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  1. Charges Filed Following Pursuit TheftRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | RiverBender.com

    A St. Louis man has been charged after allegedly stealing from an Alton department store then leading police on a pursuit that ended in Hartford. 30 year old Marlon L. Tucker is charged with retail theft, aggravated fleeing or attempting to elude police, and offenses related to a motor vehicle.

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  2. Alton Body IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | RiverBender.com

    The body found in a vacant Alton house earlier this week has been identified. 66-year-old Larry D. Arnold of the 2,200 block of Johnson Street in Alton was found in the vacant house at 1,708 Maupin Avenue.

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  3. Theresa Ann WilsonRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | RiverBender.com Obits

    Theresa Ann Wilson, 56, passed away at 3:15 a.m. Thursday, December 18, 2014 at Alton Rehab & Nursing Center. Theresa loved life and was very outgoing.

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  4. Doris M RoadyRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | RiverBender.com Obits

    Doris M. Roady, 86, died at 2:25 p.m. Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at St. Anthony's Health Center in Alton with her family present. Born May 18, 1928 in Alton, she was the daughter of Charles H. and Ruby E. Scates.

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  5. George Bley WeiglerRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | RiverBender.com Obits

    George Bley Weigler, 88, passed away peacefully with family at his side at 6:55 p.m. Monday, December 15, 2014 at Alton Memorial Hospital. Born May 7, 1926 in Staunton, he was the son of George Edward and Alice Mae Weigler.

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  6. Chase Ends With Multiple ArrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RiverBender.com

    Three suspected thieves are behind bars following a high-speed chase through the Riverbend last evening. Alton Police report that three men, suspected of stealing items from the Kohl's on Homer Adams Parkway, led officers on chase through Alton and East Alton before their vehicle hit a spike strip on Route 3 bringing the chase to an end on Delmar Avenue in Hartford.

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  7. Partial Road Closure in AltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RiverBender.com

    A portion of College Avenue will be closed for several days starting this morning as Illinois American Water replaces a number of valves in the area. The Circle, also known as State House Square, will be closing at 7 a.m. this morning and remain closed until Tuesday, December 23rd according to Alton Public Works.

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  8. Juveniles Arrested in BurglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | RiverBender.com

    Two Alton teens are facing juvenile charges following a series of reported vehicle break-ins in Godfrey this week. The three are accused of crimes in neighborhoods along West Delmar Avenue.

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  9. Edna Irene Hardy GardnerRead the original story

    Wednesday | RiverBender.com Obits

    Edna Irene Gardner, 77, died at 4:41 p.m., Monday, December 15, 2014 at St. Anthony's Hospital in Alton.She was born on Jan. 23, 1937, and was the daughter of the late Franklin & Ella Opal Hardy Sr.Edna was employed at St. Anthony's Hospital in Alton for many many years retiring in 1990.She married Raymond Gardner and they shared many years together before his death on Jan. 27, 1987.Surviving are her son & daughter in law, Steven & Tammy Gardner of Naples, Fl.; two granddaughters, Lindsey Gardner of Waco, Texas and Kelsey Gardner of Clearwater, Fl.; and two sisters, Myrtle Gentry of Brighton and Linda Buck of Jerseyville.In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Franklin Hardy Jr., William Hardy, Gifford Eugene Hardy; and three sisters, Shirley Meyers, Marie Forsythe and Roberta Stone.Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Crawford ... (more)

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  10. Janis Jo RitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | RiverBender.com Obits

    Janis Jo Ritter, 64, died at 4:44 p.m., Thursday, December 11, 2014 at Rosewood Care Center in Alton.She was born in Carrollton on Dec. 7, 1950, and was the oldest of eight children born to John Barry & Virginia Rose Ritter of Jerseyville.Janis grew up in Jerseyville and graduated in 1968 from Jersey Community High School. She had been employed as a dispatcher for J.B. Hunt, and was currently the service manager at Jersey County Motors in Jerseyville.She married Leonard P. Richey on Sept.

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  11. William Bill J McClintockRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | RiverBender.com Obits

    William "Bill" J. McClintock, 59, passed away at 11:29 pm Monday, December 15, 2014 at St. Anthony's Health Center in Alton. Bill served his country in the U.S. Navy.

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  12. Trudy Celine StilwellRead the original story

    Wednesday | RiverBender.com Obits

    Trudy Celine Stilwell, 69, passed away Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at her niece's home while under the care of BJC Hospice. Trudy graduated from SIUE with a bachelor's degree and was a P.E. Teacher with the Edwardsville High School.

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  13. Woman Jumps from SiloRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | RiverBender.com

    Alton Police are investigating the death of a woman who apparently jumped from a grain silo in downtown Alton late Monday. The 40 year old from Alton was found dead near the south side of Ardent Mills, formerly ConAgra, just moments after a worker noticed her on top of the structure.

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  14. Alma Leona WellingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | RiverBender.com Obits

    Alma Leona Welling, 99, passed away at 10:35 am on Monday, December 15, 2014 at the Rosewood Care Center in Alton, IL. She worked at Olins for of 36 years as a machine operator, she was a member of Zion Presbyterian Church in Fosterburg.

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  15. Deloris E McNelly HartmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | RiverBender.com Obits

    GodfreyDeloris E. Hartman, age 86, of Godfrey, passed away Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at her home with her family by her side.She was born July 19, 1928, in Alton, the daughter of Plinnie and Alma McNelly. She married Robert Hartman on June 6, 1974 in Bethalto, and he survives.Deloris was a longtime member of the Wood River Moose Lodge.

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  16. Alton Students HonoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | RiverBender.com

    Three members of an Alton family are now recipients of the Congressional Award, following a Tuesday morning ceremony at Alton City Hall. Congressman Rodney Davis presented the awards to Clayton, DeAnna and Steven Pope.

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  17. Body Found in Alton HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | RiverBender.com

    A body has been found in a vacant Alton house. The property in the 1,700 block of Maupin Avenue had been slated for demolition, but workers with an environmental team made the discovery this morning and called police.

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  18. Lucile B HagenRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Lucile B. Hagen, 91, of Grafton died at 8:15 a.m., Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Jerseyville Manor in Jerseyville after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born on June 26, 1923 in Grafton, the Daughter of the late Michael and Catherine Mary Hagen.

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  19. Antoinette Margaret DarrRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Antoinette Margaret Darr, 94, died at 6:57 am Sunday December 14, 2014. Born May 5, 1920 in Alton, Il, she was the daughter of Dominic and Anna Campagna.

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  20. Catherine M GroundsWeberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Catherine M. Grounds-Weber, 28, passed away in her sleep in her grandmother's home in Godfrey at 8:13 a.m. Saturday, December 13, 2014. Born June 20, 1986 in Alton, she was the daughter of Teresa Grounds of East Alton.

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