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  1. He lied, he cheated, and now he is running for officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... bikini-clad woman's body. Romanik on Monday filed as a Republican to replace state Rep. Eddie Lee Jackson, D-East St. Louis, who is retiring from the 114th Legislative District. Also running is Democrat Latoya Greenwood, whose father is chief of the ...


  2. John H. Hicks, first black reporter at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, dies at age 87Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 26 | Stars and Stripes

    ... He died of pneumonia on Nov. 18, 2015, in Washington, D.C., where he had retired. Mr. Hicks grew up in East St. Louis during the depression. He played tuba in the high school jazz band with Miles Davis, who played trumpet. In 1993, he was inducted ...


  3. Glenn R. WilliamsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 25 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Glenn R. Williams age 62 departed this life on Thursday November 19, 2015 at Anderson Hospital. He was born December 30, 1952 in East St. Louis, Illinois the son of the late Willye Mae Williams and Jimmy Curry of Chicago.


  4. Man enters guilty plea for first-degree murder in Madison CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | RiverBender.com

    An East St. Louis man pleaded guilty today in the December 2013 death of Jarrett D. Mosby , 21, in Madison, Illinois. Swope , who was charged on Dec. 30, 2013, by State's Attorney Tom Gibbons, pleaded guilty this morning to one count of first-degree murder.


  5. Bridge connecting St. Louis, East St. Louis set to reopenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Hawk Eye

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. - The Martin Luther King Bridge connecting East St. Louis to St. Louis is set to reopen after being closed for construction.


  6. Man gets 35 years for killing East St. Louis shop ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | KMIZ

    A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for killing the owner of an East St. Louis beauty supply store two years ago during an attempted robbery. John Paraham of East St. Louis pleaded guilty Friday in St. Clair County Court to first-degree murder in the death of Abdulaziz Al-Hakim.


  7. The Record: Letters on Woodrow Wilson, Governor Christie, leaf pick-up in Hillsdale.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | NorthJersey.com

    ... vicious white-supremacist attacks on 26 African-American communities including Washington, D.C., Chicago and East St. Louis, Ill., that occurred during his administration. Under Wilson, the United States not only implemented the Espionage Act, the ...


  8. Fornero Orthodontics Hosts Second Food Drive For Local Food Pantry This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... one another to improve the overall spiritual, moral, and physical well being of the Collinsville and Metro East St. Louis region. For more information about Fornero Orthodontics and how you can help, please contact them at (618) 345-0230 or visit ...


  9. East St. Louis leaders have few options in financial crisisRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 21 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Officials grappling with East St. Louis' financial troubles say they're trying to arrange loans, get the state to pay up and find other sources of cash just to make it into the new year without layoffs and delayed paychecks. Treasurer Charlotte Moore said bank loans aren't an option until a new audit of city finances is finished early next year.


  10. Missouri freshman DT Beckner out for year with knee injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | News Tribune

    ... ndergo surgery in two or three weeks and trainer Rex Sharp is confident the 6-foot-4, 300-pound Beckner, from East St. Louis, Illinois, will be ready by the start of fall camp.


  11. Ferguson, Missouri names new city managerRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Reuters

    A new city manager has been hired in Ferguson, Missouri, the St. Louis suburb that became a paradigm of racial profiling and police use of deadly force after a white officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager, touching off violent protests. De'Carlon Seewood, an East St. Louis, Illinois, native who served as Ferguson's assistant city manager from 2001 to 2007, was chosen as city manager from a field of more than 40 applicants nationwide, Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III said on Wednesday.


  12. Names De'Carlon Seewood as City ManagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | City of Ferguson

    ... of Berkley's North Park area, which has brought tremendous development to North County. Seewood, a native of East St. Louis, Ill., has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Rockhurst College in Kansas City, Mo. and a Master's in Public ...


  13. Missouri freshman Terry Beckner Jr. will miss Tennessee game with knee injuryRead the original story

    Monday Nov 16 | Joplin

    Beckner Jr., a 6-foot-4, 300-pound freshman from East St. Louis, Illinois, left the Tigers' 20-16 win over Brigham Young University during the first quarter and didn't return.


  14. Missouri DT Beckner undergoing MRI for right knee strainRead the original story

    Monday Nov 16 | Washington Times

    ... was carted off after the first defensive snap in last week's victory over BYU in Kansas City. Beckner, from East St. Louis, Illinois, was one of the top recruits in the nation. He made five starts, including the last two, and had three sacks plus ...


  15. Robert 'Bob' Manues | Pittsfield |Read the original story

    Monday Nov 16 | Pike Press

    Robert Allen 'Bob' Manues was born in East St. Louis to Lee and Cathryn Manues on Sept. 19, 1945.


  16. Police investigating death of 3-month-old in East St. LouisRead the original story

    Monday Nov 16 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Authorities are investigating the death of a 3-month-old boy in East St. Louis. Officers were called late Thursday to a home where an infant was reported unresponsive and not breathing.


  17. More city budget-related layoffs announced in East St. LouisRead the original story

    Friday Nov 13 | WAND-TV Decatur

    East St. Louis officials are laying off a recently-hired public safety director and street superintendent due to budget woes. The News-Democrat reports Todd Fulton received a letter this week saying he'll no longer be public safety director effective Nov. 24. Fulton says he retired early from his former job as a Secret Service agent to take the East St. Louis job.


  18. Children's book drive benefits only East St. Louis libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Book donations are flowing to the only public library in cash-strapped East St. Louis after a monthlong teachers' strike highlighted its lack of resources. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that area librarians and have organized collection drives that will add thousands of titles to the library's bookshelves.


  19. Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation Gala Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | River Front Times

    Don't miss this season's Gala event meant to be a 'treat to your feet" - The Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation is hosting its 3rd Annual Sequins, Suits & Sneakers Gala to benefit the kids of Greater East St. Louis.


  20. Mark A. HauserRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 11 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Mark A. Hauser, 56, passed away at 1:15am on Friday, November 6, 2015, at his residence after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born on September 16, 1959, in East St. Louis, Illinois, the son of the late Bill and Norma Hauser.


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