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Police search for motive in ‘senseless’ killing of Godfrey trustee Eldon Williams

ALTON, Ill. - One person of interest is in custody, Wednesday morning but police are still searching for a motive in the slaying of a Godfrey trustee, Eldon Williams was known around Godfrey by the nickname 'Twirp '.

FOX2NOW.COM - 2018-10-17 10:46:08

UPS looking to fill hundreds of jobs at hiring event in St. Louis area

ST. LOUIS — If you’re looking to make a little extra cash this holiday season, brown has your back.UPS will hold a hiring blitz on Friday, October 19 in the St. Louis area. It’s looking to fill more than 720 positions as it gears up for the busy holiday season.The company will be looking to hire dri

KSDK - 2018-10-17 16:10:34

Murder charges filed in killing of 87-year-old man in Alton

Police took a suspect into custody at the time, and Wednesday charged Donald M. Nelson with three counts of murder in Williams' killing, as well as attempted robbery, trespassing, and unlawful possession of a gun by a felon.

KMOV - 2018-10-17 20:30:00

Patient Attacked at St. Louis Hospital By Security Guard

The 25-year-old, with an IV already installed into her body, stepped outside momentarily of the SSM Health DePaul Hospital in St. Louis, Mo., to get some fresh air. Upon attempting to enter the hospital again, a burly, white security guard manhandled Allen.

DIVERSITYINC - 2018-10-17 11:17:50

Madison County news and events for the week of Oct. 17

These upcoming events will take place at Lewis and Clark Community College, 5800 Godfrey Road, in Godfrey (unless otherwise noted):

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-10-17 05:15:00

Couple hospitalized after crash near Hamel; police suspect driver was impaired

A couple from Effingham were hospitalized after a one-vehicle crash at 1 p.m. Tuesday on northbound Interstate 55 about two miles north of the construction near Hamel.A 59-year-old woman was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected in the rollover crash. She was flown to Saint Louis University Hospit

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-10-17 10:12:00

The woman who was filmed blocking a black man from entering his own apartment building speaks out for the first time, says she's not racist

Hilary Thorntonwas filmed blocking D'Arreion Toles, a black man, from entering his own apartment buildingin St. Louis, Missouri, last week.Thornton was fired from her job and accused of racial profiling after the video went viral.Thornton said she was doing what the condo board had asked residents t

INSIDER - 2018-10-17 00:00:00

The best cities to relocate for a job in the US may not be where you'd expect

Taking the top three spots are Pittsburgh, PA; St. Louis, MO; and Indianapolis, IN. Here are the rest of the top 25.

TECHREPUBLIC - 2018-10-17 15:21:00

Man Charged in Death of Woman who was Stabbed 17 Times - KTRS | St Louis News and Talk Radio | The Big 550 AM

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 56-year-old Gregory Boston is charged with first-degree murder, armed criminal action and stealing a motor vehicle in the death of 60-year-old Valerie Holliday. His bail is set at $500,000 cash-only.

KTRS.COM - 2018-10-16 18:31:51

Raw: Video shows full interaction as woman blocks St. Louis man from entering his apartment

Cellphone footage captured the confrontation between the two tenants showing the woman stopping a man from entering his downtown loft and demanding proof he lived there.Cellphone footage captured the confrontation between the two tenants showing the woman stopping a man from entering his downtown lo


87-year-old man shot and killed in Alton, 'person of interest' in custody

ALTON• An 87-year-old man was shot and killed in Alton shortly before noon Tuesday, police said.Alton police said a "person of interest" was in custody, but they had few other details in the deadly shooting.The victim was shot in the 200 block of West Delmar Avenue just before noon, police said. The

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-10-16 19:37:00

Students claim they were fed cookies baked with grandparent's cremated remains

Maria Clayton, a DJUSD spokesperson said the alleged incident happened at Da Vinci Charter School, but that there is no health risk on the campus or anyone involved.

KSDK - 2018-10-16 23:16:33

Centerstone Grant to Help in Alton | Alton Daily News

The announcement of a $3-million, 5-year grant has officials at Centerstone in Alton hoping to reach more adolescents (ages 12-18), transitional-aged youth (ages 16-25) and their families and caregivers dealing with substance abuse. The grant comes from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Servic

ALTONDAILYNEWS.COM - 2018-10-17 00:00:00

Godfrey trustee shot and killed in Alton

The victim, identified as Eldon "Twirp" Williams, was found dead inside the residence. Williams had worked as a real estate agent and served as a member of the Godfrey Village Board of Trustees.

FOX2NOW.COM - 2018-10-16 19:19:47

RECALL ALERT: Check your fridge for this Schnucks chicken salad

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- Schnucks announced Tuesday that they are recalling their Santa Fe Chicken Salad from their deli department at 32 St. Louis-area stores due to a possible listeria contamination.(Credit: KMOV)The grocer was notified by it’s supplier that corn used in the product may be contamin

KMOV - 2018-10-16 20:24:00

Granite City news and events for the week of Oct. 17

The Six Mile Regional Library District has two locations — the Downtown Library (DL), 2001 Delmar Ave., in Granite City; and the Branch Library (BL), 2145 Johnson Road, in Granite City.

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-10-17 05:15:00

Man killed in single-vehicle crash on Interstate 70 in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS• A man was killed in a single-vehicle crash early Tuesday on Interstate 70 in St. Louis, police say.The unidentified victim was in a westbound vehicle that crashed on I-70 near Shreve Avenue just before 3 a.m. Tuesday.Police did not provide details of the crash. The St. Louis Police Depar

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-10-16 11:10:00

Man found shot to death in north St. Louis Monday night

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A man was found shot to death late Monday night in north St. Louis.Police on Emma and Goodfellow after a man was found dead Monday, Oct. 15.KMOVThe unidentified man was found with multiple gunshot wounds in the area of Emma and Goodfellow around 10:30 p.m.A News 4 photographer

KMOV - 2018-10-16 10:42:00

Man armed with AK-47 robbed Dollar General in Fairview Heights, convenience store in Caseyville

FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. (KMOV.com) – Police are seeking for a masked man who robbed a a Dollar General in Fairview Heights, Ill. Thursday.Officers responded to the Dollar General store located at 5000 block of North Illinois St. at 8:15 p.m. for an armed robbery in progress.+1Credit: Fairview Heights

KMOV - 2018-10-16 16:33:00

Man dies after being stabbed in the heart during domestic dispute, St. Louis police say

Ericka Rashea Brown, of St. Louis, was charged with domestic assault and armed criminal action after allegedly stabbing a man during a domestic argument.

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-10-15 21:05:00