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Grand jury finds two Granite officer involved shootings justified

By   /  September 6, 2014  /  News, Region  /  No Comments

Light at a police station / Photo by Roger Starkey

Two officer involved shootings in the past two months by the Granite City Police Department were justified, the Madison County grand jury ruled on Aug. 28. The first incident occurred on July 9 at the Easy Stop service station on Edwardsville Road, Granite City. Officers Timothy Bedard and Ryan Jones responded to the station at […]

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Soccer Kahoks game against Belleville West rescheduled

By   /  September 6, 2014  /  Boys Soccer, Collinsville High School, Sports  /  No Comments

Kahok Soccer logo

The Collinsville soccer match against Belleville West, originally scheduled for Sept. 2, has been re-scheduled. The Maroons will host the Kahoks at Oerter Park in Columbia, Ill at 6 p.m., Thursday Sept. 11. A new field turf field is being installed at Belleville West, so the game will be played in Columbia. The Sept. 2 […]

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St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department to host fraud prevention seminar

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The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department, in conjunction with Federal and Local Fraud Investigators, will be hosting a Fraud Prevention Seminar Wednesday Sept. 24 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. The presentation will be held at 700 N. 5th St. in Belleville. Topics will include ID theft – how to spot it, obtaining your free credit […]

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