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Alton police: increased patrol shows results

Alton police officers are patrolling the area around the Clark Bridge to battle crime, and the police chief said they are seeing results. Chief Jason Simmons said many suspects were coming across the Clark Bridge to commit crimes in the Metro East, so police increased patrol in the area. Simmons sai

KMOV - 2018-01-21 21:37:00

Report: Alton index crimes drop 14 percent from 2016 to 2017

ALTON INDEX CRIMES 2017 (2016 statistics in parentheses) Murder: 1 (1) Burglary: 202 (277) Sex Offenses: 23 (29) Theft: 740 (851) Robbery: 33 (36) Motor Vehicle theft: 65 (47) Battery: 105 (117) Arson: 9 (5) Source: APD Chief Jason "Jake" Simmons; some 2016 numbers were adjusted from original, preli

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-21 11:00:25

Madison County's Project Homeless Connect to once again bridge service gap

Angela Botz, left, Community Outreach Coordinator for IMPACT in Alton, and Sam Borders, right, with Community Development, talk to a visitor about services available at last year's Project Homeless Connect held in the River of Life Church on Fosterburg Road. John Badman | The Telegraph EDWARDSVILL

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-22 18:46:45

5 boys hit by car after driver suffers medical emergency

ST. LOUIS COUNTY - One boy was critically injured and four others suffered minor injuries when they were struck by a car after the driver suffered a medical emergency. According to a press release from the St. Louis County Police Department, a 57-year-old woman was driving near the intersection of N

KSDK - 2018-01-22 00:41:00

I-270 closed in South County following multi-vehicle crash - KMOV.com

I-270 closed in South County following multi-vehicle crashI-270 closed in South County following multi-vehicle crash Updated: Monday, January 22 2018 11:14 AM EST2018-01-22 16:14:47 GMT Northbound Interstate 270 is closed near Tesson Ferry in South St. Louis County following a multi-vehicle accident

KMOV - 2018-01-22 19:14:00

Freer Auto Body to donate van to Alton's Boys & Girls Club, requests supplies to fill

For The Telegraph For The Telegraph For The Telegraph If you go: What: Boys & Girls Club of Alton van presentation by Freer Auto Body When: 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9 Where: Freer Auto Body, 4512 N. Alby Road, Godfrey Info: Freer Auto Body asks the community to donate cleaning supplies to fill the van,


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ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-01-22 14:46:34

Apartment complex residents displaced by Sunday morning fire

JENNINGS, MO - "We just out of luck," an apartment owner said. Apartment renters in Keoneman Park Place are feeling helpless tonight following an early morning fire on Sunday. One renter, who did not want to be identified, said she was asleep when she heard her neighbor trying to get everyone out. "

KPLR11.COM - 2018-01-22 05:21:18

Cops: Man hit, killed by train

An unidentified man was fatally struck by a commuter train in Cambridge early yesterday afternoon, MBTA police said. The man, believed to be about 60, was "trespassing on the right of way in the vicinity of ... Fawcet Street (and) was struck by an inbound Fitchburg Line MBTA commuter rail train," T

BOSTON HERALD - 2018-01-22 08:00:00

She stepped up for Fitchburg's Civic Days

Editor's note: This article is the latest in the newspaper's "Be a Volunteer" series, focusing on people who join community nonprofits. Got a suggestion for a profile? Email it to cclark@lsentinelandenterprise.com. -- FITCHBURG -- When Diane Burnette went to Civic Days about a decade ago, she didn

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-22 11:53:04

Dozens of animals die in Holliston barn fire

HOLLISTON - When firefighters arrived at a fast-moving barn fire Sunday morning, they had to cope with more than fighting the blaze. With about 60 farm animals living in the barn, firefighters scurried to bring animals to safety. They cut away a wire fence to free chickens and carried a pig to an an

METROWEST DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-22 13:07:52

Dozens of animals killed after barn goes up in flames in Holliston

Investigators are working to determine what caused a farm to go up in flames Sunday morning. Police said they responded around 6:25 a.m. to a report of a barn fire at 755 Concord Street and found the barn fully engulfed when they arrived. Multiple fire departments were called to the scene to assist

WCVB - 2018-01-21 20:24:00

Deadline approaching for prospective Chelmsford candidates

CHELMSFORD -- Anyone interested in running for office in the April 3 town election must pull nomination papers by Feb. 9 at 5 p.m. Nomination papers with signatures from registered voters (minimum 50 for townwide offices, 25 for Town Meeting precinct representative seats) must be returned by Feb. 1

LOWELL SUN - 2018-01-22 19:35:32

Man accused of raping 2-year-old girl while woman took photos inside car parked at Walmart

A man is being accused of sexually assaulting a 2-year-old girl inside a car parked outside the Worcester Walmart store while a relative of the child allegedly took photos of the act, according to a prosecutor and court documents. Assistant District Attorney Lina Pashou said that a witness saw the a

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-01-22 18:36:37

FROM SOCIAL MEDIA: Animals' owner comments after Holliston fire

On Sunday morning, Rebecca Woodworth Brodie posted in the Holliston Bulletin Board, a public Facebook group, talking about the fire. The Facebook group describes itself as "an open community bulletin board. All members of the greater Holliston community may post events, lost pets, business specials

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-22 16:58:45

Upcoming events at the Fitchburg Senior Center

FITCHBURG -- The Fitchburg Senior Center, located at 14 Wallace Ave., has announce its schedule for February. For more information, call 978-345-9598. Friday, Feb. 2 10 a.m.-noon: The center's Creativity Group invites the community to support the American Heart Association by knitting or crochetin

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-21 11:32:40

3 people taken to hospital after KCMO house fire

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Three people were taken to the hospital after a house fire in Kansas City, Missouri Monday afternoon. The fire started at 1606 Drury Ave. around 12:40 p.m. The house was engulfed in flames when fire crews first arrived. Four people were in the house when the fire started, but al

KSHB.COM - 2018-01-22 20:01:06

These KC students visited the Grand Canyon. But they never left the classroom

More than a dozen Center School District second-graders took a field trip Friday morning to the Grand Canyon and were back in class before lunchtime. Actually, they really never left their classroom. They never even left their seats, for that matter. But the Boone Elementary School students did go

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-01-22 13:00:00

Westwood officials may take 47th down to 3 lanes

City officials in Westwood, Kansas are considering reducing lanes on 47th Street, from four lanes down to three lanes. Copyright 2018 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. WESTWOOD, Kan. - City officials in Westwood, Kans

KSHB.COM - 2018-01-22 20:02:28

Having trouble figuring out income tax changes? The KC Library has help

Filling out income tax forms is complicated and maddening enough. But it could be even more so this year after the tax reform bill introduced who knows what kinds of sand traps, as well as opportunities. The Kansas City Public Library, in collaboration with AARP and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance,

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-01-22 19:25:00