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Father, minor child allege injuries after Granite City auto accident

EDWARDSVILLE - A Granite City father and his minor son are seeking damages after a collision in the city. Michael Weeks Sr. and Michael Weeks Jr., a minor, filed a complaint on Sept. 11 in the Madison County Circuit Court against Fred M. Gorman alleging negligence. According to the complaint, the pl

MADISON COUNTY RECORD - 2017-09-20 14:47:41

Naked Virginia man seen running down street after he was robbed during online date

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - An online date that went terribly wrong ended with a naked man running down the street screaming for help before a 15-year-old girl came to his aid, according to WTKR. 15-year-old Aaliyah Thompson says she was shocked by what she saw on her block of Highland Avenue in Portsmouth, V

KPLR11.COM - 2017-09-20 15:57:37

Metro East officials looking for man who hit construction workers

FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, ILL. - Police are searching for a man who purposefully 'bumped' into construction workers early Monday morning. Around 10:30 a.m., a man attempted to drive through Old Collinsville Road in Fairview Heights, Ill. The man, 36, traveled southbound in the northbound lanes and stopped a

KSDK - 2017-09-19 21:03:19

Report: Fatal plane crash during 'American Made' film blamed in part on Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise and Annabelle Wallis film a scene for the movie 'The Mummy' in Oxford Featuring: Tom Cruise Where: Oxford, United Kingdom When: 06 Apr 2016 Credit: WENN.com The loved ones of two people who died during a plane crash while filming for "American Made" claim Tom Cruise is partially to blame

ABCSTLOUIS.COM - 2017-09-20 14:22:27

St. Louis cops taunt and intimidate protesters amid growing unrest

Photo source: Twitter - @SLMPD) The situation in St. Louis is out of control as police in riot gear decided to inflame the situation with taunts of their own toward protesters. While tear gas was being deployed and police in riot gear marched, police shouted, "Whose streets, our streets" in a startl

ROLLINGOUT.COM - 2017-09-20 14:27:25

St. Louis police accused of controversial 'kettling' tactics in confronting protesters

Demonstrators have taken to the streets of St. Louis to protest the recent not-guilty verdict in the case of a former police officer accused in a fatal shooting. Some of the protesters contend that police have used excessive force and a tactic known as "kettling" when making mass arrests. So what do

KPLR11.COM - 2017-09-20 15:17:03

Madison County news and events for the week of Sept. 20

As the American Red Cross responds to wildfires and historic hurricanes, eligible donors are reminded giving blood or platelets during National Preparedness Month in September is one way to help ensure the Red Cross is prepared to respond to patient emergencies across the country every day. The Red

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-09-20 05:15:00

VFW receives donation, plans membership dinner

The Red Cross will have a blood drive from 3 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 25 at the Korte Recreation Center, 1 Nagel Drive in Highland. All blood types are currently needed. Appointments can be made by using the Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS. To help reduce wait times,

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 14:55:00

City, EAC and SIUE set to apply for art grant application

The Edwardsville Art Center is partnering with the city of Edwardsville and SIUE to apply once more for the Our Town grant through the National Endowment for the Arts. If approved, the funds will be applied to silhouettes that will be placed throughout the city, limestone sculptures, SIUE student sc

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-09-20 16:54:35

Erhart joins race for House seat

John Sommerhof jsommerhof@edwpub.net Published 10:48 am, Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Candidates are lining up for 2018 elections and the most recent announcement has come from Wendy Erhart of Maryville. Erhart announced last week her intent to run for the 112th State House District. Rep. Katie St

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-09-20 16:05:49

Troy community news and events for the week of Sept. 20

Want to make a positive impact on a child's education or just looking for a great weekend activity? Maybe you are just a bargain hunter on the search for that next glorious find. Saint Paul's Lutheran School's annual rummage sale will take place from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sept. 22 and 23, underneath the

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-09-20 05:15:00

Mauhaus Cat Cafe & Lounge to host 'Cat Art Fair' Sept. 30

Ben and Dana Huth started Mauhaus in November 2016. It's the first cat cafe in the region! In addition to running Mauhaus, the pair also owns and runs a software development and game studio, Rampant Interactive. Cat Art Fair September 30 Mauhaus Cat Cafe & Lounge 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. 3101 Sutton B

KPLR11.COM - 2017-09-20 18:14:33

Food-A-Palooza Sept. 21 at West County Center

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - As we make our way into the fall, there are some eats at West County Center to help you welcome the new season. Lydia Gwyn, from Bravo!, talks about some goodies on their menu for Food-A-Palooza! She also prepared a Shrimp Bruschetta in the KPLR 11 kitchen. Food-A-Palooza Thursday,

KPLR11.COM - 2017-09-20 17:54:01

Chaplain helps officers cope during unrest

ST. LOUIS - The past few days have been difficult for police officers. They face longer shifts, tense confrontations, and even some injuries as people protest the Jason Stockley decision. Many rely on police chaplains during stressful moments on the job. "It's not easy for their families, it's not e

KSDK - 2017-09-20 15:21:40

Collinsville news and events for the week of Sept. 20

The Collinsville Memorial Library Center has several upcoming events: Weekly events at the library include - Adult Coloring all day, everyday; Baby Boogie at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesdays; Yoga Time at 6;30 p.m. on Wednesdays; Video Game Club at 6 p.m. on Thursdays; Preschool Storytime at 10 a.m. on Tues

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-09-20 05:15:00

SIUE students respond to hate incidents on campus with art project of tolerance

"Not on my campus." "We have more similarities than differences." "While we may come from different places and speak in different tongues, our hearts beat as one." These were some of the messages written on a door propped up in the quad Wednesday at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, as stud

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 23:57:00

Toys R Us files bankruptcy; stores remaining open so far

Toys R Us is declaring bankruptcy in order to better invest in its long-term growth, the company says. Short-term, that means stores will continue to operate as usual. The retailer has made no announcement about closing stores or inventory reduction. Toys R Us and Babies R Us have stores in Fairvie

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 17:43:00

Everyone had a date for the prom

Residents at Cedarhurst of Edwardsville, a memory care community, couldn't help but fall in love with the festivities when a group of students from Liberty Middle School held a Senior Prom there on Tuesday. The students, who are part of the Friends in Touch group, had the opportunity to plan any ac

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-09-20 16:51:26

New CEO introduced, power contract announced at Southwestern Electric annual meeting

Southwestern Electric members met the co-op's new CEO and learned of a favorable wholesale power contract at the cooperative's 79th Annual Meeting of Members, held Saturday, Sept. 9 at Greenville Junior High School. More than 2,000 people from Southwestern Illinois attended the meeting, which includ

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 17:34:00

Plaintiffs granted leave to re-join Madison County in bid rigging suit; January trial vacated

Fayette County Associate Judge J. Marc Kelly granted a class of property owners' request to amend their complaint to add Madison County as a defendant in a suit alleging several tax buyers participated in a bid rigging scheme with former Treasurer Fred Bathon. Kelly vacated the Jan. 8 trial date. Th

MADISON COUNTY RECORD - 2017-09-20 16:26:38