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2 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat
In St. Clair County, a shocking 27.5 percent of children live in poverty, according to the latest Kids Count.
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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.
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.