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William Cosby Acquitted in Murder Trial Do-Over

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP)- A St. Clair County jury has acquitted a man who was previously tried and convicted before a judge implicated in a courthouse drug scandal. 123 more words


Cake 231—Southern Illinois University- Edwardsville (19 cakes left)

Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville is yet another example of the excellent higher education opportunities in St. Louis and the surrounding area. SIUE was quite literally created to fulfill a dire need. 238 more words

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#TBT - Nelly - Country Grammar (Hot Shit)

It seemed like a lot of different regions were starting to sprout their presence on the national scene like….St. Louis?

Definitely, a great breakthrough album for Nelly and has broadened the style and aesthetic of the Midwest through his Southern style, but not quite the Dirty South. 11 more words


"Violence is as American as cherry pie"

H. Rap Brown, now known as Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, famously proclaimed in the ’60s that “violence is as American as cherry pie.”  Little wonder, in the aftermath of the no indictment of the Ferguson, Missouri white police officer who killed an unarmed black teen, Michael Brown, that protestors took to the streets and there was some violence.  269 more words

American Injustice

Coroner: Man Found Fatally Shot in Trunk of Burning Car

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) – Investigators say a man whose body was found in the trunk of a burning car in East St. Louis had been shot twice and died from the wounds. 166 more words


Dear Veterans

Dear Veterans,

I imagine you’re feeling pretty cool, coming off of yesterday. I imagine it’s kinda like I feel the day after my birthday, when all my Facebook friends are prompted to remember me and most just type “Happy birthday” but a few actually, ya know, spend some time to think of something cooler to say. 498 more words

Body found in burned car in East St. Louis

EAST ST. LOUIS, IL. (KTVI) – It looked like a car fire at first. It ended up being an apparent murder scene in East St. Louis. 258 more words