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Police report second false home invasion in Collinsville in three months

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Photo by Roger Starkey

Five police organizations rushed to the scene of a reported home invasion at 2 a.m. Friday in the 1100 block of Hampstead Court, in Collinsville. Someone called 911 and reported that a woman was being dragged from her house by men dressed in black, wearing masks. When officers from Collinsville, Maryville, Caseyville, the Madison County […]

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Burglar brought a pad to protect knees, may have gotten too comfortable, is caught

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Darryl K. Schofield

When Darryl K. Schofield, of East St. Louis, traveled to Caseyville on June 11 to rob houses on Covina Court, he brought a backpack full of tools and a mat, to protect his knees, Caseyville Police allege. Police were called to the scene at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday, where Schofield, 34, was arrested without incident. The […]

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Collinsville Fire Department honors three at first ever promotion ceremony

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Tim Rainey being pinned by his wife while Fire Chief Mark Emert shares a laugh with Rainey's oldest daughter / Photo by Roger Starkey

City officials joined the Collinsville Fire Department and their families Thursday evening in Fire Station 1 for what is believed to be the first promotion ceremony held by the Collinsville Fire Department. Mayor John Miller, a member of the fire department from 1973 until he retired in 2004, gave the keynote address. His days as […]

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