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Schnucks buying 19 Shop 'n Save stores

ST. LOUIS —Nineteen Shop 'n Save locations in Missouri and Illinois were sold to Schnucks and will soon be open as Schnucks stores.According to a press release from Schnucks, the companies have agreed to the sale and the stores will be transitioned in a staggered process that should is scheduled to

KSDK - 2018-09-17 22:54:37

Missing woman, 85, told friends, family she was in fear for her safety, police say

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – An Endangered Person Advisory has been issued for a missing elderly woman who was reportedly in fear for her safety.Mary Jane Havens was reported missing Sept. 17.St. Louis County PoliceEighty-five-year-old Mary Jane Havens was reported missing by her son, James, Monday evenin

KMOV - 2018-09-18 10:35:00

Authorities ID man found dead behind Belleville gas station

According to Capt. Bruce W. Fleshren, Chief of Investigations for the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department, a passerby discovered the body around 6 p.m. on September 11.

FOX2NOW.COM - 2018-09-17 20:47:40

This grocery store went out of business. There’s still rotting food inside.

Nearly two weeks after the Schuette family filed for bankruptcy and shutdown their remaining stores, food inside of the abandoned Breese market continues to rot and decay.An overwhelming smell of spoiled groceries has become a problem inside of the former Schuette store, where customers can still pi

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-09-18 05:00:00

New Illinois Law Allows Doctors To Switch Opioid Prescriptions For Medical Marijuana - The Ring of Fire Network

A recently-passed law in the state of Illinois is going to give doctors in the state the freedom needed to switch patientsfrom opioid painkillers to medical marijuana, a move the state hopes will help combat the opioid epidemic and thousands of opioid deaths the state has witnessed. Studies have con

TROFIRE.COM - 2018-09-18 17:02:39

Bid Accepted for Aquatic Center Demolition | Alton Daily News

A study from early 2016 laid out several options for the eventual replacement of the facility, including building on top of the existing facility, or possibly moving it to near Illinois 255. But Maguire said in a previous interview that any decision would have to be balanced with the other needs of

ALTONDAILYNEWS.COM - 2018-09-18 00:00:00

Report: Illinois’ larger cities aren't best for job hunters

The best place in Illinois to find work isn't Chicago but suburban St. Charles, according to a new analysis.Financial site WalletHublooked at 121 Illinois citiesand graded them on 16 key indicators of labor-market health. That includes employment growth, median monthly starting salary, unemployment

ILNEWS.ORG - 2018-09-18 18:41:00

Police investigate report of shots fired in Belleville

Belleville Police were in the preliminary stages of investigating a shooting call in West Belleville on Tuesday morning.Police were at 44th and West Main streets at about 11 a.m. and were talking to neighbors along 44th Street. The site is across the street from O’Reilly’s Auto Parts and near McDona

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-09-18 12:41:00

Schnucks acquires five metro-east Shop ‘n Save locations

Five Shop ‘n Save locations in Southern Illinois will become Schnucks in October, following their acquisition by the company on Monday.In a press release, Schnucks said it had bought 14 stores in Missouri and five in Illinois in a definitive agreement. Its plan is to stagger the Shop ‘n Save closing

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-09-17 20:02:00

Suspect wearing 'cleverly disguised as a responsible adult' shirt wanted by Metro East police

CASEYVILLE, Mo. (KMOV.com) --Police in Caseyville, Ill. are searching for two suspects after they stole a license plate from a vehicle in a gas station parking lot Monday morning.The two arrived at the Caseyville Mini Mart at approximately 8 a.m., according to police. Surveillance was able to captur

KMOV - 2018-09-17 17:36:00

Name linked to body found behind Metro East gas station, but police are still looking for family

The St. Clair County Sheriff's Department believes the body is that of Anel Mujkanovic, 28. Investigators linked the body to that name after tracking down the owner of a car found parked at a motel near where the body was found on Sept. 11. The owner had been trying to help Mujkanovic, and video sho

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-09-17 21:30:00

Tucker's Automotive Opens Today | Alton Daily News

Today is the first day of business for a veteran of the local automotive repair community. Chuck Tucker has opened Tucker's Automotive at the former AT&T building on Northport Drive in Godfrey, just off of the Homer Adams Parkway, across from Carrollton Bank.

ALTONDAILYNEWS.COM - 2018-09-17 00:00:00

Wanted by police: Alleged Verizon iPhone bandit in Hardee's uniform is identified and charged | RiverBender.com

Police are actively searching for Ronald D. Motley, a black male, 35, of the 1500 block of Pine Street in St. Louis, who was charged today with the robbery.

RIVERBENDER.COM - 2018-09-17 15:44:00

Use of 'Pink Elephant Heroin' is surging in St. Louis, at least one death reported

A dangerous form of heroin has made its way into Missouri and has already claimed a life in St. Louis County.It's called Pink Elephant heroin — and much like the animal — is incredibly dangerous.It's made from mixing heroin with a powerful synthetic laced with fentanyl that gives it a pink color."So

KSDK - 2018-09-17 03:46:22

Police believe they know the identity of the decomposed body found near Belleville

Investigators believe they know the name of a man who was found dead in a wooded area behind a gas station near Belleville, but they are looking for his family to confirm his identity.So far, the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department has been unable to find any friends or family of Anel Mujkanovic,

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-09-17 16:28:00

Paper for plastic: Why one group wants to charge for shopping bags in the Metro East

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. — A group wants more people to bring reusable shopping bags when they go to the store or pay the price.Typical plastic bags are hard to recycle and take hundreds of years to decompose, so they wind up littering streets and waterways and piling up in landfills.The group "Bring Your


Troy, Illinois family declaring war on drunk driving after losing loved one

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. — A mother and son are trying to turn the worst day of their lives, into a way to save others.


Illinois IDs don’t comply with federal laws. You can still board a plane

© Provided by Local News RSS EN-USLICENSE-03XX17-01.jpgSPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Officials say people will be able to board airplanes using current Illinois driver’s licenses and ID cards even though the state won’t be in full compliance with the federal Real ID law by next month’s deadline.TheState Journ


East Alton Fire, Police, AMH Ambulance respond to rollover crash, female transported | RiverBender.com

EAST ALTON - East Alton Fire Department, East Alton Police Department and Alton Memorial Ambulance responded to a rollover traffic crash at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in the 600 block of Wood River Avenue.


St. Louis pizzeria named best in the state

ST. LOUIS - Melo’s Pizzeria in St. Louis was named the best pizza joint in Missouri by CNN Money.The pizzeria, located at 2438 McNair Ave., opened in 2016 tucked into a converted garage behind Blues City Deli. Melo’s is the brainchild ofJoey Valenza, son of Blues City OwnerVince Valenza.Melo’s has l