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Gov. Bruce Rauner talks jobs, taxes during Edwardsville stop

EDWARDSVILLE - Gov. Bruce Rauner visited Edwardsville Tuesday afternoon to discuss economic growth in the Metro East. After conversing with metro-east business owners and Edwardsville Mayor Hal Patton at the city's new public safety facility, Rauner said one of his primary goals as governor is to pr

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-16 22:36:56

Law firm HeplerBroom elects three new partners, one based in Edwardsville

EDWARDSVILLE - Midwest litigation firm HeplerBroom elected new partners in the firm. Tammera Banasek and Susan Wagener practice in the firm's Chicago office and Elizabeth Kellett is based in the Edwardsville office. Banasek concentrates her law practice on the litigation of professional and general


Trial set after man's life sentence, conviction for alleged molestation gets reversed

Burgund EDWARDSVILLE - A judge Friday set a firm April 30 trial date for Michael Burgund, formerly of Alton, who is free on bond after the Fifth District Appellate Court reversed his conviction and life sentence for allegedly molesting two female household members, ages 2 and 3. Circuit Judge Kyle

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-15 00:17:57

These are the schools closing Tuesday because of the cold

The bitter cold expected for Tuesday is causing a flurry of closings announced Monday evening. Schools that have announced that they will close Tuesday so far include: Collinsville Unit 10 Alton District 11 Roxana District 1 Edwardsville District 7 The Catholic Children's Home in Alton E

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-16 01:30:00

SIUE introduces Bias Incident Response Protocol

Waple EDWARDSVILLE - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Jeffrey Waple, PhD, is introducing the Bias Incident Response Protocol beginning this semester. The program outlines an organized response to bias incidents that occur within the SIUE community involv

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-16 17:40:02

Local police chiefs, officers to be recognized at annual banquet

FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS - Multiple officers and law enforcement personnel from local departments will be honored Thursday at the Southwestern Illinois Law Enforcement Commission (SILEC) and Southern Illinois Police Chiefs' Association (SIPCA) joint SILEC/SIPCA Awards Banquet. The 26th annual banquet will b

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-16 16:22:31

Kim Kardashian West and husband Kanye welcome baby girl

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images) Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New

FOX2NOW.COM - 2018-01-16 19:33:47

APD weekend special patrols near bridge yield 45 charges, motorist contacts

ALTON - Extra police patrols last weekend near the Clark Bridge and riverfront area netted contacts with 44 people, generating 45 charges and 37 incident reports, police said Tuesday. "The numbers are good," said Pfc. Emily Hejna, public information officer for the Alton Police Department. "There we

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-16 21:50:25

Oak Lawn's Winter Snow Rules In Effect

OAK LAWN, IL -- Oak Lawn has enacted its winter snow rules until snow removal operations are completed. When more than one-inch of snowfall, there is no parking on designated snow routes. The village's off/even ordinance is also in effect. There will no parking on even numbered sides of the streets

PATCH - 2018-01-15 17:02:45

Estranged husband charged with fatal shooting at mall

Honorio Perez, 49, has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of his estranged wife, 42-year-old Maria Ruiz, on Jan. 13 in the parking lot of the North Riverside Park Mall. In addition, Perez faces a felony charge of aggravated battery with a firearm for wounding Ruiz's 14-year-


Woman pleads guilty in case of drug homicide

A 19-year-old pleaded guilty on Jan. 10 to a juvenile charge of drug-induced homicide that killed her cousin, a teen from Mt. Greenwood, almost three years ago. Cynthia Parker, of Alsip, will be sentenced on Feb. 27. She is also facing drug charges from another incident that occurred last year. Park

BEVERLYREVIEW.NET - 2018-01-16 15:43:00

St. Laurence Seniors Win Chick Evans Scholarships

BURBANK, IL -- Three St. Laurence High School seniors will get a full ride to college after being awarded the Western Golf Association's prestigious Chick Evans Caddie Scholarship. Humberto Elizondo , Keath Carter, and Jose Munoz were awarded the scholarship after a rigorous application, recommendat

PATCH - 2018-01-16 04:30:09

Man, woman wounded in South Side shooting

Two people were shot early Tuesday on the South Side. The 24-year-old woman and 22-year-old man were in a gray Prius just before 2 a.m. in the 5900 block of South Sacramento when someone fired shots from another vehicle, according to Chicago Police. The woman suffered gunshot wounds to her left elbo

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-16 08:18:00

Man, 18, killed in Calumet City shooting

A man was shot to death Monday afternoon in south suburban Calumet City. Dennis Walls, 18, was shot about 3 p.m. in the first block of Highland Street in Calumet City, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office. He was pronounced dead at 3:16 p.m. An autopsy Tuesday found Walls died of m

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-16 20:35:00

Report: Three out of four people convicted of terror charges in US were foreign born

WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) -Approximately three out of four individuals convicted of terrorism over the last 16 years were foreign-born, according to a new joint report by the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security. That's 402 of the 549 convicted. The report also concl

22 WSBT - 2018-01-16 14:27:37

Stolen Credit Card Used In Lincoln-Way Shopping Spree: Cops

FRANKFORT, IL - Investigators need help identifying a suspect accused of stealing a woman's credit card and going on a Lincoln-Way shopping spree along Route 30 last week, according to the Frankfort Police Department. Images of the alleged offender were taken from security camera video footage and r

PATCH - 2018-01-16 16:42:14

Work We Do: Roland Walker, Spin Instructor

My name is Roland Walker and I'm a certified BeatBoss indoor cycling instructor. I currently teach at three different fitness centers. One is located in East Quogue called Sportime. The other one is JABS Riverhead and the third location is JABS Cutchogue. My day starts off with teaching usually two

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2018-01-16 00:00:19

Zeldin Tries Again To Get New Zip Code

U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin is taking another crack at establishing a separate zip code for Flanders, Riverside and Northampton despite multiple past failed efforts. The three hamlets are part of Southampton Town, though they currently share the 11901 zip code with the Town of Riverhead, creating

27EAST.COM - 2018-01-16 18:50:00

Police investigation leads to brief lockout at Pulaski Street Elementary

Pulaski Street Elementary School in Riverhead was in a "lockout status" for approximately 15 minutes Tuesday morning due to police activity nearby, according to a robocall message sent to parents from principal Dave Densieski. There was no threat to the school, according to the message. The lockout

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2018-01-16 19:47:38

Trustees recommend requiring nitrogen-reducing wastewater systems near wetlands

The Southold Town Trustees are recommending that the Town Board put forth legislation that would require any new construction, replacement of a dwelling or major remodeling within the trustees jurisdiction to install innovative or alternative wastewater systems. Doing so would be a small part of a l

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2018-01-16 20:52:16