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Alton Debating High-Speed Rail Line

ALTON, Ill. (KMOX) - What’s the point of high-speed rail—if the train makes a stop just a few miles away?

That’s the gist of the argument behind an item on the agenda for tonight’s Alton City Council meeting. 253 more words


Second Conviction For Man In East St. Louis Robbery Killing

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A former East St. Louis man granted a new murder trial after questions were raised about the presiding judge has been convicted a second time. 134 more words


2 Accused of Dumping Tires in East St. Louis

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Two southwestern Illinois men are accused of illegal dumping after police say they found more than 1,000 scrap tires inside a former East St. 157 more words



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East St. Louis Speed Cameras Raise Questions

EAST ST. LOUIS, Il. (KMOX) – Motorists driving near East St. Louis now risk getting a ticket in the mail from automated speed cameras.

Mayor Alvin Parks maintains that the practice is perfectly legal. 320 more words


Gutter Politics and the City

“This is not a new bill, but a cost that was previously included in your Illinois American Water bill,” reads the “Important Notice for the City of East St. 875 more words

Social Norms

Illinois Man Convicted in 2012 Attack, Kidnapping

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) - An East St. Louis man faces possible life in federal prison after being convicted of charges that he attacked and abducted a man in 2012. 96 more words