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8 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat
Two former inmates who allege they were humiliated during strip searches at the St. Clair County Jail have filed a federal lawsuit seeking more than $350,000.
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12 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat
Rosonda Suggs was named to the Board of Trustees after her husband, Darron Suggs, was convicted of felony Medicaid fraud.
13 hrs ago | River Front Times
Ever since Illinois' attorney general told gay couples last week they could apply now for marriage licenses instead of waiting until June 1, things have been a little confusing.
I read in the BND about Alton's planned high-speed rail hub. It appears they have a grand plan in place and dollars flowing.
In St. Clair County, a shocking 27.5 percent of children live in poverty, according to the latest Kids Count.
He lives in Belleville and is unemployed, but not from a lack of trying. The 38-year-old Massachusetts native moved to the metro-east in 1985 and was attending Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 1996 when his mother died.
An alleged drunken driver rammed into this state police car after the state trooper had already arrested a man on DUI charges.
A majority of children born into the poorest families remain in poverty as adults, according to a national study conducted by Harvard University researchers that questions whether the American Dream is a myth.
Citizens will have to see for themselves before proclaiming, "Holy moly, the aldermen approved spending more than $50,000 for these lights."
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.
The YMCA of Greater St. Louis recently received a $99,000 federal grant to help expand healthy living initiatives into the metro-east.
Two metro-east men are among the 57 people arrested in a statewide "Operation Glass House" to crack down on child pornography.
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.