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Police investigating 'suspicious' death after man is found dead in Flordell Hills
NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOV.com) -- Police are investigating a "suspicious" death after discovering a man's body in Flordell Hills, Mo. Saturday morning. Velda City police, who regularly patrol Flordell Hills, responded to the 5700 block of Jennings Station Road for a call of a “person down.” When
Worker dies after industrial accident in Granite City
GRANITE CITY • A worker hurt Thursday at American Steel Foundry has died of his injuries, police said Friday. The worker is identified as Roy L. Evans, 54, of Carrollton, Ill.
Family pushing for answers after St. Louis police fatally shoot man in stolen SUV
ST. LOUIS — Dionne Willis of north St. Louis said Wednesday afternoon began like all the rest. "We had just left here. This happened like five minutes after I left my house. Me and him left here together," she said.
Male struck, killed by MetroLink train at Busch Stadium station
MetroLink was closed in both directions Friday night after a person was struck and killed by a MetroLink train at the Busch Stadium station, St. Louis police said. The male was hit at about 10:15 p.m. at the station, which is at 400 South 8th Street.
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.
Man dies after accident in Illinois steel foundry
GRANITE CITY, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a 54-year-old man has died after being injured at a southwestern Illinois steel foundry. The Belleville News-Democrat and KMOV-TV report that Roy Evans of Carrolton was seriously hurt Thursday afternoon at American Steel Foundry in Granite City, east of St.
Granite City Teacher Preps Students For Adulthood, Wins $500
ST. LOUIS, Mo. - A Granite City teacher has won $500 for his effort in preparing students for the real world. William Laycock teachers Machine Shop at Granite City High School, of the Granite City Community School District #9. Amber Duke nominated Laycock for KPLR’s Tools For Teachers award after La
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.
Kevin Johnson details on the top acts coming to St. Louis
ST. LOUIS, MO — What are some of the top acts coming to St. Louis? St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Kevin Johnson has the latest music and comedy shows coming to town.
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 says gunman rushed her in parking lot
GRANITE CITY, Ill. — A Metro East woman says she sped away from a store, fearing for her life and her grandson's. It happened in Granite City, where police are on the lookout for a would-be criminal with a gun.
Double shooting leaves one dead, another injured at north St. Louis White Castle
ST. LOUIS - A double shooting at fast food restaurant in north St. Louis has taken the life of one man, according to police. The shooting happened just before 4:00 a.m at the White Castle in the 3000 block of North Kingshighway Blvd.
Police identify man shot and killed in stolen car by injured St. Louis officer
ST. LOUIS • Police have identified a man fatally shot by a St. Louis police officer who was injured while investigating a stolen SUV Wednesday afternoon. Demario Bass, 29, was shot in the chest by the police officer and died at a hospital, police said.
Granite City students recognized for musical talent
Coolidge Junior High band members at the ILMEA All-District Jazz Band Festival. Members of the Granite City School District bands made their mark in Illinois Music Educators Association District VI competition this year by having the most students ever selected for the district festival.
Top 10 schedule, results
1. Kirkwood (5-0) vs. Webster Groves (2-4) , 5:30 p.m Friday. 2. Edwardsville (9-1) was idle. 3. Troy Buchanan (7-1) vs. Jefferson City , 7 p.m yesterday. 4. Parkway Central (5-2) lost to Lafayette (3-4), 48-36 yesterday.
Central Illinois cereal maker shuts down
GRIDLEY, Ill. (AP) — A company that’s the largest employer in the small central Illinois village of Gridley has closed because not enough people were buying the cereal it made.
Death In Illinois Prisons: He Didn’t Have A Death Sentence, But That’s What He Got
When Sheila Fane got the call that her 26-year-old nephew, who she’d raised as a son, had died while incarcerated at an Illinois prison, she said, “You have to be f-ing kidding me.” It was the second time she’d gotten a call like this.
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
Illinois hunter’s 51-point buck could set new record
JOHNSTON CITY, Ill. (WEEK) — An Illinois man who landed a 51-point buck in Southern Illinois last month might have set a new record. Keith Szablewski took the 51-point buck during the first shotgun hunting season for deer in November in Williamson County, near Carbondale. FarmWeek reports the previo
Suspect killed in St. Louis officer-involved shooting is identified
ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) --- An officer was injured and a suspect was shot and killed during an officer-involved shooting in north St. Louis. According to the St. Louis Police Department, the officer-involved shooting occurred at Goodfellow and Lillian shortly before 1 p.m. Wednesday.