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3 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat
Harry Hollingsworth, one of six candidates seeking to represent Washington Park and part of East St. Louis on the St. Clair County Board, has dropped out of the race.
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7 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat
The YMCA of Greater St. Louis recently received a $99,000 federal grant to help expand healthy living initiatives into the metro-east.
12 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat
Two metro-east men are among the 57 people arrested in a statewide "Operation Glass House" to crack down on child pornography.
14 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat
The village and Alvarez's attorneys reached an agreement that there'd be no more hiring or firing of Alvarez until the village board meets on March 19. Mayor Len Black twice tried to fire Alvarez, the board twice voted to keep him and Alvarez shouted at Black and went nose to nose with the interim chief during a village board meeting last week.
A man was arrested in St. Clair county after sheriff's deputies say he fled the scene of two intentionally set fires.
Three police dogs were at Freeburg Community High School Thursday morning conducting a search, according to Freeburg Police Chief Stanley Donald.
Metro-east county clerks are divided on whether to start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples immediately as Attorney General Lisa Madigan said this week they have the right to do.
A St. Clair County judge issued a temporary restraining order telling Caseyville to keep Police Chief Jose Alvarez in office until a hearing is held at 10 a.m. Friday.
St. Clair County Clerk Thomas Holbrook on Wednesday said his county was ready to immediately start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Traffic was backed up for miles at about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday on Interstate 64 in St. Clair County thanks to a tipped-over beer truck.
St. Clair County Circuit Judge Zina Cruse heard testimony on Tuesday about whether the fingernails trimmed from murder victim Nicole Willis were kept secure and whether police followed proper protocol in handling the evidence.
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It has been a year now since Scott Hutchison and his son Zachary were killed in a head-on collision near Belleville, but prosecutors have yet to decide whether the other driver will be charged with a crime.
Absentee and early voters have less than two weeks to vote. Absentee voters, or those who plan to be away from their polling place on election day, have been able to vote in Madison County at the Madison County Courthouse since Feb. 6. Absentee voters in St. Clair County have been able to vote since Feb. 7 at the St. Clair County Courthouse.