St Clair County Newswire

St Clair County Newswire

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  1. St. Clair County Awarded $1 Million Department of Justice GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 28 | RiverBender.com

    Mark A. Kern, St. Clair County Board Chairman is pleased to announce receipt of a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Justice. The grant, submitted in the partnership with United Way of Greater St. Louis , supports the efforts of East Side Aligned - the collective impact movement within greater East St. Louis working to align and advance policy, practice and investment across sectors to ensure all children and youth are supported, ready and well.

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  2. Air Force base, Illinois county agree to new 25-year dealRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 27 | Washington Times

    Scott Air Force Base and local leaders in St. Clair County have agreed to a new 25-year deal for joint use of MidAmerica Airport. According to the Belleville News-Democrat , St. Clair County Board members agreed to the new deal on Monday.

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  3. Metro East region eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 27 | The Legal Record

    Come out and enjoy Fall Farm Day, Saturday, Oct. 1 at Willoughby Farm, 632 Willoughby Lane, Collinsville. . The Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce's Healthcare Committee is hosting a Ferris Bueller's Day Off 30th Anniversary Screening at Skyview Drive-In.

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  4. Senior apartments to be built by Swansea MetroLink stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | RiverBender.com

    Southwestern Illinois Development Authority , in partnership with Bywater Development Group and Bi-State Development , is pleased to announce a new, $10.5 million development that will bring senior apartment living adjacent to the Swansea MetroLink Station in Swansea, Ill. The transit-oriented development project, which will be developed by SWIDA and Bywater, was approved by the Illinois Housing Development Authority in Chicago on September 16. This new development, called Metro Landing of Swansea, will feature a handsome three-story building with 62 affordable one- and two-bedroom apartments for older adults seeking an independent lifestyle.

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  5. Charles StoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 17 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Charles William Stone, 87, of Melvin, passed away at 3:53 p.m. on Sept. 11, 2016, at Presence Hospital in Urbana, with loved ones present.

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  6. Critics say MidAmerica St. Louis Airport renovations unnecessaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 15 | The Legal Record

    The St. Clair County Board has approved $1.4 million for the construction of a new roadway along taxiways at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in Mascoutah. The St. Clair County Board has approved $1.4 million for the construction of a new roadway along taxiways at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in Mascoutah.

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  7. Crime 51 mins ago 4:36 p.m.Man charged in 2005 Belleville triple murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 12 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    A Grand Jury indicted a man arrested just days after the 2005 triple murder on first-degree murder charges Friday.

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  8. One-time suspect charged in 2005 Belleville triple homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 12 | Daily Herald

    Grand jurors have charged a man with murder in the stabbing deaths of three people at a southern Illinois beauty salon more than a decade ago. The Belleville News Democrat reports one-time suspect 50-year-old Samuel L. Johnson of St. Louis was charged with first-degree murder in an indictment unsealed Monday.

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  9. Scott Credit Union pledges $250,000 for new St. Elizabeth's HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 12 | RiverBender.com

    EDWARDSVILLE Scott Credit Union recently pledged $250,000 over the next five years to support the new St. Elizabeth's Hospital being built on Green Mount Road near Interstate 64 in O'Fallon. Construction of the new $300 million, 144-bed facility is under way and is expected to be completed in 2017.

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  10. Durbin Announces $2 Million in Federal Money for CPDRead the original story

    Friday Sep 9 | NBC Chicago

    Sen. Dick Durbin announced over $2 million in additional federal funding for law enforcement in Chicago on Thursday as concerns over the city's violence continue to grow. The money, which was awarded through the Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance, will be used to purchase equipment and support overtime patrols in the city.

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  11. Chicago to receive $2.3M to help with police overtime costsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 8 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The city of Chicago is receiving more than $2.3 million in federal money to help cover overtime costs for police officers amid a spike in violent crime. U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin announced Thursday the city is among the latest recipients of funding from the Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance.

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  12. Jobs Plus 2016 to feature more than 50 hiring agenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 8 | RiverBender.com

    BELLEVILLE Individuals from across the St. Louis region in search of new career opportunities are invited to attend the upcoming Jobs Plus 2016 Regional Job Fair, where an estimated 50-plus employers will be seeking talent to fill hundreds of job openings region-wide. Set for 1-5 p.m., Thursday, Sept.

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  13. Illinois teen accused of plotting terrorist attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 2 | Yahoo!

    Authorities arrested an 18-year-old southern Illinois man who they allege had communicated with an unspecified terrorist group about a plan to an attack on at least one area location. Keaun L. Cook, of Godfrey, was arrested Wednesday on preliminary charges of providing material support for terrorism and making a terrorist threat.

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  14. Mold Concerns at East Saint Louis JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    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 says the complaint is unfounded and under investigation but the employees and prisoners were moved in the interest of health and safety.

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  15. 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.

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  16. Illinois 1 mins ago 10:43 a.m.East St. Louis closes jail after sanitation complaintRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    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.

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  17. Report: Metro East counties still litigation magnetsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | The Legal Record

    St. Clair County Clerk Thomas Holbrook and County Board Chairman Mark Kern formally commemorate the 225th anniversary of the county's founding last week during at the Old Cahokia Courthouse. Photo courtesy of Julie Hauser.

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  18. Crowds pay tribute as soldier killed in Afghanistan comes homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Crowds estimated at more than 1,000, including students from two schools, lined Pontoon and Maryville roads to honor former Granite City, Ill. resident Christopher A. Wilbur, a U.S. Army staff sergeant killed in Afghanistan Aug. 12. Wilbur's remains and family members were escorted by police vehicles from a number of local departments and about 80 Patriot Guard Riders from MidAmerica Airport in Mascoutah to Irwin Chapel in Granite City.

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  19. County ponders a future without St. Clair Power PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | Times Herald

    County ponders a future without St. Clair Power Plant Officials know that shutting down DTE Energy's St. Clair Power Plant is going to hurt. Check out this story on thetimesherald.com: http://bwne.ws/2btt9OY Exterior of DTE's St. Clair Power Plant, Tuesday January 22, 2013, in East China Township.

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  20. Ill. lawmakers tout benefits of keeping Scott AFB openRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Congress isn't expected to begin the process for consolidating and closing surplus military bases for another couple of years, but St. Clair County Board Chairman Mark Kern already is preparing a strategy for protecting Scott Air Force Base - Southern Illinois' biggest employer and an economic engine that injects $3 billion yearly into the regional economy. "We always need to be vigilant in making sure that we protect Scott Air Force Base as best we can," Kern said.

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