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Four-Term East St. Louis Mayor Launches SuperPac 'Democrats & Independents For Rauner' - CHICAGO and EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carl Officer, four-term Mayor of East St. Louis and former elected Board Member of the East St. Louis School District, has long been recognized as one of the most independent elected public officials in Illinois. Shocking Illinois Democrats in 2004 by supporting George Bush, today he announced his endorsement of businessman Bruce ... - Wed, 09 Apr 2014

Carl Officer forms SuperPAC to support GOP candidate - Former East St. Louis mayor Carl Officer says he has formed a SuperPAC to support Republican guberna - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Illinois trooper charged with stripping man down in East St. Louis - EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. -- An Illinois state trooper is facing a felony aggravated battery charge after authorities say he strip-searched a man along the side of a road during a traffic stop in East St. Louis. Cory Alberson, 32, was arrested and charged Tuesday. He was released on $20,000 bail on after he pleaded not guilty. Prosecutors say Alberson pulled down a man’s pants on N. 9th Street during ... - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Ken Kavanaugh has been working on the region's pipe organs for decades - As Easter approaches and business heats up, Ken Kavanaugh keeps doing what he's always done — making sure that on Sunday morning or Wednesday night or any other time a worship service gets going, a church is filled with a pleasing sound. Read more - Sun, 20 Apr 2014

Two men arrested after massive tire dump found in former night club - EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (KTVI)- Authorities in East St. Louis are declaring a war on illegal dumping after the discovery... - Mon, 31 Mar 2014

East St. Louis job fair hopes to help 200 people get jobs - EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (KTVI) - If you’re looking for a job, then East St. Louis could be the place... - Mon, 07 Apr 2014

Miley Cyrus concert rescheduled for St. Louis - (KTVI)- Pop star Miley Cyrus had to postpone shows this week in Kansas City and St. Louis after an allergic... - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Illinois trooper charged for roadside strip search - EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — A southwestern Illinois state trooper is facing a felony aggravated battery charge after authorities say he strip-searched a man along the side of a road during a traffic stop. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Ex-East St. Louis cop's drug sentencing delayed - The sentencing of a former East St. Louis police detective on cocaine-related drug charges has been delayed until next month. - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

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The Spivey Building: East St. Louis' First and Only Skyscraper - Riverfront Times (blog) - East St. Louis, Illinois, doesn't appear in many architectural guidebooks, but it should. Located just across the river from downtown St. Louis, the city boasts some of the most interesting architecture in the whole region. While much of the city's ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Illinois trooper charged with stripping man down in East St. Louis - KMOV.com - EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. -- An Illinois state trooper is facing a felony aggravated battery charge after authorities say he strip-searched a man along the side of a road during a traffic stop in East St. Louis. Cory Alberson, 32, was arrested and charged ...State trooper faces felony charges after alleged strip search in East St. Louis - STLtoday.comISP trooper charged after strip search on side of the road - Belleville News DemocratIllinois trooper charged for roadside strip search - fox2now.com - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

East St. Louis begins using speed cameras - STLtoday.com - East St. Louis' program appears to be a mash-up between conventional speed enforcement, with officers stopping vehicles and issuing moving violations, and remote enforcement that penalizes vehicle owners with administrative fines. And in doing so, the ...New speed cameras coming soon to East St. Louis - fox2now.com - Mon, 24 Mar 2014

Free pet surgeries offered in East St. Louis - fox2now.com - EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (KTVI) – An East St. Louis animal shelter is offering free pet surgeries. The Gateway Pet Guardians will be in East St. Louis City Hall Wednesday afternoon from 12 noon until 4 p.m.. East St. Louis residents can sign up their pet to ...Fix Fido for free if you live in East St. Louis - Belleville News Democrat - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

East St. Louis threatens to ticket truck drivers near Casino Queen - STLtoday.com - EAST ST. LOUIS • Trucks bound for the Cargill Inc. or Bunge North America grain facilities along the Mississippi River here could be ticketed as early as next week for violating weight limits on River Park Drive near the entrance to the Casino Queen ... - Fri, 28 Mar 2014

Pet clinic to be held in East St. Louis Wednesday - fox2now.com - EAST ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Wednesday, April 16th the Gateway Pet Guardians will host a pet clinic at the East St. Louis City Hall from 12 noon to 4 pm. The clinic will give pet owners the opportunity to register pets, get treats for their pets and ... - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

East St. Louis truck crackdown expected to hit farmers - STLtoday.com - EAST ST. LOUIS • Trucks filled with grain descend upon the Mississippi riverfront here throughout the year to use the elevators belonging to Cargill Inc. and Bunge North America. “They pull in farmers from all over the state,” said Tom Jett, Farm ... - Sat, 29 Mar 2014

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