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  1. Library closed due to Illinois budget woes to reopenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | KFVS12

    Illinois Community College Board money will reopen an East St. Louis library that was closed due to the state's lack of a budget. The Belleville News Democrat reports that the East St. Louis Higher Education Campus' library shelves were closed for the last six months.


  2. Poll: Illinois residents fleeingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | KFVS12

    The state of Illinois is dealing with $11 billion of unpaid bills and an 18-month long deadlock where lawmakers have failed to come to an agreement on how to fix it. "We are seeing the collective impact of those realities from Carbondale to Chicago, from East St. Louis to Danville," he said.


  3. Police search for 4-year-old boy with 'mentally unstable' motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | KFVS12

    An Endangered Person Advisory has been issued for a 4-year-old boy believed to be his mother who is considered mentally unstable. Police said Cornell Wren Jr., 4, is likely with his mother, Michelle Clark, 30. Clark reportedly contacted a crisis hotline and is believed to be mentally unstable.


  4. Behavioral healthcare provider receives $4.5M in grants for programs in TN, southern ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | KFVS12

    Centerstone, one of the nation's leading not-for-profit behavioral health care providers, has been awarded a three-year, $4.5 million grant to implement a U.S. Department of Labor Reentry Demonstration Project for Young Adults. The project goals include preventing and reducing crime in high-risk areas of middle Tennessee and southern Illinois by enhancing workforce reentry strategies for 563 people, ages 18 to 24, who have been involved with the juvenile or adult justice systems.


  5. Congregation hopes to rebuild after fire destroys churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | KFVS12

    Members of an East St. Louis congregation are hoping to rebuild after a large blaze destroyed their church. East St. Louis Fire Chief Jason Blackmon says the Saturday night fire engulfed the whole structure of the Christ Redeemed Missionary Baptist Church .


  6. Suspected car thief dies in St. Louis crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | KFVS12

    A suspected car thief is dead in a crash after leading police on a chase from East St. Louis, Illinois, into St. Louis. A second person was trapped in the car following the crash around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.


  7. Life in prison for man who coerced girl into prostitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | KFVS12

    An eastern Missouri man has been sentenced to life in prison for coercing a 15-year-old Illinois girl into prostitution. Marcus Dewayne Thompson of Park Hills pleaded guilty in May to several charges in federal court in East St. Louis, Illinois.


  8. East St. Louis closes jail after sanitation complaintRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | KFVS12

    Officials in East St. Louis say they've closed the city's jail and moved prisoners to a southern Illinois county jail because of possible unsanitary conditions. City manager Courtney Logan told the Belleville News-Democrat on Tuesday that the complaint is unfounded and under investigation but the employees and prisoners were moved in the interest of health and safety.


  9. Man suspected in St. Louis killing extraditedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | KFVS12

    A man has been extradited from an Illinois prison to St. Louis to face murder charges filed more than a year ago. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 20-year-old Tony Ross of East St. Louis, Illinois, was charged in April 2015 with second-degree murder in the death of Bobby Christman.


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