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So long, Armour

Some of you, primarily midwestern, urbexers out there are familiar with the Armour meatpacking plant in East St. Louis. Word was, after roughly a half century of decay, it was coming down. 134 more words


East St. Louis man dies after being hit by MetroLink train

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) – A 56-year-old East St. Louis man who was struck by a MetroLink train last month in southwestern Illinois has died.

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Ordered to leave; East St. Louis apartment tenants want answers

EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (KTVI) – East St. Louis residents living in the Oak Park Ranchettes Apartment building say they were ordered out of their apartments without warning Thursday afternoon. 206 more words


State Budget Crisis Forces Agency to Cut Programs, Workers

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) – A social services agency based in East St. Louis is suspending programs and laying off 117 workers amid the state budget impasse. 126 more words


Illinois Police Departments Use Website to Get Body Cameras

PALMYRA, Ill. (AP) – At least 10 law enforcement agencies in Illinois have turned to the Internet to raise enough money to purchase body cameras for officers. 128 more words


11-year-old East St. Louis hit and run victim ignored by motorists, dies at hospital

On Wednesday night, an 11-year-old boy died at a hospital after he had been hit by a car in a hit-and-run accident and then lay in the street in critical condition as motorists passed him by. 424 more words