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  1. 'They got it right': Jurors acquit Garrett in cold caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    ... sentence on a drug conviction. Nicole, 16, was found in a vacant lot near her home in 6804 Russell Ave. in Centreville on Oct. 4, 1989. She had been beaten in the head and face and sexually assaulted with a stick. The DNA match was made in 2010 ...

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  2. Expert: DNA under Willis' fingernails likely from struggleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    ... sentence on a drug conviction. Willis, 16, was found in a vacant lot near her home in 6804 Russell Ave. in Centreville on Oct. 4, 1989. She had been beaten in the head and face and sexually assaulted with a stick. The DNA match was made in 2010 ...

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  3. Police testify murder suspect could be innocentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    ... testified Thursday that it is possible that someone other than Carlos Garrett sexually assaulted and beat Centreville teenager Nicole Willis to death. "I looked at this case because the sexual assault kit was located, was in pristine condition and ...

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  4. Former girlfriend of murder suspect describes years of physical, sexual abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    ... the father of her child, was charged with murder in connection with the death of 16-year-old Nicole Willis of Centreville. "I woke up in the park area alone, naked with scratches everywhere," the woman testified Wednesday in Garrett's murder trial. ...

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  5. Mother of victim testifies about daughter raped and killed in 1989Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    ... Willis was found half-naked and beaten to death in a field two blocks from her home at 6805 Russell Ave. in Centreville. She had been sexually assaulted with a stick. Garrett was charged with the murder after Illinois State Police Master Sgt. Dave ...

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  6. Police announce charges in construction theftsRead the original story

    May 15, 2014 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... Darrell Roberson, 47-year-old Frederick Williams and 21-year-old Jamal Williams. All of the men are from Centreville. They were arrested April 21. Investigators say items recovered as part of the investigation may link the trio to other St. Clair ...

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  7. 3 men charged with burglarizing new home construction sites in St. Clair CountyRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    Three Centreville men suspected of burglarizing at least six homes under construction in St. Clair County now face felony charges after a witness caught them in the act, according to police.

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  8. Illinois man sent to prison on heroin, gun chargesIllinois man sent...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2014 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... has been ordered to spend more than 11 years in federal prison on heroin and weapons charges. Eric Beckley of Centreville pleaded guilty in October in East St. Louis to charges of possession of heroin with the intent of distributing it and of being ...

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  9. Behind the badge: Law enforcement personnel honor fallen officersRead the original story

    May 8, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    ... the St. Clair County Jail that was started 32 years ago. Her father, Greg Jonas, was a beloved, well-respected Centreville policeman. He was killed in the line of duty five years ago. Jonas-Carraway said she knows her father was looking down on the ...

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  10. Alorton police officer accused of domestic batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    ... $5,000. He posted that bond and walked out of St. Clair County Jail at 4 p.m. Wednesday. Miller was fired from Centreville in 2007 and hired in Alorton under former Alorton Mayor Randy McCallum. But, in 2011, former St. Clair County Sheriff Mearl ...

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  11. Alorton police officer accused of domestic batteryRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    ... $5,000. He posted that bond and walked out of St. Clair County Jail at 4 p.m. Wednesday. Miller was fired from Centreville in 2007 and hired in Alorton under former Alorton Mayor Randy McCallum. But, in 2011, former St. Clair County Sheriff Mearl ...

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  12. Public housing resident faces eviction for smoking in Belleville apartmentRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    ... have been issued. The Bel-Plaza I and Bel Plaza II apartments in Belleville and the Adeline James housing in Centreville have banned smoking in the buildings since July. Assisted living housing centers in St. Clair County already banned smoking. ... 1 comment

  13. Firefighters battle blaze at Centreville homeRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    The call, which went out to the Camp Jackson, Midway and Golden Gardens fire departments, came at 6:35 a.m. Firefighters were dispatched to the 100 block of North 76th Street. 1 comment

  14. Judge clears evidence in Carlos Garrett murder trialJudge clears...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2014 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... has argued such evidence should be excluded because of admittedly questionable evidence handling in the case by Centreville police. Prosecutors allege the evidence links Garrett to the death of 16-year-old Willis. Her naked, beaten and strangled ...

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  15. Judge clears fingernail evidence in 1989 killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... has argued such evidence should be excluded because of admittedly questionable evidence handling in the case by Centreville police. Prosecutors allege the evidence links Garrett to the death of 16-year-old Willis. Her naked, beaten and strangled ...

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  16. Judge allows DNA evidence to be presented in 1989 murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    The trial for the man accused of the decades old murder of a Centreville will proceed after the judge found the DNA evidence discovered under the victim's nails shouldn't be suppressed.

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  17. Belleville teen, Centreville man charged in McDonald's robberyRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    Charged with armed robbery, aggravated robbery and aggravated fleeing and eluding were Kevin Richardson, 25, of Centreville, and Kasey Richardson, 17, of Belleville, according to court records.

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  18. Hamburglers Rob Cahokia McDonalds, Get Caught by Crashing into Mayor's Car: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | River Front Times

    Centreville Mayor Marius Jackson was hospitalized Tuesday after two robbery suspects crashed into his car during a high-speed chase with police.

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  19. Two men arrested after robbing McDonald's and crashing into Centreville mayor's car, police sayRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    - Two Centreville men robbed a McDonald's restaurant in Cahokia on Tuesday but were apprehended after crashing into the Centreville mayor's car, police said The suspects led police on a high-speed chase into Centreville, where they struck a vehicle ...

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  20. Police chief: Centreville did poor job of keeping evidence in murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    ... Jenks (back to camera). Jenks escorted the group of prisoners from the St. Clair County Jail to the Courthouse. Centreville Police Chief Steve Brown testified Thursday that the chain of custody regarding the evidence in a decades-old murder case ...

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