St Clair County Newswire (Page 5)

St Clair County Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Study shows St. Clair and Madison County spending millions on personal injury defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | Illinoisreview

    A study released Friday from grassroots legal watchdog group Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch finds the Metro-East's status as a haven for lawsuits has led to county governments here being sued frequently, costing area taxpayers millions of dollars each year - millions that could have gone to hiring more police officers or teachers or improving more parks and roads. In the study, titled "Lost to Lawsuits: How Abusive Lawsuits in the Metro-East Drain Municipal Budgets, Force Service Cuts and Suppress Job Growth," I-LAW found that from 2010-2014, the St. Clair and Madison County governments spent a combined $17.1 million defending themselves against lawsuits.

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  2. St. Louis Metro Launches New MetroBus Stop Adoption ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | Mass Transit

    The Bi-State Development Agency of Missouri-Illinois Metropolitan District has invited businesses, not-for-profit organizations, community groups, neighborhoods, families and individuals to adopt MetroBus stops in the City of St. Louis and in St. Louis County in Missouri, and in St. Clair County in Illinois as part of a new MetroBus stop adoption program called Adopt-A-Stop. Metro formally launched Adopt-A-Stop at a MetroBus stop outside of a Reliance Bank location at Windsor Place and Grand Boulevard in the City of St. Louis on August 4. Reliance Bank was introduced as Metro's first official corporate "adopter" of a MetroBus stop.

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  3. Leona Wells, the first-ever female congressional stafferRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | The Hill

    Leona Wells, the first-ever female congressional staffer, deserves better recognition than history has so far accorded her. She was born in St. Clair County, Illinois on Aug. 2, 1877 and grew up in Iowa, where her father edited a small town newspaper and did various printing projects.

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  4. Show-Me-St-Louis 11 mins ago 12:10 p.m.Pet of the Week: BanditRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    Bandit is from the St. Clair County Animal Services which is located in Belleville. You can give them a call at 618-235-0585. If you adopt Bandit, you'll get a 50 dollar gift card to use at Kennelwood Pet Resorts.

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  5. Barbara 'Barbie' Joy SimmonsRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2016 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Barbara "Barbie" Joy Simmons, 72, passed away unexpectedly at 1:02 pm on Friday, July 29, 2016 at Alton Memorial Hospital. She married the love of her life Maurice "Moe" R. Simmons on March 9, 1962 in St. Clair County and they spent 51 years together until his passing May 12, 2013.

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  6. Teen steals gun from vehicle, allegedly shoots at homeownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | MLive.com

    Two teens are behind bars after one of the juveniles allegedly stole a gun and shot at a homeowner. A Riley Township teen boy is in custody and a Wales Township girl is in jail after an incident in the 1000 block of Cove Road in Wales Township in the morning hours of Tuesday, July 26, according to a post on the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office Facebook page.

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  7. Man enters guilty plea of conspiracy to distribute oxycodoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | RiverBender.com

    Gerald Tanner, 56, of Collinsville, Illinois , pleaded guilty on July 18, 2016, in US District Court to conspiracy to distribute oxycodone and methadone, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Donald S. Boyce, announced today. On November 18, 2015, a federal grand jury handed down an indictment alleging that three St. Clair County residents participated in a conspiracy to distribute oxycodone and methadone into the Southern District of Illinois.

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  8. Weather 1 hour ago 6:47 a.m.Flash Flood WarningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ILC119-163-201545- /O.NEW.KLSX.FF.W.0013.160720T1143Z-160720T1545Z/ BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED FLASH FLOOD WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO 643 AM CDT WED JUL 20 2016 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR... NORTHEASTERN ST. CLAIR COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS... SOUTHEASTERN MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS... * UNTIL 1045 AM CDT * AT 643 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA.

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  9. Weather 48 mins ago 5:56 a.m.Flood AdvisoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ILC083-117-119-163-201445- /O.NEW.KLSX.FA.Y.0013.160720T1050Z-160720T1445Z/ ST. CLAIR IL-MACOUPIN IL-MADISON IL-JERSEY IL- 550 AM CDT WED JUL 20 2016 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A * URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS FOR... NORTHEASTERN ST.

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  10. Weather 2 mins ago 5:53 a.m.Flood AdvisoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ILC083-117-119-163-201445- /O.NEW.KLSX.FA.Y.0013.160720T1050Z-160720T1445Z/ ST. CLAIR IL-MACOUPIN IL-MADISON IL-JERSEY IL- 550 AM CDT WED JUL 20 2016 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A * URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS FOR... NORTHEASTERN ST.

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  11. Traffic 44 mins ago 4:18 p.m.Semi spill causing backups in I-64 in Ill.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    Drivers in East St. Louis are being asked to avoid Interstate 64 near mile marker four after a spill on the highway. Hazmat crews are responding to an overturned semi on Westbound I-64 near mile marker four.

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  12. Weather 32 mins ago 1:17 p.m.Special Weather StatementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ILZ101-191900- ST. CLAIR IL- 113 PM CDT TUE JUL 19 2016 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN ST.

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  13. PEOPLE v. MOSLEYRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | FindLaw

    Michael J. Pelletier, State Appellate Defender, Ellen J. Curry, Deputy Defender, Richard J. Whitney, Assistant Appellate Defender, Office of the State Appellate Defender, Mt. Vernon, IL, for Appellant.

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  14. Man Imprisoned for Murder Suspected of 1986 DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Investigators say an Indiana man serving a life sentence in the death of an eastern Illinois girl over two decades ago is a suspect in the 1986 strangulation of a woman. The woman was identified in 2007 as Eulalia Mylia Chavez of California.

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  15. Illinois detectives investigate inmate in 1986 murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | The Hastings Tribune

    An Indiana man serving a life sentence for the abduction and murder of an eastern Illinois girl over two decades ago has been identified as a suspect in the strangulation of a woman found in 1986 outside a southwestern Illinois town.

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  16. Man serving life sentence for murder of Georgetown teen investigated for 1986 deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    Investigators say an Indiana man serving a life sentence in the death of a Georgetown girl over two decades ago is a suspect in the 1986 strangulation of a woman. The woman was identified in 2007 as Eulalia Mylia Chavez of California.

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  17. Portage man fights new bid for Illinois murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    A Portage man has made another attempt to avoid a trial for a four-decades-old death of a toddler in Illinois, taking his claims to the Illinois Supreme Court. "It's a good thing," Gary Warwick, a well-known girls softball coach in Northwest Indiana, said of the latest move in his long, twisting legal journey since the 1972 incident.

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  18. Ex-Swansea man gets 56 years in prison for rape of childRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A former Swansea man has been sentenced to 56 years in prison for the repeated rape of a 10-year-old girl. The Belleville News-Democrat reports that 33-year-old Gary Mikel Grodin pleaded guilty to four of the 31 child pornography and predatory criminal sexual assault charges against him.

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  19. Money donated in bid to make Illinois site national parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    The Cahokia Mounds is the largest pre-Columbian settlement north of Mexico. Archeologists say it was home to as many as 20,000 people in its heyday around 1100 A.D. The Bellville News-Democrat reported the St. Clair County Board this week approved a $25,000 contribution to the HeartLands Conservancy as the group lobbies for the national-park designation.

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  20. More \232aRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Officials in southwestern Illinois are putting more money into a bid to make an ancient historic site a national park. The Cahokia Mounds is the largest pre-Columbian settlement north of Mexico.

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