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Victim of fatal accident in North County identified

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO - St. Louis County Police have identified the victim of a fatal accident that happened Tuesday morning just after 11 am. The accident occurred at Banshee Roared and James S. McDonnell Boulevard. Officers arriving at the scene found a two-vehicle accident between a car and a pick

KPLR11.COM - 2017-09-19 04:17:50

I-55/70 to be shut down again near I-255 next weekend

COLLINSVILLE Westbound lanes of Interstate 55/70 under Interstate 255 near Collinsville will again be shut down for bridge painting this weekend, beginning at 9 p.m. Friday. Lora Rensing, an official with the Illinois Department of Transportation, said the work wasn't finished during a shutdown las

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-09-19 16:42:00

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ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-09-18 23:59:59

Masked men carjack victim in Spanish Lake; crash in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, MO - A night of crime ended quickly for four suspected car thieves. At around 4:20 a.m. Tuesday, four men wearing surgical masks carjacked a vehicle in Spanish Lake. Shortly after, police spotted the stolen car and tried to pull it over. The suspects led police on a short pursuit into nor

KPLR11.COM - 2017-09-19 15:12:51

Child safety seat checks scheduled

A new study released by State Farm Insurance Company reveals that a majority of parents are not practicing proper car seat safety. The study, conducted in August, found that less than half of parents (44 percent) surveyed kept their child rear facing until 2 years of age or longer. Chris Mullen, dir

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-09-19 16:29:04

Patton goes into detail on decision

Edwardsville Mayor Hal Patton is ready to compete locally for a seat in the state Senate. On Wednesday, Patton announced that he will be seeking the Republican nomination for the 56th District seat in the Illinois Senate following state Senator Bill Haine's decision to not seek re-election. Haine wi

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-09-19 16:26:27

James Dean Perkins (1965-2017)

James Dean Perkins, age 51, of Shiloh, died Thursday September 14, 2017 at Memorial Hospital East, Shiloh. He was born in Washington, Indiana, the son of the late John and Mary (Osborn) Perkins. He is survived by his loving wife: Teresa K. (Dell) Perkins; his children: Joshua Dean Perkins, Jace Dani

OFALLONWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-19 20:18:54

Plum Street property acquisition closer to reality

The Plum Street property is moving forward for potential development. As discussed at Thursday's Administrative and Community Services Committee meeting, if approved by City Council, the city of Edwardsville will enter into an agreement with Madison County, which will give it the ability to purchas

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-09-19 16:26:36

Local high school students score higher on ACT as fewer took the exam

In the metro-east, ACT scores were up for the graduating class of 2017 over the previous year's graduates. That boost comes as the number of students taking the exam is on the decline. The 2017 graduates could have taken the ACT as sophomores, juniors or seniors, but in any case, individual families

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 21:15:00

What protest organizers are asking for

What protest organizers are asking forWhat protest organizers are asking for Updated: Monday, September 18 2017 7:10 PM EDT2017-09-18 23:10:39 GMT Leaders of protests that have taken place after the verdict tell News 4 they have specific demands they want to be metMore > Leaders of protests that hav

KMOV - 2017-09-19 01:55:00

Here's where you can find the state's most affordable nursing degree

The online publication College Choice has named Southern Illinois University Edwardsville the most affordable nursing degree in Illinois. SIUE's average annual tuition for a nursing program student is $9,442. Chicago State University is next at about $550 more a year. Governor's State University, E

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 19:23:00

Applications sought for MEPRD seat

Applications are being accepted for a vacancy on the Metro East Park and Recreation District board. The district has been around for 17 years and has as its goal the improvement of parks and the development of trails in Madison and St. Clair counties. A vacancy opened after board member Gene R. Pete

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-09-19 16:24:26

Can anyone lay claim to wild animals?

Question: I am a big nature lover. There is a piece of property that I want to buy, and it is fairly wild, which is just the way I want to keep it. I recently learned that the prior owner had problems with hunters coming onto the property to hunt the wild game that is there, and that no trespassing

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-09-19 16:24:24

Two racially motivated incidents on SIUE campus

EDWARDSVILLE, Il. _Administrators with Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville are letting students know racism will not be tolerated after two incidents on campus have police investigating. A student claims someone left a note at his apartment door using racial slurs. Someone also painted a co

FOX2NOW.COM - 2017-09-19 14:24:18

SIUE police investigate incidents involving racial slur, Confederate flag

ST. LOUIS Police at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville are investigating two incidents on campus last week, one that involved a racist note left on a student's on-campus apartment door. Sophomore Lamone Stansbury saw the note on his way back from dinner with friends on campus Sept. 13. It rea

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-09-18 23:15:00

Here's why some people want to get rid of township governments

Townships may be a threatened species in the metro-east. In May, Belleville Township dissolved, and in September, Swansea Village Board trustee Brian Wells said he'd like to see the village secede from St. Clair Township because he said it's being overly subsidized by Swansea residents. Now, Godfr

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 19:58:00

Maria, St. Louis, Toys R Us: 5 things that happened Monday

Looking to get caught up on the news -- fast? Here are five things that happened Monday:1. Hurricane Maria amasses Category 5 strength Hurricane Maria intensified into a potentially catastrophic Category 5 storm Monday as it surged toward islands in the Caribbean. Forecasters say the storm looks poi

ABCSTLOUIS.COM - 2017-09-18 21:51:51

Winning Lucky Day ticket of $250,000 sold in Edwardsville

A ticket sold Friday at MotoMart in Edwardsvhille is worth $250,000 from the Illinois Lottery. More than 8,900 tickets won from $1 to $200 at Friday's midday drawing, but one ticket that matched all five numbers was purchased at the MotoMart at 1905 N. Main St., according to the Illinois Lottery.

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 21:23:00

A Belleville sales tax was set to expire at the end of the year. Now it's permanent.

Belleville aldermen unanimously agreed Monday to permanently keep a 0.25 percent sales tax that was first charged to replace the city's wheel tax over five years ago. The sales tax produces about $1.1 million annually and supports the $28 million general fund used to pay for the city's day-to-day op

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 07:04:00


Marvel Universe LIVE! The Chaifetz Arena October 26 - 29 Marvel fans, assemble for this live, action-packed, legendary battle to defend the universe from evil. Spider-Man, the Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy join forces with Doctor Strange, master of the mystic arts, in a race against time

KPLR11.COM - 2017-09-19 09:00:02