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City of Belleville City Council met December 3
City of Belleville City Council met Dec. 3. 1. Call To Order By Mayor And Explanation Of Disaster Procedures Reminder: Since The Meetings Are Being Videotaped It Is Important That Everyone Speak Directly Into A Microphone When Speaking.
Man found dead in north St. Louis
ST. LOUIS • A man was found dead on the ground in the 2600 block of Marcus Avenue Sunday morning. St. Louis Police say he was shot and requested homicide detectives to investigate. The scene is on the border of the Kingsway East and Greater Ville neighborhoods.
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
Belleville High School-East reports 13% truancy rate
The truancy rate at Belleville High School-East rose to 13 percent during the 2017-18 school year, according to a Metro East Sun analysis of the latest Illinois schools report card.
Blues get 2 in second but Flames still lead 5-2
Oskar Sundqvist and Tyler Bozak scored for the Blues, but Calgary still took a 5-2 lead into the third period Sunday at Enterprise Center. Sundqvist, one of the few pleasant surprises for the team this season, scored his fifth goal of the season, banging in a rebound of a Jordan Nolan shot into an o
Belleville woman finds herself in newly purchased home just in time for holidays
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – In September, a single mother of three was seeking a new beginning after starting a nursing job in St. Louis. But finding a home and having the funds to pay the closing costs seemed out of reach for Alicia Davis.
Mom was driving drunk with 11-year-old in car when she crashed near Belleville, police say
A woman who crashed into three parked cars Sunday in St. Clair County was driving drunk with her 11-year-old daughter in the car, police say. Kym P. Cooper, 36, of Belleville, was charged with five crimes, including aggravated felony DUI and endangering the health of a child. She also resisted arres
South City woman distraught over stolen tiny house
ST. LOUIS - A woman who was building a tiny house in south St. Louis is hoping police and the public can help after her home was stolen. Meghan Panu got a call Saturday morning (Dec. 15) asking her if she had moved her tiny home overnight. She had not.
Police investigating 'suspicious' death after man is found dead in Flordell Hills
NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOV.com) -- Police are investigating a "suspicious" death after discovering a man's body in Flordell Hills, Mo. Saturday morning. Velda City police, who regularly patrol Flordell Hills, responded to the 5700 block of Jennings Station Road for a call of a “person down.” When
92.8 percent of Belleville High School-East teachers stay put; average earns $73,644.55 per year
More than 92.8 percent of teachers stay at Belleville High School-East year to year, according to the 2018 three-year average in the latest Illinois schools report card. The Illinois State Board of Education records data concerning faculty salary, retention and attendance because maintaining a stabl
Driver allegedly violated red light in St. Louis collision
ST. LOUIS – A Belleville, Illinois man is alleged to have violated a red traffic signal and caused a collision in St. Louis. Carey Michael Cross filed a complaint on Dec. 6 in the St. Louis Circuit Court against Lamont McNicholson alleging negligence.
Man charged for St. Clair Bowl shooting
O’FALLON, Ill. – The St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office charged a 27-year-old Fairview Heights man for a shooting inside an O’Fallon bowling alley. According to Detective Sgt. Craig Koch, a spokesman for the O’Fallon Police Department, the shooting occurred Wednesday around 10:45 p.m. at the
St. Louis County police investigating double homicide in Hillsdale
HILLSDALE • Police found a man and a woman dead inside a home Saturday morning after callers reported hearing shots fired in the 2100 block of Cherry Avenue. St. Louis County police are now investigating.
MISSING: St. Louis teen goes missing after telling mom he’s in "some trouble"
ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- An Endangered Person Advisory has been issued for a man in North St. Louis County. The St. Louis County Police Department said 15-year-old Christian Fredrick has been missing since about 3:30 p.m. Friday.
Family pushing for answers after St. Louis police fatally shoot man in stolen SUV
ST. LOUIS — Dionne Willis of north St. Louis said Wednesday afternoon began like all the rest. "We had just left here. This happened like five minutes after I left my house. Me and him left here together," she said.
State investigates St. Louis hotel after 2 guests diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is investigating a west St. Louis County hotel after two recent guests developed Legionnaires’ disease. Two people stayed at the Marriott St. Louis West during separate visits this fall, a release from the department said. One person was diagnose
Man struck and killed by Metrolink train in St. Louis
ST. LOUIS – An investigation is underway after a man was struck and killed by a Metrolink train Friday night. The accident happened at the Busch Stadium Metrolink station. Metrolink will be closed at the location until further notice. Passengers in the area can expect delays of an hour or more.
Rio Grande opens in Fairview Heights with more than 20 margarita flavors on the menu
One of the newest restaurants in the metro-east has quickly become a popular place to go for authentic Mexican dishes, desserts and margaritas. Rafael Onale and his partners recently opened Rio Grande in Fairview Heights in the former home of Applebee’s Bar and Grill near the Marcus St. Clair Cine.
St. Louis man found not guilty in fatal 2016 shooting
ST. LOUIS • A St. Louis jury on Friday acquitted a man of murder in a fatal shooting from 2016. Justin J. Moore, 30, of the 7500 block of South Broadway, was found not guilty of first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the shooting death of Emmitt Dawson, 24.
Driver sues over North Green Mount Road crash
BELLEVILLE — A woman is suing two motorists for allegedly causing a mutli-vehicle collision. Hwaja Hays filed a complaint on Nov. 27 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Erika J. Galloway and Willa M. Gillette, alleging they failed to maintain their vehicles under proper control.