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History Museum Recognizes East St. Louis Race Riots, 100 Years Later

EAST ST. LOUIS ILL. (KMOX) – Re-experiencing an historic local event by way of social media, that’s the thinking behind this weekend’s plan to live-tweet the East St. 134 more words


IL - Body pulled from lake identified as missing postal worker | FOX2now.com

EAST ST. LOUIS, IL – A decomposed body pulled from a lake in the Frank Holten State Recreation Area has been identified as missing postal worker, Melanie Tally. 57 more words


Resolution to Remember, Heal From 1917 ESL Race Riots

Springfield, Ill. (KMOX) – 100 years ago, what’s considered by historians as one of the worst race riots in the United States, took place in East St. 136 more words


Barn Owl

This was the best of both worlds for me. While I’ve been primarily a nature/wildlife shooter my photography lately has been focused on urban decay. So while we were exploring an abandoned power plant in East St. 41 more words


Upgraded Metro East Levees Pass Major Test

METRO EAST (KMOX) РNearly eight years after FEMA threatened to de-accredit 74 miles of levees protecting three metro east counties, the upgraded system has passed its toughest test with flying colors. 253 more words


Daughter of missing St. Louis postal worker seeks answers | KSDK.com

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (KSDK) – A St. Louis postal worker is missing. East St. Louis Police, St. Louis Metropolitan Police, and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service are investigating what happened to 49-year-old Melanie Tally. 17 more words


20 Years On, A Friendly Habit Becomes A Self-Appointed 'Job'

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (KMOX) – “A friendly wave and a friendly smile don’t hurt nobody.”

That philosophy has driven 61-year-old Samuel Taylor Thomas Jr. every day since he first sat on his front porch 20 years ago, waving to passing cars as he recovered from a serious illness. 413 more words