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Collinsville Police increasing patrols through Sept. 1

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Photo by Roger Starkey

The Collinsville Police Department announced that it is increasing traffic enforcement through Sept. 1. The increase, in conjunction with the Illinois Department of Transportation, is intended to reduce traffic accidents and injuries, Collinsville Police said. The increased enforcement effort went into effect on Aug. 16 and ends on Labor Day. The Collinsville Police Department will […]

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Traffic stop leads to weapon charge in Caseyville

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James David

A Caseyville police officer conducting a stop for a minor traffic violation Saturday found a loaded SKS rifle in the front passenger compartment of the suspect’s vehicle. The uncased rifle was easily accessible to the suspect, Caseyville Police report. James D. Davis, 20, of the 1900 block of Baker Street, East St. Louis, was also […]

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Tuition-free citizenship class at SWIC offered to Illinois residents

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***Submitted Content*** Prepare for the U.S. Citizenship (naturalization) process and its examination through tuition-free Southwestern Illinois College Adult Basic Education Citizenship classes. This class is open to legal permanent residents of Illinois who are considering U.S. citizenship. A class will be at the SWIC Belleville Campus, 2500 Carlyle Ave., in September. Individuals will meet Tuesday and Thursday […]

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Electric aggregation returns to Caseyville ballot

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Caseyville Village Hall / Photo by Roger Starkey

In March and November of 2012, Collinsville voters twice defeated a ballot measure that would have given them the option to participate in electric aggregation. Simec Energy is hoping Caseyville residents do not repeat that history in 2014. Electric aggregation was voted down by Caseyville voters in March. With a voter turnout of 16.7 percent, […]

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