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13 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat

Three East St. Louis men charged with criminal sexual abuse of minors

In the first case, Arthur Reed, 43, of the 600 block of North 32nd Street, was charged with criminal sexual abuse of an underaged person.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, East St. Louis, IL

15 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat

New ice rink coming to O'Fallon?

The approval of a tax incentive for a sports complex in O'Fallon has some hoping the site will host the return of an ice skating rink to the metro-east.

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Related Topix: O'Fallon, IL, Mascoutah, IL, Fairview Heights, IL

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Radio show host continues to fight trespassing charge

Romanik, 65, known as the Grim Reaper of Radio for his controversial KZQZ talk show "On The Dark Side," said he is being persecuted, not prosecuted.

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Belleville News Democrat

Politics tilt playing field in St. Clair County

Katherine O'Malley, the daughter of a former county judge, was ticketed on July 5 for hitting a pedestrian, but the sheriff's deputy who responded didn't formally test her to see if she was driving under the influence.

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Belleville News Democrat

St. Clair County brings legal settlements into the open

The change is the result of a review of binding opinions issued by the Illinois Attorney General's Office, according to St. Clair County State's Attorney Brendan Kelly.

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The Miami Herald

St. Clair County OKs $7M medical marijuana plan

A southwestern Illinois county has signed off on a planned $7-million medical marijuana venture near the town of Marissa.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Marissa, IL

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Former coach accused of recording minors facesa

ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ill. - A former high school teacher and track coach had an arraignment hearing Monday for federal charges after allegations of recording inside a girls' locker room at the school.

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Belleville News Democrat

Ex-judge's daughter cited with misdemeanor traffic charge after hitting local basketball star

A former St. Clair County judge's daughter will appear in court next month to answer a misdemeanor traffic charge after striking a pedestrian with her car near Belleville.

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Related Topix: Belleville, IL

WTAX-AM Springfield

Baby elephant meets a cat

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has agreed to briefly live on the equivalent of a minimum-wage salary as he rallies support for a ballot measure.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors

KFVS12

Police: Illinois man drowns in pond accident

St. Clair County police say a man has drowned in a pond following what appears to be a wheelchair or scooter accident.

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Related Topix: Swansea, IL, Belleville, IL

Sun Jul 27, 2014

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

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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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

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