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Moro woman faces Criminal Sexual Abuse charges
EDWARDSVILLE – A Moro woman – Tonya Rene Christians – has been charged with three felony counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse, which are Class 2 felonies. An arrest warrant was obtained and the bond was set at $50,000 for Christians, 45, by the Honorable Judge Kyle Napp. She is currently in cu
Top 10 schedule, results
1. Kirkwood (4-0) vs. Ladue (2-2) , 7 p.m Friday. 2. Parkway Central (4-1) lost to Francis Howell Central (4-1), 48-14 Friday. 3. Edwardsville (9-1) was idle. 4. Cor Jesu (4-1) def. Lindbergh (3-2), 49-36 Friday.
Collinsville church grants formerly homeless family a house ahead of Christmas
Having a place to call home is something not everyone has the pleasure of saying, and Sunday one couple who used to be homeless is thanking a local church for helping them get off the streets.
Snow, Rain Return After Dry Start To Week: Illinois Weather
The chance for snow and rain will return mid-week, after several days of dry and sunny weather. First, it will be dry and sunny on Monday and Tuesday, with temps near 40 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
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
Horse rescue farm in need of help after being swindled on hay sale
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – Management at an Illinois horse rescue farm says they were cheated out of the hay they purchased to feed their animals all winter. Now they are desperate for help.
Trailside retail center under construction in Edwardsville
A $6 million retail and restaurant center is being built near the Madison County Transit bike trail in Edwardsville. The project, called IronWorks, is being developed and built by Contegra Construction Co. and will provide direct access to bike riders on the nearby trail. The center is expected to o
Christmas cheer turned to carnage 50 years ago in Carlinville, Ill., as man killed wife, kids, social workers
Those words from a 10-year-old begin to illustrate a Christmas party that turned into a mass murder 50 years ago in the Metro East. “Sherman Kline was not an evil man who set out to do horrible things.”
Edwardsville Police Department issues info about 2018 holiday enforcement campaign
EDWARDSVILLE —The Edwardsville Police Department issued information about an upcoming participation in the holiday enforcement campaign. The statement by Edwardsville Police Lt. Chris Byrne was as follows: "The holidays are a time for friends, family, and coworkers to come together in celebration. W
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.
Christian Jones scores 18 in historic Warriors win
EDWARDSVILLE – Freshman point guard Christian Jones had a big game for Granite City on Friday night, as he scored 18 points in helping the Warriors defeat the Tigers at Lucco-Jackson Gym 50-47. It was the first time Granite had defeated Edwardsville since December 2002.
COLLINSVILLE COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 10: Take the Illinois 5Essentials Survey to Help Improve Our Schools
Collinsville Community Unit School District 10 issued the following announcement on Dec. 12. The University of Chicago, in collaboration with the Illinois State Board of Education, is currently administering the seventh annual 5Essentials Survey to provide insight into the effectiveness of public sc
Jones' 18 points, last-second blocked shot keys to Granite City's win over Edwardsville
EDWARDSVILLE – Freshman Christian Jones led the way with 18 points, but it took a blocked three-point shot right before the final buzzer to give Granite City a 50-47 win over Edwardsville at Lucco-Jackson Gym Friday night.
Motorist alleges injuries from crash at Possum Hill Road and IL-4
EDWARDSVILLE — A motorist claims another driver caused a collision when she disobeyed a traffic control device. Clay A. Williams filed a complaint on Dec. 4 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Wanda P. Scheldt, alleging negligence.
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
Dollar General in Alton, Ill. robbed overnight, police searching for suspect
ALTON, ILL. (KMOV.com) -- An armed robbery took place at a Dollar General store overnight in Alton, Ill. Police responded to the store at West Delmar and State Street after 11:15 p.m. Alton and Wood River police used a K9 to search for a suspect but were unable to find anyone.
Woman alleges wrongful termination after requesting work comp benefits
EDWARDSVILLE — A woman is suing her former employers for allegedly terminating her for requesting workers' compensation benefits. Celia Hodges filed a complaint on Nov. 28 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Antolin Interirors USA and Team Company, doing business as Staff Quick, alleging the
Alton man wanted for deadly stabbing captured by U.S. Marshals
ALTON, Ill. (KMOV.com) --The U.S. Marshals have apprehend an Alton man Friday in connection to a murder on November 29. Officers responded to the 3400 block of Bolivar just before 6 p.m. after receiving reports of a man being stabbed.
American Steel employee dies in industrial accident Thursday
GRANITE CITY, Ill. (KMOV.com) -- An American Steel employee died in an industrial accident at the Granite City foundry Thursday. Police along with EMS responded to American Steel Foundry at 1700 Walnut St. in Granite City, Ill. Thursday where it was reported that one of the employees was seriously i
Metro East woman charged with sexually assaulting teen boy
MADISON COUNTY, Il. (KMOV.com) -- Police have issued an arrest warrant for a 38-year-old Madison County woman they say sexually assaulted a 17-year-old boy. Melissa S. Perez, of Roxana, was charged Wednesday with one count of criminal sexual assault and two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse