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An East Alton couple is facing charges following a raid at their home by police earlier this week.   23 year old Kristine Patterson of the 600 block of Washington Avenue was formally charged...read more
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The Spencer T. Olin Golf Course at Gordon Moore Park has new management on the way.  A competing proposal from Cloverleaf Golf Course and its subsidiary, Cloverleaf Golf Management was submitted ...read more
A Godfrey man was found guilty Wednesday of aggravated domestic battery during a trial in Madison County Court.  39 year old Scottie Musgraves of the 500 block of Grace will be sentenced at a lat...read more
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Most incoming freshman at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will not pay higher tuition rates next fall. School officials considered boosting tuition by five percent next year, but decided aga...read more
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The days of dealing with a non-air conditioned Expo Building at the Madison County Fair may soon be over.  The hospital in Highland has been torn down, so their air conditioning unit is going to ...read more
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The Riverbender Community Center in Alton hosts social and entertainment activities, such as music lessons, art classes, dances, after-school programs, tutoring, and hands-on learning.  You can h...read more
Checking local police reports provided this morning to Z-1570, East Alton Police were holding 34 year old Shaun Wellhausen of the 800 block of Cherry in East Alton, for drug equipment and resisting ar...read more
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The state has kept kids out of prison by keeping them out of prison.  An analysis by the Illinois Department of Human Services finds that the Redeploy Illinois program, under which juveniles who ...read more
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When everything goes as everybody expects, that's not news.  So, when a member of the Democratic State Central Committee voted not to re-elect House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) as chairman, ...read more
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The top two Republicans on this year’s ballot don’t agree when it comes to immigration reform.  The state’s Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, State Sen. Jim Oberweis (R-Sugar ...read more
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We've been hearing about how state lawmakers have been considering spending $100 million in state money for an Obama Presidential Library.  Several Chicago locations are competing, along with sit...read more
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Whether it's the Illinois State Fairgrounds or your own house, deferring maintenance is a gamble.  The director of the Illinois Department of Agriculture, Bob Flider, says plans for a new power...read more
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Illinois has until November to set up a state-run health insurance exchange, but lawmakers may have to act more quickly.  Jim Duffett, executive director of the Campaign for Better Health Care, s...read more
Police in East Alton executed a search warrant at a home in the 600 block of Washington Avenue on Tuesday, and took one woman into custody for allegedly manufacturing methamphetamine.   Auth...read more
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A permanent reminder of a life cut short will soon be placed at the Wood River Soccer Park.  Representatives from Roxana High School, and East Alton Wood River High, recently contacted the Wood...read more
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