Tags » East St. Louis

Arrest Made for East St. Louis Robbery Killing

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An East St. Louis man is accused in the beating and strangling of a man during a suspected robbery.

St. Clair County prosecutors charged Tracey Vickers on Thursday with two first-degree murder counts, one alleging that the killing took place during a holdup. 124 more words


Opportunity Follows Honesty// #IMPACTEASTSIDE Street Report

MSP Outreach- Saturday October 4th, 2014

“I need a job!” Not the first words you expect to hear upon meeting a stranger, but at least she was honest. 248 more words


Cake 179—Jackie Joyner-Kersee Youth Center (71 cakes left)

Jackie Joyner-Kersee was born in East St. Louis, and she and her family faced economic struggles as she was growing up. However, she went on to become a star Olympian. 159 more words

St. Louis

Cake 178—Katherine Dunham Museum (72 cakes left)

Quite a few famous people have called East St. Louis home! One such person is Katherine Dunham. Katherine Dunham was a civil rights activist and prolific dancer, and the Katherine Dunham Museum continues her legacy today. 80 more words

St. Louis

Cake 177—East St. Louis Municipal Building (73 cakes left)

Continuing the run of East St. Louis cakes, today’s cake is located at the East St. Louis Municipal Building. When I was younger I thought East St. 116 more words

St. Louis

Unworthiness Is Not The Issue// #IMPACTEASTSIDE Street Report

MSP Outreach- Saturday October 18th, 2014.

Have you ever thought your life was beyond repair? Or that God would not accept you because of your past choices? 225 more words


Cake 176—Malcolm W. Martin Memorial Park (74 cakes left)

Today’s cake is located at a park that I cannot believe I didn’t know about. Located in East St. Louis, Illinois, the Malcolm W. Martin Memorial Park offers amazing views of the Arch. 299 more words

St. Louis