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Explosive offenses on display Friday night

With the high school football season zeroing in on the playoffs, there are several schools with explosive offenses. The KSDK cameras saw several of them on Friday night. Trinity Catholic, Lutheran North and Highland were impressive in their victories, while Ritenour and Parkway North dueled in a sh

KSDK - 2017-09-23 04:11:20

Collinsville man in serious condition after being run over on interstate

The Collinsville man who ran into traffic on Thursday and was hit by a UPS truck is in stable but very serious condition, Illinois State Police say. The pedestrian ran onto southbound Interstate 55 and was hit by the truck early Thursday morning, resulting in the temporary closure of the interstate.

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-23 23:19:00

Trump aims to achieve congressional balancing act on taxes

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump waves as he walks from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington to Marine One for the short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Facing an escalating nuclear threat from North Korea and the mass flight of minority Muslims from M

ABCSTLOUIS.COM - 2017-09-23 13:34:05

St. Jacob, Alhambra get cars from county for $1

Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler delivered a decommissioned police cruiser on Friday, Sept. 8 to St. Jacob and another sheriff's department car to Alhambra earlier this month as part of a program initiated by the County Board to sell surplus vehicles. The villages purchased the cars for $

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-22 15:01:00

Whisker Bones branches out to boarding

Whisker Bones is expanding beyond their downtown Edwardsville location with a new boarding center and daycare. The new facility will be called Club Whisker Bones and will be located at 3407 Route 157. "It's the first building in Glen Carbon as you drive south," said Scott Tripp. Tripp and Perry Pat

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-09-23 14:08:36

EPD looking to seize motorcycle

Edwardsville police have filed forfeiture papers seeking the motorcycle of a rider who was stopped recently for Driving While License Revoked. Gary A. Finch, 60, of the 400 block of Blackburn Road in Edwardsville, was stopped on Sept. 1 in the 700 block of Hillsboro Ave. in Edwardsville. Five days l

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-09-23 14:09:42

SIUE offering free tuition for info in racial slur case

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. - Officials at Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville are offering a semester's free tuition and fees for information in a case involving a racial slur. The Belleville News Democrat reports that the school on Thursday offered the reward for information leading to the arrest o

FOX2NOW.COM - 2017-09-22 19:18:55

Village says no to deeded property

Not all gifts are accepted. At the most recent meeting of the Glen Carbon Board of Trustees, Village Administrator Jamie Bowden informed the board that the village received notice that it had been deeded a parcel of property in the Martin Acres subdivision. The problem, according to Village official

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-09-22 16:18:30

Potential students, families invited to explore SIUE

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville's College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) and School of Education, Health and Human Behavior (SEHHB) are joining forces to allow potential students and their families the opportunity to learn more about specific academic programs at their upcoming Explore Day, wh

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-09-22 15:56:40

Speakers share stories about 9/11 FBI case, personal reactions

Nearly 3,000 Americans lost their lives on 9/11 at the hands of 19 hijackers who flew planes into the World Trade Centers and the Pentagon, with another plane crashing into the fields of Pennsylvania. Chuck Rosenberg, head of the Drug Enforcement Agency and former U.S. attorney for the Eastern Distr

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-22 19:29:00

GIRLS' SWIMMING: Edwardsville wins triangular meet

The Edwardsville girls' swim team got off to a good start in its first home meet of the season, but the Tigers are confident that the best is yet to come. EHS won six of 12 events in winning a triangular meet on Saturday at Chuck Fruit Aquatic Center. The Tigers had 150 points while runner-up Spring

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-09-23 23:01:13

It's a big weekend in Edwardsville

Intelligencer staff Published 10:50 am, Friday, September 22, 2017 There are a lot of big events in our area every year: the Halloween Parade, the Route 66 Festival, the Glen Carbon Homecoming, Bonifest, the Leclaire Parkfest and the list goes on. But one of the biggest events - one that truly draw

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-09-22 15:56:44

Collinsville mosquito tests positive for West Nile

A mosquito in Collinsville has tested positive for West Nile, shortly after the first Illinois fatality from the disease was reported by state officials. The Madison County Health Department notified the city of Collinsville that a mosquito trap within the city tested positive for the West Nile viru

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-22 22:53:00

Collinsville man convicted of abusing 14-month-old son

COLLINSVILLE A Madison County jury this week convicted a Collinsville man of aggravated battery for assaulting his 14-month-old son last year. Steven A. Williams, 30, was found guilty Thursday after the jury deliberated about three hours, according to State's Attorney Tom Gibbons. Circuit Judge Kyle

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-09-22 16:32:00

Mexican restaurant coming to Caseyville, Toy R Us to add party rooms

Before we get into the latest retail casualty of the year, let's start with what's opening in the metro-east. A new Mexican restaurant will open in Caseyville this week. Restauranteur Octavio Caratachea is expected to open his third restaurant, Tres Caminos, on Sept. 27 at 601 N. Main St. Caratachea

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-24 15:00:00

This is why you're seeing more butterflies

Q: Recently I saw a video of a Hecker farmer harvesting his alfalfa crop while thousands of butterflies fluttered around the field. An entomologist from the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House in St. Louis suggested that perhaps the butterflies were blown here by Hurricane Harvey. Recently my lantana an

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-24 14:00:00

Man dies after being shot by child playing with gun

ST. LOUIS, MO - A St. Louis man was shot and killed Saturday afternoon and a small child was behind the gun. St. Louis police were called to the 5400 block of Arlington around 2:45pm. A child had been playing with a gun when it went off. The discharged bullet struck a man in his mid-20s. He died at

KPLR11.COM - 2017-09-24 01:02:00

County Police Shut Down Protest at St. Louis Galleria

St. Louis County Police ordered protesters at the St. Louis Galleria to disperse this afternoon - and when the protesters didn't, the cops began making arrests. More than a dozen people appear to have been detained. Before police moved in, the protesters shouted the now-familiar refrain of "no jus

RFT (RIVERFRONT TIMES) - 2017-09-23 19:26:00

Officials: Illinois motorist intentionally hit road workers

Road or highway construction concept FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. - A southern Illinois man faces felony charges after officials said he intentionally drove his vehicle into two road construction workers trying to divert him from a construction zone. The Belleville News Democrat reports 36-year-old Benjam

FOX2NOW.COM - 2017-09-22 19:15:49

Rat Rods take over north St. Louis streets for Shapiro Steelfest

ST. LOUIS, MO - Natural bridge Road in north St. Louis turned into a showroom Sunday for the Shapiro Steelfest. The event is hosted by Shapiro Metal Supply and is known as one of the best places in the world to see Rat Rods. Guests enjoyed free entertainment and food, but were asked to make a donat

KPLR11.COM - 2017-09-25 02:16:14