St. Clair County

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Michael Calhoun
September 09, 2019 - 10:45 am
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) - There's a lot of talk about how to secure MetroLink. One Sheriff says simply showing up makes all the difference. St. Clair County Sheriff Rick Watson says visibility of authority makes people feel safer. He says his deputies are often sticking with Illinois riders across...
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August 25, 2019 - 8:10 pm
COLLINSVILLE (KMOX) -- A suspect is charged with first-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of Illinois State Police trooper Nick Hopkins. Media Folder : Articles via St. Clair County 45-year-old Christopher Grant of East St. Louis is being held on a $5 million bond at the St. Clair...
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Brad Choat
August 24, 2019 - 10:24 pm
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) - The man accused of firing the shot that killed an Illinois State Police trooper on Friday in East St. Louis is behind bars. St. Clair County State's Attorney James Gomric announced late Saturday night that Chris R. Grant is charged with first-degree murder. Grant's bond is...
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June 11, 2019 - 1:48 pm
(KMOX) - The St. Clair County Health Department has found a West Nile virus-positive mosquito, which is the first case found this season. There have been no confirmed cases of West Nile virus in any humans this season in Illinois. Last year, St. Clair County had two confirmed cases of the virus in...
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Joseph Hughes
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March 22, 2019 - 7:20 pm
Normandy Mo. man met victim online, police say.
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Carol Daniel
March 14, 2019 - 1:25 am
O'FALLON, Ill. (KMOX) — 270,000 people live in St. Clair County, according to the 2010 Census. According to an annual health ranking , too many of its residents aren't living healthy lives. "Right now our county is about 95th out of 102 counties in the State of Illinois in our total health ranking...
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March 11, 2019 - 4:40 pm
An injured ankle and severed hand might not be enough to prevent charges against two boys who snuck into a Metro East quarry last night.
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Brendan Kelly
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January 22, 2019 - 9:25 am
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The St. Clair County state's attorney is in line to become head of the Illinois State Police. The Belleville News-Democrat says the new Pritzker administration confirmed the nomination of Brendan Kelly. He'll need approval from the Illinois Senate. Kelly ran for Congress in...
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Christopher Stufflebean
St. Clair County Sheriff's Office
Alex Degman
January 10, 2019 - 1:47 pm
COLLINSVILLE (KMOX) -- A Collinsville man faces charges after he allegedly tried to fight police officers who were investigating a stolen motorcycle. Police went to Christopher Stufflebean's home New Year's Day -- the motorcycle had been stolen from the neighborhood a couple days prior. Officers...
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St. Clair County Sheriff's Office
December 21, 2018 - 4:37 pm
ALORTON, Ill. (KMOX) -- The man accused of setting fire to the mayor of Alorton's home has been arrested and charged. Prosecutors say 19-year-old Yadarius Crawford set fire to Mayor JoAnn Reed's home December 3rd while she was inside. The fire broke out around 1:00 that morning and took...
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