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  1. Early childhood innovation zones work to transform Illinois communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    Early childhood education is vital for students to succeed in school, but far too few of Illinois' youngest children have access to high quality early learning programs. A report released today from the Illinois Education Research Council at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville describes how eleven Illinois communities are working to change that.


  2. Rauner tours Alton; met with hospitality, protests at Bluff City GrillRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    Rauner toured Alton Wednesday, stopping at local facilities such as Cope Plastics before attending the annual Lincoln-Douglas Dinner, which was the largest sit-down dinner Bluff City Grill has handled since its inception. Bluff City Grill owner Cathy Gross said her staff was put to the test Wednesday evening, when they served as many as 400 guests - the maximum capacity of their banquet facility.


  3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar highlights lifelong success at Mannie Jackson...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    EDWARDSVILLE Legendary UCLA and Los Angeles Lakers' player Kareem Abdul-Jabba r received a warm welcome to the campus of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. The basketball superstar was featured as the guest of honor at Thursday's highly anticipated fundraiser for T he Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities.


  4. The newest Americans: Nearly 50 former immigrants become U.S. citizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    A ceremony hosted at the Alton High School Auditorium by the United States District Court, Southern District of Illinois welcomed 47 new United States citizens Wednesday morning. The event was hosted by Alton High School U.S. history honors students, who also participate in the Illinois Global Scholars Program with instructors Jordan Anderson and Todd Fortschneider.


  5. Alton's Rawlings sentenced for firearm offenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    Shawn Thomas Rawlings, 41, of Alton, IL, was sentenced on a conviction of unlawful possession of a firearm by a previously convicted felon in federal district court in East St. Louis on March 24, 2017. The court sentenced Rawlings to 77 months of imprisonment, three years of supervised release, a $300 fine, and a $100 special assessment, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Donald S. Boyce, announced this past week.


  6. Former tax preparer in Belleville pleads guilty to submitting false...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    Victoria Foster, 55, of East St. Louis, Illinois, entered pleas of guilty to two counts of false claims against the United States by a paid tax preparer assisting in the preparation of a false federal tax return, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Donald S. Boyce, announced today. Victoria Foster worked at Elite Tax in Belleville.


  7. Walton Telken Foster firm obtains $29 million for client in medical malpractice damagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    EDWARDSVILLE Attorneys Steve Telken and Troy Walton, of the law firm Walton Telken Foster, LLC, have obtained a significant award in favor of their client, Kevin Clanton, in a medical malpractice claim against the U.S.A. Following a five-day trial in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois , U.S. District Court Judge Nancy J. Rosenstengel recently entered an Order against the Government, awarding Mr. Clanton $29,692,296 in damages. At age 28, Mr. Clanton began receiving care for his high blood pressure from a nurse practitioner at the Windsor Clinic, in East St. Louis.


  8. Joe Page Bridge in Hardin to be restricted to one lane beginning April 3 for maintenanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    The Joe Page Bridge, which carries Illinois Route 16/100 across the Illinois River in Hardin will be restricted to one lane beginning Monday, April 3, 2017, the Illinois Department of Transportation, announced today. Temporary traffic signals will be installed to maintain two-way traffic through this area.


  9. Siu SDM recognized as Center of Excellence by Liberty Dental PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    The Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine has been honored as a 2016 Center of Excellence by the national dental management firm LIBERTY Dental Plan. A special award presentation was held Monday, March 6 with LIBERTY representatives and State Representative Dan Beiser in attendance.


  10. Fists Up, Guns Down: Grassroots initiative trying to stop gun violence in AltonRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    Over the last few months, the Alton Police Department said they are investigating several instances of gunfire in the area near Ridge Street and Central , and one group of young men from the neighborhood say they are helping stop that violence through something much less dangerous - boxing. Fists Up, Guns Down , as it is called, is a grassroots DIY initiative concocted by Altonian Brian Newman .


  11. Mary Lou CousleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Mary Lou Cousley, 76, of Alton, IL died on Friday, February 24, 2017 at Bethesda Heart Hospital in Boynton Beach, FL. She was a winter resident of Ocean Ridge, FL.


  12. Amazon strikes relationship with SIUE East St. Louis CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    It wasn't Christmas or a birthday, but another special event on Wednesday, Feb. 22 made Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Center Project Success students rummage through boxes and orange cray paper for an unexpected gift 50 Fire Kids Edition tablets from Amazon. Amazon's Edwardsville fulfillment centers donated 50 Fire tablets and a $500 Amazon gift card..


  13. Edwardsville man charged in O'Fallon bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    Marcus J. Thornton, 36, of Edwardsville , was charged on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, by complaint in United States District Court, in East St. Louis, with bank robbery. Donald S. Boyce , United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced the charges on Wednesday.


  14. Alton Police confirm they have suspected bank robber in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    After announcing they had apprehended a "person of interest" in the Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, robbery of the U.S. Bank location at 1520 Washington Ave., Alton Police Chief Jake Simmons formerly declared the person is a suspect. The East St. Louis man was taken into police custody approximately 15 minutes following the 9:30 a.m. bank robbery. 2 comments

  15. Alton Police investigating Saturday shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    Alton Police provided more details Monday morning about a man who was shot in the shoulder Saturday near the corner of Fifth Street and Central Avenue in Alton. Alton Police Chief Jake Simmons said the man, who was from East St. Louis , suffered a "superficial" shoulder wound around 4 p.m. Saturday.


  16. SIU School of Dental Medicine hosts clinic open house on SIUE campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    The clinic is equipped to provide a full scope of dental services, including preventive dentistry, cleanings, fillings, crowns and bridges, dentures, surgery, root canals and implant procedures. The clinic also is equipped to perform simple and complex pediatric dental care.


  17. Charles J. GoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Charles J. Goff, age 93, of Edwardsville, Illinois, died at 3:56 p.m. on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at Meridian Village Care Center in Glen Carbon. He was born April 30, 1923, in East St. Louis, Illinois, the son of the late Edward T. & Helen R. Goff.


  18. 'Prince Charming' behind bars: Nigerian romance scammer nets 27-year prison sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    Olayinka Ilumsa Sunmola, 33, of Lagos, Nigeria, was sentenced this morning to serve 324 months behind bars for an elaborate international romance scam he perpetrated from 2007 to 2014, U.S. Attorney Donald S. Boyce for the Southern District of Illinois announced today. Evidence presented in court showed that Sunmola was the ringleader of a criminal organization operating in South Africa that targeted hundreds of women across the United States, including many in the St. Louis area.


  19. Peggy L. ZimmermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Peggy L. Zimmerman, age 66, of Cottage Hills, passed away Saturday, January 28, 2017, at Christian North East Hospital.She was born April 13, 1950, in East St. Louis, the daughter of Raymond and Mary Mildred Roberson. Peggy retired as a Staff Representative of AFSCME Council 31.She was active in the community and was a member of the Greater Madison County Federation of Labor, Southwestern Illinois Democratic Women, AFSCME Retiree Sub-Chapter 59, precinct committee woman and Alton VFW #1308 Women's Auxilliary.


  20. Edwardsville Public Works Department repaired 'sewer emergency' WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    The Edwardsville Public Works Department contracted Visu-Sewer of East St. Louis to repair a "sewer emergency" discovered Dec. 8, 2016. On Wednesday, Jan. 18, Visu-Sewer repaired and finished the job.


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