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“Elmo” wanted for mob action

By   /  January 22, 2014  /  Fairmont City, News  /  No Comments


The Fairmont City Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating a suspect known as “Elmo,” who is wanted for mob action. Geovany Calderon-Osorio, aka “Elmo,” of the 2900 block of N. 62nd Street, Fairmont City, was also arrested by Fairmont City Police on Dec. 29 on suspicion of mob action. Calderon-Osorio and two […]

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Collinsville Unit 10 schools closed Thursday

By   /  January 22, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Education, Maryville, News  /  1 Comment

Photo by Roger Starkey

Collinsville Unit 10 cancelled school for Thursday, citing cold temperatures, predicted windchill and concern for student safety. An overnight low of -1 is predicted for Wednesday night, followed by a high of 10 Thursday. The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory, with wind chills possibly reaching -20. Winds will be out of […]

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Tearing houses down to build the city up

By   /  January 22, 2014  /  Collinsville, News  /  1 Comment

200 Angle St., Collinsville during demolition / Photo by Roger Starkey

Collinsville has embarked on an aggressive campaign to demolish abandoned houses, with the goal of having new houses built to replace them.

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