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ATV accident in Edwardsville, Ill. leaves several injured

Credit: PixabayEDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (KMOV.com) - Edwardsville detectives are investigating an ATV accident Sunday that left several injured.The accident happened at 4:30 p.m. in the 5000 block of Hazel Road. Officials said multiple injuries have been reported.Their conditions are yet known.This is a

KMOV - 2018-10-21 22:10:00

Man charged with attempted murder in connection with fight outside Millstadt restaurant

A Millstadt man has been charged with charged with six felonies, including attempted murder, following a fight at a local restaurant last week.Wesley H. Reinhardt, 45, was also charged with five counts of aggravated battery, charging documents filed by the state’s attorney’s office said.Around 9:40

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-10-21 17:49:00

Crash closes I-55 northbound in Edwardsville

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. — Northbound I-55 is closed in Edwardsville after a vehicle crash sent debris all over the interstate.The crash happened at Illinois 143, which is exit 23. The road is closed between exits 20A and 23. Traffic is backed up all the way to I-270.The crash was reported at 1:39 p.m. an


2 separate accidents in Hamel, Ill. construction zone causes delays on SB I-55

HAMEL, Ill. (KMOV.com) - Emergency crews in Illinois are working to clear to two separate work zone crashes that occurred miles apart Sunday. The first accident occurred just before 4:30 p.m. in the southbound lanes of Interstate 55 at mile marker 26. The accident involved several vehicles including

KMOV - 2018-10-21 21:55:00

Man dies after being struck by car in south St. Louis

SOUTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) - An investigation is underway after a man died after being struck by a car in south St. Louis Sunday. The accident occurred around 1 p.m. in the 6300 block of Chippewa Street. The man was transported to a local hospital where he later died. Details surrounding the incid

KMOV - 2018-10-21 20:05:00

Victims identified in Vinita Park double homicide as Major Case Squad continues investigation

NORTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) - The Major Case Squad has been activated to investigate an apparent double homicide in Vinita Park Sunday.The North County Police Cooperative responded to a call for a shooting in the 2100 block of Penfield around 1 a.m. Sunday morning.When the officers arrived, they foun

KMOV - 2018-10-21 15:19:00

Brick by brick: A St. Louis home comes down, leaving memories — and another empty lot

While city governmentpledges to bring down moreabandoned, broken buildings, if this home in south St. Louis is any indication, not only are the artifacts of multiple families destroyed with each demolition but also it’s a business of close calls, some yelling and pure hustle.

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-10-21 15:35:00

Residents torn as officials plans to loosen food truck regulations in Edwardsville

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (KMOV.com) - Food trucks have been gaining popularity across the world but some towns are still grappling with the rules and regulations they want to put into place for the trucks.Since Madison County, Ill. recently loosened regulations, Edwardsville is now looking at how it want


Edwardsville wins fourth consecutive regional team title

"Whenever you can see your teammates in front of you, it gives you a little bit of extra motivation on the hard parts of the course," Miller said.

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-10-20 18:42:00

Major Case Squad investigating double homicide in Vinita Park

ST. LOUIS COUNTY — A man and a woman were killed in north St. Louis County early Sunday morning, police confirmed. The Major Case Squad is taking over the investigation.Officers responded to the 2100 block of Penfield Avenue in the Vinita Park neighborhood at about 1 a.m. The victims had been shot.

KSDK - 2018-10-21 15:13:23

Attempted murder charge following fight at Millstadt restaurant

A Millstadt man was charged this weekend with six felonies, including attempted murder, after it is alleged that he struck an elderly man in the head with a shovel and repeatedly hit him during a Thursday night altercation at Reinhardt’s Restaurant in Millstadt.

REPUBLICTIMES.NET - 2018-10-21 11:45:00

Could Crown Candy leave St. Louis for the suburbs? Owner tweets frustration at 'shoddy infrastructure'

ST. LOUIS• The owner of the iconic Crown Candy Kitchen hinted at a move out of St. Louis on Saturday, angered by what he called "shoddy infrastructure" in the city's north side, with power outages costing him money.

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-10-20 21:05:00

Gordon Bush Elementary reports 24% truancy rate

The school enrolled 389 students in the 2016-17 school year, and average daily attendance was at 88 percent for the year, the Illinois State Board of Education reported. The average daily rate of attendance across the state was 94 percent.

METROEASTSUN.COM - 2018-10-21 00:00:00

Missouri man charged after woman's body found in stream

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - A man has been criminally charged days after a woman's body was found near Fellows Lake at Springfield. The Springfield News-Leader reports that 35-year-old Joseph Ehlers has been charged with abandonment of a corpse in connection with the death of 21-year-old Elisa Ferguson. Po

FOX2NOW.COM - 2018-10-20 20:27:21

Woman injured in East St. Louis rolling gun battle involving at least two vehicles

A woman was injured in a rolling gun battle involving at least two cars Saturday morning near an entrance ramp along Interstate 55/64. Illinois State and East St. Louis police responded to the south Main Street in East St. Louis around 6 a.m. following a conflict between two vehicles. A red vehicle

KMOV - 2018-10-20 14:01:00

Freeze warning issued for St. Louis region

Have you protected your plants?The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning from 2 a.m. to 8 a.m. Sunday for the St. Louis region.The low is expected to hit 27 to 32 with lower temperatures hitting outlaying areas.“These temperatures will harm or kill unprotected sensitive vegetation,” t

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-10-20 21:51:00

Mascoutah, Cahokia, Granite City celebrate return to Illinois playoffs after lengthy absences

"We already know what defense they (tend) to run," Lee said. "We know they have a super athletic quarterback with a big body that we've struggled with. But at the same time, they know how we line up and what to do against us."

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-10-21 03:45:00

Edwardsville's Prenzler captures regional crown, celebrates teammate's third-place finish

"To look back and see Max finish behind me, that's awesome," Prenzler said. "We've come a long way together. I couldn't think of a better way to have my last race as a Tiger here."

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-10-20 19:28:00

95-year-old woman killed in car crash in south St. Louis

ST. LOUIS• A 95-year-old woman was killed in a 2-vehicle crash at the intersection of Chippewa Street and Watson Road on Friday evening, police said.The crash occurred at about 6:10 p.m. Police could provide few details about how the crash took place.The woman was pronounced dead at an area hospital


Lincoln County police searching for missing woman

TROY, Mo. — The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing woman.Bonnie Brais, 52, was last seen leaving a home on Shawn Court in Troy, Missouri, around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in a red 1999 Ford Taurus with Missouri license plates, HJ2W2G.Brais has a history of