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Alton, Ill. Police investigate KKK flier hoax

KKK.png Alton Police are calling Ku Klux Klan flyers put up at the restaurant Fast Eddie's Fried Chicken a hoax. Fast Eddie's owner received several threats since a post of the flyers went viral on Facebook. Police believed the business was targeted. The flyer urge people to join the KKK. Alton's ma

ABCSTLOUIS.COM - 2017-09-23 22:51:23

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ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-09-25 23:59:59

Makeup artist brings Hollywood home

Jeff Lewis, a six-time Emmy nominated Hollywood makeup artist and Edwardsville native, has recently opened a one-of-a-kind make up store and makeup academy at 1043 Century Drive in Edwardsville. The Makeup Department & Academy offers personal consultations, makeup applications for special events li

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-09-26 17:13:13

Understanding limits on presidential power

Brendan Bukalski Ask the Lawyer Published 11:55 am, Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Question: Considering all of the things going on with Trump these days, it occurred to me that the President might be privileged from certain things. I have heard of "presidential privilege" before, but am unsure what i

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-09-26 17:13:24

District 7 receives positive audit report

Julia Biggs jbiggs.edwi@gmail.com Published 8:57 am, Tuesday, September 26, 2017 The Edwardsville District 7 Board of Education and administration received a positive 2016-17 audit report Monday night from Jim Torti, partner with the auditing firm Schowalter & Jabouri. Torti noted that financial st

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-09-26 14:12:42

Your guide to $2 Tuesdays (and cheap dates) in the metro-east

See a movie for two bucks. Drink for a dollar. Take in a fire and light show for free. You can get away with only having a few dollars in your pocket on date night. But take $5 a bill just to be on the safe side. Movies and shows Catch a movie for $2. On Tuesdays at Wehrenberg St. Clair 10 Cinema, 5

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-25 23:27:00

Village to upgrade building security

John Sommerhof jsommerhof@edwpub.net Published 12:02 pm, Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Glen Carbon-owned buildings will be getting a security upgrade after trustee action at the last regular meeting of the full Village Board. Trustees approved an agreement with George Alarm Company Inc. to upgrade th

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-09-26 17:13:19

Ferguson-Florissant all-girls robotic team receives grant

FLORISSANT, MO. - Middle school girls will get to build robots and compete with them, all thanks to a grant. Gear Girls is the all-girls robotics team at Cross Keys Middle School in the Ferguson-Florissant School District. It's made up of three brainy competitors-- seventh grader Aviana Carter, and

KSDK - 2017-09-26 20:26:20

Lifelong Edwardsville resident wins $250,000 Illinois Lottery prize!

EDWARDSVILLE, IL - Lifelong Edwardsville resident Jeff Stoecklin won a $250,000 Lucky Day Lotto prize when his ticket matched all five numbers - 23 - 24 - 26 - 32 - 36 - in the Friday, September 15, midday drawing. "I plan to invest this money wisely," he said when he presented his ticket at the Ill

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-09-26 15:01:49

O'Fallon man sexually assaulted minor family member for two years, police say

An O'Fallon man sexually assaulted a family member for two years, according to charges filed Monday in St. Clair County. Rich A. Bicknell, 60, was charged Monday with four counts of criminal sexual assault on a family member under the age of 18. The abuse took place over a two-year period, beginnin

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-26 14:39:00

Seaman claims hot warehouse caused injuries

EDWARDSVILLE - A man employed as a deckhand/tankerman alleges that the hot conditions of a warehouse in Wood River caused him to suffer heat stroke. Daniel E. Eudy filed a complaint on Sept. 20 in the Madison County Circuit Court against MERS LLC, doing business as Economy Boat Store, alleging that

MADISON COUNTY RECORD - 2017-09-25 18:03:17

Town is turning 100. Teen's model shows how it was in the beginning.

History that you can see and touch most always makes for a better lesson. And a local teen is creating just that for Grantfork as the village prepares to celebrate its 100th birthday celebration. Kenzie Holzinger, who lives in the country between Grantfork and Highland, is an aspiring artist who spe

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-25 17:10:00

Motorist seeks more than $50,000 after accident involving Agency for Community Transit

EDWARDSVILLE - A man is seeking damages from the Agency for Community Transit after a collision involving an employee in Granite City. Joshua C. Sikes filed a complaint on Sept. 18 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Amanda Lanham, as employee of Community Transit, and the Agency for Communi

MADISON COUNTY RECORD - 2017-09-25 18:05:56

15-year-old boy sees wish come true, stars in own superhero movie

GRANITE CITY, ILL. - It's not every day you can become a superhero or star in your own feature-length movie. For 15-year-old Peyton Crump, that dream came true this past weekend at Blue Coyote Studios in Granite City. "Now I get to experience what everyone else does when they do a movie," Crump said

KSDK - 2017-09-24 22:54:36

GIRLS' SWIMMING: Edwardsville wins triangular meet

The Edwardsville girls' swim team got off to a good start in its first home meet of the season, but the Tigers are confident that the best is yet to come. EHS won six of 12 events in winning a triangular meet on Saturday at Chuck Fruit Aquatic Center. The Tigers had 150 points while runner-up Spring

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-09-23 23:01:13

In Puerto Rico, death toll from Hurricane Maria reaches 16

Trees are reflected in the water in the Buena Vista community in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti) The government of Puerto Rico says the death toll from Hurricane Maria on the island is now 16, and that brings the overall tol

ABCSTLOUIS.COM - 2017-09-25 17:00:41

Suspects armed with machine gun rob St. Louis County credit union

ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Police are searching for two people who robbed a St. Louis County credit union, armed with a machine gun. The incident took place around 9:30 a.m. at Vantage Credit Union located at 11654 West Florissant Avenue. Authorities say the pair fled the scene in what's believed to be a white

KPLR11.COM - 2017-09-25 17:28:48

Indiana man's head crushed in fatal forklift accident at Amazon center, coroner says

PLAINFIELD, Ind. - An Indiana man's head was crushed during a fatal forklift accident at an Amazon distribution center on Sunday, according to WXIN. The Hendricks County coroner released an update into the investigation of the fatal accident at the Plainfield Amazon Fulfillment Center. The accident

KPLR11.COM - 2017-09-26 20:19:23

'Blue silence is violence': Latest protest called for accountability within police department, demanded firing of O'Toole

For the second Monday in a row since Judge Timothy Wilson announced a not guilty verdict in the first-degree murder charges against Jason Stockley for the 2011 fatal shooting of Anthony Lamar Smith, protesters marched silently down Market Street. Last night's march was symbolic of the code of silenc

ST. LOUIS AMERICAN - 2017-09-26 17:02:00

George Clooney pens poem to America: 'When I pray, I kneel'

Actor George Clooney leaves on a boat during the 74th edition of the Venice Film Festival, in Venice, Italy, Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. (Ettore Ferrari/ANSA via AP) George Clooney has written an open poem to his fellow Americans expressing his views about the divided state of the nation. The movie star,

ABCSTLOUIS.COM - 2017-09-26 15:16:24