Related Topix: Madison County, IL, Alton, IL, East St. Louis, IL

Belleville News Democrat

Minor traffic stop becomes serious as couple flees police

According to police reports, at just before noon an officer attempted to stop a vehicle for a minor traffic violation on Illinois 157 at St. Clair Avenue.

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Related Topix: East St. Louis, IL, Caseyville, IL

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