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Motorist sues over Alton crash

EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist is suing another driver for allegedly causing an Alton collision. Dena R. Lewis filed a complaint on Dec. 6 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Teresa K. Ferguson, alleging she negligently drove her vehicle at an excessive speed.

MADISON COUNTY RECORD - 2018-12-18 07:00:00

Alton City Council will meet December 19

Alton City Council will meet on Wednesday, Dec. 19. 4. READING OF PROCLAMATIONS. PRESENT NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING – A public hearing will be held by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Alton, in the Alton City Hall, 101 E. Third Street, Alton, Illinois for the purpose of considering and hearin

METRO EAST SUN - 2018-12-18 07:00:00

6 charged with trying to fraudulently obtain IL drivers licenses

BETHALTO, IL - Six people are facing charges tonight after they were arrested over the weekend for trying to fraudulently obtain Illinois drivers licenses in Bethalto. Bethalto police crediting state workers for helping to crack the case.

FOX2NOW.COM - 2018-12-18 04:28:05

Six arrested in alleged DMV fraud case in Bethalto

BETHALTO – The Bethalto Police Department made six arrests in what is believed to be a case of fraudulent documents Saturday at the Bethalto Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) location at #20 Terminal Drive.

RIVERBENDER.COM - 2018-12-18 16:58:00

Police Warn of Skimmers Found on Local Gas Pumps

Alton Police have handed over the investigation of the report of credit card skimmers found at a local gas station to the feds. The BP station at the corner of Fosterburg Road and Illinois Route 140 is reportedly the location where thieves have placed the devices that take your information when you

ALTONDAILYNEWS.COM - 2018-12-17 07:00:00

AMH Occupational Therapy happy to lend a "hand"

ALTON – Joanna Krajewski is right-handed and never gave much thought to how important her left arm was – until she broke her left elbow in a fall earlier this year. But thanks to several sessions with Callie Feldman, an occupational therapist at Alton Memorial’s Human Motion Institute who specialize

RIVERBENDER.COM - 2018-12-18 16:28:00

A brighter look for Alton Memorial Convenient Care

Alton Memorial Convenient Care staff members standing on the new vinyl flooring are (from left) Shannon Hayes, Kristine Groppel, and Crystal Vetter. A few days of renovation work with no disruption to patient care have resulted in a spruced-up Alton Memorial Convenient Care.

ADVANTAGENEWS.COM - 2018-12-17 21:31:36

Man breaks into Hillsdale home, fatally shoots man, woman inside, charges say

NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A man and woman killed in a double homicide Saturday morning in Hillsdale, Mo. have been identified. Officers from the Hillsdale Police Department responded to the 2100 block of Cherry Avenue around 7:20 a.m. for a “shots fired” call. There, the officers loc

KMOV - 2018-12-19 00:00:44

Riverbend Head Start thanks local community for sharing the gift of warmth through the Coats for Kids Campaign

MADISON COUNTY - Riverbend Head Start and Family Services would like to thank everyone who donated coats, cash and served as one of the 38 collection sites for their 11th Annual Coats for Kids Campaign. This year, the community helped share the gift of warmth by collecting over 500 coats and raising

RIVERBENDER.COM - 2018-12-17 19:17:00

ALTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL: 21st Annual Heart-Stroke Fair is February 2

Alton Memorial Hospital recently issued the following announcement. Local residents can get a sneak preview Saturday, Feb. 2, of what medical experts at the International Stroke Conference will hear the following week.

METRO EAST SUN - 2018-12-17 07:00:00

Florissant girl, 6, accidentally shot and killed by sibling while parents attend Christmas party

FLORISSANT • A 6-year-old girl was accidentally shot and killed by an older sibling Friday while their parents were away at a Christmas party, police say. Maliyah Palmer died after being shot in the head Friday night by her 12-year-old brother. The boy found a 9 mm handgun in a dresser drawer in his

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-12-17 12:15:00

Chef Rex Hale Exits Bakers & Hale in Godfrey

After four months, chef Rex Hale has departed from Bakers & Hale. "I have decided to leave my position immediately at Bakers & Hale to spend more time with my family," Hale tells Feast. "I wish them the very best."

FEASTMAGAZINE.COM - 2018-12-17 16:35:00

MCT Service Change Coming Up

As the calendar flips to January, Madison County Transit is continuing the process of updating their designated bus stop service. Over the last couple of years, MCT has adjusted the #10 State & Elm Shuttle in Alton. Another adjustment is coming up in about a month, restoring 30 minute service betwee

ALTONDAILYNEWS.COM - 2018-12-15 07:00:00

Authorities identify man, woman killed in Hillsdale double homicide

NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A man and woman killed in a double homicide Saturday morning in Hillsdale, Mo. have been identified. Officers from the Hillsdale Police Department responded to the 2100 block of Cherry Avenue around 7:20 a.m. for a “shots fired” call. There, the officers loc

KMOV - 2018-12-17 15:15:00

Alton Fire Dept and CFC Donated Turkeys Saturday

Yesterday afternoon, the Alton Firefighters Local 1255 gave away free turkeys at the Crisis Food Center in Alton on East 6th Street. The firefighters gave a pool of donations for the turkeys that was matched by the Crisis Center.

ALTONDAILYNEWS.COM - 2018-12-16 07:00:00

Police arrest suspect who struck Alton police with vehicle

ALTON, Ill. – Law enforcement with the Illinois State Police and Alton Police Department are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who struck officers with his vehicle while fleeing an arrest.

FOX2NOW.COM - 2018-12-14 23:45:54

Ameren Illinois Adopts Two Area Families

Ameren Illinois employees around the state are spreading Christmas cheer this season, and employees at the Operating Center in Alton on Oakwood recently adopted two local families. Ameren Illinois committed $30,000 to the Adopt-a-Family initiative, including $2,500 in the Alton area. Employees also

ALTONDAILYNEWS.COM - 2018-12-16 07:00:00

Show students that one mistake doesn't define their lives

On Wednesday, the Riverview Gardens High School boys basketball team will play at home against North Technical High School. The return to the court comes nearly four weeks after the RGHS team was involved in an on-the-court fight with the Alton High School boys basketball team.

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-12-17 21:45:00

Alton officers fire shots at suspect before being dragged during getaway

ALTON, Ill. - Officers were dragged by a suspect's car as he drove away from an attempted arrest early Friday morning in Alton, Illinois. Police fired shots and struck the suspect before he made an escape into Missouri over the Clark bridge. Investigators are asking for your help to find him. They s

FOX2NOW.COM - 2018-12-14 13:38:50

Lucky St. Louis resident wins $5 million lottery

BRIDGETON, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A lucky St. Louis resident is now Missouri’s 508th millionaire. Jeffrey Harrison purchased a $20 Scratchers ticket and claimed a $5 million prize on December 11. He purchased the ticket from Schnucks at 11253 St. Charles Rock Road in Bridgeton.

KMOV - 2018-12-17 17:37:00